In the growing hubbub around student data privacy and security, it can be hard for edtech companies to identify concrete steps to demonstrate their commitment to protecting student information.
Review of four new tools and tutorials for scholarly research and the digital humanities.
In collaboration with UK Space and the European Space Agency, The Raspberry Pi Foundation is sending two Raspberry Pi computers into space. Children in UK schools will get the chance to write code to run their own applications in space.
In Michigan Tech's open source 3D printing course, students build their own 3D printers and use them to complete various class projects. The entire course—from hardware, software, firmware, and course materials—is free and open source.
Find out how Mozilla utilizes open education resources (OERs) to improve and increase participation in their communities.
Amnesty International produces a 400+ page print report each year, which is released in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic simultaneously and then translated into 12 other languages. Last year the organization deployed Booktype 2.0, a Django application developed for book sprints. Daniel James... Read more
When it comes to teaching programming in an academic setting, what is the best programming language for the job? Grace is an open source programming language specifically designed to meet the needs of teaching and learning programming in an educational setting.
Penn Manor School District built better IT processes and a Linux programs for their students. Find out how DevOps principles like automation, iteration, and orchestration resonate strongly with their students and IT team.
I learned about David Lippman from an article on TeamOpen and realized I needed to talk to him more about his work in open education and open source. David is a professor at Pierce College and has saved students a million dollars with his shared textbooks. He also built IMathAS, a free, open source... Read more
When academia and open source collaborate, everybody wins. Open source projects get new contributors, professors get students with more knowledge and perspective about real-world software development, and—most importantly—students can get extra mentorship while gaining hands-on experience in their... Read more