In school, did you use an open source tool to get work done?

Did you ever use open source tools in school?

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72 votes tallied
Yes (tell us which software/hardware/tool)
50 votes
No (tell us why you wish you had)
22 votes

People of all ages are heading back to school now. For the next couple of weeks, is highlighting a range of open source software, hardware, and tools for students and educators. We'll also sprinkle in open education stories for good measure.

Read more in our Back to School series.

Which open source educational tools have you used? Or which ones do you wish had been available when you were in school? If you are a teacher, which open source software or hardware solutions do you use in the classroom or to manage lessons? We'd love to hear your experiences with open source education solutions and invite you to submit your story idea.


About the author

Jen Wike Huger - Jen Wike Huger is the Community Manager for Catch her at the next open source virtual event, or ping her on Twitter. She lives in Raleigh with her husband and daughters, June and Jewel.