Category: Tutorials Adv. Beginner

  • The hardest hour in teaching a senior how to use computers

    The hardest hour in teaching a senior how to use computers

    As a computer trainer, I have become adept in teaching a senior how to use computers. While some people think that seniors are really hard to train to use computers. It’s the first hour that is the worst. This is where my students try to convince me that they are a special case and can…

  • New training room for Adult and senior computer classes

    New training room for Adult and senior computer classes! While some people would think this is mostly just setting up a new computers and tables and call it done. This computer training room has been deigned from the ground up to help get some of the most difficult concepts for seniors who are trying to…

  • Senior Tech Classes: Empowering Seniors to Embrace the Digital World

    Senior Tech Classes: Empowering Seniors to Embrace the Digital World

    For years, I have been dedicated to teaching seniors how to navigate the world of technology. Throughout my experience, I’ve noticed common mistakes that seniors tend to make when learning tech skills, which often hinder their progress. However, once these pitfalls are recognized and addressed, the process of understanding and embracing the ever-changing world of…

  • Blue Mountains Adult Tech Classes FAQ

    Blue Mountains Adult Tech Classes FAQ

    Folks have been asking me all kinds of questions about my classes. I figured it would be a good time to get all the answers in the same place. So here we go with the Blue Mountains Adult Tech Classes FAQ

  • How to remember passwords: Part two

    it is hard to remember passwords. If you are a senior or adult who keeps forgetting passwords… guess what? Not only are you not alone but it has nothing to do with being a senior. My kids were always forgetting their passwords to the email account they use for homework (Oddly enough not the password…

  • Senior Computer Training: Most mistakes wins!

    Teaching adults how to use a computer is something that I’m passionate about. I not only get paid to do this but I believe that everyone has the ability to learn. Over the last 15 years of providing Senior Computer Training, I have heard every excuse on the planet by someone who thinks they cannot…

  • Senior Mac Classes: Am I too old to learn computers?

    NO!!! You are not !! I have been teaching Senior Mac Classes for over 15 years. It is very rare that there is someone who can’t learn about computers. However, what is very common is people who refuse to learn computers. This blog post is going to address some of the more common statements I…

  • 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 bit…

  • Mac Backup … is it important?

    “There are two kinds of people in this world. Those who back up and those who wish they did…. “ ~Unknown Tech support guy That phrase has been a mantra of mine for years. Every year around HSCs we would have devastated teens bring in their liquid damaged laptops praying that we would be able…

  • How to make an award using Apple Pages App

    Here is a secret. I’m not a fan of Microsoft Word. I never have been. Though it has all kinds of features that are so important that my wife Marc insists on having a current subscription. I however ALMOST refuse to use it. I can teach it but I never open Microsoft Word on my…