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.

Linux and Python education for students in Israel

Now entering its third year, the ROSE (Red Hat Open Source for Education) Project is a cross-community effort that brings students from Tira together...Read more

Apps, bots, drones, and 3D printers: Coming to a school near you?

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What if we became laser-focused on introducing children to bots, drones, 3D printers, and coding in high school, middle school, and elementary school...Read more

Book review: Teach Your Kids to Code by Bryson Payne

Community Moderator Don Watkins reviews Bryson Payne's "Teach Your Kids to Code," a book he says is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn...Read more

Top 5: Blender movie, Minecraft alternatives, and more

Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5, our best articles of the week are about a new Blender short film, alternatives to Minecraft, back to school with open source,...Read more

Bringing Python into the classroom

Michael Taggart explains why learning Python is the best path for students after the usual learn-to-code activities.Read more

Did you ever use open source tools in school?

Open Source in Education chalkboard
People of all ages are heading back to school now. For the next couple of weeks, Opensource.com is highlighting a range of open source software,...Read more

Code ninjas earn "belts" with CoderDojo

By engaging young people ages 7-17 in informal, creative environments, independent clubs of youngsters can learn web and application development...Read more

We did it ourselves: The open organization in education

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The philosophy of the open organization has implications in the field of education, community moderator Don Watkins explains.Read more