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Re: [school-discuss] Open-source alternatives

On Sat, 2004-10-09 at 16:53, Aaron Tyo-Dickerson wrote:

> While the obvious, short answer is "Yes, simply install any flavor of
> Linux and then add some of the standard desktop apps (see the
> non-daring list above) and *Presto* an 'educational computer'", the
> actual response is "I am not sure." Schools have very specific needs
> and I have had difficulty finding FOSS replacements for things like
> Inspiration, which we rely on for graphic organizers / concept maps /
> idea webs. I have searched SchoolForge and SourceForge and not found a
> similar product and would love to know if there is one out there.

Take a look at these:

CMAP   http://cmap.ihmc.us/
MAK   http://mak.sourceforge.net/
Thoughtstream   http://thoughtstream.org/
Knowde   http://www.lieber-media.de/knowde/

Doug Loss <drloss@suscom.net>