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.

Back to school: 5 open source programs for students and teachers

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Charlie Reisinger takes a look at a few affordable and stress-free open source software tools to help students and teachers make learning fun and...Read more

Teaching DevOps and open source to a new generation

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Computer science courses at universities are great at teaching algorithms, basic principles, and the theoretical foundation of computing. While these...Read more

Diversity enriches middle school Linux user group

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Student members of the Asian Penguins were uncomfortable with the group's diversity issues. Now, contributions from a wide range of participants have...Read more

Teaching students the value of open source

Why teach students open source values? Rishi Hindocha explains.Read more

Torvalds 2.0: Patricia Torvalds on computing, college, feminism, and increasing diversity in tech

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Patricia Torvalds isn't the Torvalds name that pops up in Linux and open source circles. Yet. Patricia tells us how she got into computing and her...Read more

Do you know the Digital Humanities? 3 easy ways to learn more

Three resources to learn more about the Digital Humanities: the meeting of technology and the humanities.Read more

Teach coding with games: a review of Codewars and CodeCombat

Teacher Horst Jens tests and reviews to learn-to-code sites: CodeCombat and Codewars.Read more

Explore the night sky with these two open source apps

Take a look at two open source applications that bring the far reaches of space a little bit closer.Read more