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"We need to embrace technology to make learning more engaging. Because when students are engaged and they are interested, that's where learning takes place." ― Unknown

Technology, the Internet, and web resources play an increasingly important part in the classroom for students, teachers, and administrators. Technology changes constantly, so our intent with the following links is to provide information about new resources, important links, and online resources you can use to help you integrate technology into your programs and lesson.


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Self-Guided Free Online Technology Workshops
Catalyst provides "How-To" guides and step-by-step instructions for common online tasks, such as document and data management (Word, Access, and Excel), how to use videos, creating graphics, and understanding web publishing.

Basic Computer Skills

Typingclub.com
Learn touch typing online using TypingClub's free typing courses. It includes 650 typing games, typing tests and videos.

Powertyping.com
Free online typing tutor. Includes lessons, speed tests, typing games, and more.

Speedytypingonline.com
Free online typing test to see how fast you type! Features lots of text options and many test lengths. Easy and fun way to test and improve your typing speed.

GCFLearnFree.org
This site provides facilitated and self-paced online learning opportunities for both students and teachers. Topics includes subjects such as Internet basics, commonly used software, math and money, everyday living, and career development.

Microsoft Digital Literacy Curriculum
The goal of Microsoft Digital Literacy is to teach and assess basic computer concepts and skills so that people can use computer technology in everyday life to develop new social and economic opportunities for themselves, their families, and their communities. (Microsoft Required)

Mastering Basic Computer Skills - YouTube
This class is to help you better understand basic computer skills.

Computer Tutorials for Beginners
On this site, you'll find links to simple, one-page tutorials. They are all aimed at complete beginners.

Touch Typing Study
Touch Typing Study is a free, user-friendly learning website that is designed to help you learn, practice and improve your typing speed and accuracy.

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