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Transum Software

Transum Software | technologies | Scoop.it
Free online software for Maths Teachers
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One for practitioners and learners delivering or on maths courses.
If they have not fully explored Transum’s excellent "Starter of the Day" pages then they should have another look, there are some gems there.
The homepage lists content for...
Learners and
Practitioners
The Topics Tab helps pinpoint specific Maths topics
All Transum Software is offered free however if it is used regularly they'd appreciate a contribution.
Suggested payments can be found under the Licence Tab.

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10 Best Software Tools to Create Animated Videos Online

10 Best Software Tools to Create Animated Videos Online | technologies | Scoop.it
create animated videos without installing any software, quick DIY animated videos online tool, free video software to create animated videos, best software to create animated videos
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Video is a powerful educational tool. An image is worth a 1000 words. But a Video is worth ten thousand words.
Animated videos are used more often for demonstrations, and have become a standard way of presenting information.
It is one of the powerful tools to communicate with learners.
This post has handpicked some of the tools available to create animated videos online.

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Julian D's curator insight, November 15, 2014 9:33 AM

Who doesn't want to create animated videos.

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tbx - Technology - Free Software

Since Toolbox launched on 31 May TechDis have been busy adding more resources, trying to make sure it is as comprehensive and up-to-date as possible.

 

They particularly focussed on some of the free and Open Source software that they think can be really useful for learners.

 

There are short video clips and how-to guides available for...
- text-to speech tools (DSpeech and Balabolka),
- recording audio files (Audacity) and
- mind-mapping (XMind).

 

All of the software is free to download and can be run from a memory stick so there’s no need to install it.

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Toolz Online: - Tools for Software Developers (Free)

Toolz Online: - Tools for Software Developers (Free) | technologies | Scoop.it
Free Online Tools for Software Developers
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A Software developers toolbox
Online-Toolz.com provides Free Online Tools for Software Developers, the type of tools they need in their daily work like...
   - Validation,
   - Formatting,
   - Escaping,
   - Generation,
   - Date and String Functions,
   - Encryption,
   - Conversions,

   - Encoding and Decoding etc

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Teaching Geometry with 3DVinci's SketchUp

Teaching Geometry with 3DVinci's SketchUp | technologies | Scoop.it

3DVinci's (Google) SketchUp has some resources for mathematics / functional maths practitioners, who are looking for lesson ideas that will get their learners to think about mathematics in a way that isn't just numbers and equations on paper.

 

3DVinci presents a collection of mathematics projects that learners can do using Google SketchUp.

 

For those who have never used SketchUp, 3DVinci hosts video tutorials that will show them everything they need to know to get started using Google SketchUp to teach mathematics.

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Software functional skills 3D

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Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2012 is an alternative for Microsoft Office

Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2012 is an alternative for Microsoft Office | technologies | Scoop.it

Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2012 is a completely free office productivity suite, which includes three programs that reflect the different purposes and tasks required in any educational / working / personal environment.

 

These are:
- Writer - fully equipped modern word processor;
- Presentation - create effective multimedia presentations;
- Spreadsheets - handle all your data processing and analysis requirements.

 

Kingsoft Office Free is a revolutionary office suite with a small size of only 36.4MB. It is quite stable and reliable.

 

It is also available for Andriod OS.

 

Although it is a free suite, Kingsoft Office comes with many innovative features, including a paragraph adjustment tool, and multiple tabbed feature. It also has Office to PDF converter, automatic spell checking and word count features.

 

Ideal for those who can't afford alternatives.

 

This post provides more information and links for downloads.

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