Wausau School District offers free Community Education technology classes
Wausau School District will begin hosting free community education classes this week in the Wausau Center Mall. Classes are open to anyone in the community and will cover a variety of topics from computer basics to coding. The Wausau Center Mall donated the storefront lease, Wausau School District teachers and students are volunteering their time to facilitate classes, and materials are being provided through the Community Service Fund (Fund 80).
Classes will be held in storefront D-408 in the Younkers wing. Additional classes and times can be found on the Community Education calendar at goo.gl/bGkqHT or posted in the storefront window. Devices will be available for use or participants may bring their own. Classes will continue into June.
Developing Your Family Media Plan: March 3, 9-10 a.m. or March 8, 6-7:30 p.m. The focus will be to create a Family Media Plan based on recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics and Common Sense Media. Any device will work for this class.
Understanding Social Media: March 10, 10-11 a.m. or 2-3 p.m. or March 15, 2-3 p.m. This class will focus on the basics of commonly used social media sites. We will discuss uses, privacy settings, and safety while using these sites. Any device will work for this class.
Swift Playground: March 12, 1-1:45 p.m. or 2 -2:45 p.m. Learn how to code with the iPad app Swift Playground. Participants will complete the first few coding lessons with support from the facilitator and then be left with a path to continue their learning individually. An iPad is required for this software. Bringing your own is recommended but not required.
iOS Basics: March 13, 4:30-5:30 p.m. or March 23, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Learn more about the basics of Apple Products (iPad, iPhone, MacBook). Participants can bring their own Apple devices or utilize the iPads provided.
Web Browser Basics: March 17, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Learn how to utilize essential features of any web browser: searches, bookmarks, history, and more. Any device will work for this class.
For more information please contact Director of Technology and Media Services Jon Euting at 715-261-0500.