Available on Mac or Windows .

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


Digital Savvy meets standards for introductory Information Technology or Computer Skills courses in a number of states. Click on the name of the state course to view alignments.

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


Course 399040 - Computer Technology: Introduction

Course 399010 - Information Technology Fundamentals

See all courses that match Arkansas standards


Course 8207310 - Digital Information Technology

See all courses that match Florida standards


Course 145005 - 145005 Information Technology

See all courses that match Ohio standards

South Carolina

Course 5270 - Information Technology Foundations

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Course 5891 - Computer Applications

Course 6095 - Information Technology Foundations

See all courses that match Tennessee standards


Course 130.302 - Principles of Information Technology

See all courses that match Texas standards


Course 32-02-00-00-170 - Digital Literacy

See all courses that match Utah standards

This course requires a computer with the Windows or Mac operating systems.

Our course material and interactive online system can be accessed from any HTML5-compliant web browser on standard computers, laptops, or tablets with an Internet connection.

In order to complete hands-on projects, students will use a computer with one of the following operating systems:

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Mac OS version 10.7 or higher