http://www.microsoft.com/education/freetools Microsoft offers many free tools to help you motivate and captivate your students. Discover the many free, interactive tools in a variety of subject areas. For the most part, these free tools and applications don't require special training, so you can use them quickly in a productive learning activity.
www.dreamspark.com It's about giving students Microsoft professional tools at no charge. Receive free acess to Microsoft's professional developer, designer, and gaming software.
www.imaginecup.com In ten years, the Imagine Cup has grown to be a truly global competition focused on finding solutions to real-world problems. Since 2003, over 1.4 million students have participated in the Imagine Cup with 358,000 students representing 183 countries and regions registering for the Imagine Cup 2011 competition.
IT Academy Programs
www.microsoft.com/education/msitacademy The Microsoft IT Academy Program empowers member high schools and colleges to deliver training to help prepare credit and noncredit students for careers and certification in information technology. The program gives faculty and students access to training on current software and the latest Microsoft technologies.
Partners in Learning Network
http://www.microsoft.com/education/uspil Join this social utility designed to help educators connect with peers around the world, collaborate on topics of interest and access relevant content. THey will have the opportunity to learn from and inspire one antoher and gain access to existing online learning comunities in addition to creating their own.
www.microsoft.com/innovativeeducator Access unique professional development for your educator trainers which offers new tools and resources around integrating technology into teaching and learning. New training seminars are now available.