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.
2 comments Posted 24 Apr 2015 by Charley Locke Feed
Review of four new tools and tutorials for scholarly research and the digital humanities.
0 comments Posted 7 Apr 2015 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
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.
3 comments Posted 6 Apr 2015 by Ben Nuttall Feed
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.
3 comments Posted 31 Mar 2015 by Joshua Pearce Feed
Firefox developer edition blue logo modified by Jen Wike Huger via Creative Commons license
Find out how Mozilla utilizes open education resources (OERs) to improve and increase participation in their communities.
2 comments Posted 26 Mar 2015 by Emma Irwin Feed
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
0 comments Posted 25 Mar 2015 by Daniel James Feed
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.
1 comment Posted 25 Mar 2015 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
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.
1 comment Posted 24 Mar 2015 by Charlie Reisinger Feed
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
2 comments Posted 23 Mar 2015 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
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
2 comments Posted 23 Mar 2015 by Emily Dunham Feed