Available on Windows , Mac , or Chromebooks

Recommended for Grades 6 - 12

The CompuScholar Digital Savvy course is perfect for students seeking to improve their computer skills or prepare for later Information Technology courses.

Topics Covered

This course covers fundamental computing topics and skills such as:

  • Hardware, software, and operating systems
  • Managing files and folders
  • Basic networking
  • Online safety and computer security
  • Using Word processors, spreadsheets, and presentation programs
  • Creating simple databases
  • Image editing
  • Using social media and email communications
  • Introductory website design
  • Simple computer programming concepts
  • Exploration of computing careers

Click on the Course Syllabus tab to see a complete list of topics.

Student Work

All lesson quizzes and chapter tests are auto-graded by our system. Students will complete hands-on coding projects in every chapter, and these projects are teacher or parent-graded using our simple rubrics.

Scroll through the images below to see a few examples of student work.

  • Spreadsheet Calculations

  • Creating Simple Programs

  • Working with Databases

  • Understanding Networks

  • Simple Web Design

 

Please review our course syllabus, which contains the following information:

  • Specific chapter and lesson topics
  • Pacing guide, overall course length and exepected hours per week

 

View the Digital Savvy Syllabus PDF File

Digital Savvy meets standards for introductory Information Technology or Computer Skills courses in a number of states. Please click on your state link below to view all alignments for your state.

If you don't see your state listed, please contact us to discuss your requirements!


Alabama - Visit our Alabama standards page

Arizona - Visit our Arizona standards page

Arkansas - Visit our Arkansas standards page

California - Visit our California standards page

Connecticut - Visit our Connecticut standards page

Florida - Visit our Florida standards page

Georgia - Visit our Georgia standards page

Hawaii - Visit our Hawaii standards page

Idaho - Visit our Idaho standards page

Illinois - Visit our Illinois standards page

Indiana - Visit our Indiana standards page

Iowa - Visit our Iowa standards page

Kentucky - Visit our Kentucky standards page

Louisiana - Visit our Louisiana standards page

Massachusetts - Visit our Massachusetts standards page

Mississippi - Visit our Mississippi standards page

Missouri - Visit our Missouri standards page

Maryland - Visit our Maryland standards page

Michigan - Visit our Michigan standards page

Minnesota - Visit our Minnesota standards page

Nevada - Visit our Nevada standards page

New York - Visit our New York standards page

North Carolina - Visit our North Carolina standards page

Ohio - Visit our Ohio standards page

Oklahoma - Visit our Oklahoma standards page

Pennsylvania - Visit our Pennsylvania standards page

South Carolina - Visit our South Carolina standards page

Tennessee - Visit our Tennessee standards page

Texas - Visit our Texas standards page

Utah - Visit our Utah standards page

Virginia - Visit our Virginia standards page

West Virginia - Visit our West Virginia standards page

Wisconsin - Visit our Wisconsin standards page


This course can be completed on any Windows , Mac computer, or Chromebook with sufficient web browser and a Internet connection.

No local software installation is needed; online alternatives (e.g. Google Docs/Sheets/Slides) can be used in all places where we teach students to use 3rd party software. Students may optionally use locally installed apps like Microsoft Office if they own that software and have a compatible computer.

For detailed hardware and software requirements, please see:

Minimum System Requirements (PDF)