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Maranacook Adult Education



Our Classes

Weight Room Training and Exercise

Free

with Adult Ed Staff

Calendar Apr 1, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Weight Room Training and Exercise

 
Don't travel to Augusta for your New Year's Gym Resolution! Join the gym at Maranacook High School in Readfield! For a nominal use fee of $6, you can work out for an hour every Thursday night for the next 6 weeks.

Choose a workout block, either 6-7:00 pm or 7-8:00 pm. Gym will be staffed and cleaned after each use. 

Sign up online, or drop by the main office at Maranacook high school, Monday to Thursday 3-8:00 pm to sign up. 

Hope to see you in 2024!!

6 Thursdays, beginning January 18, 2024 (No class Feb. 22)

Session 1: 6-7 pm

Session 2: 7-8 pm

Location: Maranacook Community High School

Registration: $6 per session

15 iPhone/iPad Vision Accessibility Features

$29

with Boomer TECH

Calendar Sep 2, 2024

15 iPhone/iPad Vision Accessibility Features

Many people have vision issues.  A variety of iPhone/iPad settings allow you to use your device more easily when vision challenges arise.  In this course you will learn where to find vision accessibility options and how to use them.  The vision accessibility features are identical on the iPhone and iPad except in a couple of noted instances.

Begins: Upon Registration

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email.

Class access available until December 31, 2024

Registration: $29

BoomerTECH Adventures guides, Jill, Chris,and Ed are available to answer any of your questions at ed@boomertechadventures.com.

 

BoomerTECH Adventures courses are developed by Jill Spencer, Ed Brazee,  and Chris Toy, all Maine educators.

Conquer Your Mac Photos App: Edit Your Images

$29

with BoomerTECH Adventures

Calendar Sep 2, 2024

Over exposed image? No problem--adjust the exposure in editing mode. Wish your photo could be black and white instead of color? Choose a filter and change the ambiance of your image. Does the main object of your picture seem lost among extraneous details? Use the cropping feature to focus your viewer's eye on the most important part of the image. These examples are just a few of the many ways you can turn an average image into something special. Have fun editing your pictures with the many options in your Mac's Photos App.

Course is available until December 31, 2024.

All of our courses contain multiple videos which are self-paced. Students complete courses on their own time and at their own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions for taking the class, and description of the content (videos and articles accessible from direct links). The three instructors (Jill, Chris, and Ed) provide personalized support for the class via email, phone, and Zoom.

Contact: Ed Brazee  edbrazee@gmail.com

 

Conquer Your Photos App Chaos: Tame Your Mac Images

$29

with BoomerTECH Adventures

Calendar Sep 2, 2024

Many people have 1000 or more images stored in their Mac desktop/laptop Photos App. Frustration sets in when one tries to locate a picture or a video among the multitude of saved images. Understanding the built-in organization of the Mac Photos App is the first thing you will learn in this course. Next comes organizing your images and video into albums and folders in order to develop your own management system. Plus, you will also learn how to tag people in photos and create shared albums that you can invite friends and family to view.

Online class is open until December 31, 2024.

All of our classes are self-paced and contain multiple videos. Students complete courses on their own time and at their own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions for taking the class, and description of the content (videos and articles accessible from direct links). The three instructors (Jill, Chris, and Ed) provide personalized support for the class via email, phone, and Zoom.

Contact: Ed Brazee edbrazee@gmail.com

 

 

Cooking With BoomerTECH Adventures

$29

with Boomer TECH

Calendar Sep 2, 2024

In this course, BoomerTECH Adventures guides Chris, Jill, and Ed share their love of cooking and enjoyment for lots of different types of foods. You will learn how to prepare several tasty stirfries using traditional Chinese flavorings, make fresh pasta, turn leftover sweet potatoes into gnocchi, stir up a great fried rice, and give ramen soup a delicious upgrade. In addition, discover an easy way to make your own pita pockets, flatbreads, and tortillas. Plus, you will see a way to combine the benefits of cooking on cast iron with your love of grilling. We haven’t forgotten dessert! Who can resist a delectable chocolate brownie torte or apple pie?

Begins: Upon Registration

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Class access available until December 31, 2024

Registration Fee: $29

BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

BoomerTECH Adventures courses are developed by Jill Spencer, Ed Brazee,  and Chris Toy, all Maine educators.

Create & Deliver Online Zoom Courses

$29

with Boomer TECH

Calendar Sep 2, 2024

Create & Deliver Online Zoom Courses

This course is a step-by-step guide using the Zoom platform to design an online course. It is packed with easy-to-follow videos that explain and demonstrate how to use Zoom and appropriate instructional tips to build an engaging online course in any subject. You will learn everything you need to know about Zoom—getting set up with Zoom, settings, security, instructional strategies, building community, Zoom tips for instructors and students, and much more. In addition to the step-by-step instructions for the 11 primary videos we provide several other resources— videos and articles—that will help you solve any questions you have about building your online course.

Begins: Upon registration.  

Registration: $29

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email.

Class access available until December 31, 2024

A Maine based company, BTA has worked with Boomers (and Seniors) since 2014 providing face-to-face and virtual consulting, online courses, workshops, and many FREE resources, both print and video.

BoomerTECH Adventures courses are developed by Jill Spencer, Ed Brazee,  and Chris Toy, all Maine educators.

 

 

 

Digital Tools for the Beginning Memoir Writer

$29

with Boomer TECH

Calendar Sep 2, 2024

Digital Tools for the Beginning Memoir Writer

This course introduces you to a variety of digital tools that support writing your memoir, even if you are a bit uncomfortable writing for an audience. There are seven videos that concentrate on different aspects of the process you will probably use to write your memoir. Each video discusses several helpful digital tools or websites. Expressing ones thoughts, feelings, and perhaps even secrets is a daunting prospect for most of us. These digital tools will remove some of the angst of the mechanics of writing and allow you to concentrate on your content and message. And don’t forget to call on us, BoomerTECHAdventures guides, Jill, Chris, and Ed. We are available to answer any of your questions at ed@boomertechadventures.com.

Begins: Upon Registration

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Registration: $29

Class access available until December 31, 2024

BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

BoomerTECH Adventures courses are developed by Jill Spencer, Ed Brazee,  and Chris Toy, all Maine educators.

Fantastic Photo Finishes-Organize & Edit Images with Your iPhone/iPad Photos App

$29

with Boomer TECH

Calendar Sep 2, 2024

Fantastic Photo Finishes-Organize & Edit Images with Your iPhone/iPad Photos App

This is a natural follow-up to "Taking Awesome Pictures with your iPhoneiPad," but is a stand-alone course as well. The focus here is on editing images as well as knowing how to organize images and video on iPhones or iPads. Other areas of focus include using the “For You” section (ready-made slide shows), creating, using, and sharing albums, and search.

Begins: Upon Registration

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Registration: $29

Class access available until December 31, 2024

BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

BoomerTECH Adventures courses are developed by Jill Spencer, Ed Brazee,  and Chris Toy, all Maine educators.  





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