About Wellesley Digital Bridges:
Wellesley Digital Bridges is an organization of high schoolers who are committed to bridging the digital divide by providing electronic donations to underserved communities and schools.
What is the Digital Divide? In today’s digital world, access to technology and ability to handle it is as crucial as math and reading, but many children don’t even have access to technology.
Our mission is to help to bridge the digital divide between our communities and offer equal opportunities in education by raising money for the purchase of computers which will be donated to a Boston school in need.
Founder: Luis Hoderlein
About the Class:
The programming class will be using Python 2.7, which is available free to download here. You can try installing this ahead of time if you want, though this is not required.
The programming class will be teaching students fundamental programming concepts such as computational thinking and conditionals.
By the end of the course, students will be able to put these and other ideas into practice and will have completed a final project.
All proceeds from this class will go towards the purchase of computers for underserved schools in the Boston area. By participating in this class your child will at the same time learn to program and help bridge the digital divide. Thank you for your support!
Who is this class for?
All middle- and high-schoolers, no experience necessary.
How much does it cost?
$190 for the first student. To pay, please use the donate button below. All proceeds will go towards computer donations.
Any necessary materials?
A Laptop and a charger
When/where is it?
Every Friday afternoon from Sept. 29 to Oct 27 (Sept. 29, Oct. 6, Oct. 13, Oct. 20, Oct. 27) 5:00 – 6:30 pm, Wellesley Community Center, 219 Washington Street, Hoffman Room
If you have any more question, please let us know!
Please send an email with your child’s name and age to: luis.hoderlein[at]gmail.com.
After receiving an email confirmation please click on “Donate” to pay.