Scroll down for several good tutorials that walk you through various programs for Windows including PowerPoint and Excel and for Apple.
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TeachParentsTech.org, is a website created by Google that offers more than 50 two-minute videos with step-by-step instructions on everything from how to cut and paste copy to creating a blog.
The site is set up so “kids” can e-mail a tech support “care package” to their parents — or anyone else. Just go to the site and click on the topics that have got users stymied. The selected videos will be e-mailed to the recipients. It goes without saying that we “kids” can e-mail ourselves.
The videos have received more than 1 million views since the December launch of the site.
Many good Windows tutorials for PC users:
WORD tutorials online:
This one is written for high school kids — a lot of lame jokes, but very simple and easy.
The “chapters” are at the bottom of the page:
PowerPoint in the Classroom
POWERPOINT written for college students:
PowerPoint – College Level
POWERPOINT written for businesspeople scroll down to find the tutorials:
PowerPoint – Business Level
An EXCEL 2007 spreadsheet tutorial:
Other MS tutorials are also at
Apple tutorials online:
http://macmost.com/printable-mac-keyboard-shortcut-page-for-snow-leopard.html (Click on illustration to get a printable pdf.)