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TechBoomers.com is a free educational website, featuring tutorials that teach older adults and other inexperienced technology users how to use the most popular and trusted websites and Internet apps. We currently offer over 60 free courses packed with video and article tutorials tailored for those with limited computer skills: written in easily-understood, non-technical language; providing context through real-world parallels.


GCFLearnFree.org From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and 55+ interactives and games, completely free.


Google Applied Digital Skills – Digital training to help you learn the computer skills you want to learn, from data analysis to research and communication.

Coding

Code.org – Choose from over 500 fun coding tutorials provided by Hour of Code, with themes ranging from Frozen to Minecraft.

Khan Academy – “With [thousands] of videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, [Khan Academy is] on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.”

Thunkable enables anyone to build their own beautiful mobile apps. Using drag and drop code, you can start from scratch or remix a sample app. Created app projects are accessible on both iOS and Android platforms.

Miscellaneous

Healthy Computing – Advice on proper setup and use of office furniture and devices, information about different ergonomic products, instructions for stretches, possible causes for different types of discomfort, sections on mobile ergonomics and ergonomics for children, and free newsletters.

Basic Skills

TechBoomers.com is a free educational website, featuring tutorials that teach older adults and other inexperienced technology users how to use the most popular and trusted websites and Internet apps. We currently offer over 60 free courses packed with video and article tutorials tailored for those with limited computer skills: written in easily-understood, non-technical language; providing context through real-world parallels.

GCFLearnFree.org From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and 55+ interactives and games, completely free.

Google Applied Digital Skills – Digital training to help you learn the computer skills you want to learn, from data analysis to research and communication.


Coding

Code.org – Choose from over 500 fun coding tutorials provided by Hour of Code, with themes ranging from Frozen to Minecraft.

Khan Academy – “With [thousands] of videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, [Khan Academy is] on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.”

Thunkable enables anyone to build their own beautiful mobile apps. Using drag and drop code, you can start from scratch or remix a sample app. Created app projects are accessible on both iOS and Android platforms.


Website Development

The Essential Guide to Using Images Legally Online


Miscellaneous

Healthy Computing – Advice on proper setup and use of office furniture and devices, information about different ergonomic products, instructions for stretches, possible causes for different types of discomfort, sections on mobile ergonomics and ergonomics for children, and free newsletters.

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