Digital Literacy Resources

Advance Your Technology Skills

Below are digital literacy resources we recommend to advance your technology skills:

Featured Resources

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AT&T Digital Literacy Courses

Browser-based, interactive lessons covering device basics (PC, Mac, and Android) and device functions (email, video conferencing, etc.) You can access these lessons HERE

The Achievery

A learning platform designed for K-12 students featuring popular characters from Warner Brothers, Cartoon Network, and more.

Lessons on digital literacy are included along with those in English, math, science, art, and more. You can access them HERE

Additional Resources

Digital Literacy Self-Assessment Tool

Digital Literacy Self-Assessment Survey

Here is a short survey to assess learner’s familiarity with devices and software.


GCF Learn Free/Edu Global

In-depth resource featuring a wide-array of information on how to use operating systems (Windows, Mac OS, Ubuntu), software, browsing the web, and more. It also features interactive tutorials on typing and mouse movement. You can access the tutorials and other resources here

Wisc Online Digital Literacy – MOOC

Interactive tutorials covering device basics, peripheral use, social media, personal data management, and more. Each module is followed by a self-assessment for learners to test what they learned. You can start the tutorials here

Microsoft Digital Literacy Courses

Downloadable video lessons on digital literacy basics offered in a wide array of languages (Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, etc.) Watch the video lessons here

Khan Academy

A video-based learning platform featuring overviews of the inner workings of computers and the internet. You can access the videos and other resources here

Google Applied Digital Literacy Skills

A library of courses based around Google services. Learn to use Google apps for a variety of uses (writing a resume on Google Docs, making a budget on Google Sheets, etc.) here

Digital Skills Library

Here is a library of resources featuring many of the offerings above and more helpfully grouped into categories.

CompTIA - The Computing Technology Industry Association

Get the skills you want and employers need. Online technology courses and certifications will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to launch an IT career via CompTIA’s A+, Network+ and Security+ certifications, to name a few.  

Founded in 1982, CompTIA is a nonprofit trade association that provides education, training, and professional certification to promote the growth of the information technology (IT) industry. Learn more here.


NorthStar Self-Access Online Learning

Interactive, browser-based assessments designed around specific skill-sets (hardware, software, everyday use of technology, etc.) It is good for assessing where learners stand and what they’ve learned.

Full classroom curriculums and 1-on-1 tutoring resources are also available, but require a paid subscription. To begin accessing the assessments for free, click here

Digital Learn

Printable digital literacy information designed for in-person instruction. Resources are available in both English and Spanish here.

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