This is where you will find links to websites which are about or offer software which is used to teach or train people.
The AKFQuiz project lets users easily make their own quiz games or learning exercises; can be used either with grquiz in a graphical environment.
The ATLAS (Automatically Tuned Linear Algebra Software) project is an ongoing research effort focusing on applying empirical techniques.
The Basic E-Learning Tool Set (BELTS) provides a basic set of tools for using and managing learning objects; server allows for multiple schools to be hosted on the same system.
Centre is a web-based student information system; designed to address the most important needs of administrators, teachers, support staff, parents, students, and clerical personnel.
Claroline (ClassRoom online) is a collaborative learning environment that allows teachers or educational institutions to create and administer courses through the web.
CourseForum is web-based e-learning open source software; students use Courseforum to get answers to questions, and work on projects at any time and from anywhere, etc.
CubeTest is aimed at primary school students; with it, primary school students can train their spatial insight by answering questions about cubes.
Dokeos is a web application to manage learning and collaboration activities; allows the teacher and/or trainer to create content, to structure activities along a sequenced path, to interact with students and/or trainees, and to follow their progress.
An Open Source online learning suite that provides distance learning management, video conference interaction, and more.
Dragon Char, using stroke recognition to help you learn to read and write Chinese characters, is an openly developed program ideal for learning Mandarin vocabulary and characters.
A large variety of educational software choices are discussed, reviewed and made available here, including downloadable, installable software, and online programming. Selected software is highlighted, or categorized under a number of topics.
The eLearning XHTML editor (eXe) is a web-based authoring environment designed to assist teachers and academics in the design, development, etc.
Fle3 is a web-based learning environment; a server program for computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL).
The FlexTraining learning management system designs custom courses based on specific needs, products and procedures, including quick-start training packages and 90-day pilot projects. Sample courses are available for review, and its training options are defined.
FullRecall helps users memorize knowledge effectively; with an artificial neural network, which gradually grasps your personal memory model, to schedule the optimal time for an item to come up for review.
GCompris is a complete educational suite for children (ages 2-10); includes more than 60 activities, and offers activities like learning the mouse and keybord.
GradeL is an openly developed gradebook program for teachers; features a GUI, as well as multiple reports production.
Grammidity can be used to evolve solutions to problems, or to evolve objects under user control; tested on sample projects generating 3D objects and imitation plants.
gwavmerger is an interactive memory training project that is designed to assist with learning foreign languages; helps you to memorize long passages of text.
Hanzim (Hanzi Master) is interactive visual dictionary software for learning and seeing relationships between Chinese radicals, characters, and compounds.
An education-oriented CMS; features online test-building, the ability to see test results with the test sheet itself, and support for multiple languages.
intime allows you to use drag and drop to generate or modify a school's weekly schedule; given students' grouping and curriculum, it can assign teachers, times, and rooms to the lessons.
IntraSchool is an open source project developing an intranet management system for Announcements, Attendance, Assignments, and Computer Issue Tracking throughout a school.
JabRef is a graphical program for managing bibtex databases; can import bibliographies in numerous formats, provides extensive searching, sorting, and more.
Jacksum is a platform-independent utility for computing and verifying checksums, CRCs, and message digests, as well as timestamps of files; supports most common checksum algorithms.
jFlash is an openly developed multilingual, web-based flashcard project; a simple human-readable XML format and GUI.
This is an application for generating and printing custom graph paper; great for using a whole piece of paper to sketch out a project.
JILetters assists children with learning the alphabet, and becoming more aware of the appearance of letters; openly developed for Linux, Windows, and OS X.
jRSVP is an openly developed project for Rapid Serial Visual Presentation, a technique for extremely fast reading; is able to read PDF, PS, HTML, man pages, and other documents.
JUDO is an openly developed Java IDE project for children and beginning programmers; very easy to use and has a very simple interface.
jVLT is a vocabulary learning project tool; can perform quizzes, querying only those words which you frequently did not know in the past or which have not been queried for a long time.
Kanji Nirvana is an openly developed project for the assisted study of Japanese Kanji characters; currently works on Zaurus PDAs, etc.
KGeography is a geography learning project; with template modes for various maps, capitals, flags, etc.
KidBasic allows young children to learn to program; features a byte-code compiler and interpreter, a debugger, easy to use graphical and text output, and an editor.
KLogo Turtle is a Logo language interpretation project for KDE desktops that is useful for teaching geometry and computer programming concepts; supports English, Portuguese, Italian, German, and French.
The Kolmogorov Project provides tools for machine perception and tutorials for machine learning, machine perception, and statistics; supports fast face detection in images, and more.
Kronophobia is a complete event-based school calendaring system that supports recurrence, transportation assignments, alerts, parent/public registration, etc.
KSalomon is a vocabulary training project for KDE; based on the Leitner Learning System - a card index box in which you can drop several vocabulary files.
The KSEG Project is for exploring Euclidean geometry, similar to Geometer's Sketchpad; features points, lines, transformations, measurements, calculations, and more.
KSimus is a KDE project tool for simulation, automation, and visualization of technical processes; also useful for education and experiments in the scope of logical and automatic control circuits.
KTouch is a program for learning to touch type; provides you with text to train on, and adjust to different levels, depending on how good you are.
LingoTeach is a language teaching program and library that use a session-based concept to teach languages from definable lesson files; currently supports more than 16 languages.
Little Wizard is a development environment for children; intended to be used by primary school children to learn about the main elements of real computer languages.
LON CAPA (The Learning Online Network with CAPA) is a learning content and course management project; offers an underlying shared content pool.
The goal of Project LRNJ is to create an entertaining console-style RPG that teaches Japanese; currently introduces the player to hiragana, katakana, and kanji.
Lumenation a complete middleware and framework environment; a complete browser-based WYSIWYG PHP development suite that includes an application generator.
LX Logo is an interactive programming environment for K-12 educational use or just for fun; easy to install with minimal system requirements.
Mandriva (formerly Mandrake) is the linux distro openly developed with the goal of making the desktop operating system easier to use for everyone.
Mecanica is an openly developed simulation project for classical mechanics to help physics students to solve their exercises.
The Memory Lifter company offers software and other downloads to helpyou improve your mind and memory. You can also obtain software to help you learn foreign languages including Chinese and Thai.
mnemo is an application project that helps the user memorize large amounts of arbitrary information and retain it indefinitely; items are drilled at progressively longer intervals to allow for new ones.
Moji is a Mozilla Firebird extension that helps you learn Japanese; embeds a Kanji dictionary and a word dictionary, and provides translations into English, French, and German.
Moodle is a learning management software system for producing internet-based course web sites; designed to support modern pedagogies.
MVC is a web-based course management project; includes its own private email system, a variety of discussion groups, assignments, surveys, grades modules, etc.
The goal of MyChineseFlashCards project is to ease the visual and auditory memorization of the 1000 most used Chinese characters.
MyLang is a vocabulary training project; allows you to learn whole set of words in an efficient and convenient way and supports multiple translations of words.
OLAT (Online Learning And Training) is an enterprise class learning management system; a pure Java project designed as a centralized campus LMS.
OpenGrade is software for teachers to keep track of grades; reports on a web server and allow the students password-protected access to them.
Pauker is a generic flashcard program; uses a combination of short-term, and long-term memory, i.e. vocabulary, capitals, important dates, etc.
PitaCard is an open source project developed for creating and reviewing flashcards; initially designed for aiding language study and has strong multi-language support.
This is an openly developed cellular automaton simulation engine in Python; supports both 1D and 2D automation, a variety of prepackaged rules, and more.
An educational website that offers tools to create and share learning activities on a variety of academic orientation. Includes products for corporations, educators, academic institutions and government agencies to create online courses and e-learning activities. Provides information on the company's offered technology solutions for individual learners and educators, colleges, K-12 schools, businesses and academic publishers.
Quiz Cards is a flashcard project which allows users to create and edit stacks of cards and then quiz themselves; features include full undo/redo, different types of cards, and more.
SchoolTool is a project to develop a common global school administration infrastructure that is freely available under an open source licence.
SCRET, or Score Reading Trainer, generates a randomized musical score; the keys of the keyboard are mapped to notes in a manner similar to a piano.
Offers educational software and online games for kids of all ages. Includes activities, quizzes, articles and more on a wide selection of academic topics. Features customer reviews and new additions.
Sign Writing Site
The Sign Writing Site is a great place to learn how to use sign languages. You can also find about the history of sign writing here. The website also has sign writing dictionaries to help you expand your sign vocabulary. You can also find sign writing greeting cards.
SoundRuler is a project created for acoustical analysis, graphing, and teaching; interactively recognizes and measures about 35 temporal and spectral properties of each pulse within each call in a file.
Tab Grade Book
The Tab Grade Book is an open source grade book program; features multiple courses, multiple students, arbitrarily-nested assignments, weighted assignments and categories.
Ten Thumbs Typing Tutor
Ten Thumbs Typing Tutor is a complete typing course suitable for beginners, advanced typists, adults, and children; features animated diagrams, comments, progress reports, and much more.
Typing Trainer is designed for exercising typing speed and typing accuracy, by providing an environment to type in a copy of an original text within a specific time period; with the ability to store the results of such an exercise for exam purposes.
Vocabulary Builder helps you practice for the SAT, GRE, or any vocabulary-intensive examination, or simply to increase your vocabulary.
Vocabulary Trainer is a flashcard training system for learning words in foreign languages; can use language modules to change the language of its interface, and more.
WIMS (WWW Interactive Mathematics Server) is a CGI web project designed to host interactive mathematical educational activities such as exercises, computational math, and graphing tools.
WordFlashReader is a Rapid Serial Visual Presentation (RSVP) program useful to anyone who has an electronic text or book they wish to read; works with text files, HTML files, and PDF files.
XCard is a flashcard project, used to help students memorize words; comes with several default word lists, ranging from verb lists, to vocabulary associated with airplane travel.
Yacas is a Computer Algebra System (CAS); built on top of its own programming language, it is designed to easily implement new algorithms.