Digital Resources

broadband-collage

Digital Literacy Resources

Digital literacy is the ability to navigate our digital world using reading, writing, technical skills, and critical thinking. It’s using technology—like a smartphone, PC, e-reader, and more—to find, evaluate, and communicate information.

  • https://lincs.ed.gov/learner/
    LINCS Learner Center for Adults connects you to free online resources to reach your life goals. Choose a goal to learn how to read, get job skills, learn English, become a U.S. Citizen and more.
  • https://about.att.com/csr/home/society/education.html
    AT&T Connected Learning, narrowing the homework gap by connecting kids across the country to learning.
  • https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/subjects/tech/
    Intimidated by computers? New to email or the web? Want to stay safe online or understand how your operating system works? Learn all of this and more in Technology section. (Goodwill Community Foundation)
  • https://techboomers.com/courses
    Techboomers has over 100 free courses with thousands of step-by-step tutorials and informational articles that can help you learn anything and everything about the Internet's most popular websites and apps.
  • https://www.learnmyway.com/
    Learn My Way has free courses for you to learn digital skills to stay safe and connected.
  • https://www.driveyourlearning.org/
    Drive helps to connect new digital learners with volunteer trainers and resources that will help them achieve success on the Internet, on the job, and at home.
  • https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/digital-literacy
    With Microsoft Digital Literacy classes, earn how to gain digital literacy to use devices, software, and the Internet to collaborate with others and discover, use, and create information.
  • https://www.khanacademy.org/
    Build a deep, rock-solid understanding in math, grammar, science, history, SAT®, AP®, and more, 100% free.
  • https://www.excel-easy.com/
    Microsoft Excel is one of the most used software applications of all time. Hundreds of millions of people around the world use Microsoft Excel. You can use Excel to enter all sorts of data and perform financial, mathematical or statistical calculations. If an Excel beginner, this is the perfect place to start.
  • http://digitallearn.org/
    If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.
  • https://www.ck12.org/student/
    Access free and interactive educational textbooks and study guides.
Digital Equity Resources

Digital Equity is a condition in which all individuals and communities have the information technology capacity needed for full participation in our society, democracy and economy. Digital Equity is necessary for civic and cultural participation, employment, lifelong learning, and access to essential services.

  • https://www.digitalequityact.org/
    The Digital Equity Act is an important bipartisan step Congress must take to help states, counties, Tribes, and others do more to close this digital divide. This bill is an investment in our families, our workforce, and our overall competitiveness in a 21stcentury economy.
  • Home - National Digital Inclusion Alliance
    The National Digital Inclusion Alliance is a unified voice for home broadband access, public broadband access, personal devices, and local technology training and support programs. NDIA is a community of digital inclusion practitioners and advocates. We work collaboratively to craft, identify and disseminate financial and operational resources for digital inclusion programs while serving as a bridge to policymakers and the general public.
  • Digital Inclusion | National Telecommunications and Information Administration (doc.gov)
    Anyone can use the website to identify the skills needed for various jobs, locate suitable training, and search for employment. The website also provides a central location where grantees from NTIA's Broadband Technology Opportunities Program can upload and share digital literacy training materials with other practitioners and the general public, leveraging the value of these projects.
  • https://connectednation.org/texas/
    Connected Nation Texas is a statewide initiative funded by the Texas Rural Funders to support all Texans in leveraging broadband. Technology, especially widespread access, use, and adoption of broadband, improves all areas of life. We invite you to join us in changing communities and lives across Texas.
  • https://opportunity.linkedin.com/en-us?WT.mc_id=gsi-web-linkedIn (Workforce Development Online)
    LinkedIn, Microsoft, and GitHub are offering free learning paths mapped to jobs that are in-demand, discounted Microsoft certifications to validate skills, and best practices for job searching and interview prepping, so you can put your best foot forward.
  • https://www.everyoneon.org/manage-finances-online (Manage Finances Online)
    Access tools to help you protect and manage your finances online.
  • https://www.everyoneon.org/health-wellness (Health & Wellness Online)
    Explore useful resources and tools to help you manage your health.
Digital Financial Resources