iTALC – Free Software for Managing School Classroom Computers

iTALC(intelligently Teaching And Learning with Computer) is a free open source software for managing classroom computers in Linux and Windows, which is aimed at a school environment. iTALC enables teachers to remotely monitor and control students’ computers. This allows the teacher to perform demonstrations, to close windows and to shut down the computer. TheĀ  source-code is freely available and you’re free in changing the software to fit your needs as long as you respect the terms of iTALC’s license.[advt]

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Features

  • See what’s going on in computer-labs by using overview mode and make snapshots
  • Remote-control computers to support and help other people
  • Show a demo (either in fullscreen or in a window) – the teacher’s screen is shown on all student’s computers in realtime
  • Lock workstations for moving undivided attention to teacher
  • Send text-messages to students
  • Powering on/off and rebooting computers per remote
  • Remote logon and logoff and remote execution of arbitrary commands/scripts
  • Home-schooling – iTALC’s network-technology is not restricted to a subnet and therefore students at home can join lessons via VPN-connections just by installing iTALC client


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