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Microsoft Gives Teachers Free Resources to Address Classroom Challenges Due to the Impact of H1N1 Flu Virus
Date:9/16/2009

Learning Goes Online in Alabama When H1N1 Strikes

There have already been cases of the H1N1 flu virus at St. Paul's Episcopal School in Mobile, Ala., since the opening of school this year. Kelli Etheredge is the school's Tech & Learning Resources Director and a World Literature teacher and says a few students are absent from her class each day due to the virus. Following Etheredge's success using Office Live Workspace last year, she immediately set up a class workspace so her students could collaborate to create virtual tours of ancient medieval epic heroes while away from the classroom. The online tool not only connects her students in various locations but also teaches her students about what it means to work as a team and how to accomplish goals together.

"This resource has helped my students stay connected to me and to the rest of their class," Etheredge said. "Through collaborative projects and online resources, my students have been able to continue their learning of the ancient and medieval epics as well as work on their museum projects in a team environment and not miss a beat."

Educators and students can access documents on their class workspace from virtually any computer with Internet access -- even if not connected to the school network. Educators and students can work collaboratively on projects in a safe environment that is password-protected and invitation-only. Even if they don't have a desktop version of Microsoft Office at home, they can still view and work on documents in a browser.

"We're concerned for the students and families impacted by the H1N1 virus and understand this could be a difficult time for students worried about their health and that they could fall behind in their studies," said Anthony Salcito, vice president of Worldwide Public Sector Education at Microsoft. "We are happy to be able to provide affordable and accessible technology solutions
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