Software


Here is software that I use in my classes or for myself.
I have uploaded the software so that it will always be available,
just in case the original site goes down.

General software
Name of software  Description Link
7 Zip


This is a great piece of software for zipping and unzipping files.
It also does zip, rar and .7s files as well.
The great thing is that it is free.
Click here
Video lan


This is a great video player that seems to be able to play just
about any video format.  It has all the codecs already built
n and is just  fantastic.  I always find that you need various
different video players to be able to watch
the different formats.
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Maths
Name of software  Description Link


Tangram

This allows you to create different tangrams.There 
      are four different levels that you can choose from.         
From very easy to very hard.

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Galactic Multiplication
& Division


This is a great piece of software for mathematics,
Especially from Grade 2 – 7.  The great thing about
This piece of software is that you can change the level
And topics of what you are doing.  There is introduction
to multiplying, division, facts of 5 and 9 up to division by
2 digit numbers with remainders.
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Fripple Place


This is a great piece of software for primary school.
It allows the learners to solve problems and think
outside of the box.  You need to place the fripples
in the correct houses.  One great thing is that you can
change the level of difficulty which becomes difficult,
so Grade 1 - Grade 6 learners can all play this.
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Foundation Phase
Name of software DescriptionLink

Symbol Sandbox


This is a great program for Foundation Phase learners.
The software is a sandbox and the learners can either create
their own map, or they can solve the picture.
The learners are given the map in the sandbox and they are
then required to use the symbols to complete the map.
This is great for introduction to geography map work!
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Science
Name of software DescriptionLink

Kinetics Lab


This is perfect for Grade 2 - 7 science.  Using the kinetics
lab, the learners can first build their own space, then they
can use different options like change the gravity, use various
balls with different weight, change friction, etc.
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Geography
Name of software DescriptionLink

Jellybean Hunt



     Here is a great piece of software for Foundation Phase.  
You are an ant and you need to eat all the jellybeans.
Use either left, forward and right to start with or
use the four compass points to get around.

Brilliant for starting maps and compass directions.
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Presentations
Name of software DescriptionLink
Microsoft Photo
Story 3



Here is another great program from Microsoft.  It is
Microsoft Photo Story 3.  It is a free Windows program
that lets you create audiovisual presentations out of
your photos and images. You can quickly crop, rotate and
edit your pictures; personalize them with captions and
titles and add sound effects, narration, and background
music. Photo Story saves your presentations as WMV files
so you can play it on your PC.

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Photos
Name of software DescriptionLink
Shape Collage




Shape Collage is a free automatic photo collage maker 
that lets you create picture collages in any shape in less 
than a minute with just a few mouse clicks. Shape 
Collage creates collages using an intelligent machine 
learning algorithm that automatically places the 
photos in the collage and can arrange the photos to 
form different shapes.The free version has a small 
watermark on it.
Very cool!! 
                                                                                          
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Microsoft Auto
Collage


This is a great piece of software to create a collage.
It is really fantastic and easy to use.  Run the software,
decide which photos you want and then click create.
If you are not happy with the outcome, just run it again.
Excellent!!
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Microsoft
Photo Story 3


Here is another great program from Microsoft.  It is
Microsoft Photo Story 3.  It is a free Windows program
that lets you create audiovisual presentations out of
your photos and images. You can quickly crop, rotate and
edit your pictures; personalize them with captions and
titles and add sound effects, narration, and background
music. Photo Story saves your presentations as WMV files
so you can play it on your PC. 
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Sound
Name of software DescriptionLink


OcenAudio


Ocenaudio is a free audio editing tool available to use on
Windows, Mac, and Linux computers. The free software
enables you to create audio recordings from scratch and
or edit existing audio files.

This is really a great piece of software.  You do not even
need to register the program.  The software is easy to use
and very user friendly.
                                                                                           
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Microsoft
SongSmith

Microsoft Research Songsmith is a musical
accompaniment application for Microsoft Windows.
Songsmith immediately generates a musical
accompaniment after a voice is recorded.
The user can adjust tempo, genre (such as pop, R&B,
hip-hop, rock, jazz, or reggae), and overall mood
(e.g. to make it happy, sad, jazzy, etc.)
                                                                                                
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