Educational software for Linux (was Re: simple (non-technial) software question)
on Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 09:15:53PM -0500, Phil (email@example.com) wrote:
> I'm setting -up linux machines at a school and the teachers are
> interested in Mavis Beacon teaches typing and Mathblaster type
> programs. They want programs that are fun for the kids and teach them
> things at the same time.
> Does anyone have any suggestions?
Try targeting your subject lines a bit more specifically.
As previously noted, Debian Jr. may be of interest.
There's a project aimed generally at providing educational software
called seul-edu (simple end-user linux):
The group's principle activities are a mailing list and the website.
These include a set of recommended applications for educational use, and
case studies of various implementations. There's also a project to
create a bootable GNU/Linux CD along the lines of Knoppix
(http://www.knopper.net/knoppix/index-en.html). This is in process, but
should be pretty slick: a disk that you insert in the CD drive of a
system, reboot, and you're running a GNU/Linux system with an
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