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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.

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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.

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.

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 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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.