Articles tagged with education


Trust your students with open source

trust your students with open source
In Zen Buddhism the concept of Shoshin, or "Beginner’s Mind," teaches us to approach learning with openness and a lack of preconceptions. Zen Monk...Read more

Four Linux distros for kids

Linux operating systems for kids
I can see the brightness of curiosity in my six year old niece Shuchi's eyes when she explores a mobile phone or manipulates the idiot box with its...Read more

Golden opportunity for public libraries to meet digital needs of women

Women use the Internet 17% more than their male counterparts yet are underrepresented in programming and open source. Public libraries (and public...Read more

Announcing Youth in Open Source Week: January 13 - 17

Youth in Open Source Week
Our first-ever Youth in Open Source Week at was January 13 - 17, 2014! We were excited to offer you a solid week of content focused on...Read more

Open source educational tools for 2014

Open source educational resources
Last year was a big year of open source learning for me. I had the pleasure of meeting a bunch of awesome people in the open source field, attending...Read more

Opigno aims to be a true e-learning platform

e-learning platform runs on open source
Over the last five years, e-learning platforms have gained popularity and notoriety for alleviating some of the strain caused by our education...Read more

Gaming for education to strengthen schools in 2014

gaming for open education in 2014
For a recap on this year in open education, it's impossible to ignore the role of gaming, including massively multiplayer open online role-playing...Read more

Best of Top guides for getting things done the open source way

Guides and tutorials from
This year at, we challenged our contributors to give us the best and most useful guides, how-tos, and tutorials they could produce...Read more