LEWISTON — Lewiston Adult Education will hold spring Super Saturday classes with a mix of emerging technology and old favorites on March 18 at Lewiston High School.

Virtual Reality is one of the new offerings. University of Maine Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education and Instructional Technology Justin Dimmel and graduate student Camden Bock will explain how using goggles and remote controls can immerse viewers in a Virtual Reality environment.

Microsoft Office Powerpoint shall help beginners and people familiar with earlier versions of the program. Greg Yates will give hands-on training in using Powerpoint as well as Google slides to help students get the most from a presentation.

Stacia Minkowsky will return to teaching her all-day Metaphysics and Meditation class. Nicole Chamberland, who taught Dance Fitness in the fall, shall teach Jazzy Pop Dance.

The first classes start at 8:30 a.m. on March 18. Lunch will be included with all day-long programs.

Four of the classes scheduled for Super Saturday are filled. They are Basic Arabic, Egyptian Cooking, Wool Drying Basket and CPR, First Aid and AED Training.

The remaining classes have openings. They include Virtual Reality, Introduction to Metaphysics and Meditation, Cleaning Up at Yard Sales without Getting Cleaned Out, Powerpoint and Jazzy Pop Dance. Children and teens may attend the Virtual Reality class with the instructors’ permission.

FMI, register: www.lewistonadulted.org, 207-795-4141.

University of Maine Professor Justin Dimmel showed precalculus students at Lewiston High School how virtual reality connected with math in this 2016 photo. He and graduate student Camden Bock will teach a Super Saturday class explaining how the emerging technology works.

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