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Education & Reference (38 programs)

  1. 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.
  2. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Free to use. Large range of courses included.
    CONS: A bit limited in its scope. Reviews may be biased.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. PROS: Paperspade will not require a paid subscription. Templates and forms can be added in only a matter of seconds.
    CONS: There is currently no version available for mobile phones. English is the only supported language.
  6. PROS: Complete online courses. Easy to participate.
    CONS: Intensive learning. Pay after you're hired.
  7. PROS: A wide range of courses. Free to learn.
    CONS: Plans are billed annually. Other online universities could offer better value.
  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: 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.
  10. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: You can rate the videos to tell others how good they are. The niche skill videos are tough to find elsewhere.
    CONS: Much of what you see can be seen on YouTube for free. It’s risky when you subscribe to new videos without ratings.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Simple, minimal interface. Useful active search feature. Unlimited feed subscriptions. Easy sharing with other apps.
    CONS: Not all features available in free version.
  14. License
    Paid
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Create a teaching website fast. Connect directly with students.
    CONS: Web and mobile plans are separate. Fee required for add-on features.
  15. 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.
  16. License
    Free
    Language
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Easy to use. Curated by you.
    CONS: Not always accurate. Small user base.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.

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