Packet Tracer supplements physical equipment in the classroom by
allowing students to create a network with an almost unlimited number
of devices, encouraging practice, discovery, and troubleshooting. The
simulation-based learning environment helps students develop 21st
century skills such as decision making, creative and critical
thinking, and problem solving.
Packet Tracer complements the Networking Academy curricula, allowing
instructors to easily teach and demonstrate complex technical concepts
and networking systems design. The software is available free of
charge to all Networking Academy instructors, students, and alumni.