Microsoft Free Teacher Guides A Great Resource for Educators

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Microsft has created Teacher Guides where it provides free teaching tips and step by step guides for popular teacher tasks. These guides are supposed to help teachers and educators learn and explore better ways to inspire students and integrate technology in class.

Here are the main categories you find in Teacher Guides

Critical Thinking

It provides lesson plans and student handouts that teachers can use to improve their students critical thinking skills particularly when doing a research.

Free Tools in The classroom

Microsoft offers some of its free tools to teachers to help them get their students engaged,  energize their lesson plans, and save time. These tools include photo tools, video tools, collaboration tools and many more.

Digital Storytelling

This section provides resources and materials for teachers to use with their students in storytelling. It helps students personalize their learning and  perfom better. Students can use these materails to create a movie or interactive slideshow to tell their stories.

Microsoft Office in The Classroom

To increase productivity and improve collaboration Microsoft offers a set of free tools for teachers and students such as Microsoft Powerpoint, Word, oneNote and many more.

Microsoft Office Web Apps

This is where teachers get teaching tips on how to use Office Web Apps to access and share their documents

Microsoft Onenote in the classroom

This provides teachers with one single place where they can organise their online materials and resources.

Windows 7 in the classroom

Learn how to use Windows Live Movie Maker to create video clips using pictures. You can also watch videos and download an e-book.

Bing Internet in The Classroom

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

Microsoft Mathematics 4.0 in the classroom

This one helps you visualize mathematical concepts from basic math to pre-calculus.

Accessibility in the classroom

Education can be accessible to those with special needs using technology. Discover how here.