Education

Open source solutions are improving how students learn—and how instructors teach—in communities around the world. Read the fascinating and inspiring stories we've collected about how open source is influencing education at all levels.

Open project collaboration from elementary to university classrooms

Open project collaboration from elementary to university classrooms
Learn about OSPRI, a new Duke University-Red Hat partnership project, and a Scratch-based maker club at an elementary school.Read more

Program LEGO Mindstorms robots over WiFi with BrickPi

Program LEGO Mindstorms robots over WiFi with BrickPi
A quick introduction to BrickPi, a Raspberry Pi add-on board from Dexter Industries that easily interfaces with LEGO Mindstorms sensors and motors.Read more

Are textbooks in or out? The state of open educational resources

Are textbooks in or out? The state of open educational resources
Cable Green, director of Open Education for Creative Commons, shares a deep discussion of the state of open educational resources today.Read more

A graduate degree could springboard you into an open source job

A graduate degree could springboard you into an open source job
Professor Joshua Pearce explains how to a graduate degree could springboard you into an open source job and where to get started.Read more

How the University of Hawaii is solving today's higher ed problems

How the University of Hawaii is solving today's higher ed problems
One of the leaders in Open Educational Resources (OER) is Billy Meinke, educational technologist at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Learn more...Read more

School systems desperate for standards-aligned curricula find hope

School systems desperate for standards-aligned curricula find hope
Textbook publishers are not deliverying materials that meet the evolving needs of K-12 districts, so organizations like Open Up Resources are...Read more

Can academic faculty members teach with Wikipedia?

Can academic faculty members teach with Wikipedia?
Since 2010, 29,000 students have completed the Wiki Ed program. They have added 25 million words to Wikipedia, or the equivalent of 85,000 printed...Read more

Kids on Computers establishes computer labs in five countries

Kids on Computers establishes computer labs in five countries
Kids on Computers establishes computer labs around the world in areas where children don't have access to computers and the Internet.Read more