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Open source tools help kids discover digital creativity

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...Read more

Teaching open source changed my life

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...Read more

Back to school with GRASS GIS

When we started talking about hosting a 'back to school' week at, I decided to take that quite literally, and went back to NC State...Read more

12 open education videos for China

Last summer was special for the Creative Commons China Mainland team, Wenzhou Medical University, and . These three parties co-hosted an...Read more

A guide to creating easy, online learning materials with Xerte

An excellent, easy to use, open source alternative is Xerte, a learning object creation tool developed by the University of Nottingham.Read more

Seneca College realizes value of open source

A key to modern IT education is getting students involved with open source. One institution which has been doing that is the Center for Development...Read more

3 million users and hiring at edX

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...Read more

Lobbying for open source and Linux in schools

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How to teach educators how to use open source in the classroom.Read more