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Applied Digital Skills

Teach and learn practical digital skills using our free project-based video curriculum

Teachers

get access to engaging, ready-to-use video lessons.
 

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"Gets kids to create and connect what they are learning to real life."

Mary George
Library media specialist at Stamford High School
in Connecticut

Students

gain invaluable skills that prepare you for problem solving in a digital world.

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"With Applied Digital Skills, each student can move at their own pace."

Amanda Alford
7th grade science teacher at Switzerland County
School Corporation in Indiana

Ready-to-use video lessons teach digital skills that have
immediate, real-life application.

Flexible for every schedule, learning environment, and level of experience

Teaches the skills needed for the jobs of today and tomorrow

Videos encourage engaging, interactive learning

How it works

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Build New Skills

Video hosts guide you through project-based lessons

Learn Anywhere

Complete lessons at school or at home

Use

Apply your new skills in your job, in class, or in everyday life

Our trusted curriculum teaches the digital skills students need to succeed in the classroom and on the job, from researching to analyzing data.

Industry recognition

"The Applied Digital Skills curriculum is an impressive resource with projects that are engaging, relevant and connected to the real world."

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Review Report
ISTE helps schools develop strategies to teach technology and digital literacy.

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"Applied Digital Skills is modern, relevant, and surprisingly well-balanced. Give it a try."

Common Sense is the leading independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools.

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Trusted and tested

Thousands of teachers and students are already using Applied Digital Skills, and we're adding new lessons regularly. Join us and start learning digital skills today.

Participants

100,000+

Locations

15,000+

Video Lessons

113

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