Microsoft offers free tools to help engage students in a variety of subject areas—from moviemaking to collaboration to science and beyond. Teachers can download these tools for free, the majority of which require no special training.
Bring out the musical creativity in your students with this free trial. Choose a style - from pop to jazz or R&B and have students sing into a PC microphone. Songsmith will generate musical accompaniment to match his or her voice.
Check out this site where you can play with online flashcards. It keeps track of what you know, and uses that information to determine which card to show you next. It's memory optimization based on science combined with a fun, flashy look and feel.
DreamSpark is a program set up by Microsoft to provide students with software design and development tools at no charge.
Easily create your own math worksheets with practice problems to give your students. This tool generates multiple math problems based on a sample, and then creates a worksheet that you can distribute.
Enabling hobbyists, academics, and developers to create games for Xbox 360, Windows, and Zune.
Kodu is a visual programming language made specifically for creating games. It is designed to be accessible for children and enjoyable for anyone.
Mouse Mischief integrates into Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 and Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, letting students actively participate in lessons by using their own mice to click, circle, cross out, or draw answers on the screen.
New technologies for scientists to advance semantic knowledge discovery.
The Chemistry Add-in for Word makes it easier to insert and modify chemical information, such as labels, formulas, and 2-D depictions, within Microsoft Office Word.
The Word 2007 add-in supports embedding pipelines in a document and rerunning them on any GenePattern server from the Word application.
These add-ins for Microsoft Office 2007 allow you to use SQL Server predictive analytics in Office Excel 2007 and Office Visio 2007.
This add-in for Microsoft Office Word 2007 makes it easier to create graphs, perform calculations, and solve for variables with equations.
Turn your computer into a virtual telescope and produce specialized and wonderful visualizations of astronomical and planetary data. Try the Microsoft Research WorldWide Telescope today.
Uploading files to Moodle has never been easier. The Office Add-in for Moodle (OAM) is an add-in for Microsoft Office (versions 2003 and 2007) that allows teachers to open and save Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents to a Moodle website.