Teacher Guides

Getting started with teaching tips, and step-by-step guides for popular teacher tasks is easy and free. Learn ways to inspire your students and better use new tools and technologies in class.

Critical thinking

Get lesson plans and student handouts to offer lessons that help students learn how to apply critical thinking skills when doing research online.

Windows Live Movie Maker in the classroom

Download an e-book, watch videos, and learn to use Windows Live Movie Maker to make learning more personal with pictures and movies in your classroom.

Free tools in the classroom

Free tools from Microsoft. Engage your students, energize a lesson plan, and save time using free tools for photos, videos, collaboration and education.

Digital storytelling in the classroom

When students create a movie or interactive slide show to tell their story, learning becomes personal.

Microsoft Office in the classroom

Improve collaboration and increase productivity with Microsoft Office PowerPoint, Office Word, and Office OneNote.

Microsoft Office Web Apps beyond the classroom

Get helpful teaching tips on how to use Office Web Apps to access and share your documents.

Microsoft OneNote in the classroom

Microsoft® OneNote® 2010 gives teachers the ideal place to store their myriad resources and materials in a single, easy-to-organize location.

Windows 7 in the classroom

Watch videos and download how-to guides to learn how you can use Windows 7 in the classroom.

Bing in the classroom

Bing is the decision engine that helps teachers and students quickly find what they need on the Internet in a visual and organized way.

Microsoft Mathematics 4.0 in the classroom

From basic math to pre-calculus, Microsoft Mathematics 4.0 helps you visualize mathematical concepts.

Accessibility in the classroom

Technology can help make your educational environment more accessible to those with special needs.