GNOME needs a good education suite. Here are some existing programs we can use:

Applications

Currently maintained apps

  • GCompris, a 'suite' of educational games for young children.

  • Klavaro - touch typing

  • Dr Geo - interactive geometry

  • GNOME ChemistryUtils - gtk widgets and small programs for chemistry

  • Solfege - ear training

  • Wordplay - anagrams

  • Kanatest - testing Japanese kana characters

  • Kana no quiz - testing Japanese kana characters

  • Little Wizard - development environment for children

  • iGNUit - Leitner system flashcard utiltiy (text, math, images)

  • Granule - Leitner system flashcard utiltiy (text only)

  • TypingTutor - touch typing plugin for gedit

  • RUR-PLE - educational tool to help students learn the Python programming language (comes with 48 lessons)

New in development

Unmaintained

  • Sky-Net - sky charting (uses Mono/C#)

  • gMemorize - Leitner system flashcard utility

  • Linux Letters and Numbers - Letters-learning game for small children (can also be used a simple word teaching for non-native English speakers)

KDE Edu

The following is a table of KDE edu stuff and some gtk equivs

Function

KDE

GNOME

Notes

Languages

Anagram game

Kanagram

Wordplay (gtk1)

Hangman

KHangMan

Example in pycairo CVS

Japanese reference/learning tool.

Kiten

Nihongo Benkyo

Revise Latin. There are vocabulary, grammar, and verb testing sections. In addition there is a set of revision notes that can be used for self-guided revision.

KLatin

nothing

Help to learn the alphabet and then to read some syllables in different languages.

KLettres

Study Spanish verb forms.

KVerbos

?

Vocabulary trainer. Like most of the other vocabulary trainers it uses the "flash card" approach.

KVocTrain

iGNUit, Granule

Mathematics

Generate tasks with fractions

KBruch

Exploring geometric constructions

Kig

Dr Geo

Mathematical function plotter

KmPlot

gNumexp

Improve their skills in calculating percentages

KPercentage

??

Miscellaneous

Simon Says

blinKen

Geography learning tool

KGeography

??

Learning touch typing

KTouch

Klavaro

Logo programming language

KTurtle

GNOME Turtle

last version: 30-Jan-2005

Master new vocabularies. It replaces FlashKard

KWordQuiz

iGNUit, Granule

Science

Periodic system of the elements and chemical Data

Kalzium

ChemistryUtils

Desktop Planetarium program

KStars

Sky-net

Teaching Tools

Creation and revision of form-based tests and exams.

KEduca

Quest Exam Engine

Education Linux Distros

Linux and Open Source education sites

IRC Channel

Apps/EducationSuite (last edited 2015-12-01 23:14:43 by Paulo Francisco Slomp)