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Google's Applied Digital Skills

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Getting started is easy. Go to the Applied Digital Skills website and sign up to set up your first class. Check out this guide with step-by-step instructions or go directly to the lesson through this link.

This lesson uses videos to teach critical life and technology skills:


  1. Choose a location and set up a spreadsheet to organize information for an area guide.
  2. Use filters, sorting, and a custom ratings scale to present information about an area in different ways.
  3. Write a program to create a side panel that shows an image when a spreadsheet cell and a custom menu are clicked.
  4. Reuse the structured data about the area to make a customized map.

Life Skills

  • Understand and apply spreadsheet design for a variety of purposes.
  • Break down data, processes, or problems into smaller, manageable parts.

Technology Skills

  • Organize and manipulate data: sort, filter, find, add, delete, and number formatting.
  • Represent data using context-appropriate charts and graphs.
  • Write a program to automate a task.
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