A few weeks ago I was teaching a word-processing class and discovered something I hadn’t seen before. At one point in the class, we started talking about adding clip-art to a document, and one my students who was using...Read More
If you really think about it, it’s pretty amazing how the Internet has really taken over as the main source of communication, information, and entertainment for so many people. And the part that we routinely use, the web,...Read More
Not a week goes by that a student doesn’t ask… “which browser should I be using?“, or “what browser do you use?”, or “which browser is best?“. Usually, their question is referring...Read More
This past week, yet another internet-related security issue became big news as tech sites reported a newly found security hole in Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE). Leading folks to again ask the big question… is Internet...Read More
Since April of this year, I’ve had a blog article on DiscoverSkills.com about the Facebook Timeline that’s been getting a lot of Google search traffic. (CLICK HERE if you’d like to read it). In the last 28 days...Read More
Most of you probably know Wayne Casper, the guy who teaches at and runs the Computer Education Center in Lincoln. On my Wednesday trips to Lincoln to teach, Wayne will often put little reminders on the white board, if someone...Read More
What are Students Saying?
“I’ve enjoyed your complete, organized, and caring way of teaching. Thanks for offering these classes and being such a wonderful teacher”Joy Callahan
Hi John! I have recently downloaded Photo Story 3 and thanks to your excellent tutorials have learned to use it and think it will be ideal to make movies of my thousands of photos from my recent overseas years.Judith Herbert
“Just wanted to let you know that I love the Google Calendar! I have entered all my birthdays and anniversaries, appointments and meetings for the entire year and am getting the email reminders that we learned in class. What a great tool that will simplify my life! Thanks for teaching me how to use it! It is not often that I go to a class and come home to find that I can immediately use what I learned.”Geri From
Connie OlsonLincoln, NE“Lordy, Lordy, Lordy!!! If you weren’t around to let all us “Oldies” know what is going on, don’t know what we’d do!!”
“Just finished reading one of your tips (love them!). I’ve been saving them under a special label with my e-mails.”Current Student
“Hi John! We sure are enjoying your newsletter and have ordered your new book — to these two old “seniors” I know it will be very helpfull. Sure wish we had just one little part of your technology and skill!”Dee Schuetz
“John, Thanks for the great article about Dropbox! I’m at work now and can’t install things on my work computer, but as soon as I get to my personal computer I’ll sign up (giving you credit) and start using Dropbox! Thanks again!”Cynthia Vana
Thanks so much for all your computer education… You do so much for those of us who are not computer experts.Helen W.
“Thank you very much Mr. Lortz for the great job you have done with this guide and for your amazing website as well. I love timeline and I am happy I found your so helpful articles to learn more about it. My best wishes to you in your work and in your life. Thank you from all my heart!”Alzbeta - Site visitor