Online Workshops

Kramden has launched new online workshops to keep you and your family active and learning at home. Check back weekly for the latest!

Google Drive Basics

Confused about the cloud? This online workshop will give you a basic overview of Google Drive, one of the most popular cloud storage services available today. Learn how to get started in Drive, create documents, upload and manage files, and print and convert documents. We’ll also cover one of the key features of Drive: how to share files and work collaboratively. Designed for new users of Google Drive.
Wednesday, October 14, 4 – 5 pm
All ages
Free
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Google Docs Basics

Get an overview of the features and functions of Google Docs, Google’s free online word processing app. We’ll cover its basic abilities as well as what makes it different, like sharing, collaborative editing, and revision tracking. Designed for new users of Google Docs.
Wednesday, October 21, 4 – 5 pm
All ages
Free
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Google Sheets Basics

Learn the basics of Google Sheets in this online workshop. We’ll cover what spreadsheets are and when to use them, and we’ll start using Google Sheets to create and edit them. Topics include modifying rows, columns, and cells; formatting cells; working on multiple sheets; sorting and filtering; and editing basic formulas. Designed for new users of Google Sheets.
Wednesday, October 28, 4 – 5 pm
All ages
Free
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Google Sheets: Formulas

Take your spreadsheets knowledge to the next level in this workshop on using formulas in Google Sheets. We will go over what makes up a formula, editing formulas, how to build them from scratch, and some common formulas you’ll use often. Basic familiarity with Google Sheets recommended.
Wednesday, November 4, 4 – 5 pm
All ages
Free
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Google Sheets: Functions

Add a new layer of usefulness to your Google Sheets spreadsheets with this workshop on functions. We will go over Sheet’s built-in functions, setting up a function in a cell, using functions correctly with your data, and basic math, statistical, and date functions that are often helpful. Basic familiarity with Google Sheets recommended.
Wednesday, November 11, 4 – 5 pm
All ages
Free
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Google Slides Basics

In this introduction to Google’s free app to create presentations, get an overview of Google Slides. We will cover creating basic presentations; how to use layouts, themes, and transitions; and finally, downloading and presenting your work. Designed for new users of Google Slides.
Wednesday, November 18, 4 – 5 pm
All ages
Free
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More workshops will be posted soon! Check back weekly.

If your organization would like to arrange workshops for a group, please contact us.

New! Free Online Computer Training & Certification

Kramden now offers online, instructor-guided Northstar training and certificate testing. These free classes are designed to help you learn computer skills or refresh your existing skills.

Get Certified! Earn resume-ready certificates on key skills with free online testing.

In-Person Computer Classes for Beginners

We are not currently offering in-person classes. We have online computer training and other workshops available. If you need a computer, our Technology Access program offers low-cost computers for qualifying applicants.

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

Questions? Contact us at classes@kramden.org.

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.