About Open* Education


Why children should learn to code, even if they don't have a future in IT

Teaching your children open source skills
By day, Red Hat product manager Burr Sutter works to make developers more successful and productive with open source tools, technologies, and...Read more

Digital technology and creativity in the classroom prepares kids for the future

digital literacy
Educators in the US and worldwide are increasingly preoccupied with: 1) how children learn, 2) how best to prepare children for the future, and 3)...Read more

University course trades textbook for Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi used at SUNY Albany
The Raspberry Pi has replaced the textbook at the State University of New York at Albany in the class, Information in the 21st Century . Ethan...Read more

The Open Access Week community to hit its stride at this year's event

to compete or collaborate
A celebration of the open access movement, Open Access week hosts events that are aimed at highlighting how open access has transformed the landscape...Read more

The disruptive business model for higher education is open source

open source your university
How do you make money from something that is free? B orrow some moves from the commercial open source playbook. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)...Read more

Four ways to better educate girls inside and outside the classroom

open education for girls worldwide
International Day of the Girl is today and a reminder how an open education is critical to the empowerment of women worldwide. In the western world,...Read more

Open source programs to get more kids to code

open source coding
At OSCON this year, Regina ten Bruggencate and Kim Spiritus gave a talk called How To Get More Kids To Code . I got in late (I was waiting in line to...Read more

A professor learns how to change his methods to open source

open source teaching and learning
At the age of 77, I have published my first eBook and have a MOOC. T hese were not endeavors I ever intended to undertake. I wanted to write Forms...Read more