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Questions tagged [educational]

Use this tag when seeking recommendations for educational software.

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AJAX Library for Live Remote Lecture Q/A

At my workplace, we have a live video streaming solution for training lectures. Most participants attend the lecture in-person, but some watch it from their desks or remote offices. These are the ...
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A program/app that allows to explain/teach over Youtube?

Where can I find programs/apps like the person in this Youtube video is using: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKvnmxte98A I don't even know how they're called so I'm not sure how to search for them. ...
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Career Recommendation System for School Children

I am assisting a charity in the running of a series of career guidance sessions for children typically between the ages of 10-18 years old. Hence we are looking for system that can be used to help ...
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High quality educational reading and math games (K-4)

I grew up on Schoolhouse Rock, Jumpstart, and Math Blaster. I'm looking for comparable applications, but without the Windows 98 requirement. Requirements: Educational for reading or math subjects, ...
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Free audience response system

I'm looking for a free (gratis good, open source preferred) audience response system. By this I mean a system whereby one person (the teacher or presenter) can create polls, and collect responses ...
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Touch typing tutor with attention to programming keys

I'm looking for a typing tutor that also gives enough attention to all the keys that a programmer often requires: the function keys, brackets, backslash etc that are all on the 'edges' of the keyboard....
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Educational games to master unix command line?

Looking for recommendations, for some simple trainer style games to improve my command line skills. Could be something similar to https://www.learnshell.org/, or even simpler. At the most basic level,...
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Web-app or Google document editors add-on/ for creating Google Forms quizzes with an specific number of random questions

Tl;Dr I'm looking for a recommendation for a tool to create Google Forms quizzes with a specific number of randomly selected questions from a question bank. User story I'm a teacher that use ...
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Open-source group polling software

I'm looking for an open-source app akin to Kahoot! and Socrative, for group polling in the classroom. It'd be ideal if there was a service that would host this platform, but not required. ...
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Training attendance tracking

My company sells educational solutions for companies/corporations. We are currently taking over the education program of a corporate group of tractor-dealers & workshops. At the moment they work ...
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Multiple-choice, spaced-repetition flashcards for Android

I'm looking for a flashcard testing / learning app for Android with the following features: Supports multiple-choice questions and randomizes the order of the answers when it presents the card. Uses ...
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Drawing software with slight animation capabilities

I am looking for a drawing software which has animation capabilities. That being said, it shouldn't be completely animation oriented. I only need it for the purpose of teaching physics, that is draw a ...
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Software for mechanical simulation of partial-tooth gears

I'm looking for an application that is: desktop (Windows or Linux) or web able to do mechanical simulation of rotary parts such as gears, rods and belts perfect accuracy is not necessary does not ...
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software like powerpoint that allows to present slide shows but also allows to change thickness of ink pen while in slide show mode

I am planning on using Power Point to create educational (mathematics) videos and use Power Point's Ink Pen functionality where needed to solve math problems. I have a Wacom Tablet that allows me to ...
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Self-hosted webinar software (or provider located in the EU)

We're currently searching for a self hosted webinar software because we have customers that put a big focus on security and privacy, also we're located in Germany we have to fulfill German and ...
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An application to learn English [closed]

I want an app to learn English by remembering vocabulary. There's many recommandation which is required to be tried one by one. It's best based on iso.
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Free binary file editor that shows byte values in binary and/or decimal

I would like to find a "hex" editor that can show the value of each byte in binary or decimal. This would be useful in my freshman class where students have not yet learned the binary or hexadecimal ...
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Computer Game/Software that Makes Memorizing Fun

I am trying to memorize word for word several chapters from a book. LOTS OF TEXT. Every memorization program online uses flash cards or hides every other word. This gets boring really fast, though. ...
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Software service to retain coursework

I'm second year university student in the United States and I've realized that I have a hard time retaining a lot of the core concepts I've learned in previous semesters. I'm looking for a software ...
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Teaching basics of programming to a smart 3-year old?

What is the best software that could be used to teach some basics of programming to a smart 3-year old?
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Software to create exams

I'm currently designing exams in a country of South America. I have to do some tests in a number of educational centers. I have about 500 questions in word, and all the answers I have ordered so that ...
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Animated video overlays for educational videos

Can anyone recommend software for creating overlay animations for educational math videos like this one: https://youtu.be/cuaOfuiD2Ks For those who can't watch the video: I want to be able to ...
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Vocabulary building browser extension

Are there any extensions for browsers where I can add words and build vocabulary to learn added words later? I currently use Google Translate extension for Chrome, which is very useful. If I read an ...
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Android app for learning German (exclusively) vocabulary?

I'm looking for an app for learning German vocabulary. The app should be available for Android OS and have the following features: Vocabulary learning focused (not a mix of both vocabulary, grammar, ...
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Reading, writing and speaking improvement app

I am looking for a mobile application (Android or iOS) to improve reading, writing and speaking skills of kids aged 12-15 years. I care about English and Arabic languages.
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Memorization software with prioritization

I'm trying to learn the constructed language Lojban, so I'm trying to find the right memorization software to do it. I really would like one that has some sort of prioritization feature so I can ...
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Offline Programming Education for Kids

I am building out a Raspbian install for an eight year old to learn programming concepts, and I am looking for software recommendations. My question is similar to Programming environment to teach ...
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Web app for learning American Sign Language

What web application is most suitable for learning the common non-English visual language used by the educated U.S. Deaf community?
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Open source s/w like MIT's scratch with API for hardware interface

I'm looking for an alternative to MIT's Scratch. It has a drag-and-drop visual interface emabling kids can construct programming-like instructions for on-screen actions and to control lego WeDo ...
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CMS for a site with lessons, tests, and scoring of papers

I am looking to create a basic website right now. I have been considering setting up in WordPress or Jimdo but am unsure if these platforms will be able to support future, and more complex iterations ...
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Student Kiosk software for Windows that can limit applications & websites

I am interested in finding desktop replacement software that allows a limited set of applications and websites for an educational setting. This software must be compatible with Windows 7.
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Mobile app to practice rhythm

Do you know any mobil app where user can add music notes into a sheet music, with varying delay between music notes and user can try drumming the song, with correct delays, by tapping the screen of ...
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Framework or CMS to build e-learning webapp

I'm searching for a framework or CMS that could provide me these features on a webapp: A way to create presentations (slides) A way to create multiple choice questions A way to create a course from ...
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SQL Server MCSA / MCSE Training Software for iOS

I am looking for recommendations for a software application to assist in the overall study and to drill myself on the content related to SQL Server Administration, particularly Microsoft Certification ...
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Mobile, hands free (audio only) ear training

I have a commute that lasts 20-60 minutes. During that commute, I want my Android phone to play ear training exercises for me. Since I will be driving, it is required that I do not need to interact ...
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Lightest Open Source PHP LMS

I need a Learning Management System, Course Manager, Virtual Learning Environment or similar. I need it: PHP, to design a web page. Open Source. As simple as possible: only with the basic features. ...
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Interactive IDE API for learning

I want to create an application (preferably web) that someone can learn some programming concepts. Similar to Try Ruby, the IDE will compute to see if your answer is correct. It would just have ...
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Android app for arbitrarily long arithmetic saught

I am after the following user interface allowing kids to learn simple arithmetic on their Android smartphones or tablets: Imagine many flat-cylindrical tokens such as the ones used in the game of ...
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Game to learn piano play

I want to start learning piano, but I would like to do this in interactive kinda way. It would be nice to have some game with some kind of achievements, multiplayer, progress etc. and ability to use ...
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Create test with “unscramble the sentence” questions

I'm looking to create a foreign language test for my students and I want to present them with a sentence with the words in the wrong order. The student will then need to rearrange the words into the ...
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App to practice investing money?

I'm looking for some sort of practice software or game where I would be given some (fictional) money and I would use that money to invest in shares or stocks or something and see how much money I ...
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App that shows root words and other words derived from that root

English is not my native language and my vocabulary is really poor. I'm currently taking Building a Better Vocabulary course. Professor, in that course, introduced a wonderful method for learning ...
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A Database Management System that understands Relational Algebra Queries

I am a Computer Science student and we are currently learning Relational Algebra. I wish to be able to write Relational Algebra Queries and test to see what they return. Thus, I am looking for a ...
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Android app for feedback on plosives and sibilance?

My girlfriend's son is speech delayed, and has problems pronouncing 'b's, 'p's, and 's'es. Is there an Android app that will give some feedback based on plosives or sibilance sound? I think getting ...
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(open source) course management web software

I'm looking for a few alternatives for a course management web software. It should be able to: manage courses online generate a website with all courses allow online booking with an adjustable form ...
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Lightweight teaching tool (alternative to Moodle)

I want an open LMS that support the following features: Creating of tests where studens can choose one or multiple options that may be graded; Presence/non-presence and marks may be noted and viewed ...
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Software for technical drawings

I'm looking for software to create technical drawings, add forces to simple objects, be able to create parabolic velocity profiles, draw surface loads e.g. The software should be free or at least ...
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Online schedule planner for single student lessons

I haven't found any solution to a common problem: Teacher has some time slots to teach N students (single and small group lessons). Every student has a school schedule (= constraint) Now, enter ...
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A software that helps in building up the calculation ability?

I need a software to practice basic maths such as 21 * 21 , 453 + 234 etc. so that I can improve my calculation speeds. Is there any software for Linux which can help me achieve that? The software ...
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Seeking an English Pronounciation program

My mother language is not English. I want to reduce my accent and improve my fluency. The details: I want to read a sentence and record it. The software should then score it by comparing it to ...