One of the big movements in education is the STEM movement, (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math); I am currently in the doctoral program at Pepperdine University. One of the areas I am researching is the importance of including the Arts in education. There is another version - STEAM - that I am particularly interested in. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). There are many excellent educational sites and free programs that encourage all to explore these possibilities. One of the big supporters is Autodesk, Inc., a 3D software company that has been in business for a good while. They have created several wonderful, free apps and sites to encourage STEAM skills. I am including several links below.
Listing of free apps:
Free software - Mac or Windows!