The most recent version of StarOffice is now available for Windows and Linux users. Educators and students can download the software for free after creating a free account at the Sun website.
StarOffice is a full featured office suite: word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, drawing and database applications. Files are Microsoft Office compatible.
There's even an online StarOffice tutorial for kids. There are separate tutorials for primary, elementary, junior high and high school students.
Mac users will need to visit www.openoffice.org.