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 circuit simulator with graphical user interface (GUI)
Qucs is a circuit simulator with graphical user interface. The software aims to support all kinds of circuit simulation types, e.g. DC, AC, S-parameter, Transient, Noise and Harmonic Balance analysis. Pure digital simulations are also supported.
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.
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.
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
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.
"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.
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.
forma.lms is a Learning Management System (LMS), opensource lms
forma.lms is an open-source, web-based elearning platform (learning management system - LMS), used to manage and deliver online training courses. It's focused on corporate training needs. The projects forma.lms ((aka formalms) was originally created as a fork of Docebo CE v 4.0.5. The support comnunity of forma.Lms is active on http://www.elearningcommunity.net
eFront LMS is an easy to use, visually attractive, SCORM certified, Ajax powered, eLearning and talent management platform.
Open Source Learning Management System
Claroline is collaborative learning environment based on PHP/mySQL. It allows teachers or education institutions to create and administer courses through the web. The software provides group management, forums, document repositories, calendar, SCORM,...
Bootable linux distro for Geospatial Applications
OSGeo-Live is a self-contained bootable DVD, USB thumb drive or Virtual Machine based on Lubuntu that allows you to try a wide variety of open source geospatial software without installing anything. It is composed entirely of free software, allowing it to be freely distributed, duplicated and passed around. It provides pre-configured applications for a range of geospatial use cases, including storage, publishing, viewing, analysis and manipulation of data. It also contains sample datasets and documentation.
VuFind is a library resource discovery portal designed and developed for libraries by libraries. The goal of VuFind is to enable your users to search and browse through all of your library's resources by replacing the traditional OPAC.
a race scenario drawing tool
XLogo - A LOGO learning and drawing application built for Mac OS X
TuxWordSmith uses XDXF dictionaries to play in 88 languages
Similar to the classic word game 'Scrabble', but with unicode support for multiple languages and character sets. The game is currently distributed with eighty-eight (88) dictionary resources for playing Language[i]-Language[j] 'Scrabble'. For example, if configured to use the French-English dictionary, then the distribution of available tiles will be computed based on frequency of occurance of each character of Language[i] (French), and for each submission the corresponding definition will be given in Language[j] (English).
VTSurvey is a web-based tool enabling users to autonomously create and run online surveys, feedback or registration forms.
The future of information technology will be based on controlling the flow of natural light. This project is an attempt to establish the code (or software) that will enable this to happen. It involves rewriting an OS from the ground up.
Docebo is a Cloud SaaS LMS, perfect for corporate online training
An easy to use LMS to manage, deliver and track ILT and WBT activities. Available for global clients in more than 30 languages, Docebo is a robust and extendable LMS that brings to the market a pure SaaS solution including the option to activate an Enterprise Cloud Solution (ECS) App which allows the LMS to run on a dedicated Cloud instance. Docebo delivers a mobile-ready, off-the-shelf and fully integrated solution that is scalable. Docebo's latest release supports: Gamification, Social Learning, Collaborative Learning. Why choose Docebo LMS? - Pure SaaS LMS - Rapid Deployment - Enterprise Cloud Solution - Off-the-shelf Integrations You can also try Docebo's 14-day free trial.
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
Viewer of Mac OS X video tutorial i18n subtitles project. Mac Basics, iTunes, MobileMe, iLife , iWork available with English and Italian subtitles. This app help peoples with hearing impairment and non english speaking understand Find Out How video tutor
international glyph-based auxlang
MediaGlyphs: an international language based on multimedia ideograms. It allows to read, think or type in your own language sentences written with the shared mediaglyphs: a common writing system for the world, Simple Unambiguous Neutral & Universal.