Start teaching practical digital skills

Use our creative, video-based lessons in the classroom or remotely to prepare students for the jobs of today and tomorrow

Why Applied Digital Skills works

Free of charge, flexible and ready-to-use

Adapt our video-based lessons for remote or in-classroom teaching, free of charge

Project-based curriculum

Students leave with a useful project, like a presentation, a résumé or a research plan

Skills for school, work and life

Teach the 4 C's: communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking

Connect with Google Classroom

Connect Applied Digital Skills with Google Classroom to import your register and more

Check out our most popular lessons

Write an If-then Adventure Story

Collaborate with classmates to create an interactive story using Google Slides.

  • Skills taught:
  • Digital collaboration
  • Presentation formatting
  • Slide hyperlinks
  • Using:
  • Docs
  • Slides

Create a Presentation "All About a Topic"

Create an interactive presentation to share information about a topic you care about.

  • Skills taught:
  • Presentation formatting
  • Sharing research
  • Slide design
  • Using:
  • Search
  • Slides

Create Quizzes in Google Forms

Use Google Forms to create quizzes to test yourself and others on a topic.

  • Skills taught:
  • Collecting feedback
  • Data analysis
  • Data visualization
  • Using:
  • Forms
  • Search

View our teacher resources

Check out resources like our Get Started Guide and our Help Center for more info

View teacher resources

Get started in just a few steps

  • Sign in to create an account

    Sign in to fill out your profile and view your teacher dashboard

  • Create a class and add your students

    Share the class code with your students or import your roster from Google Classroom

  • Find a lesson

    Filter lessons by grade, digital tool or topic, or search by keywords

  • Prepare to teach

    Use resources like lesson plans and rubrics to tailor your teaching to meet student needs

"Applied Digital Skills provides a fantastic resource for teachers and students in developing the digital literacy skills our young learners desperately need to succeed in all types of work."

Michael Paulus

Head of Business at Westminster Academy

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For teachers who also teach computer science

Google also offers CS First — a free introductory computer science curriculum for students in Key Stages 2 and 3 that makes coding easy to teach and fun to learn. Students develop critical thinking and learn core computer science concepts as they create their own projects. Educators lead the way, utilising lesson plans, tutorials, activities, and other resources.