An award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12
Tux Paint is a free, award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12. It combines an easy-to-use interface, fun sound effects, and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use the program. Kids are presented with a blank canvas and a variety of drawing tools to help them be creative. Along with paintbrush, shapes and text, Tux Paint includes a "stamp" feature to add pre-drawn or photographic imagery to pictures, and a set of "magic tools" that provide filter effects (like blur, tint and waves) and interesting drawing tools (like train tracks, bubbles and grass). Tux Paint includes a collection of "starter" images, both coloring-book style and photo-realistic, and a large collections of stamps are available as a separate download. Additional content can be added by parents and teachers, or downloaded from 3rd parties. Tux Paint is available for Linux, BSD, Windows, Mac OS X and Haiku operating systems.
CatMDEdit is a metadata editor tool for describing resources, mainly geographic information. Developed by IAAA (University of Zaragoza) and GeoSpatiumLab S.L., sponsored by IGN Spain. Technical details: Java, XML, multiplatform, multilingual.
Practice arithmetic skills, for kids and professionals
RekenTest is freeware educational software to practice arithmetic skills. It supports basic arithmetic operations like addition and subtraction, the muliplication tables and so on, as well as more advanced arithmetic operations like decimals, money problems, percentages and fractions. The software has lots of options and lets you organize your classroom with tasks and groups.
Intelligere SCS is a collaboration system with an integrated web conference system ideal for virtual classroom, e-learning and video conference. In order to view an on-line demo use this address http://tinyurl.com/scsdemo (user and pass 'sfguest').
Client/aggregator for free online language services - translators, dictionaries, thesauruses . Allow to translate text over 41 sites, 53 services, 70 languages, more of 4000 translation directions.
Mandelbrot explorer [Java/Swing/XML]
GeoGebra is free and multi-platform dynamic mathematics software for learning and teaching geometry, algebra, statistics, and calculus. Download the free software at http://www.geogebra.org. Find the source code at http://www.geogebra.org/trac