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Education & Reference (33 programs)

  1. i-Ready

    1.0
    • 5
    • (5 votes)

    Free e-learning aid for K-12 students

    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
  2. InferKit Demo

    1.0
    • 3.3
    • (3 votes)

    A free AI-based text generator

    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
  3. Lalilo

    1.0
    • 4.2
    • (49 votes)

    Free online literacy program

    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
  4. Pill Identifier

    1.0
    • 5
    • (1 vote)

    Free comprehensive pill identifier

    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
  5. Bloglines

    • 3.8
    • (35 votes)

    Simple-to-use Web-based RSS reader

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Easy to use, with drag-and-drop support, Create blogs, playlists and clippings, Lots of options and settings
    CONS: Occasionally produces feed errors, Doesn't support tagging
  6. Seesaw Class

    1.0
    • 5
    • (3 votes)

    Learn the way you want to with this e-learning app

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Creative ways for student expression, Lots of prepared activities, Easy progress-tracking, Free for teachers
    CONS: Needs more interface-intuitive features
  7. Worldometer

    1.0
    • 3.9
    • (14 votes)

    Check out live world statistics in this web app

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    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
  8. FlipbookPDF.net

    1.0
    • 3.3
    • (4 votes)

    Convert PDFs to flipbooks with ease

    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
  9. CNN Lite

    2017
    • 4.5
    • (1 vote)

    Read The Latest Headlines Whenever And Wherever.

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Simple and sleek, Saves lots of bandwidth
    CONS: Limited article selection, Some incompatibilities
  10. DeepL

    1.0
    • 4.2
    • (18 votes)

    Never get lost in translation

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Easy to use, Gives word and sentence suggestions, Accurate results
    CONS: Does not support local dialects, No text to speech feature
  11. Google Reader

    • 3.8
    • (20 votes)

    RSS reader extraordinaire

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Organize hundreds of feeds very easily, Clear and attractive display of items, Good integration with other services, Extensive help
    CONS: No built-in alert features, Folder management can be complicated
  12. Big Blue Button

    1.0
    • 4
    • (3 votes)

    Web conferencing tool for e-learning

    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
  13. Mathletics Australia

    1.0
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Math-based education software

    License
    Trial version
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Engages through rewards, Flexible lessons and plans, Easy-to-understand feedback tool, Interactive features
    CONS: Equations not included, Lacks offline version
  14. Learning Catalytics

    1.0
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Free educational web application

    License
    Paid
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Web-based monitoring tool, Seat map feature, Intuitive functions
    CONS: Lacks offline version
  15. Facebook Jobs

    1.0
    • 4.3
    • (13 votes)

    Facebook Jobs

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Familiar infrastructure for businesses and applicants, Potential hires are active on Facebook already
    CONS: Still in roll-out limited to the US and Canada only, Facebook profiles are not necessarily professional
  16. Sheppard Software

    0.1
    • 5
    • (3 votes)

    Free Software for Education

    License
    Free
    Language
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Large number of subjects to choose from, Free to download and use
    CONS: Heavy emphasis on purchases, Lots of adverts
  17. Webflow University

    2017
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    An Online University that Purely Focuses on Web-Related Topics

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: A wide range of courses, Free to learn
    CONS: Plans are billed annually, Other online universities could offer better value
  18. Cancer FactFinder

    1.0
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Bust cancer myths with this tool

    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
  19. Learn Anything

    1.0
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Learn how to do anything

    License
    Free
    Language
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Easy to use, Curated by you
    CONS: Not always accurate, Small user base
  20. Remote stash

    1.0
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    An Invaluable All-In-One-Resource for Telecommuting Professionals

    License
    Free
    Language
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Houses everything a freelance professional would probably need , A free service
    CONS: Doesn’t offer any unique content, A seasoned freelancer may find the information redundant

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