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.

Using Raspberry Pi to get teens involved in open source

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Red Hatter Anderson Silva shares how young people interested in technology can use a $35 Raspberry Pi to get started contributing to open source.Read more

NY State school libraries fund flexible software

Harry Chan is the CEO of MediaFlex, a company headquartered in Champlain, New York and Montreal, Quebec.Read more

Your open source story matters

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I wasn't weird, but now I am. It's a challenge that I feel almost destined to have come up against. How one Linux noob is learning about open source.Read more

Getting started with Minecraft Pi

The free Raspberry Pi version of the game is the only one that comes with a programming interface, allowing players write code and manipulate the...Read more

New tutorials, developments in open digital humanities

Take a look at several new tutorials and developments in the open digital humanities.Read more

What is open source? Licensing, history, and more

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Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a talk by Gina Likins from Red Hat at the 2015 Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC): South...Read more

Open source policies show commitment to student data privacy

In the growing hubbub around student data privacy and security, it can be hard for edtech companies to identify concrete steps to demonstrate their...Read more

4 new tools for scholarly research

Review of four new tools and tutorials for scholarly research and the digital humanities.Read more