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Generational Learning Styles


with Kassia Dellabough

Calendar Apr 1, 2019

Regardless of your age, it is always helpful to increase your understanding of how your current students learn and what your future students might need because students learn in a variety of ways. This course will focus on the influence of generational characteristics on learning styles. Your students learn differently than you do. Come find out how to help your students learn more and discover something new about yourself too!

We will explore fascinating information on the brain and how each generation has responded to their unique "cohort experience." You will acquire the skills and information needed to facilitate Gen Y and the emerging generation of learners. Understand how your own generational characteristics impact your learning AND your teaching. 

Come away with our top 20 generational techniques for helping your students learn more.

Get Walking with Hypnosis


with Hugh Sadlier, M. Ed., BCH

Calendar Mar 28, 2019 at 6 pm

Hypnosis can help you get on track with a walking program - and stay with it! By removing obstacles in your mind and replacing them with confident, motivated commitments, you can get yourself moving and enjoy the benefits of walking. 1 Session

Google Suites


with Tina Monreal

Calendar May 21, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Google Suites is a collection of apps that are used for cloud computing with productivity and storage functioning.  Explore G Suite with us and discover the collaborative advantages google docs, sheets, drive, calendar, video conferencing, and their other Google apps have to offer.  See how easy it is to put the skills you learned in other courses to work in Google.  2 Sessions.

Google Tools; Gmail, Drive, Docs


with Chris Suggs

Calendar Apr 4, 2019 at 12 pm

This class is provided free in partnership between RSU 25 Adult and Community Education and the Maine Digital Inclusion Initiative developed by the National Digital Equity Center that deploys teams of AmeriCorps volunteers throughout the state of Maine to provide free computer skills training to the public in community centers, libraries, and adult education facilities. The goal is to target digital literacy barriers in our communities to promote technology's impact on economic development, workforce education, and older Mainers' aging in place needs.

Learn to use this cloud-based program to create and share documents, set up a Gmail account, and more. Computers will be available. You don't need to bring a laptop or purchase software to attend.

2 Sessions

Grow Your Own Garden


with Paul Volckhausen

Calendar Mar 27, 2019 at 6 pm

Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Join us for a workshop on how to grow your own garden organically. We'll talk about the basics of soil science, how to enrich your soil to produce healthy, high-yielding plants. The course will also cover the fundamentals of making and using compost, the principles of crop rotation and how to incorporate green manures to manage nutrients in the garden. Other topics will include how to tell the difference between cultivated plants and weeds, basic weed control strategies and cultural methods for dealing with pests. All are welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who want to experiment with new techniques. Materials Fee: $5, payable to the instructor at the beginning of class. 3 Sessions

Hair Pin Barrette


with Amanda Coburn

Calendar May 11, 2019 at 9 am

Learn to use heavy gauge copper and brass wire to create a gorgeious hair poin barrette! You'll learn how to form the stiff wire, and to anneal it so it bends easier. You'll also learn to solder the pieces together to make a nice solid barrette that will last for years to come! Materials fee: $25 (payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.) 1 Session

Healthcare Academy


with ACE Staff

Calendar Mar 11, 2019 at 4 pm

The academy will prepare students with the needed pre-requisites for our certified clinical medical assistant, phlebotomy technician, and pharmacy technician courses.  Students will receive instruction in Healthcare Math and English, Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, employability skills, technology and digital literacy, HIPPA and ethics.

Integrating Social Media in Your Organization


with Jennifer Selke

Calendar Apr 1, 2019

Take away a practical strategy and techniques for implementing a social strategy for your organizaton or business. Learn the top five considerations when starting a social network as well as tips to manage an online community. Discover how to create your own private social network using the Ning platform. Discuss the top tools to use to manage your social media life and build integration into your website. See how Google Docs and Calendars work and how to use online video to further your business goals. Hear about mobile check-in applicatons and how companies are using coupon and deal sites. Get your company listed properly on local search engines so more customers can find you. Discuss how web design has changed and get feedback on your website while discovering usability testing and user interface design. Finally, learn how to mange this influx of information created by the new media revoluton. Develop a manageable workflow and get productivity tips to be more efficient. Learn what you might be doing wrong in social media as well as essential policies to have in place for your employees and company. See what trends are on the horizon and where your goals fit with those new trends.

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