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Cooking With BoomerTECH Adventures

$35

with Boomer Tech

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 stir fries using traditional Chinese flavorings, make fresh pasta, turn leftover sweet potato 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, flat breads, 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?

Digital Tools for the Beginning Memoir Writer

$35

with Boomer Tech

Everyone has a story to tell. Writing your memoir helps you reflect on the varied experiences that impacted your life and helped shape who you are today. This course looks at a variety of digital tools, available through any digital device, that make the process of memoir writing more fun and a little less daunting. You will explore several unique approaches to research, learn strategies for gathering and storing materials in one easily accessible place, and delve into ways to illustrate your memoir even if you are not an artist. Polishing your work for publication and presenting it in a public format are other video topics. You will leave the course well equipped to begin your writing adventure.

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

$35

with Boomer Tech

This course is a step-by-step guide to organizing and editing images in your Photos App. It is packed with easy-to-follow videos that explain and demonstrate how to use your iPhone/iPad Photos App. This course is made for you if you want to learn to use your Photos App or significantly upgrade your skills and abilities in editing and organizing your photos. You will learn how to navigate the Photos App, using the four major tabs--Photos, For You, Albums, and Search. You will also learn to edit photos, create slideshows of your best images, use the search feature to find photos, and use editing apps. In addition to the step-by-step instructions, we offer inspiring photos to illustrate the editing tips and suggestions in the instructional videos. BoomerTECH online courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at their own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions for using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The three instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat. Instructor Bios: BoomerTECH Adventures began in 2014 by three friends and colleagues, all former educators who have worked with adults and technology for more than 100 years (collectively)! We provide expert guidance and personalized resources to develop competence and confidence using Apple devices. Ed Brazee, tennis player, runner, refocused professor editor, consultant, and author. Jill Spencer, traveler, enthusiastic gardener and photographer, middle school teacher, international consultant, and author. Chris Toy, chef, YouTube cooking sensation, long-distance biker, school principal, international consultant, and author.

Hidden Gems Lurking on Your iPhone & iPad

$35

with Boomer Tech

Did you know…your iPhone tracks your movements? The keyboard has hidden keys? You can write and draw on your photographs? You can calculate in your search window? Our iPhones/iPads have many time-saving features that allow you to be creative, efficient, and have fun. These !hidden gems” will show you how to learn advanced features of your iPhone and iPad.

Introduction to iPhone Basics

$35

with Boomer Tech

This course is a step-by-step guide understanding your iPhone. It is packed with easy-to-follow videos that explain and demonstrate how to use your iPhone. This course is made for you if you want to learn to fully take advantage of your iPhone features and capabilities. You will learn how to use your iPhone not only to text and receive and make phone calls, but also to use a variety of apps and navigate the iPhone Settings. Discovering how to access different apps and features quickly with the Control Center will save you time. Many more how-to included. In addition to the step-by-step instructions, we offer articles, cheatsheets, and supplementary videos to bolster your knowledge. BoomerTECH online courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at their own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions for using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The three instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat. Instructor Bios: BoomerTECH Adventures began in 2014 by three friends and colleagues, all former educators who have worked with adults and technology for more than 100 years (collectively)! We provide expert guidance and personalized resources to develop competence and confidence using Apple devices. Ed Brazee, tennis player, runner, refocused professor editor, consultant, and author. Jill Spencer, traveler, enthusiastic gardener and photographer, middle school teacher, international consultant, and author. Chris Toy, chef, YouTube cooking sensation, long-distance biker, school principal, international consultant, and author.

Maximize Your iPad’s Potential

$35

with Boomer Tech

Learn to increase your capabilities to communicate, create, and connect by mastering your iPad’s features. This course covers navigating your iPad, its Camera and Photos apps, the options available in Settings, ways to communicate through writing and video, plus how to answer and make phone calls. Plus, you will learn about the apps that came already loaded on your iPad like the Calendar and Siri, your virtual assistant. It is important that you have updated to iOS 15; but don’t worry—if you don’t know how, we will show you the steps. Finally, you will also learn about accessibility features that are helpful for folks with finger mobility, sight, or hearing difficulties.

Online Cooking with BoomerTech Adventures

$35

with Boomer Tech

In this asychronous online 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 stir fries using traditional Chinese flavorings, make fresh pasta, turn leftover sweet potato 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, flat breads, 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?

Online Cooking with Chris Toy

$35

with Chris Toy

Join best-selling cookbook author and cooking instructor Chris Toy, as he shows you step by step the secrets to some of his favorite recipes: Five Seasons Wok Roasted Whole Chicken, Stir-Fried Hoisin Pork, and Egg Rolls and Spring Rolls. Start and finish in your own time! Students will have access to all the videos and Chris new cookbook. Get started by viewing all the recipes and online videos. Decide what youd like to try first, then make a shopping list. Practice, eat, repeat as often as you like. Upon registration, students will be sent links to access instructional videos as well as Chris phone and email information for personalized support. Cost: $35 Includes a copy of Chris new cookbook, a $16.95 value! Class access until December 31, 2022.




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