? Microsoft offers many free tools to help you motivate and captivate your students. Learn more at
Discover the many free, interactive tools in a variety of subject areas. For the most part, these free tools
and applications don’t require special
training, so you can use them quickly in a productive learning activity.
Interactive Classroom—lets MULTIMEDIA TOOLKIT
you insert polling questions into AutoCollage*—create a unique PowerPoint presentations to piece of art with students’ photos. make lessons a two-way activity WorldWide Telescope—enable with you and your students. your PC to function as a virtual ? ?SkyDrive—Windows Live telescope. store and share your photos ?Photosynth—intriguing 3-D and files, free–up to 25GB. experience for sharing or viewing ? Windows Live Writer—makes photo collections. composing, previewing, and ?Songsmith*—bring out your publishing your blogs even students’ musical and singing easier. talents. MAKE EVERYDAY ?Photo Story for Windows XP—TASKS EASIER
quickly turn digital photos into Bing? Search—helps teachers compelling slideshows. and students find the information
COLLABORATE WITH they need faster.
COLLEAGUES AND STUDENTS Bing? Maps—embark on a Mouse Mischief?—a free add-in virtual trip to Paris or wherever ?for PowerPoint 2007 and 2010 that your students’ curiosity takes makes classroom lessons them. interactive using one computer and Bing? Translator—useful multiple mice. resource for teachers doing
VISUALIZE COMPLEX EQUATIONS
Mathematics Add-in—students can visualize formulas and
complex math problems with dynamic 2-D and 3-D graphs. This free add-in can help with algebra, calculus, physics, statistics, and more. Available as a free add-in for Word 2007
and 2010 and OneNote 2010. Easy to download. http://www.microsoft.com/
WHERE TO FIND THESE FREE TOOLS:
?Songsmith Free Trial*
?Photo Story for Windows XP
Interactive Classroom and Mathematics Add-in
??Windows Live SkyDrive
?Windows Live Writer
Bing? Search and Bing? Maps
* Join http://us.partnersinlearningnetwork.com for free to obtain complete free versions of AutoCollage and Songsmith (vs. trial).