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Get organized! Learn how to use Microsoft software in the classroom with tips and tricks for some of your most frequently used applications, like Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, OneNote, and Excel.

 

Create a timeline using Microsoft Office Excel

Excel for teachers. Create a timeline using Microsoft Office Excel 2007. Helps teachers create a visual for important events or lesson plans.

Five ways Microsoft OneNote can help students with dyslexia stay organized

OneNote for dyslexia. Use Microsoft OneNote to help students with dyslexia stay organized.

Five ways to make a PC easier for students to see

Windows for accessibility. Making PCs easier for students to see.

Four ways to help a student control the mouse

Microsoft Mouse. Four ways to help a student control the mouse.

Four ways to make a PC easier for students to hear

If a child you know is having difficulty hearing you or their classmates speaking, they’re probably also having trouble hearing their PC.

Six ways to adjust the PC to make it easier for students to concentrate

You can help a student to concentrate on learning by creating an orderly PC learning environment and by reducing the number of screen elements vying for a stude

Add borders in Microsoft Office Word 2007

Word for teachers. Learn how to add visual elements, borders, color, word art with Microsoft Office Word 2007.

Add mathematical equations with Microsoft Office Word 2007

Word for teachers. Learn how to add mathmatical expressions, equations and formulas to worksheets using Microsoft Office Word 2007.

Add sounds, movies, and animations to Microsoft PowerPoint presentations

PowerPoint for teachers. Learn how to add video, sound, pictures, multimedia to presentations and slide shows to Microsoft Office Powerpoint 2007.

Add text to drawings in Microsoft Office Word

Word for teachers. Learn how to add text formatting within a shape or illustration with Microsoft Office Word.

Animate chart elements in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007

PowerPoint for teachers. Learn how to add animation and chart animations in Microsoft Office Powerpoint 2007.

Apply a picture to WordArt in Microsoft Office Word

Word for teachers. Learn how to apply images, color, word art and more with Microsoft Office Word.

Auto summarize a document in Microsoft Office Word 2007

Word for teachers. Learn how to auto summarize a document into key points or outline using Microsoft Office Word 2007.

Collaborate and track changes in Microsoft Office Word 2007

Word for teachers. Learn how to track changes and use review tools in documents with Microsoft Office Word 2007.

Compare and Contrast with a Venn Diagram in Microsoft Office Word

Word for teachers. Learn how to use a venn diagram to demonstrate relationships between information sources with Microsoft Office Word.

Create a calendar with Microsoft Office Word 2007

Word for teachers. Learn how to create a calendar for your class using Microsoft Office Word 2007.

Create a class newspaper with Microsoft Office Publisher 2007

Publisher for teachers. Learn how to use Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 to create and publish projects such as a class newspaper.

Create a pictograph using Microsoft Office Excel 2007

Excel for teachers. Show your students how to make a pictograph with Microsoft Office Excel 2007.

Create a table of contents in Microsoft Office Word 2007

Word for teachers. Learn how to create a table of contents using Microsoft Office Word 2007.

Create a theme-related brochure in Microsoft Office Word 2007

Word for teachers. Learn how to create a theme-related brochure for your class using Microsoft Office Word 2007.

Create an animated flow chart in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007

PowerPoint for teachers. Learn how to add an animated flow chart to presentations using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007.

Create data sets with Microsoft Office Excel 2007

Excel for teachers. Learn how to use Microsoft Office Excel 2007 for data collection and analysis.

Create movie-style crawling credits in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007

PowerPoint for teachers. Learn how to add animations and creative movie-style crawling credits in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007.

Create postcards in history with Microsoft Office Publisher 2007

Publisher for teachers. Create a fun classroom project by teaching your students how to create postcards using Microsoft Office Publisher 2007.

Create a timeline in Microsoft Office Word

Word for teachers. Learn how to create a timeline using drawing tools with Microsoft Office Word.

Design a survey and evaluate the data with Microsoft Office Excel

Teachers use Excel and Word to easily design, capture, and track survey data.

Develop an interactive story with Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007

PowerPoint for teachers. Learn how to create interactive storytelling presentations with Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007.

Display fractions in a Microsoft Office Excel 2007 spreadsheet

Excel for teachers. Learn how to use Microsoft Excel to display fractions in a spreadsheet. Show your students how.

In the classroom with Windows Live Movie Maker

MovieMaker for teachers. Learn how to create movies and slide shows for your classroom with Windows Live Movie Maker. You can download free.

Insert a caption in Microsoft Office Word 2007

Word for teachers. Learn how to create a caption for pictures, tables and other objects using Microsoft Office Word 2007.

Insert drop caps into documents with Microsoft Office Word

Word for teachers. Learn how to insert drop capitals for chapters or paragraphs using Microsoft Office Word.

Keep track of grades in Microsoft Office Excel 2007

Excel for teachers. Use Microsoft Office Excel 2007 to keep track of grades and helping teachers create grade reports for their class.

Make words stand out in a document with Microsoft Office Word

Word for teachers. Learn how to make words stand out or highlight in paper using Microsoft Office Word.

More tools for staying organized with Microsoft Office Outlook 2007

Outlook for teachers. Learn how to use Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 to help you with your organization, calendar management, email, and contacts.

Set up "what-if" scenarios in Microsoft Office Excel 2007

Excel for teachers. Learn how to gather, analyze and change data variables for what-if scenarios using Microsoft Office Excel 2007.

Set up and create a booklet

Word for teachers. Learn how to create and publish a booklet, event program or project using Microsoft Office Word.

Tell a story with Windows Live Movie Maker

MovieMaker for teachers. Learn how to make free movies and to tell stories with images and text. Download Windows Live Movie Maker today for free.

Use hidden text in Microsoft Office Word 2007

Word for teachers. Learn how to create hidden text and helpful student instructions using Microsoft Office Word 2007.

Use international characters in Microsoft Office Word 2007

Word for teachers. Learn how to use international characters, local language translation and more with Microsoft Office Word 2007.

Use Microsoft Office Excel 2007 macros to speed up work

Excel for teachers. Learn how to use Microsoft Office Excel 2007 for creating macros that can help save a teacher time for everyday tasks.

Use special calculations in Microsoft Office Excel 2007

Excel for teachers. Learn how to use special calculations, counting and data with Microsoft Office Excel 2007.

View your grade book in a PivotTable with Microsoft Office Excel 2007

Excel for teachers. Learn how to see data patterns, trends and use pivot tables with Mircrosoft Office Excel 2007.