Education

Phil Shapiro, one of my fellow Opensource.com Community Moderators, gave a talk at All Things Open 2014 about open source and libraries. This is a recap of that talk.
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Bio4J was selected to be part of Google Summer of Code 2014 this year, and what began this summer has recently culminated in great success, after months of work by the Era7 Bioinformatics team.
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Charlie Reisinger from the Penn Manor School District talked to us next about open source at his school. This talk was an expanded version of his lightning talk from the previous night.
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Aseem Sharma writes that improving the state of education and making children better learners is a human endeavor. It requires understanding the behavior of children, what motivates them, and what demotivates them. Technology solutions based on open data can strengthen and fuel that human endeavor... Read more
0 comments Posted 23 Oct 2014 by Aseem Sharma Feed
In February 2014, the Government of India declared the South Asian language Odia as the 6th classical language of India which is one among 22 scheduled languages of India and has a literary heritage of more than 5,000 years. There are documents for more than 3,500 years, and the rest are... Read more
4 comments Posted 22 Oct 2014 by Subhashish Panigrahi Feed
The ever rising cost of academic journals is a major burden for researchers. Academic libraries cannot always keep up with increases in subscription fees causing libraries to drop journals from their collection. This makes it harder for students and professors to quickly and easily access the... Read more
3 comments Posted 21 Oct 2014 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
Open door with open education and Moodle
In 2001, Moodle was launched as an online solution for educators to freely adopt as a tool to reach and engage students in the learning experience within their own websites. Today, Moodle’s design and evolution continues to achieve this goal as a free and open source learning platform with clear... Read more
7 comments Posted 6 Oct 2014 by Samantha Gartner Feed
Charlie Reisinger talks to Scott Nesbitt and Opensource.com about migrating an entire school district to Linux and open source.
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Penguins gathered together in the Artic
How Don Watkins, a technology director at a New York state high school, introduced Linux to the system.
7 comments Posted 29 Sep 2014 by Don Watkins Feed
Youth Digital just moved into their new offices, tucked away in a nondescript office park in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. It's a big step up from their humble beginnings, when company founder and director Justin Richards hauled a laptop to his students' houses, tutoring them on web and graphic... Read more
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