BWorks Online Earn-A-Computer - Tuesdays (4/06-5/04) 6:30-7:30pm

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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 Tuesdays @ 6:30pm

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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.

The dates for this class are as follows 5 consecutive Tuesdays fromMarch 30 from 6:30-7:30pm. Students will take a few classes on zoom before bringing a computer home from BWorks. They will complete the program on the computer they are earning.

1) Registration

a) Sign-up on Eventbrite

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

c) You may risk losing your spot if you do not fill out these forms within 2 days of registering on Eventbrite.

2) Take classes via Zoom. You will need to be able to take a few classes on Zoom before bringing a computer home from BWorks.

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.

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.

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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