At HKA we have installed a wide range of programs on our computers to support student learning. Here is a list of those and other recommendations. Many are available for both computer platforms and some are free for download. They have been put in no particular order
Tux Paint is a free, award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12 (for example, preschool and K-6). Tux Paint is used in schools around the world as a computer literacy drawing activity. It combines an easy-to-use interface, fun sound effects, and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use the program.
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Ages 3 - 12 / Free / Mac + PC
Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean.
Ages 7 + / Free / Mac + PC
A fun, free 3D drawing tool for everyone.
Ages 7+ / Free / Mac + PC