Group classes:

Announcing my Group classes online. (For Mac, iPhone, iPad)

Now's a great time to refresh or gain new digital knowledge with Group classes online! Similar to a classroom experience, but no traveling. Learn with other classmates thirsting for knowledge while basking in the cozy glow of your device's screen. We will be using Zoom. Easy-Peasy.

Classes are 90-minutes each and are only $60.

See schedule below, but first - Please read important pre-class details here.

To register, go here.

* NOTE: I will donate 25% of your fees to a NY and a CT food bank from my One-On-One sessions and my Group online classes.

GROUP Class Schedule:

Intro to Pages: Apple’s Word Processing & Page-Layout

You say you don’t use, don't have, don't know, or don't like MS Word? Apple's FREE word-processing and page-layout program to your rescue!

    Mon., May 11, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60.    registration ended. Waitlist me,

iMessage Power Tips: Much More Than Just Texting!

There's more to it than just texting. Create and send: group texts, photos, videos, web links, money (via Apple Pay), GIFs, Emojis, Animoji's, Memojis. Text it like you mean it!

    Mon., May 18, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60.   registration ended. Waitlist me,

Apple Maps & Google Maps: For Virtual Travel, Fly-Overs, GPS Directions, Searching Places

Learn how to get directions, search, view, fly-over cities, or virtually visit anyplace on Earth. See what’s new and useful like giving someone your E.T.A. when traveling, or see Apple’s new “Quick Look” view, smoother than Google’s “Street View”. Keep Favorites of places you commute or travel to, search businesses, restaurants, stores, and more.  In this time of staying-at-home, become an armchair traveler, or hone your skills for when you do finally get out and about. Wow! Don't leave home without it.

    Tue., May 19, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60.   registration ended. Waitlist me.

Music In Your Life: Options During The Pandemic

With all the additional stress injected into our lives during these past months, music is one way to relax and de-stress yourself. Learn about the free (and paid) options at your fingertips to sooth, energize, or entertain you. From free radio to apps, to Podcasts, to streaming radio stations on the web — to creating & playing your own music — there really is a lot to listen to!

    Mon., May 25, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60.    registration ended. Waitlist me.

Who’s Got Email? Using Apple's Mail Program.

Apple Mail app is the electronic communications workhorse of our digital age! But are you really using it to its fullest? Most people are not. Go beyond the basics and learn best practices. Search and find any mailbox for content, subject, or person - immediately. Understand email threads. Make use of Menu items that you have been ignoring or wondering about. View, save, forward, or copy attachments, photos, video, and other emails. Create & edit Group or Smart mailboxes. Tame that Junk! Email via blind carbon copies (bcc:), reply-to, or flag it different colors. And why not dictate instead of typing your email messages?

    Mon., Jun. 1, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60.     registration ended. Waitlist me.

Can You See Me Now? Using FaceTime.

If you haven’t been using FaceTime during this uncertain time then you’re missing out on being closer together, while social distancing! See how to group FaceTime time with up to 32 people on your Apple devices. Easily start or add people to the conversation, via your Contacts –– or add new Apple device Users who aren’t in your Contacts. Mute yourself, use rear-facing camera to show & tell your surroundings. Feeling video-shy or can’t call because you there’s no cellular connection? Then do a FaceTime audio call via wifi and bypass the cell towers.

    Tue., Jun. 2, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60.    registration ended. Waitlist me.

Food Delivery To Your Door And More: Web & App Shopping

Staying inside because you can’t get out — or don’t want to go out?  With apps on your device, stores on the web, and your favorite local stores scrambling to start deliveries, you have many options. Thanks to our essential workers and delivery people, you can order almost anything and have it delivered to your door. But what are the tips & tricks you need to know? Which app, store, or service is better for your particular needs? How to use them? How to keep track? How to combine them to cover all your needs?  Amazon is a start, but there are many alternatives to get what you want delivered, and to support those businesses you care about.

    Tue., Jun. 9, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60.    registration ended. Waitlist me.

Finally! Clean Up Your Contacts/AddressBook

Enough already! Make your Contacts work for you. Create, edit, delete duplicates, add birthdays, call/email/text to your contacts, more. No duplicates need apply.

    Tue., Jun. 16, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60.  registration ended. Waitlist me.

 

NEW: 🌟 Stop Making Mistakes With iPhone/iPad Keyboard

All thumbs? Learn touch & tapping tips. Text too small? Enlarge it, zoom in, or use the Magnifier. Typing frustrates you? Learn swiping tips and typing alternatives. Tired of typing? Talk, don’t type. Use dictation to let your voice do the typing! Lazy typist? Create custom keyboard shortcuts. Speak another language? Add international keyboards. Plus auto-correct, swipe-to-type, settings, emojis & more!

    Mon., July 6, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60.  registration ended. Waitlist me.

Finally! Organize Your Photos

C'mon work your photos! Create, edit, organize, find, share: photos, albums, shared albums with the free Photos app/program that comes with your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. You've got time – and plenty of photos – so let's clean them up.

    Tue., July 7, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60..    registration ended. Waitlist me.

Siri: Learn It & Love It. Get Results, Not Frustrated!

Siri is a breakthrough in Artificial Intelligence, providing information and answering questions for Apple's iDevices. Learn the optimal settings and other usage tips to command Siri to search the Web, the weather, sports scores, your iDevice's contacts, calendars, messages, calls, reminders, music, apps including Maps for directions, reviews, and more information. "If you're not using Siri, you are not using your iPhone!" For users of iPhone 4S or later; iPad 2, iPad mini or later, or Apple Watch.

    Mon., July 13, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60.   registration ended. Waitlist me,

Finally! Organize Your Busy Life With Apple’s Calendar

Ready to give up your paper calendar? Want to see your (and/or family members') schedule(s) on all your devices? Good for planning. Great for sanity!

    Tue., July 14, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60.    registration ended. Waitlist me,

Smart Surfing With Safari

Be smart, be savvy, be successful with time-saving tips & best practices for your searching techniques such as Multiple searches at once, many tabs vs. windows; Find on page; Shortcuts, Favorite bar, customizing your Tool Bar, searches and Preferences & Settings, Ad-Blockers, Auto-filling passwords and Keychain, iCloud Tabs and more.

    Mon., July 20, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $60.   registration ended. Waitlist me,

 

iPhoneography Online: Take Great iPhone Photos, Edit, Share, And Organize!

Transform your iPhone photos from good — to great! In this 4-session course, learn the technical aspects and the artistic qualities used in taking great photos with your beloved iPhone.

The Technical: dive into the iPhone Camera, the Photos app, and the Settings.Learn to edit your photos: crop, aspect ratios, lighting, filter effects, aperture, Live Photos and even Markup. (And let’s not forget videos). Then organize and share using Albums, Shared Albums, email, iMessage texting, and  more!

The Artistic: learn to “see” better and include elements of form, light, color, contrast, repetition, shape, movement, perspective, composition, and more, in your imagery.

Fun, weekly homework assignments will challenge you to play and experiment  Familiarity with iPhone basics is required.  Each session includes time for student work critiques. 

    Tue., July 21, 28; Aug. 4, 11, 2020, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Fee: $240.    registration ended. Waitlist me.

COMING SOON: 🌟 iPad: Creative & Marketing Tool for Botanical Artists, Designers, Enthusiasts

Description, Date & Time TBA… ​2 sessions.     I'm interested.

COMING THIS FALL: 🌟 iOS 14 - What's New: The Look, The Features, The Functionality!

Description, Date & Time TBA… ​2 sessions.     I'm interested.

COMING THIS FALL: 🌟 Shhhh! Special Surprise Class Topic (T.B.A.)

Description, Date & Time TBA… 1 session.     I'm interested.

HOLD ON!…

What if these new Group online classes don’t fit your schedule? What if you didn't see your topic? Remember, you can take a One-On-One session with me. Or email me and tell me the topic you want to learn.

 

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