After attending an amazing session by Isaac Misih, an English teacher at Whiteland High School, I want to share two great web and tablet tools for students that do not have Microsoft Office at home. Here are his notes straight from Evernote, with excerpt below:
"CloudON: Free Microsoft Office Suite for Apple and Android Tablets or Phones. This application offers a full Microsoft Office Suite for Apple and Android Tablets. Great because it offers students a way to be productive without breaking the bank, and it's also great because it syncs with Dropbox, Google Drive, or Box.com. Students can complete, revise, and share assignments with each other and with you. It's a way for students to hold on to their homework. Great for saving journal entries."
"Kingsoft Office: Free Microsoft Office Suite for Windows, Android, and Samsung Devices (PowerPoint for iOS) It's free and parents can use it on their PC's without breaking the bank on a Microsoft Home Office Suite. Great for students who have compatibility issues with Microsoft Word at home."