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Re: [school-discuss] Linux applications _you_ use in school

Another good math app I used last year for geometry class was kseg.
Dave Prentice

-----Original Message-----
From: sbt <sbt@ginkwunk.net>
To: schoolforge-discuss@schoolforge.net
Date: Thursday, October 17, 2002 2:36 PM
Subject: Re: [school-discuss] Linux applications _you_ use in school

>On 2002.10.17 10:33 Doug Loss wrote:
>> SEUL/edu is working on creating a CD-ROM image of
>> Linux software that's useful in schools.  We have a listing of over
>> 500 apps that are educational in some form, but not all of them are
>> useful scholastically.  We're gradually going through the list and
>> trying to separate out the ones to include in our image, but that's
>> taking some time.
>> One way for us to get a list of useful apps quickly is to ask
>> already using Linux in their schools just what applications they're
>> running on Linux.
>I teach geometry and advanced algebra in a Massachusetts high school.
>Although my school does not run Linux in the classrooms, I use
>xeukleides, Dr. Genius, octave, gnuplot and TEX (LATEX really, with
>dvips, pdflatex and dvipdfm) to prepare materials for my students.
>I hope this is useful to you even if it is not happening in school.