On Saturday 20th January 2018, Comp-U-Dopt hosted ChickTech Houston’s 2nd High School Program workshop. 6 High School students attended; learning the basics of computer hardware engineering and coding with JAVA and HTML. At the end, the students went home with their very own refurbished laptop!
Learn2Earn offers students in grades 9-12 the opportunity to earn a laptop through completing eight hours of technical training. Students learn the basics of hardware engineering including how to build a computer, followed by coding a calculator in JAVA and translating it to HTML. At the end of the training students earn a refurbished laptop to take home. The computers are refurbished from local businesses, loaded with an open source software operating system, and come with a two year warranty.