February 21, 2009

Open Source Education Software

Yesterday, I spent the day at the Southern California Linux Expo. I know, right? But they were having a track with Open Source in Education and I thought it might be helpful to my homeschooling. It was, somewhat. I have some good suggestions for obtaining open source software when you are homeschooling. As you know, part of the expense of homeschooling when you are going it on your own is curriculum. Try this list of sites to find it:
  • Schoolforge.net
    Freesmug (Mac Users)
    Open Source as Alternative
    Wiki on Open Source Software in Education (tons of really good stuff here, everything you can imagine)
    Sugar on a Stick
    Moodle (open source course management system and virtual learning environments)
  • T, who figures that should get you started...


    califmom said...

    And I just learned, from your post, that not all finger knitting has to be a single, long rope-like product. Time to get the kids back into it. I was running out of uses for yarn garlands.

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