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The director of Open Source Training tells the story of how he got away from traditional teaching and testing methods and found joy again in teaching with the open source way.
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In this interview, I spoke with Ned Batchelder of Open edX about his team who he says are working to make the platform "the best place to experiment with new ideas, and then share those ideas with other educators who can build on them and make their own improvements."
0 comments Posted 16 Sep 2014 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
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How to teach educators how to use open source in the classroom.
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Opensource.com will be hosting two weeks of open education content from September 8 - 19 featuring educators, students, and others writing about better, cheaper, and smarter ways to learn.
0 comments Posted 2 Sep 2014 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
When Heidi Ellis took the floor at this year's Professors' Open Source Summer Experience—held May 28-30 at Drexel University in Philadelphia—she wanted her colleagues to understand the extraordinary educational benefits of involving students in open source projects.
2 comments Posted 10 Jun 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
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In Zen Buddhism the concept of Shoshin, or "Beginner’s Mind," teaches us to approach learning with openness and a lack of preconceptions. Zen Monk and teacher, Shunryu Suzuki famously wrote: "In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few." When we cast aside... Read more
12 comments Posted 14 Jan 2014 by Charlie Reisinger Feed