Digital Skills Basics: Creating a Document in Word
When you have to type a new document, be it a resume, a school report, the manuscript for your first bestselling book or anything else, Microsoft Word is an easy … Continued
Digital Skills Basics: Using Job Portals
There are many reasons you may find yourself searching a job portal. Maybe you’re ready for the challenge of something new, maybe you’re reentering the workforce after some time away … Continued
Digital Skills Basics: Parts of a Computer
Whether you’re upgrading your machine and need a refresher on what’s what, or you’re exploring a computer for the first time ever, we’re here to help you get the basics … Continued
Creating Access and Building Digital Literacy Awareness
The ways we gather, store and understand information are moving further into digital spaces. It is essential that we are providing access to, and creating the foundational skills necessary for, children to navigate these spaces. The BLAST (Bringing Libraries and Schools Together) team has been working to ensure that access to digital spaces remains equitable within library services.
BLAST Outreach Update
The BLAST team has had an exciting start to the 2018-2019 school year! This year, participation has increased to include a total of 31 Pittsburgh Public Elementary Schools. Students in participating schools have found themselves learning everything from pre-coding concepts through gameplay to new vocabulary through movement.