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    • Accelerated Reader

    • Accelerated Reader (AR) is software for K-12 schools for monitoring the practice of reading. It was created by Renaissance Learning, Inc. There are two versions: a desktop version and a web-based version in Renaissance Place, the company's online portal. Accelerated Reader has three functions: The STAR test is a c ... Read »


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    • American Girl (video game series)

    • American Girl (video game series)

      American Girl is a series of video games developed by various studios and distributed by American Girl. Games in the American Girl series are based upon characters and stories set within the toy line's fictional universe, from historical-era characters like Kit Kittredge, to contemporary ones such as those from the Gi ... Read »


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    • The American Girls Premiere

    • The American Girls Premiere

      The American Girls Premiere is an educational computer game developed and published by The Learning Company for American Girl. The game allows players to create theatrical productions featuring characters from American Girl's Historical collection, along with scenes and other elements unique to each of the girls' respe ... Read »


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    • At Ease

    • At Ease

      At Ease was an alternative to the Macintosh desktop developed by Apple Computer in the early 1990s for the classic Mac OS. It provided a simple environment for new Macintosh users and young children to help them to work without supervision. At Ease sits on top of the Finder desktop, providing a simple tabbed panel-orie ... Read »


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    • Build-A-Bird

    • Build-A-Bird (1986 or earlier) was educational software for the Unisys ICON II public school computer. It may have appeared on the ICON I or Unisys ICON III. Build-A-Bird was designed and developed by Ergonomics Lab, University of Toronto. Gameplay revolved around creating a bird by choosing from a selection of differ ... Read »


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    • The ClueFinders

    • The ClueFinders

      The ClueFinders (also known as ClueFinders) is a series of educational software aimed at children aged eight to twelve. The series was created by The Learning Company as a counterpart to their Reader Rabbit series for older elementary-aged students and features a band of mystery-solving teens. The series has received p ... Read »


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    • Delta Drawing

    • Delta Drawing Learning Program, later retitled Delta Drawing Today, was an early turtle graphics drawing program developed by Computer Access Corporation, and published by Spinnaker Software in 1983. Delta Drawing was intended for children age 4 to 14. It featured a functional programming language for executing script ... Read »


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    • Fast ForWord

    • Fast ForWord is a family of educational software products intended to enhance cognitive skills of children, especially focused on developing "phonological awareness" (discussed below). It is marketed as a therapy for strengthening the skills of memory, attention, processing rate, and sequencing for children. It evolved ... Read »


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    • GCompris

    • GCompris

      GCompris is a software suite comprising educational entertainment software for children aged 2 to 10. GCompris was originally written in C and Python using the GTK+ widget toolkit, but a rewrite in C++ and QML using the Qt widget toolkit is since early 2014 in process. GCompris is free and open-source software subject ... Read »


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    • ImaginEngine

    • ImaginEngine Corp. was an American video game developer based in Venice, California. Founded in 1994, it was merged into Backbone Entertainment on January 1, 2004. In 1994, the company was founded by Jon Goldman, Mark Loughridge and David Vronay. Mark and David met at Apple Computer where they both worked in Apple's A ... Read »


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    • Kid Pix

    • Kid Pix

      Kid Pix is a bitmap drawing program aimed at children. Originally created by Craig Hickman, it was first released for the Macintosh in 1989 and subsequently published in 1991 by Brøderbund. Hickman was inspired to create Kid Pix after watching his son Ben struggle with MacPaint, and thus the main idea behind its dev ... Read »


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    • KidDesk

    • KidDesk is an alternative desktop software application. The early childhood learning company Hatch Early Childhood created KidDesk; it subsequently went to Edmark, which was bought by IBM then sold to Riverdeep (now Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Learning Technology). KidDesk is compatible with Microsoft Windows 95 and new ... Read »


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    • Kodu Game Lab

    • Kodu, originally named Boku, is a programming integrated development environment (IDE) by Microsoft's FUSE Labs. It runs on Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. It was released on the Xbox Live Marketplace on June 30, 2009. A Windows version is available to the general ... Read »


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    • Living Books

    • Living Books

      Living Books was a series of interactive storybooks for children, first produced by Brøderbund and then spun off into a jointly-owned (with Random House) subsidiary, which were distributed on CD-ROM for Mac OS and Microsoft Windows. The series began with the release of Just Grandma and Me (an adaptation of the book ... Read »


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    • Lola Panda

    • Lola Panda is a trademarked game character, featuring in children's mobile games created by Finnish computer game developer BeiZ. Lola is an anthropomorphic panda who typically wears a pink short-sleeved shirt, knee length jeans, and sneakers. In some games, she uses other kinds of clothing, suitable for the situation, ... Read »


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    • The Magic School Bus In the Time of the Dinosaurs

    • The Magic School Bus In the Time of the Dinosaurs is the sixth book in Joanna Cole and Bruce Degan's The Magic School Bus series. The kids are transforming their classroom into Dinosaur Land for Parents Night, as they are studying dinosaurs. Ms Frizzle then gets a letter from an old high school friend who is now a ... Read »


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    • The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System

    • The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System is the fourth book in Joanna Cole and Bruce Degan's The Magic School Bus series. The book depicts arguably the most well-known adventure of the series and introduces the character of Janet. Ms. Frizzle's class is learning about the solar system and Arnold's unpleasant ... Read »


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    • Magic Tales

    • Magic Tales is a series of interactive storybooks for children, developed by Animation Magic and produced by Davidson, which were distributed by Capitol Multimedia, Inc. on CD-ROM for Mac OS and Microsoft Windows. The series began with the release of The Little Samurai (an adaptation of the Japanese Folk Tale) in 1995. ... Read »


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    • Playtoons

    • Playtoons is a series of linked games, released in 1994, which allow players to make their own cartoons using a variety of characters, backgrounds, scenery and props from either a single game or a mixture from the full series. Included with each game is a cartoon introducing the characters and situations. In addition ... Read »


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    • Project 3D-VIEW

    • Project 3D-VIEW (Virtual Interactive Environmental Worlds) is an educational program in the United States aimed at grades 5 and 6 which offers lessons in earth science, life science and physics as well as general scientific principles. Lessons include seasons, photosynthesis, erosion, the rock cycle and plate tectonics ... Read »


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    • Qimo 4 Kids

    • Qimo 4 Kids

      Qimo 4 Kids (pronounced "kim-oh", as in "eskimo") is a child-friendly desktop environment built entirely with free software. Qimo comes pre-installed with educational games for kids: TuxPaint, eToys, GCompris, Tuxmath, and Tuxtyping. Large colorful icons help young users navigate easily. It is "designed for early elem ... Read »


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    • SimTunes

    • SimTunes

      SimTunes is a children's software toy designed by Toshio Iwai and released by Maxis in 1996. It involves painting a picture using large pixels, where each color represents a musical note. The player places up to four different-colored Bugz, which represent musical instruments or vocal syllables, on this picture, and ca ... Read »


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    • Stagecast Creator

    • Stagecast Creator is a visual programming language intended for use in teaching programming to children. It is based on the programming by demonstration concept, where rules are created by giving examples of what actions should take place in a given situation. It can be used to construct simulations, animations and gam ... Read »


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    • STAR (software)

    • STAR Reading, STAR Early Literacy, and STAR Math

      STAR Reading, STAR Early Literacy and STAR Math are standardized, computer-adaptive assessments created by Renaissance Learning, Inc., for use in K-12 education. Each is a "Tier 2" assessment of a skill (reading practice, math practice, and early literacy, respectively) that can be used any number of times due to item- ... Read »


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    • ToonTalk

    • ToonTalk is a computer programming system intended to be programmed by children. The "Toon" part stands for cartoon. The system's presentation is in the form of animated characters, including robots that can be trained by example. It is one of the few successful implementations outside academia of the concurrent constr ... Read »


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    • Tux Paint

    • Tux Paint

      Tux Paint is a raster graphics editor (a program for creating and processing raster graphics) geared towards young children. The project was started in 2002 by Bill Kendrick who continues to maintain and improve it, with help from numerous volunteers. Tux Paint is seen by many as a free software alternative to Kid Pix, ... Read »


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    • Tux Typing

    • Tux Typing is a free and open source typing tutor created especially for children. It features several different types of game play, at a variety of difficulty levels. It is designed to be fun and to improve words per minute speed of typists. It is written in the C programming language and is available in the reposito ... Read »


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    • Undersea Adventure

    • Undersea Adventure is an educational software program developed by Knowledge Adventure, released in 1993. The software functions as an interactive encyclopedia featuring information on a wide variety of different oceans and its species, as well as a brief biography of explorer Jacques Cousteau. The program's main ... Read »


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    • Yenka

    • Yenka is a suite of educational software products which lets students simulate scientific experiments, create mathematical models, design electronic circuits or learn computer programming. Yenka is developed by Crocodile Clips Ltd. Yenka uses a unified interface to model reactions in scientific and technological s ... Read »


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    • ZAC Browser

    • ZAC Browser

      ZAC Browser (Zone for Autistic Children) is a web browser designed specifically for children and teenagers with autism and autism spectrum disorders such as Asperger syndrome, pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) and PDD-NOS. Because autistic children display characteristics such as impairments in social interactio ... Read »


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