There are a lot of good FAQ articles on forms, on templates, tables,
etc. at the MVP site. It's more about creating documents than a
repository of samples, but then again, you want to enable your students
to create, I presume.
I'd not show too much different stuff, beceause, as you say, you don't
want to complicate. Word, OTOH, lets you do a ton of different things,
in various way. It certainly lets you do many things in bad ways, too.
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