Digital Skills Observatory | All About Accounts

CC-BY-SA by Mozilla and Digital Skills Observatory

2.5 hours

Learn the how to set up new accounts and create passwords that keep them safe and secure from people who want to impersonate you or steal your data.

Web Literacy Skills

21st Century Skills

Learning Objectives

  • Explain how accounts work.
  • Explain why accounts matter.
  • Explain basic password security.
  • Explain why strong password security matters.
  • Explain how apps and information can travel to a phone from the internet, from other phones, and from external memory cards (like SD cards).
  • Optional: Explain how wifi works.
  • Optional: Connect to a wifi network.


  • 13+
  • Beginner web users
  • Beginner smartphone users