Learn…Create…Share

Classes

Bring your device and learn by doing! Enhance your tech savviness by participating in a class. Classes are offered as either a one time 2-hour class or a 3-week course (three 2-hour classes taught over consecutive weeks). In each class, you will receive a detailed handout with step-by-step instructions, so you can focus on learning your device without having to worry about taking notes. Mirja Heide provides instruction in a small group environment with a maximum of 10 participants.

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2-Hour Classes

iPhone Basics ANA

A class for beginners. Learn how to easily navigate your iPhone. Find and use the excellent tools available including the Control Center. Learn what apps are and how to download them from the App Store. Also learn the importance of backing up and updating your device.

 
iPhone Basics MMC

A class for beginners. Stay connected with family and friends using your iPhone. Learn how to send and receive emails and text messages using the Mail and Messages apps. Also learn a variety of tips including how to save contact information to the Contacts app, how to type more easily on your device and how to remove junk mail from the Inbox.

 
iPhone & iPad Calendar & Reminders

Turn your iPhone and/or iPad into your personal assistant. Learn how to use the Calendar and Reminders apps effectively to keep track of appointments and accomplish the things you wish to do in an organized way. Also learn how to speak to Siri, set up birthday reminders and share your calendar with others.

 

Technology changes constantly! So if you’ve been using an iPhone or iPad for some time and would like to learn the latest 2018 tips, tools and hidden features to enhance how you use your device, whether for fun, learning, staying connected or managing your home or business office, this class is for you. Essentials I and Essentials II cover different topics, tips and tools.

 

Technology changes constantly! So if you’ve been using an iPhone or iPad for some time and would like to learn the latest 2018 tips, tools and hidden features to enhance how you use your device, whether for fun, learning, staying connected or managing your home or business office, this class is for you. Essentials I and Essentials II cover different topics, tips and tools.

 
Organizing & Saving Your iPhone Photos

Are you taking more and more photos with your iPhone? Are you unsure of whether or not your photos are backed up? Have you run out of storage on your device and don’t know what to do? Do you have trouble finding specific photos? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this class will help you! Understand the options and tools available for organizing and saving your photos including iCloud Backup, Photo Stream and iCloud Photo Library.

 
Get Creative with Your iPhone & iPad Photos 2

Ready to add creative pizzazz to your iPhone & iPad photos? Whether you are sharing your photos with family and friends via email and text messaging, uploading to Facebook and Instagram or creating photo books, this class will teach you how to add a WOW to your images. Learn how to enhance your photos using a wide range of adjustments, special effects, text, filters and frames using apps on your device.

 
Photography Tips & Tools

Photographing family, friends, pets, places, special events and day to day moments has become accessible to everyone with a smartphone due to the exceptional quality of digital images…and the technology keeps advancing. In this class, you will learn the latest tips and tools for creating and enhancing images using your iPhone and/or iPad.

 
Scan Edit Share

Do you have old photographs stored in shoe boxes somewhere in your house? Bring them back into your life to enjoy again and again. Surprise family and friends with photos they may never have seen or have long forgotten. Share photo memories from your travels, family history and special events via email, text messaging and social media.

 

3-Week Courses

Basics 101 Course

A course for beginners. Increase your iPhone and/or iPad comfort level and proficiency. Easily connect with friends and family. Discover the world at your fingertips. Understand the most important features and functions of your device. Learn how to use Mail, Contacts, Messages, FaceTime, Safari and Maps. Also learn practical tips, how to download apps from the App Store and how to customize your device to suit your needs and interests.

 
Basics 102 Course

Step beyond the initial basics of using your device! A course for those who have completed the iPhone & iPad Basics 101 course or have been using their devices for some time. Learn how to communicate easily with Siri and gain a thorough understanding of the wide range of functions available in Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Notes and Reminders. Learn which settings are optimal for how you use your device.

 
Photography 101

A course for beginners. From every day moments to special events, take great photos and videos with your iPhone and/or iPad. Learn how to use the wide range of camera modes and features available within the Camera and Photos apps. Learn how to shoot, edit, organize and share your photos and videos. Also learn fun and practical photography tips and how to add creative touches to your images.