Welcome to this helpful page where you will get lots of handy tips, links to websites, videos and

reviews to get you started on your digital journey. This page is designed to be used with my book

Essential Digital Skills, available here from Amazon.

Basic Information – review your skills

Simple review of your basic skills

Essential Computer Skills – Click on the link below.  Then click on Basic Computer Skills to start the review, please allow about 25 minutes to do this.  You do not need sound to complete this exercise.

Home | Northstar Digital Literacy (digitalliteracyassessment.org)

Review of your Word Skills

Essential Software Skills – Click on the link below.  Then click on Microsoft Word to start the review, please allow about 25 minutes to do this.  You do not need sound to complete this exercise.

Home | Northstar Digital Literacy (digitalliteracyassessment.org)

Practice your Mouse Skills

Click on the link below to practice your mouse skills, you will need about 30 minutes to do this review, enjoy!

Mousing Around: Mousercise! (pbc.gov)

Practice your Mouse Skills

Draw a stickman – Episode 1 and Episode 2 – use this website to draw and practice your mouse skills, its a fun way to do this. 

Draw a Stickman

Digital Skills

Read up on the basic topics of Digital skills by BBC Bitesize.

KS1 Digital Skills – BBC Bitesize

Internet Sites

Learn how to type – use this website to help you learn, step by step how to touch type.

Learn Touch Typing Free – TypingClub

Password formulas – watch this video to give you ideas on how to set up your own password formula to help you remember all your passwords.

How to create a strong password – Tech Tips from Best Buy (youtube.com)

What are cookies – watch this video for a full explanation on what cookies are and how they work.

(258) What Are Cookies? And How They Work | Explained for Beginners! – YouTube

Difference between cookies, sessions and tokens – watch this video to find out what cookies are.

(293) Difference between cookies, session and tokens – YouTube

Word Level 1 Tutorial – watch this video to enhance your word skills.

Microsoft Word Tutorial – Beginners Level 1 (youtube.com)


Here are my videos on How to's

These videos are designed to be used in along with my Essential Digital skills book, available from Amazon (ADD IN LINK) and shows you how to get started using your computer skills.

How to get started using the Internet Using the Internet

How to search on the Internet – Searching the Internet