Swac Tools is a set of programs that allows you to get the most of the words audio collections (SWAC) that are provided by the Shtooka Project. At the moment, there are two programs: swac-get, which enables the loading into a SQLite3 database of audio collections, and swac-explore, which allows you to browse the database and listen to audio files.
Carcode is an experiment in programming education. The idea is to give beginning programmers carcode, which provides an animated car they can drive around the screen either using the keyboard or programmatically through a simple API. By working on a series of problems (such as "park the car in parking space A"), beginners learn to program in an engaging and goal-driven environment with which they already familiar.
Mediabird allows students to document and review their study effort using a collaborative notepad. The Web2.0 application allows for taking notes on a personal notepad. A virtual text marker allows the students to highlight their notes and ask questions about the highlighted parts. The sharing feature allows study groups to share and discuss their notes as well as questions they have created. By-and-by, the students collect answers to the questions. Pairs of questions and answers are collected in a card box that allows for memorizing the important facts later on (e.g. for an exam or presentation). The program is also available as a Moodle activity.
Brain Workshop is an implementation of the Dual N-Back mental exercise. This exercise is a mental activity that has been scientifically shown to improve your working memory (short-term memory) and fluid intelligence. The game involves remembering a sequence of spoken letters and a sequence of positions of a square at the same time. Brain Workshop includes additional challenging game modes beyond Dual N-Back.
Relational is an interface to load relations from a file, to write relational algebra queries, and to see their result. This software has educational purposes, since it makes it possible to immediately evaluate if a query is correct or not. For developers, it provides a relational algebra Python module which can be used within other projects.