Personal Technology courses for seniors

I have been teaching Technology courses for seniors for a very long time. I have heard their stories and I understand that the world of computers and smartphones can be daunting for anyone over the age of 40. I also know that our seniors are some of the most brilliant people out there. The problemContinue reading “Personal Technology courses for seniors”

The best feature for MacOS that I did not know about.

There is always a hidden feature to using a Mac or iOS device that people need to know about. Here are some of my favourites that I have discovered in the past year. I now have a few fun tips and tricks to teach in my senior tech classes. Copy and Paste Text from imagesContinue reading “The best feature for MacOS that I did not know about.”

Senior Tech Training

Some seniors struggle with tech but not for the reason you think. Teaching adults and seniors is very different from teaching a child. For a child, you have to find ways to keep them away from the device. There is a lot of motivation for a child to play with tech. Teaching a child howContinue reading “Senior Tech Training”

People hate passwords

I have been teaching adults how to use computers for over 15 years now. My favourite class to teach is for seniors who just need a little help getting past some of the concepts of using a computer. Some love using computers to do creative projects or make their business life just a little bitContinue reading “People hate passwords”

Keynote tips before a presentation

In a previous post about Keynote, I had mentioned that this is one of the software packages I used to support while working at Applecare in California. In the five years of answering panicked calls from customers who had problems with Keynote, I have a few tips. That will not only reduce your stress butContinue reading “Keynote tips before a presentation”