Students will learn keyboarding and complete numerous hands-on projects related to word processing, desktop publishing, presentation software, spreadsheets, and databases. The text was written for middle school students. All activities and projects are age-appropriate. "Keyboarding Connections" features a "fun" format complemented by a visually appealing game-like software interface. High-interest skill building exercises, applications, and games consistently hold students' attention. All new content includes extensive practice with e-mail, PowerPoint(R), and Web page design. An Internet Connection feature provides search tips and relevant links. A user-friendly Web site features include State correlations, language arts activities, and additional teacher resources. Plus, everything is Windows 2000 and XP compatible!Jaehne, Julie is the author of 'Glencoe Keyboarding Connections Projects And Applications', published 2003 under ISBN 9780078309854 and ISBN 0078309859.