Jumpstart your digital skillset.

Already, technology plays a powerful role in how we connect, learn and engage with our communities ‐ and that role is only growing in importance and scale. Here are some resources from consortium partners C Spire and Microsoft to help develop your tech skills to participate in today's digital economy.

Build digital literacy.

Microsoft offers a variety of tools to help you understand and safely use devices, software and the internet, like a Digital Literacy Course and a free one-month trial of Microsoft 365 with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more.

Stay safe online.

Whether you're checking your social media or learning online, know how to stay safe while using the internet. Get tips from Microsoft to help protect your privacy, combat online harassment and more.

Discover computer science.

At C Spire, we fight for computer science in schools because we know just how many doors it can open. Check out our C Spire Tech Movement initiatives or help your kids get hands-on coding experience with free Minecraft Hour of Code tutorials.

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Protecting your kids from bad internet content

Parenting in the digital age requires internet savvy and a commitment to keeping up with the rapidly changing online landscape. When your child logs onto a tablet, laptop or mobile phone, the world is at their fingertips. And sometimes that can lead to a world of trouble.

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Is your identity safe online?

Keeping your identity safe and secure online is a constant concern for consumers today. Let's say you're minding your own business, searching for instructions on how to build a coffee table or fight weeds in your front lawn.

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How to keep your family safe online in 2020

Being a parent isn’t for the weak willed. Between riding the emotional rollercoaster of the tween and teen years and getting youngsters to baseball and softball practice, you hope that your home is a safe space for them to just be kids.

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