Getting started with your first computer

Computer hardware

Computer software

Computer networks

Connecting to the internet

World Wide Web

What can you do online?

Using search engines

Web search strategies

Website cookies

Simple steps for a healthy media diet

What is the Internet of things?

Understanding the Cloud

Finding trustworthy websites

Getting started with your first computer

No matter which computer you have, this guide can help.

Computer hardware

An introduction to the inside of your computer—what's in there, and how it all works.

Computer software

Understanding how your computer operates.

Computer networks

The basics of how computers are able to communicate with each other, and why it's helpful.

Connecting to the internet

A step-by-step guide to setting up your home internet.

World Wide Web

Learn how the internet works, and how to navigate it.

What can you do online?

A brief overview of the different ways you can use the internet.

Using search engines

How to get the most out of your search.

Web search strategies

Knowing how search engines work can help with using them.

Website cookies

One way for websites to make your visit more personalized.

Simple steps for a healthy media diet

Setting a good example for you and your family.

What is the Internet of things?

An introduction to what internet-connected products are, and how they can be useful.

Understanding the Cloud

How it works and why it's convenient for storing information.

Finding trustworthy websites

Tips for finding trustworthy, accurate, and useful information online.

Find free classes in your area

Learn how to best use the internet with in-person classes

right in your neighborhood.