Earn A Computer

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(Past Events)
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We will begin with 5 pairs of Big / Little brothers and sisters from Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee. The first classes will be taught at the TechCo space in downtown Knoxville. There will be 6 classes of 1.5 hours each, 2 in a day with lunch in between. For instance, from 10:30 to 12:00, then from 1:30 to 3.
 
We will begin with 5 pairs of Big / Little brothers and sisters from Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee. The first classes will be taught at the TechCo space in downtown Knoxville. There will be 6 classes of 1.5 hours each, 2 in a day with lunch in between. For instance, from 10:30 to 12:00, then from 1:30 to 3.
 
==Past Events==
 
==Past Events==
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===EAC 1.0===
 
November 10th:
 
November 10th:
 
- Morning: Computer Introduction and Assembly (Jess Males)
 
- Morning: Computer Introduction and Assembly (Jess Males)
 
- Afternoon: Graphics (Eric Johnson)
 
- Afternoon: Graphics (Eric Johnson)
 
 
November 17th:
 
November 17th:
 
- Internet and Computer Safety (Joe Pardue)
 
- Internet and Computer Safety (Joe Pardue)
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- Productivity Software (Brian Manifold)
 
- Productivity Software (Brian Manifold)
 
- Scratch Programming (Mike Neel)
 
- Scratch Programming (Mike Neel)
===Lessons Learned===
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====Lessons Learned====
 
* Only had 3 kids each day. Filling the classes may require additional work in the future (calling to confirm, waiting lists, closer partnerships with BBBS and TechCo
 
* Only had 3 kids each day. Filling the classes may require additional work in the future (calling to confirm, waiting lists, closer partnerships with BBBS and TechCo
 
* Kids are sharp! They picked up the information very quickly and were rather sophisticated in playing games and using social media online
 
* Kids are sharp! They picked up the information very quickly and were rather sophisticated in playing games and using social media online

Revision as of 13:38, 18 November 2012

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