Education

Open is the solution to improving 21st century education
Much of the Internet runs Linux and open source software, yet in most of our schools—whether PK-12 or higher education—Linux and open source software are given short shrift.
0 comments Posted 26 Jul 2016 by Don Watkins Feed
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eGranary Digital Library, a plug-and-play server that provides instant access to millions of digital documents without the need of a connection to the Internet.1,100 installations worldwide
0 comments Posted 11 Jul 2016 by Grant Ingersoll Feed
A first look at Google's Science Journal app
The app makes use of the sensors on your phone and offers a digital science notebook to record your findings.
0 comments Posted 29 Jun 2016 by Marcus D. Hanwell Feed
Interview with Janice Lathen, Powering Potential
Thanks to open source software, Powering Potential and the Raspberry Pi Foundation are able to bring computers and a library of digital education content to rural schools in the East African nation of Tanzania.
2 comments Posted 16 Jun 2016 by Patrick Masson Feed
Candy or Swag: A game for teaching open source to kids
A variant of the Prisoner's Dilemma focused on reward (as opposed to punishment) for the class to play together.
0 comments Posted 13 Jun 2016 by Gina Likins (Red Hat) Feed
3 open source alternatives to MATLAB
MATLAB has long been a part of many educational curriculums and research projects, but many open source alternatives provide excellent platforms for scientific computing.
16 comments Posted 9 Jun 2016 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Students showcase open source creations at Imagine RIT
Justin Flory covers the highlights of Rochester Institute of Technology's annual innovation and creativity festival.
2 comments Posted 8 Jun 2016 by Justin W. Flory Feed
Shellmo: Aquatic 3D printed robot for fun and education
Shellmo is powered by an Arduino board and the parts can be downloaded and printed. The design files can be modified using Blender.
0 comments Posted 27 May 2016 by Don Watkins Feed
Interview with Dan Schneiderman, Rochester Institute of Technology
We sat down with Dan Schneiderman, the new head of the FOSS@MAGIC program at the Rochester Institute of Technology.
0 comments Posted 26 May 2016 by Justin W. Flory Feed
Mission accomplished! NASA developer challenge comes to RIT
Using multiple sets of existing open data, attendees are provided the resources to develop creative and imaginative solutions to complex issues.
0 comments Posted 16 May 2016 by Justin W. Flory Feed

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