See also the Useful Free Software page and you should also check

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the TKI Software for Learning pages www.tki.org.nz/r/ict/software/ - use the keyword: freeware in the search tool)

Have a look at the discussion forums on this page for ideas of how to use some common programs. You may even like to add some ideas of your own.

Software for Learning wiki

Powerpoint

http://its.leesummit.k12.mo.us/powerpoint.htm

http://www.online.tusc.k12.al.us/tutorials/pptclass/pptclass.htm

http://www.edzone.net/~mwestern/ppt/resources.htm

http://www.spa3.k12.sc.us/usingpowerpoint.htm (Includes links to Jamie Mckenzie's articles on Powerpointlessness)

external image vnd.ms-powerpoint.png Maui_and_te_Ra1.pps - Powerpoint by Opoutere School Year 2 & 3 students

Comic Life - This page has ideas and links related to the Comic Life program.

Mindmapping software

- Inspiration and Kidspiration - see these examples of uses of these programs

ArtRage - a sophisticated version of Paint. There is a free version or an upgrade that is only $1 per computer to New Zealand Schools. Check out the Art Rage tips and tutorial

This is a really cool multiplication game to download.

http://www.adrianbruce.com/computers/mathematics-software/mathematics-software.htm


K-lite codec for downloading clips from Utube.

http://www.codecguide.com/download_mega.htm dont install classic media player when installing the program. This program allows you to download clips by going to your temporary internet files. Copy and paste into your computer and then it will play with media player and VLC player.