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- Big Daddy's Math Drills
- Big Daddy's Math Drills is a cross platform set of simple text based drills in basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division tables featuring programmed instruction, adaptive learning, and user profiles.
- 'bingo-cards' lets you create number, word/letter, and picture bingo cards. They can be used for entertainment in the car, in a classroom (for example, to teach the element symbols for the Periodic Table), or just with your kids. You can also create cards with little pictures of everyday objects, then call the names out in Spanish, French, Italian, or German (or whatever you fancy).
- Blockly is a web-based, graphical programming editor. Users can drag blocks together to build an application. No typing required.
- GCompris is a complete educational suite for children from 2 to 10. It includes more than 40 activities. It is board-based and currently includes several boards. It offers activities dedicated to little kids like learning the mouse and keybord. It teaches letters, numbers, words, basic algebra training, reading time on an analog clock, vector drawing, and much more.
- 'JILetters' assists young children with learning the Western alphabet through visual and auditory means. It uses a phonic representation of each letter and cursive script to present the letters of the alphabet. It lets children memorise letters from visual cues.
- The KLogo-Turtle is a useful tool for teaching geometry and the basic principles of the programming of computer. Children can study the mathematics of geometry in an interactive and constructive way.
- Khan exercises
- Khan Academy has created a generic framework for building exercises. This framework, together with the exercises themselves, can be used completely independently of the Khan Academy application.
The framework exists in two components:
- An HTML markup for specifying exercises.
- A jQuery plugin for generating a usable, interactive, exercise from the HTML markup.
Using the Framework Locally
You need to serve the files from some sort of a server. You can't just open the files directly in a browser. For example:
cd khan-exercises python -m SimpleHTTPServer
cd khan-exercises python3 -m http.server
Now if you open your browser to `http://localhost:8000` (or `http://127.0.0.1:8000/`) you should see the contents of the `khan-exercises` directory. Navigate to the `exercises` subfolder, and an HTML file under there to see an exercise.
The process for writing exercises is rather well documented. More information about this process can be found in the Khan Exercises wiki. Specifically:
- 'Kronophobia' is a complete event-based school calendaring system that supports recurrence, transportation assignments, alerts, parent/public registration, custom reports, event tracking, and e-mail notification.
- 'ksociograma' is a tecnical software for teachers. It lets teachers make sociograms, a 2D network representation, for a group of students. It is very useful to understand and predict inter-group relations. The package is currently available in English, Italian and Spanish.
- Marble offers different kind of beautiful and useful map views of the Earth including OpenStreetMap. It can also search for place names and suggest routes.
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