Computer Classes for Beginners

Monday evenings, 6 – 8 pm (unless noted)
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FREE. Ages 18+

This four-class series helps beginners with little or no computer experience learn basic skills. Free computer offer! Attend all four classes to receive a free refurbished desktop computer system (one per household). Sponsored by MetLife.

  • Computer Basics. Learn how to use Windows, including basic programs; saving, copying, and deleting files; organizing folders, and using USB drives.
  • Office Programs. Learn how to use free LibreOffice programs to create simple documents; use cut, copy, and paste; and get an introduction to creating spreadsheets and presentations.
  • Internet Basics. Learn how to browse websites; find good info using Google searches; filling out forms; keeping accounts secure; and avoiding scams.
  • Social Media Savvy. Learn about social media sites; protecting your privacy; avoiding scams; and enjoying and sharing photos, music, and videos.

Tech Trailblazers with Maureen Joy Charter

Twenty-three students from Maureen Joy Charter School participated in our Tech Trailblazers program this fall. They learned about computer hardware and software and built their own PCs after school.Tech Trailblazers

Our digital literacy and technology training program inspires success by teaching critical computer and Internet skills.

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Scholarships: Many Kramden classes are free. Need-based scholarships are available for other camps & classes. Apply for a scholarship here.

Volunteer as an assistant instructor or even lead a class. Email us to find out how you can help.

Kramden’s classes are taught in the Lenovo Learning Lab at our office in Durham. Get directions.