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Technology

Know anyone who needs help getting to grips with the internet?

As we’re having to do more and more online, then the Learn My Way may be able to help. The website offers free online courses, built by Good Things Foundation to help people develop their digital skills, from online shopping to video calling. It’s simple to register, either with an email or phone number, and your ‘Centre’ will be your local Norfolk Library.

If you’re interested in IT and have some time to spare, take a look at the free IT courses we offer in partnership with global IT specialist, Cisco. Hundreds of hours of free learning on subjects from the Internet of Things, to cybersecurity, to networking. Find out more:  www.norfolk.gov.uk/ITcourses

Setup and use - Skype - https://www.wikihow.com/Set-up-a-Skype-Account

Setup a Facebook account - https://www.wikihow.com/Set-up-a-Facebook-Account

Setup a Twitter account - https://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Twitter-Account

Setup an Instagram account - https://www.wikihow.com/Create-an-Instagram-Account

BT - Skills for Tomorrow - Offering online courses - Mastering Basics, Managing Money, Enhancing your Wellbeing and many more

Techboomers.com - A free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life.

Access Microsoft TEAMS on Game Consoles - 

XBOX

  • Plug a keyboard into the XBox USB slot
  • Go to my Games and Apps
  • Find Microsoft Edge and select
  • Type in Microsoft TEAMS and then login to your account using your username and password
  • To move around use the XBox contol or plug in a mouse
  • You can use a headset to interact if you have one

Playstation

  • Go to the Library and find options for Games and Applications
  • Go into Applications and you will find the Internet browser (its a www with dots around it)
  • Type in Microsoft TEAMS and then login with your username and password
  • Use a headset to interact if you have one

Cook

How to Cook - wikiHow

Anyone can cook, but there is more to cooking than simply throwing ingredients together and hoping for the best. You have to understand basic cooking terms and techniques. Knowing how to prepare different components of a meal, and in what order, can help you get the timing just right, and prevent things from cooling too quickly. Once you have the basics down, you can improve the flavor and texture of your meals with various sauces, herbs, and other seasonings.

 How to Cook Rice - wikiHow

Rice is a simple, nutritious, and filling grain that can be eaten on its own, added to other dishes, served as a side, or even made into tasty desserts. There are many different ways to cook rice, and some of the most popular include boiling and steaming. One of the keys to fluffy rice that doesn’t stick together is rinsing before cooking, and this is important no matter how you plan to cook the rice.

YouTube - Cooking Channel - https://www.youtube.com/user/CookingChannel

How to  - Wilton Cake decorating - Lots of How to Videos for using icing and buttercream

 

Meditate

When we meditate, we inject far-reaching and long-lasting benefits into our lives: We lower our stress levels, we get to know our pain, we connect better, we improve our focus, and we're kinder to ourselves. Let us walk you through the basics in our new mindful guide on how to meditate - https://www.mindful.org/how-to-meditate/

The goal of meditation is to focus and understand your mind—eventually reaching a higher level of awareness and inner calm. Meditation is an ancient practice, but scientists are still discovering all of its benefits. Regular meditation can help you to control your emotions, enhance your concentration, decrease stress, and even become more connected to those around you - https://www.wikihow.com/Meditate

 

Relaxation

How could relaxation help me?

Exploring relaxation can help you look after yourself when you’re feeling stressed or worried. Have a look at these tips and ideas to see how relaxation can fit into your daily life. Don’t worry if some ideas don’t work for you – just enjoy the ones that do. - https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/tips-for-everyday-living/relaxation/relaxation-tips/

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