Here's how to use Windows Movie Maker, Paint, and Sound Recorder -- Windows XP Version but should translate to Vista easily.
So how am I using it.
I'm teaching 3 sections of Math/Science Study Skills - all these kids have a regular math class.
The assignment is to create a movie using the free tools describing independent and dependent variables.
Today I showed them the free tools. Went my speed and recorded it as above. It was funny because one little gal raised her hand and said she didn't understand a word I said and I said, "Fine, I made a movie".
Feel free to play with.
It will be interesting to see what comes of it.