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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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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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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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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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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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good software to practice communication skills

I stammer at times and this is becoming a big obstacle for me in any interviews and in daily life.I am trying to overcome this by practicing Read out the article by seeing and record it Say some ...
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Add real-time subtitles during lecture, projected on-screen

Is there software that could be used to allow someone to type a translation of a lecture as it was being given and to display that translation on a projection screen? Requirements: The displayed ...
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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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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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English pronunciation software for a learner

I am trying to improve my English pronunciation and I would like to know about the best solution / software available, which accepts English words / sentences as text input, and thus I can listen to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Banner Student Self-Service SIS Framework Alternatives

I'm interested in a college student information service framework, like Banner to support students admission, enrolment in departments, selecting/adding/dropping/withdrawing courses, fees and tuition ...
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SysLog / Stream Review Training Tool - Game - CBT

I am wondering if anyone is a aware of a training application or a game that I could use to train new staff on multiple concepts from stream / SysLog style data. So basically any text log whether it ...
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Language teaching software aimed at people learning both Chinese and Japanese

I know there are many pieces of software including webapps with the aim of teach either Chinese or Japanese. There are also app makers which have versions of the same app targeting Chinese learners ...
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Is there a service that allows real-time (google docs-style) collaboration while filling forms?

I am looking to create a simple form with ~5 pages, each of which shows students an instructional video with a question at the end and presents them a text box to answer that question. I would like to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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MOOC deadline aggregator

I am listening to several MOOCs. I am looking for a deadline aggregator that would: list all upcoming deadlines (quiz, assignments, programming exercises, exams, etc.) for the courses I have ...
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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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A student tracking system where students can daily tick whether they've read pages I gave out

I am in need of a simple (and free/open-source if possible) student tracking system. I distribute pages of book everyday online to be read by my students. I want my students to read them daily and ...
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Open-source software for collecting class routine preference from all teachers and combining them in the best possible way

Different running batches have different courses. Every course is assigned to a specific teacher. There are several classrooms and labs. The class duration is one hour and from 8 am to 5 pm with one ...
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Web tool to practice HTML and CSS

I'm teaching a grade 8 class how to make websites. Unfortunately, they only have access to Chromebooks (no downloading of software or saving files to the hard drive). I'm looking for an easy to use ...
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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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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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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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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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Adapting to Python/R as a SAS expert

I'm learning Python and R, because so many companies demand those skill sets now. This is me shamelessly looking for training wheels because my older habits are taking time to unlearn. I am an ...