See also the Useful Free Software page

You should also check out the TKI Software for Learning pages www.tki.org.nz/r/ict/software/ - use the keyword: freeware in the search tool)

Have a look at the discussion forums on the Home page for ideas of how to use some common programs. You may even like to add some ideas of your own.

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Powerpoint

http://its.leesummit.k12.mo.us/powerpoint.htm

http://www.online.tusc.k12.al.us/tutorials/pptclass/pptclass.htm

http://www.edzone.net/~mwestern/ppt/resources.htm

http://www.spa3.k12.sc.us/usingpowerpoint.htm (Includes links to Jamie Mckenzie's articles on Powerpointlessness)

Piglet and the Icecream Truck - a Powerpoint based on Maui and the Sun by Colville Students

- Powerpoint by Opoutere School Year 2 & 3 students

Comic Life - check out the ideas and resources for this easy-to-use program

Mindmapping software

- Inspiration and Kidspiration - see these examples of uses of these programs

Software for Learning wiki