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Maranacook Adult Education



Technical Skills Training

Introduction to Zoom Basics

$29

with Boomer TECH

Calendar Sep 2, 2024

Introduction to Zoom Basics

Using Zoom more than ever? Here is a great way to learn everything you need to know about the Zoom Video Conferencing platform. The course videos demonstrate examples of using Zoom on different devices—smartphones, tablets, and computers. Course content  includes: Muting audio and video; using chat; screen sharing; recording; trouble shooting; scheduling meetings; break-out rooms; and more. This course is appropriate for Zoom beginners as well as those who have used Zoom and want  to learn more.

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.

More Hidden Gems in Your iPhone & iPad

$29

with Boomer TECH

Calendar Sep 2, 2024

More Hidden Gems in Your iPhone & iPad

In our basic course on “hidden  gems,” we explored: tracking, slide to type, customizing your control center, and  accessing the built-in scanner among other cool features. In this level 2 course, we delve into the additional secrets of our iPhones and iPads. Learn how to set up helpful widgets, control text size, choose an interesting Siri sidekick, access  important privacy features, and more. You’ll definitely increase your  understanding of the intricacies of your iPhone and/or iPad at the conclusion of  this course.    

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

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.

Taking Awesome Pictures With Your iPhone/iPad Camera

$29

with Boomer TECH

Calendar Sep 2, 2024

Taking Awesome Pictures With Your iPhone/iPad Camera

This is a step-by-step guide to taking beautiful photos, appropriate for novice photographers and anyone who wants to significantly upgrade their photography skills. Students will learn to take photos, portraits, slo-motion, panos, and more. Also students will learn about camera settings for proper focus and exposure, High Dynamic Range, and picture composition.

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:$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.  

 

 

Unlock Safari’s Secrets on Your Mac in Just Five Lessons

$29

with BoomerTECH Adventures

Calendar Sep 2, 2024

Unlock Safari’s Secrets on Your Mac in Just Five Lessons

Doing basic  internet searches on Safari is fairly straightforward. However, within Safari there  are many options most of us never explore. Join us for five lessons that will  unlock the secrets of Safari: options contained in the top menu, choices  provided on the opening screen, tips for more efficient searching, possibilities  hidden within the share feature, and a demo of why you want to click on the AA  button. After completing the five lessons you will truly know the ins and out of  Safari. 

 View and review them at your own pace. And don’t forget to call on us, BoomerTECH Adventures 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.

Class access available until December 31, 2024.

Registration: $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.

 

 

Unlock Safari’s Secrets on Your Mac in Just Five Lessons

$29

with BoomerTECH Adventures

Calendar Sep 2, 2024

Unlock Safari’s Secrets on Your Mac in Just Five Lessons

Doing basic  internet searches on Safari is fairly straightforward. However, within Safari there  are many options most of us never explore. Join us for five lessons that will  unlock the secrets of Safari: options contained in the top menu, choices  provided on the opening screen, tips for more efficient searching, possibilities  hidden within the share feature, and a demo of why you want to click on the AA  button. After completing the five lessons you will truly know the ins and out of  Safari. 

 View and review them at your own pace. And don’t forget to call on us, BoomerTECH Adventures 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.

Class access available until December 31, 2024.

Registration: $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.

 

 

Unlock Safari’s Secrets on Your Mac in Just Five Lessons

$29

with BoomerTECH Adventures

Calendar Sep 2, 2024

Unlock Safari’s Secrets on Your Mac in Just Five Lessons

Doing basic  internet searches on Safari is fairly straightforward. However, within Safari there  are many options most of us never explore. Join us for five lessons that will  unlock the secrets of Safari: options contained in the top menu, choices  provided on the opening screen, tips for more efficient searching, possibilities  hidden within the share feature, and a demo of why you want to click on the AA  button. After completing the five lessons you will truly know the ins and out of  Safari. 

 View and review them at your own pace. And don’t forget to call on us, BoomerTECH Adventures 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.

Class access available until December 31, 2024.

Registration: $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.

 

 

Basic Beginner Welding

$299

with Quinn Gerrish

Calendar Sep 12, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Have you ever thought about fabricating with metals? Maybe as a craft/hobby, or the start of a new business venture down the road? If you answered yes, then our new Basic Beginner Welding class is the right fit for you! The class will cover stick (SMAW) welding including learning how to weld different types of joints together, how to use the large range of supporting equipment (brushes, sanders, grinders, etc.), and the various welding processes with a focus on safety first.

Instructor: Quinn Gerrish

The class will meet for 8 consecutive Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 8:30 pm.

Course dates include: September 12, 19, 26 and October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. 

Location: Maranacook High School

Class is limited to 6 students! 





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