Microsoft Word

Advice on using Microsoft Word in the classroom. Includes tips for using Microsoft Word to produce documents such as letters, stories, newsletters, biographies, catalogs, and more!

Fun with Gradients in Microsoft Word

Students love to ‘put their own stamp’ on their work. And creativity is something that we, as educators, encourage. Here’s a quick activity that has students design their own custom gradients to fill shapes made in a Word document. It is from TechnoEditor, TechnoKids’ latest release. In this project, students master essential word processing skills …

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How to Have Fun with Microsoft WordArt

Discover how to have fun with WordArt. WordArt is a graphic object that transforms text into art by applying design elements such as fills, outlines, shadows, and more! It is a terrific way to make a document eye-catching. The decorative special effects draw attention to the text. Microsoft WordArt tools offer a myriad of combinations …

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Fun Word Processing Lessons for Google and Word TechnoEditor

Great news! TechnoEditor, an engaging introduction to word processing, has just been released for Microsoft 365 and Google Docs. This project teaches basic yet essential technology skills and is ideal for Grades 4-9 students. Jam-packed with key tools and techniques, it has been a fan favorite with educators in the past. Teachers noticed that it …

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