TuxTyping

TuxTyping is a typing tuition program that works through games and lessons, with a wide range of options and starring children’s favourite, Tux the penguin. It’s a basic, keyboard-controlled interface both for setting up and choosing options, working through lessons … Continue reading

TuxMath

TuxMath is a maths game . “Tux, of Math Command” (“TuxMath,” for short) is an educational arcade game starring Tux, the Linux mascot. Based on the classic arcade game “Missile Command,” Tux must defend his cities. In this case, though, … Continue reading

Stopmotion

StopMotion allows you to create stop-motion animations with images grabbed from your favourite video device. This could be a simple webcam or digital camera. You can also simply assemble a sequence of stills photographs scanned in. You can set Stopmotion … Continue reading

Scratch

Scratch is an object-orientated programming system developed at the MIT Media Lab. It is intended for 8 to 16 year olds, KS2 onwards, for work on controlling devices through sequences of instructions. Sequences of commands are assembled into procedures by … Continue reading

MyPaint

This is a fully featured painting package with a wide range of brushes, effects and support for layers. It also supports the use of graphics tablets. MyPaint is intended for image creation rather than manipulation. MyPaint presents a great range … Continue reading

MathWar

MathWar is a simple flash card game designed to teach basic maths. It can help teach children (and adults) how to respond quickly to simple maths problems in addition, subtraction, and multiplication using flash cards and timers. It includes a … Continue reading

KTurtle

KTurtle is an educational programming environment using the famous Logo programming language. It makes programming easy and accessible for children to develop understanding of programming concepts and skills. This makes KTurtle suitable for teaching the basics of mathematics, geometry and … Continue reading