Laptop Coaching: Lesson Plans

Auto cross-posted from my WordPress Blog: Today, after last week’s introductory ‘getting to know you’ Lesson, we presented the Class with their proposed Lesson Plans for the next 35 Tuesdays.   Steve PalmerI got into blogging quite late in life, not publishing my first post until 2004 – well into my 40s! My lifelong love …
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Computer Coaching: Word Processing – Recap

Auto cross-posted from my WordPress Blog: In the Tuesday Class’s penultimate lesson, we re-visited the main features of word-processing. Filed under: Design Steve PalmerI got into blogging quite late in life, not publishing my first post until 2004 – well into my 40s! My lifelong love of technology and communication (in all its forms), together …
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Computer Coaching: Word Processing (Practical)

Auto cross-posted from my WordPress Blog: Today we consolidated everything learned so far about Word-Processing and designed an advert to include – Various fonts– A picture– Aligned text– Various text effects such as bold and italic– A range of font sizes Filed under: Design, Salvation Army, Skills Development, Volunteer, Writing Steve PalmerI got into blogging …
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Computer Coaching: TNA Results

Auto cross-posted from my WordPress Blog: I spent most of today’s lesson presenting back the proposed Lesson Plans to the Group. Filed under: Delivery, Design, Feedback, Salvation Army, Skills Development, TNA, Volunteer Steve PalmerI got into blogging quite late in life, not publishing my first post until 2004 – well into my 40s! My lifelong …
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Computer Coaching: Assessing Needs

Auto cross-posted from my WordPress Blog: With the new class starting only last Monday, today, we continued to assess individual learning needs. Next week we’ll present their personal lesson plans. Filed under: Delivery, Design, Salvation Army, Skills Development, TNA, Volunteer Steve PalmerI got into blogging quite late in life, not publishing my first post until …
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Computer Coaching: Managing and Filing your Data (Part 2)

Auto cross-posted from my WordPress Blog: Today, we continued to look at understanding how to ‘file’ data according to your personal requirements. This included looking at disk labelling. Filed under: Delivery, Design, Salvation Army, Skills Development, Staff Development, Volunteer Steve PalmerI got into blogging quite late in life, not publishing my first post until 2004 …
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Computer Coaching: Recap – Word Processing

Auto cross-posted from my WordPress Blog: A small class today (due mostly to holidays), so everyone got a bit more personal tuition. We concentrated on recapping on a previous module covering Word-Processing. Specifically, understanding and using the various toolbar icons in Word and Wordpad. Filed under: Design Steve PalmerI got into blogging quite late in …
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Tablet Coaching: Fire!

Auto cross-posted from my WordPress Blog: I carried out some 1-to-1 coaching today for someone who had been given a Kindle Fire for Christmas, and hadn’t used it much since. We covered the menus, and what they do; plus, how to send an email and surf the ‘net. Filed under: Design Steve PalmerI got into …
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Computer Coaching: “And the Byte goes On”

Auto cross-posted from my WordPress Blog: With the Monday class now full, it was only a matter of time before we had to launch another class. So, I’m pleased to announce that from July 28th, there will also be computer coaching sessions on Tuesdays too! Places are limited, and after a flurry of signups yesterday, …
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