Voca is a vocabulary trainer for foreign languages. It allows you to create and manage your own word lists and share them online. You can make word lists for any language or for other things you want to memorize. It lets you do different types of exercises, including grammar, pronunciation, and picture tests. It lets you take tests with open answers, self-check, or multiple choice. Voca has support for multiple translations of a single word.
Centre is a Web-based student information system. Centre/SIS has been designed to address the most important needs of administrators, teachers, support staff, parents, students, and clerical personnel. It also adds many components not typically found in student information systems. Centre boasts an intuitive interface to manage student demographic information, perform complex scheduling, and manage student attendance, grades, and eligibility. Centre greatly cuts down the time it takes to report to state agencies and distribute student information to teachers, support staff, and parents.
Tux Paint is a simple and entertaining drawing program geared towards young children. It has a simple interface, sound effects, and a cartoon character (Tux, the Linux penguin). Along with drawing brush strokes, lines and shapes, you can also enter text and place "rubber stamp" (or "sticker") images on the picture. Tux Paint is extensible, and could be useful in an educational environment (such as a grammar, elementary, or grade school). It's portable across numerous platforms, and runs well even on slower systems like the Pentium 133MHz.
Electronic Engineering Tool is a Web-based tool that includes an electronic formula calculator and converter functions. It very useful when working with electronics, both for engineers and amateurs. For example, it includes converters for dBm-to-Watt and Fahrenheit-to-Celsius, and it can calculate Ohm's law, filters, thermal resistant C/W, SWR, coil inductance, capacitor capacity, and more.
Sugar provides a simple yet powerful means of engaging young children in the world of learning that is opened up by computers and the Internet. With Sugar, even the youngest learner will quickly become proficient in using the computer as a tool to engage in authentic problem-solving. It promotes sharing, collaborative learning, and reflection, developing skills that help children in all aspects of life.