A free course management system (CMS) to create online learning sites
Moodle is a Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It is a Free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites. https://moodle.org/
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.
A planetarium software that shows a 3D simulation of the night sky
Stellarium renders 3D photo-realistic skies in real time with OpenGL. It displays stars, constellations, planets, nebulae and others things like ground, landscape, atmosphere, etc.
A very efficient tutor.
A touch typing tutor very flexible, supporting customizable keyboard layouts. You can edit and save new or unknown keyboard layouts, as the basic course was designed to not depend on specific ones. Also, there are some charts about the learning process.
Cross platform GUI for Maxima
wxMaxima is a cross-platform graphical front-end for the computer algebra system Maxima based on wxWidgets. It provides nice display of mathematical output and easy access to Maxima functions through menus and dialogs.
Real-time 3D visualization of space
Celestia is an application for real-time 3D visualization of space, with a detailed model of the solar system, over 100,000 stars, more than 10,000 galaxies, and an extension mechanism for adding more objects.
"Tux, of Math Command" is a math drill game starring Tux, the Linux Penguin. Lessons are included from simple number typing through addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of positive and negative numbers. It is intended for kids ~4-10.
A Logo programming environment for Microsoft Windows
A Logo programming environment for Microsoft Windows operating systems. FMSLogo (contrasted with other Logo dialects) has an easy-to-use GUI that encourages learning, especially for young children. FMSLogo was once called MSWLogo.
eLearning XHTML editor
eXe, the eLearning XHTML editor, is a freely available authoring application that assists teachers in the publishing of web content without the need to become proficient in HTML or XML markup. Resources authored in eXe can be exported to the web or LMS.
Free music notation & composition software
MuseScore is the leading free & open source music notation software for Windows, Mac and Linux. It is easy to use and makes beautiful sheet music. MuseScore is often praised as a cost effective alternative for Sibelius and Finale. Support MuseScore at http://musescore.org/en/donate Like MuseScore on Facebook: http://facebook.com/musescore
Dictionary for Mobile Information Devices and PCs
DictionaryForMIDs is an dictionary application for cell phones, tablets and PCs. The dictionary is completely installed on the device ("offline dictionary"), i.e. after installation there is no need for an internet connection. DictionaryForMIDs can be set up for any dictionary, for any language, or for any other lookup-purpose. The DfM-Creator tool is used to set up a dictionary for use with DictionaryForMIDs.
Educational activities based on multimedia elements (images, sounds, and text). ie. associations, puzzles, counting activities... Creation and modification of the activities using XML files. Multiple language support, multiple screen resolutions (SVG
Wikipedia offline & more
Kiwix is an offline reader for Web content. It's especially intended to make Wikipedia available offline. With Kiwix, you can enjoy Wikipedia on a boat, in the middle of nowhere... or in Jail. Kiwix manages to do that by reading ZIM files, a highly compressed open format with additional meta-data.
LenMus is a free program for learning music theory.
*** Development moved to Launchpad at https://launchpad.net/lenmus *** LenMus is a free program for learning music. It allows you to focus on specific skills and exercises, on both theory and aural training. The different activities can be customized to meet your needs. It includes an score editor.
Educational Software for children aged 2 to 10.
GCompris is a high quality educational software suite comprising of numerous activities for children aged 2 to 10. Some of the activities are game oriented, but nonetheless still educational.
Cybera is an Internet cafe administration system. It works with prepaid cards or client accounts or in a post paid Self Service mode. Features include workstation control, user rights lockdown, accounting, stats and screen replication for CAI.
Software designed for remediation of dyscalculia (or mathematical learning disabilities) in children aged 4-8 and for teaching number sense in kindergarten children. For more information, visit the unicog lab website using the link below. NOTE: To use The Number Race, you may need to download TWO files, the main program (above), AND a language pack. To get to the language packs, click on "Files" on the menu bar above, and select version and the appropriate language. If you are lucky there might be an installer + language pack available as one download. Check "Files" -> version -> Language
Authoring and Learning management system
Dokeos is an elearning and course management web application (LMS), translated in 34 languages, already helping thousands of organisations worldwide to manage learning and collaboration activities.
eAdventure (formerly <e-Adventure>) is an authoring tool for the creation of point-and-click games, especially designed for educational purposes. eAdventure is SCORM compatible so eAdventure games can be integrated with LMS like Moodle. More info at: http://e-adventure.e-ucm.es
Books and eBooks library organizer. Catalog, tag and search your books database with ease. Automatically fetches the book's details and cover image from the web with a smart ISBN guesser.
Guido van Robot Educational Programming Language
Educational Activities for Kids
!!!! IMPORTANT !!! pySioGame project has been renamed to eduActiv8 - please visit new project page at: https://sourceforge.net/projects/eduactiv8/
a free cross platform precise unit converter, supports 5300+ units
The NC is a free, open source, cross platform software in order to convert units. It converts numbers with a precision of up to 1000 significant figures. It supports more than 5300 units in 94 categories. It has been localized in 10 languages.
A collection of interactive educational exercises
eduActiv8 is a free Open Source multi-platform educational application that aims to assist in learning various early education topics - from learning the alphabet and new words, colours, time to a range of math related subjects. eduActiv8 is a continuation of the development of the pySioGame project just under a new name. It is being developed on GitHub at: https://github.com/imiolek-ireneusz/eduActiv8 but 'compiled' releases are published here. Currently, it is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux.
Open source and free student information system for higher education.
eduTrac SIS is a free and open source student information system for higher education that allows educational institutions to manage faculty, staff, students, courses, course registrations, and more. Server must meet the minimum PHP version which is 5.4. eduTrac SIS Online Manual Modules: https://www.edutracsis.com/ Plugins: https://plugins.edutracsis.com/ Developer's Handbook: https://developer.edutracsis.com/ Demo: http://demo.etsis.us/