What's it all about?
Master Microsoft Word, and be a more productive and creative teacher! This powerful software can make your documents come to life and help you integrate technology in your classroom.
You'll start by learning how to create, open, edit, and save your documents. Next, you'll become skilled at using formatting tools including tabs, margins, and spacing. In addition, you'll find out how to add borders, clip art, WordArt, shapes, pictures, and tables. You'll even learn how to make your own student-of-the-week certificates!
As you take a virtual tour of Microsoft Word, you'll encounter handy program features that enable you to control document presentation, stay organised, and keep your students inspired and excited. You'll get to try out all your new skills as you create a classroom poster, produce templates for tests, and use table tools to design a class grade roster.
And of course, you'll want to share your new knowledge with your students! That's why you'll find lesson plans for introducing Word to your learners. These include activities for every age, from picture books to letter-writing projects and book reports.
Whether you're new to Word or a veteran, join us and find out how to turn this dynamic program into a launching pad for creative lessons and engaging classroom activities. As you master its features in fun, hands-on activities, you'll discover that Word enhances your teaching in ways you didn't think possible. Get ready to wow your students . . . and their parents too!
Courses are delivered to you through expertly executed lessons, online instruction and interaction with like-minded students. Our courses are designed to deliver all of the benefits of studying in a classroom whilst giving you the flexibility to study at a time and place to suit your needs. You can access your classroom 24/7 from any device with an internet connection.
New sessions of each course start monthly and last for six weeks. You’ll gain access to two lessons a week (for a total of 12 lessons) helping you pace your learning. There are no set times for you to study, you can log in and out at any time and complete the course at your own pace. Your expert tutor will guide and facilitate your course, answering any questions you have and providing guidance and feedback. You’ll complete comprehensive lessons, quizzes and assignments before submitting your final exam at the end of the course to achieve your certificate.
Session start dates are listed below. Has the start date already passed? Don’t worry, you can join a class up to 2 weeks after the start date!
- 14 February
- 14 March
- 11 April
- 16 May