BWorks Online Earn-a-Computer - Thursdays, (4/8-5/6) 7-8pm

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Your child can earn their own computer by taking online classes on their own time and attending mandatory zoom session on Thursdays @ 7pm

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DESCRIPTION: Earn-A-Computer is a hands-on youth class that teaches participants how to set and achieve goals! After completing a consecutive series of 5 online classes, your student will earn the refurbished computer (desktop/tower), monitor, keyboard, mouse, flash drive, and network cable* they are using for the course. The operating system we install is Linux Mint OS (not Windows or Mac OS). This class covers the following topics: Introduction to computers, and the Internet as well as safety on the Internet, Word processing, Creating presentations, Computer programming, and Computer connection.

This class runs for 5 consecutive Thursdays starting April 8.

How the class runs:

1) Registration

a) Sign-up on Eventbrite (current step)

b) Read/Sign our On-Line Pledge and Release form.

2) Take classes via Zoom.

3) After a few classes, you will schedule and pick up computer

a) Schedule a computer pick up (link will be sent after signing up).

b) Pick up a computer (at BWorks on 2414 Menard Ave) to borrow a computer for the course.

4) Complete coursework

5) Graduate and earn the computer that is already in your house.

A few notes:

* There is a limit of 2 computers per family.

* Students must be between the ages of 8-17.

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