- Platform: Windows 98 / XP / 2000
- Media: DVD-ROM
- Item Quantity: 1
Sometimes the hardest part about doing homework is getting started. Learning Essentials for Students provides assignment-specific guidance in Microsoft Office applications such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. With curriculum-based templates, tools, and tutorials, Learning Essentials helps with a variety of subjects and assignments, from history reports and essays to physics projects and chemistry labs.
The easy-to-use and intuitive tools, templates, and tutorials in Learning Essentials help students get past formatting questions and puts them into the core of the assignment to create high-quality reports, presentations, science projects, and other assignments more easily. Developed in cooperation with well-regarded academic publishers like Pearson Prentice Hall, SchoolKiT, and Great Source Houghton Mifflin Co., Learning Essentials even offers tips, tricks, and tutorials for managing homework projects and developing study aids.
Microsoft Student 2006 unlocks tools in Microsoft Office specially designed for foreign language assignments, providing templates for writing in Spanish, French, and German. Once a template is launched, the student will have tools available specifically for writing in that language, such as letters with appropriate accents and spell checking with suggested correct spellings.
Learning Essentials help students create accurate and compelling workeven in math and science. Guidelines and templates for Microsoft PowerPoint make for sharp analytical presentations, and templates for Microsoft Excel improve critical thinking on physics and chemistry assignments.
Microsoft Student 2006 comes with an invaluable tool for math and science homework: powerful, easy-to-use Graphing Calculator software, the perfect complement to the handheld calculators typically required in middle and high school.
A full-color display with 2-D and 3-D charting capabilities helps students visualize difficult problems in trigonometry, calculus, chemistry, and physics classes, and students can enter problems just as they appear in their textbooks. The ability to view, rotate, and animate large, colorful graphs makes understanding difficult concepts and problem-solving in advanced math and science courses significantly easier. Students can also save their workto finish later, add to Word or PowerPoint documents, or share with study groups.
Customisable, interchangeable Calculator Skins let students personalize the Graphing Calculator and express their individual style.
Help students avoid the frustration of unfocused Web searches. When students do research online, Web Companion will bring up accurate, trusted information alongside the search-engine resultsright in the browser, without launching additional applications.
Microsoft Student 2006 includes a full version of Encarta 2006 Reference Library, with the Encarta Dictionary and Thesaurus, as well as more than 68,000 Encarta encyclopedia articles, edited by a team of thousands of experts in science, history, geography, and math. The Encarta Search Bar in the Windows task pane provides even faster, easier access to this wealth of information.
Help with difficult homework assignments is just a few clicks away for basic math, algebra, advanced algebra, and geometry. There's even a good chance that students can find the precise page and problem they're working on. Step-by-step instructions and hints are based on actual textbooks from major publishers.