Sunday, 20 March 2011

Portable Touch Typing Tutor

Tipp 10 has been around for five years, and had over 1.4m downloads, in German. This month they launched the English version, which is Portable. That is, you can put it on a USB memory stick. looks good but I ahve not tried it yet. Also, it is available for Window, Mac and Linux!

Tipp 10 Typing Tutor

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Free ebooks for kids

I was asked by a friend for ideas for free reading books for children. Here is a great website which lists many.

Free e-books

Monday, 14 March 2011

Grammar and spelling

Today somebody asked me for a recommendation of something free to use instead of Ginger Software, to help with their grammar and spelling. So I made a quick check on the internet, and I found Paper Rater. And while I am generally enthusiastic about most things, this was wonderful! It works differently, but I am sure it will do the job.