Free is always a good thing in education, and now that Apple has released apps like Pages for free, teachers and students everywhere will be using it more often. It really is a great software application. For students it is a great solution because it offers no frills quick document editing that allows them to get right to the work, instead of the word art. Those of you who have tried to work in office know what I mean. ;)
The following video is a quick walkthrough of all the features of the new Pages app. Teaching your students how to use the app is a key step in having them be productive using their technology. Once you learn the basics and give it a try, you will find that it really does work well and is a very valuable tool for education.