Windows 10: Ridgefield Continuing Education offering class

Pictured is a Kurio Smart, which is the first kid's tablet to run on Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system software program. The Ridgefield Continuing Education program, which is available through the Ridgefield Public Schools, has an interactive online workshop titled:

Pictured is a Kurio Smart, which is the first kid’s tablet to run on Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system software program. The Ridgefield Continuing Education program, which is available through the Ridgefield Public Schools, has an interactive online workshop titled: “Windows 10 Basics,” scheduled for Jan. 29, from 10 a.m. to noon.

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The Ridgefield Continuing Educaton program is offering an interactive online workshop titled: “Windows 10 Basics” Jan. 29 from 10 a.m.-noon. about the computer operating system software program.

Participants will learn how to customize its Start menu and desktop on the program how to use the Windows 10 Edge browser, how to personalize Windows 10 though its array of settings, how to speak to Windows 10 using its Cortana voice assistant, and how to shop for apps at the Windows Store.

Long-term instructor Lance Whitney is a technology journalist and the author of the book “Teach Yourself Visually LinkedIn” and a book on the computer operating system Windows 8. He currently writes for TechRepublic, ZDNet, PCMag, and other technology sites. Previously, he was a system administrator with Ciba Specialty Chemicals.

Other workshops starting soon and full of essential tips to help people get more out of technology include:

Google Docs (Wednesday, Jan. 13 from 1-3 p.m.).

Get the Most Out of Your iPad (Thursday, Jan. 14 from 1-3 p.m.).

How to Sell Items on eBay (Friday, Jan. 22 from 10 a.m.-noon).

Get the Most Out of Your iPhone (Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 1-3 p.m.).

These classes meet online using the Zoom. Advanced registration is required. The cost is $39 per class. Ridgefield Seniors, age 62 and over pay $31. Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Social Networks, Cyber Security, and LinkedIn classes are also available starting in February.

Visit ridgefieldschools.org or phone the Director of the Adult/Continuing Education program for the Ridgefield Public Schools Peggy Bruno at 203-431-2812 for more information.