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Training college students to contribute to the Linux kernel

open source courses at universities
Following my recent post on the initiatives now in place to rebalance the demographics of the Linux Kernel community, I would like to share a set of...Read more

Open hardware for education with littleBits library of electronic modules

open hardware for education with littleBits
Littlebits is disrupting the open hardware space. It's "an open source library of electronic modules that snap together with magnets for prototyping...Read more

Owning and occupying knowledge and learning in the 21st century

education in the 21st century
The communication technologies of the 21st Century have disrupted both the time-honored ways of delivering education and its social and cultural...Read more

The Linux kernel community learns how to grow more penguins

Linux and open source communtiies
The Linux kernel is one of the largest and most successful open source projects today. A report from the Linux Foundation addressing Who Writes Linux...Read more

Salsa: an open source syllabus creator for educators

Help wanted: seeking help for code with an open source project
Who wants to tackle the complex problem of helping educators create learning service agreements? I don’t see too many hands. How about you there,...Read more

Free and open source education materials for children and teens

open source education resources
I am a community moderator for as well as a mother, a librarian, and a former public school teacher. When I began writing for this...Read more

The financial reality of the education industry

disrupting education for the better
Higher education is not just about producing valuable workers, but about educating people to become thinking, lifelong learners who contribute in...Read more

Teaching with open source presentation service Reveal.js

teaching with open source has a community moderator program, and I am proud to be a part of it. Recently we all met in person with the team in...Read more