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103 resources with the concept basic computer skills

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Microsoft Word

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Microsoft Word is a widely used technology tool. Get to know the popular program with a collection of 44 videos. Video topics include creating and opening documents, page layouts, pictures, text wrapping, and so much more! 
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Google Docs: Supporting Lessons and Resources

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed Standards
Just what you needed to get started with using Google Docs in the classroom—a collection of lesson plans, apps, videos, and activities, curated by a team of teachers and organized by grade level.
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Using the Internet Responsibly

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Young scholars have a lot at their fingertips, and teaching them to be wise Internet explorers is paramount to their success as learners. Here are five full lessons—with all required materials—intended to help elementary schoolers...
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Using Information Correctly

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Four videos make up the "Use Information Correctly" series designed for 21st-century learners. The collection focuses on how to avoid plagiarism by citing sources, understanding copyright laws, learning how to copyright their original...
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Beginning Programming with Raspberry PI

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This collection contains resources to help one get started with using the Raspberry PI. The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. It is a...
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Google Mobile Apps: Supporting Lessons and Resources

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Just what you needed to get started using Google Mobile Apps in the classroom—a collection of lesson plans, apps, videos, and activities, curated by a team of teachers and organized by grade level.
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Office: Using the Draw Tab

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
How can you create shapes, add notes, and edit text in Microsoft Office? The Draw Tab can help with that. Viewers distinguish between the three types of drawing textures: pen, pencil, and highlighter. Scholars also discover how to change...
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Word: Mail Merge

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Make mailing a snap! Using an efficient video, viewers discover how to use Microsoft Word's Mail Merge feature to save time when creating multiple labels, envelopes, letters, name tags, and other documents. Pupils also learn how to...
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Word: Applying and Modifying Styles

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
What's the best way to control the fonts, formatting, and colors of a Word document? Just use the styles feature! Viewers discover how to apply a style set, modify a style, and create a new style using an informative video. Pupils also...
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Word: SmartArt Graphics

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Is it possible to communicate information with graphics instead of text? With an informative video, scholars discover how to use SmartArt in a Microsoft Word document. They learn how to add text to a SmartArt graphic and how to organize...
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Word: Inspecting and Protecting Documents

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Before sharing an important Word document, discover how to inspect and protect it. A helpful video shows viewers learn how to use the document inspector to remove hidden personal information and check for other issues. Pupils also learn...
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Word: Track Changes and Comments

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
It's time to throw away all the red pens. Thanks to Microsoft Word, viewers learn how to track changes and comments in a document without killing any trees or wasting ink. Additionally, scholars discover how to accept or reject changes...
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Word: Text Boxes

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
How do users add text to a specific location on a Word document? Enter text boxes! By watching a helpful video, viewers discover how to create, move, and resize text boxes. Additionally, they learn how to change the shape of text boxes...
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Word: Check Spelling and Grammar

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
What's the best way to proofread a Microsoft Word document? Viewers of a helpful video learn how to create polished prose by running a spelling and grammar check. They also discover how to ignore some of Word's incorrect suggestions and...
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Word: Charts

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Check out the chart to review the data. Using the resource, scholars learn how to insert charts into a Word document. They also discover how to identify the parts of a chart and create charts with existing Excel data. 
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Word: Aligning, Ordering, and Grouping Objects

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
How does arranging objects enhance the overall look and feel of a Microsoft Word document? Using an informative resource, scholars discover how to align, order, and group objects. They also learn how to distribute pictures, text boxes,...
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Word: Formatting Pictures

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Image is everything. Using the resource, viewers learn the basics of formatting pictures in Microsoft Word and Office 365. They discover how to crop images, add borders, and make adjustments to enhance a document's appearance. 
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Word: Tables

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Pull up a chair ... it's time to learn about tables. Using an informational resource, scholars learn the basics of working with tables in Microsoft Word. They discover how to insert a blank table, modify tables, and convert existing text...
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Word: Shapes

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Circles and squares and rectangles, oh my! Using the resource, viewers learn about adding shapes to a Microsoft Word document to make it more visually appealing. Scholars also discover how to resize shapes and add special effects.
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Word: Using Find and Replace

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
What's the fastest way to find and replace text in a lengthy Word document? The eighth installment from the 44-part Microsoft Word series shows viewers how to use the find command to search for a specific word or phrase in a document....
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Word: Pictures and Text Wrapping

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
A picture is worth a thousand Microsoft Words. With video 17 from the 44-part Microsoft Word series, scholars learn about pictures and text wrapping. They discover how to incorporate pictures into documents using the online picture...
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Word: Page Numbers

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Start counting! Scholars become page number experts after watching the 16th video from a 44-part Microsoft Word series. They learn how to add, hide, and restart page numbering in a Word document. Viewers also discover how to add page...
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Word: Header and Footers

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Even Word documents have heads and feet! The video from the Microsoft Word series is all about headers and footers. Scholars learn how to use preset headers and footers and work within the Design tab. They also discover how to insert...
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Word: Columns

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
What's a great way to present lists, news articles, and other types of information in a Word document? Columns! Using the 14th video from the informative 44-part Microsoft Word series, scholars discover how to format text into columns to...