Blockly is a visual coding program that helps people understand the basic logic behind computer programming. Neil Fraser, from the Blockly development team, takes us behind the scenes and shares the impact this educational tool is having with kids around the world.
Imagine a world where scientists and inventors had no access to the accomplishments of the generations which came before us. The wheel would, quite literally, need to be reinvented by everyone who came along and wanted to move forward.
Ross Brunson, director of member services with the Linux Professional Institute, offers advice for those looking to work in open source and shares his own story.
Though it's not always obvious, libraries use a remarkably large amount of free and open source software and systems. Systems librarian Robin Isard shares his experiences and insights.
Open source and Creative Commons licensing has opened the door for everyone to inexpensively and easily find a new and authentic audience for their work.
Stephen O’Connor is a fifth grade public school teacher at Wells Central School. He contracts with the New York State Education Department to create and maintain openly licensed curriculum for the EngageNY mathematics and English language arts modules.
In this interview with Bill Fitzgerald, head of FunnyMonkey, learn how he got started in open source and how it led him to supporting open access to education.
Charlie Reisinger, IT Director at Penn Manor High School in Lancaster Pennsylvania delivers a talk on how we can empower students at all public schools with the elements of the open source way.
In this lightning talk presentation, Remy tells us about the first academic minor in open source software at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) that has both a technical and non-technical track. The courses in this minor all use open source software in some way, shape, or form. Additionally,... Read more
Opensource.com covers open education in 2014. In this article, find a summary of the topics covered this year as well as the 10 most read articles.