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

Learn about OSPRI, a new Duke University-Red Hat partnership project, and a Scratch-based maker...
Program LEGO Mindstorms robots over WiFi with BrickPi

A quick introduction to BrickPi, a Raspberry Pi add-on board from Dexter Industries that easily...
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...
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...
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...
School systems desperate for standards-aligned curricula find hope

Textbook publishers are not deliverying materials that meet the evolving needs of K-12 districts,...
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...
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...