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Flashcard app that supports freehand drawings?

There are dozens of flashcards study applications for Android. However, the most lack of the possibility to add freehand drawings to a flashcard on the device. I'm looking for a good app that provides ...
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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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VLE/LMS capable of displaying and scoring custom question types?

I need an open source VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) or LMS (Learning Management System) that is capable of displaying custom-made question types to students in the form of tests and that can also ...
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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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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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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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Online service for solving coding tasks and teaching

I want teach programming some number of students. I want give them tasks like "write function that get some input and return some value", or "write code that read some stdin and write some lines to ...
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I want to develop math learning website that can create own mathematical questions and assess the student's answers

The main goal is to develop math learning website. We do have our own curriculum. We want to implement a system like Mobius Assessment (Maple TA). So Maple has its own math engine that let you create ...
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A software to pool kaplan-meier curves for a meta-analysis?

For my meta-analysis I am searching for a handy software to pool all the kaplan-meier curves of various articles to one? I have a mac OS.
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Android spelling game

I am looking for an Android game whereby I can connect am external keyboard to my Android tablet and have a one-year old have the names of the keyboard keys be sounded out in the selected language for ...
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Career Recommendation System for Schools

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Real time interactive whiteboard for tutoring math

I ran this for a month on Math Educators, with no good answers. I'm now reposting here. I'm looking for a web app for tutoring math remotely to high school and junior high kids that ideally has the ...
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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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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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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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List of possible English words with some letters missing

Are there any websites where I can find the list of possible English words from a word with some letters missing? Example word : "O_" From "O_" (two letter word starting with O), the following list ...
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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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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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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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Programming environment to teach kids about the concepts of programming

I'm looking for a self contained application that would assist in teaching basic programming concepts to 4th graders (9-10 years old). NOTE: I'm looking for an actual application that would help in ...
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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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Touch-typing tutor for Windows XP?

I am looking for a "touch-typing" tutor that runs on Windows XP. Background: I am involved in a local development project in rural central Africa, and we would like to include some skills training in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Document management + email SaaS for BYOD school

Intro Currently I am trying to upgrade the current system we have in school. So I am thinking that a good education app should be used. After doing my homework I came across Google Apps for ...
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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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Suggestions for an app to help me memorize a large amount of information which I'll need to know for my exams

I am preparing for competitive examinations where I have to cram up a lot of data. Dates, events, who's who, technical terms, etc. So its necessary for me to keep revising them in a planned manner. ...
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Android application to learn English for small kids

Please recommend me an android application that teaches English for small kids (max 5 years). It is okay if it's not free. My kid can't read, so this tool should teach through images. I have tried ...
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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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(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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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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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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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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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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A simple student examination open-source web software?

I need a (possibly simple and web-oriented) open-source software to ask a class of students some "open" questions (i.e., with open answers, not a "quiz"...), to be able to evaluate the level of their ...