Computer Literacy Program – Ryan’s Post is Up!

February 8, 2010 at 6:00 pm 2 comments

Ryan’s post on the Computer Literacy Program is up over at ideonexus. It includes the slides for all the classes, observations and lessons we learned along the way. I love how Ryan explains the lesson we learned about headphones:

Headphones are important in off-class hours. Children view the laptops as their own personal entertainment centers, and will get into an arms race of elevating volumes when two are listening to music or movies on separate laptops in a room together.

There is a best practice I uncovered that I don’t see included in Ryan’s write-up. When you are assisting the kids, you do a lot of bending over as well as a lot of managing of plugs on the floor. I learned this best practice the hard way:


Other than that, Ryan’s account is quite complete! Read the full post here.

Entry filed under: Computer Literacy Program, Elizabeth City, Neighborhood Kids.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. geekhiker  |  February 9, 2010 at 3:19 pm

    I’m suddenly curious if you & Ryan watched that Frontline I blogged about last week…

  • 2. Christa  |  February 18, 2011 at 4:45 am

    Wow you guys are amazing!!
    I bet those kid really appreciate everything 🙂


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