30 – Word


Microsoft Word is a popular and versatile word processing tool used for creating all kinds of paper-based materials. It is available as part of the Microsoft Office suite

Cost: Commercial. Free tiral
Available: Download. Hosted (Office365)
Categories: documentation

Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning:

  • 2015: 30  2014: 17  2013: 17  2012: 19  2011: 42  2010: 60  2009: 36=  2008: 22  2007: 10

Comments from some of those that selected Word as one of their Top Tools 

“Use to prepare scripts for e-learning” Robert Craigo, 2015

“I simply use it for so many things in the classroom. For lessons, lesson plans, activities, notes etc.” 2015

“My writing tool for longer posts, articles, and of course books, and writing is a powerful force for organizing my thoughts, and a great way to share them and get feedback.” Clark Quinn, 2015