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Education & Reference (38 programs)

  1. Overdrive

    1.0
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Access multiple reading materials

    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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Campusbooks

    2017
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Find Bargain Textbooks with Campusbooks

    License
    Free
    Language
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Helps you to find deals on textbooks, Straightforward to use
    CONS: May not be necessary if your library has the books, Will not always help to find a bargain
  5. Learnyst

    varies-with-device
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Teach online, beyond the classroom

    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
  6. 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
  7. WizIQ

    1.0
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Create virtual class with this app

    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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Lambda School

    1.0
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Learn About Computers, Gain An Education, Get Hired.

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Complete online courses, Easy to participate
    CONS: Intensive learning, Pay after you're hired
  11. LibriVox

    1.0
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Free public domain audiobook portal

    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
  12. Open Library

    1.0
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Free-to-use online library catalog

    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
  13. 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
  14. Inoreader

    • 4.5
    • (2 votes)

    Read curated blog content with Inoreader

    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
  15. Flipgrid

    1.0
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    A free and powerful app for remote learning

    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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. DeepL

    1.0
    • 4.3
    • (19 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

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