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Released: 2005-07-05

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Microsoft Student 2006 DVD [Old Version] by Microsoft

Software Details

Brand: MicrosoftMedia: DVD-ROMHardware Platform: PCOperating System: Windows 2000
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Description

Now students can enhance their study skills with the integrated group of essential tools found in Microsoft Student 2006. These tools help students complete assignments more efficiently and is a great companion to Microsoft Office XP, Office 2003 or Microsoft Office Student & Teacher 2003. Microsoft Student 2006 provides the trusted homework tools and resources students need for academic sucess. With tools for Office designed just for students, graphing/scientific calculator software, Web search campanion, homework starters, and trusted content from Encarta Premium, it's just the starting point for better grades. Some functionality requires Microsoft Office XP, Office 2003 or Office Student & Teacher 2003 to be installed on the same machine.

Platforms

Windows 2000, Windows XP

Product Features

  • Provides tools, templates, and tuturials for the application student use most like Microsoft Office to help students create high quality reports and presentations.
  • Full featured graphing scientific calculator helps students visualize and solve math and science problems.
  • Step by step tutorials help students solve math questions representing specific problems taken directly from popular math textbooks used in schools.
  • Research topics with Microsoft Encarta Reference Premium, which includes a subscription to MSN Encarta Premium through October 2006.
  • Tutorial content from leading publishers provide students with guidance on writing reports, building presentations, or creating the right visuals on a project.

Editorial Review

It may not seem possible, but thanks to Microsoft Student 2006, being a middle or high school student has just become a whole lot more fun, and a whole lot easier. In one convenient package, Microsoft Student 2006 provides students with templates, organizational tools, tutorials, translator tools, and a just about everything else they'll need to finish -- and ace! -- their French homework, algebra exam and research papers.

Student 2006 consolidates many learnin g tools into a seamless experience.
The intuitive Graphing/Scientific Calculator Software helps speed up math calculations and provides graphing capab ilities in full color.


The Student Essentials interface g ives students the tools they need to excel at virtually every level of the learn ing curve.
Designed with the help of leading educators and publishers, Microsoft Office 2006 offers students easy-to-use and intuitive software tools -- such as Encarta Encyclopedia, foreign language translators, and Graphing Calculator Software -- that will help them to:

  • Research and brainstorm term papers on virtually any subject
  • Create professionally designed charts and diagrams
  • Produce properly documented research assignments
  • Design outstanding classroom presentations with PowerPoint
  • Learn invaluable scientific and mathematical analytical skills
  • Expand foreign language skills
Whether the task at hand is a science project, literature presentation, math test, or Spanish homework, Microsoft Student 2006 has what it takes to not only help students meet their deadlines, but to also help prepare them with the tools they'll need to continue their education beyond high school.

Quadratic Equations and 3-D Graphics: The Graphing Calculator Software
A great complement to any handheld calculator, the easy-to-use Graphing/Scientific Calculator Software can help speed up individual math calculations, or can be used to create high-quality group science projects. Much more than a handheld device, this calculator lets students enter math problems exactly the way they are displayed in textbooks, so there's no need to learn any new syntax simply to complete homework assignments. From helping with quadratic equations to providing 3-D graphing capabilities in full color, this calculator does it all. And best of all, it allows students to save their calculations to share with their study group or to finish on their own at a later time.

Microsoft Student 2006 also offers online math help with step-by-step tutorials that are taken directly from popular math textbooks used in schools. This way students can learn from examples that will actually help them when it comes time for the big test.

Researching Literature and History
With a subscription through October 2006 to Microsoft Encarta Reference Premium, students have immediate access to one of the world's most comprehensive sources of research information in the world. Literature guides offer in-depth information to leading writers and works of literature; over 68,000 articles provide the background information students will need for research papers; over 29,000 Web page links, pre-selected by professional researchers and editors, guarantee that they won't be wasting valuable time visiting irrelevant Web sites.

Students also have access to more than 2,000 sound and music clips, 1.8 million map locations, and 300 video clips. In addition, Microsoft Student 2006 offers several interactive features for all levels of learning, including interactive videos from The Discovery Channel, an interactive world atlas, Encarta for Kids, Africana Encyclopedia, Virtual Flight, and much more. Also, tutorial content from leading publishers provides students with advanced guidance on writing reports, building presentations, and creating the right visuals to complement their assignments.

Making It Look Good: Learning Essentials for Microsoft Office
There's nothing more daunting to a student than facing a blank screen, and nothing more frustrating than spending all your time trying to make your report look nice. With Learning Essentials for Microsoft Office -- one of the key features of Microsoft Students 2006 -- students will quickly be able to get past that blank page and create professional looking reports, presentations, graphics, and just about any other kind of documents they'll need. With Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint templates, students can spend their time focusing on content, without having to worry about how to make their work look nice. In other words, Microsoft Student 2006 lets students focus on what's really important to the learning process while still creating great looking reports and presentations.

The Right Tool for Every Student
Whether a student is studying for an Advanced Placement exam in calculus, or trying to master subject verb agreement in expository writing assignments, Microsoft Student 2006 can help. As a perfect complement to Microsoft Office XP, Office 2003, or Microsoft Office Student and Teacher, this exciting educational tool promises to revolutionize the way students learn.

Note: Students must have Microsoft Office XP, Office 2003, or Microsoft Office Student and Teacher 2003 edition in order to use the Learning Essentials tools and templates in Microsoft Student 2006.

More Details

Publisher: Microsoft SoftwareCategory: Encyclopedias & DictionariesBinding: DVD-ROM


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