Resources

Below are useful websites to help you practice computer skills at home, learn through free online courses, find resources to help you find employment, and stay connected online. If you’re a Byte Back student, please see our Upcoming Events for scheduled tutoring sessions and job labs.

Click on the images below to connect:

Basic Practice

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Byte Back’s Free Typing Tutorial – relaunched in November 2015 with new features. Take our 20 WPM and 5 error challenge!


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Mousercise! – Practice moving and clicking with these exercises


Free Online Learning


TechBoomers – Free digital learning tutorials, including lessons on Facebook, Netflix, and Internet safety



Lynda – THE source for online training, webinars, and courses

With a DC Library Card, the cost of a Lynda.com account goes from $240.00 to FREE!

4 Steps to Sign up Free >>


GCF Learn

GCF LearnFree.org – Free and simple online learning


Open culture
Open Culture! – Access FREE online courses on cultural or educational subjects


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Khan Academy – Free online learning tutorials


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Professor Messer – IT certification training


Career Development


Byte Back’s Career Services – Online and in-person help crafting a resume, cover letter, preparing for an interview, and searching for a job


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My Next Move – Career Assessment and Profiler


Professional Attire

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Dress for Success – Professional attire for women in DC


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Suited for Change – Professional attire for low-income women


Careeer Gear
Career Gear – Access to professional menswear through Strive DC


Internet Access

Getconnected
EveryoneOn – Free and low-cost Internet service provider


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Internet Essentials – Affordable Internet at home for eligible families


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Washington, DC Wi-Fi Hot Spot Map


Online Security

OnGuard Online – short videos help you protect your information and avoid viruses on the Internet