Technology & Website Instructors

Beginning Computer Instructor

Teach a class designed for the beginning PC user to senior adults.

Pinterest Instructor

Instruct older adults at the Hopkins Activity Center about Pinterest: A pinboard-style photo sharing website that allows users to create and manage theme-based image collections such as events, interests, hobbies, and more. 

Students learn how to set up and manage a Pinterest account, browse other pinboards for inspiration and how to “re-pin” images to their own account or 'like' photos. 

  • Computer Lab with 4 PC’s, internet and Wi-Fi are available for teaching class. 
  • Days and times are flexible

Twitter Instructor

Help older adult students understand Twitter: Twitter allows you to connect with people, share links, resources and information. Twitter is an easy way to discover the latest news related to subjects you care about. 

Students will learn: 

  • How to create Tweets
  • How to find people to follow
  • How to set up an account
  • Learn how to use the features of Twitter such as Retweets, @ mentions and hashtags

More Details

  • Computer Lab with 4 PC’s, internet and Wi-Fi available for teaching class
  • Days and times flexible

Tablet Instructor

The Tablet Lab is designed for older adult tablet users (iPad, Kindle or Nook) to drop in during the designated hours or at a set appointment time. 

The volunteer works with individuals to answer questions and offer assistance as needed. 

  • Computer Lab with 4 PC’s, internet and Wi-Fi are available for teaching class
  • Days and times are flexible

Instagram Instructor

Help older adult students understand Instagram: 

  • How to download the app
  • How to follow friends and post photos and videos
  • Online mobile photo-sharing
  • set privacy settings
  • Set up an account
  • Share them on a variety of social networking platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr
  • Video-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos

Students need to bring their iPhone. 

More Details

  • Computer Lab with 4 PC’s, internet and Wi-Fi available for teaching class
  • Days and times flexible

Facebook Instructor

Help older adult students understand Facebook: a social networking service that enables its users to share stories, pictures and videos, host events, etc. 

Teach students how to: 

  • Add friends
  • Computer Lab with 4 PC’s, internet and Wi-Fi available for teaching class
  • Days and times flexible
  • How to follow friends
  • Post photos and videos, etc.
  • Set privacy settings
  • Set up an account

More Details

  • Computer Lab with 4 PC’s, internet and Wi-Fi available for teaching class
  • Days and times flexible