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Education & Reference (40 programs)

  1. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Shows synonyms and other writing suggestions, Lets you save text to the clipboard with one click, Has a sleek and user-friendly interface
    CONS: Has difficulty connecting
  2. PROS: Very well-designed search and answer program, Cites cleverly curated information for you to research
    CONS: Its accuracy could be improved if it had more users, Further investment in data processing would be a bonus
  3. License
    Trial version
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Facilitates group learning, Intuitive Team management dashboard, Over 5000 ebooks and audiobooks, AI Recommendation Engine
    CONS: Could use more topics and courses
  4. PROS: Lets you access geo-blocked and paywalled content, Comes with a comprehensive guide for new users
    CONS: Requires VPN in some regions, Has no inherent security measures
  5. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Provides a variety of genre of books, Users just need a library card or student ID to access, Simple and easy to use
    CONS: Customer service is poor, Lack of data about their users
  6. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Free and public domain, Multiple filtering options, Host to independent writers around the world
    CONS: No titles from popular authors or publications
  7. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Has a lot of old and new books to choose from, Contains audiobook copies for print-challenged users, Offers links for legally purchasing books
    CONS: Some parts of the site are not optimized, Only lends one copy per book, in most cases
  8. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Reliable cancer information from experts, Checks about 70 vetted cancer claims, Information to reducing cancer risks, Fast fact-checking
    CONS: Too text-heavy
  9. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Easy to use interface, Customizable video responses, Customizable built-in rubrics, Multiple means of expression and creativity
    CONS: Social media-style interface can be distracting to some, Can only create discussion topic using the web version, Difficulty in uploading videos
  10. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: User-friendly interface, Has its own API available for web developers
    CONS: Character limitations for free plans, Required registration
  11. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Easy to set up virtual classroom, Wide array of integrated features, Customizable sessions, Supports live class
    CONS: Performance depends on users' connection, Frequent server problem, Terrible browser compatibility
  12. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Easy access to various study materials, Thousands of downloadable study notes, Financial rewards for every note uploaded
    CONS: Only materials in PDF can get paid, Finding quality and accurate notes can be difficult
  13. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Free web conferencing system, Makes online lectures engaging, Packed with essential presentation tools, Unlimited number of webcams to share
    CONS: Hard to setup for presenters, Requires technical knowledge
  14. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Identify medication from 24,000+ drugs, Identifies through imprint, color, and shape, Utilizes drop down list and short descriptions, Incredibly accessible application
    CONS: Does not identify syrups or liquid medicine
  15. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Easy conversions, Can customize your flipbooks, Hosts your files, Lets you download your flipbooks
    CONS: No auto-renewal of licenses, Won’t resize your files if they’re over 200MB
  16. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: A simplified college application process, Coherent guides for freshmen and transferees, Common App Ready toolkit for counselors and recommenders, Resources available in English and Spanish
    CONS: Not all school accepts the Common App
  17. PROS: Creative ways for student expression, Lots of prepared activities, Easy progress-tracking, Free for teachers
    CONS: Needs more interface-intuitive features
  18. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Lessons for reading and math, Interactive guides with characters, Has games, Diagnostic tests are adaptive
    CONS: Can’t be used for too long, Tests don’t save sometimes, Lessons may advance too fast
  19. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Comprehensive skill coverage, Adaptive learning, Visually appealing, Vocabulary-rich stories
    CONS: Activities could use text instructions, Needs creative breaks and inventive activities, More support videos will help, Progress-monitoring will be challenging for teachers
  20. PROS: Live counters, Credible sources of information, Interface is easy to navigate, The counters can be placed on your site for a price
    CONS: Doesn’t cover a lot of statistics

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