YouCanToo!’s mission is to empower adult learners to reach their educational and career goals. They provide a network for adult learners to share their stories, connect to one another, and get the tools they need to succeed in school, work and life. Be sure to use the Teacher Manual.
Find low-cost Internet and affordable computers in your area.
BBC’s knowledge and learning center to help with computer applications necessary to get a job.
Learn My Way
A website of free online courses for beginners, helping you develop digital skills to make the most of the online world.
LINCS Digital Literacy
Curated digital literacy resources for teachers, students, and programs.
A full online course designed to make mastering Excel easy even for beginners.
Free learning tools to help technology work for you or your students.
The Web Literacy Standard
The Web Literacy Standard is a map of competencies and skills that Mozilla and their community of stakeholders believe are important to pay attention to when getting better at reading, writing and participating on the web.
DigitalPromise.org Adult Learning
ConnectED Technology ToolKit
Technology Integration Self-Assessment
Literacy, Numeracy and Problem Solving in Technology-Rich Environments: Framework for the OECD Survey of Adult Skills
47 Alternatives to Using YouTube in the Classroom
This site offers learners interactive lessons on subjects such as Everyday Life, Math and Money, Computer Training and more. Users will need to register. Registration is free.
The Good, Bad and the Ugly
This site offers guidance to educators on choosing web resources for use in the classroom.
Surfing for Substance
This guide helps to introduce staff developers, teachers and program administrators to using the World Wide Web as a resource as an instructional resource.
Bare Bones 101: A Basic Tutorial on Searching the Web
This site offers easy to follow lessons on how to use the web to search for resources including tips on how to use popular search engines.
Your homepage for every digital literacy resource.
Microsoft Digital Literacy Curriculum
Whether you are new to computing or have some experience, this curriculum will help you develop a fundamental understanding of computers. The courses help you learn the essential skills to begin computing with confidence, be more productive at home and at work, stay safe online, use technology to complement your lifestyle, and consider careers where you can put your skills to work.
Basic Computer Skills
A short, easy-to-master, web based course on basic computer skills.
TLN Technology Committee - New User Tutorial
This is great for people who have never used a computer before. It walks through everything step by step starting with different parts of the mouse and what cursors look like.
FLC's Shelves on EdShelf
This site allows users to collect their favorite educational apps and sites on virtual shelves. Take a look at our GED and Adult Literacy shelves!
Discounts on tech for nonprofits.
Basic rules for interacting professionally online.
Short podcasts designed for English Language Learners.
LINCS Learner Center
Lessons and digital activities for every subject.
Free video-based English lessons and activities
The Reader-to-Leader Framework: Motivating Technology-Mediated Social Participation
Jennifer Preece and Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland
Who’s Not Online and Why
PEW Report by Kathryn Zickuhr, September 25, 2013.
Emerging Technologies in Adult Literacy and Language Education
Brought to you by the National Institute for Literacy, June 2010.
Connecting the Digital Dots: Literacy of the 21st Century
Brought to you by the Educause Quarterly, 2006.
Curriculum Teaches Digital Literacy and Citizenship
Brought to you by CNET, April 2010.