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.

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?

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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

How to teach student sys admins

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Student sys admins need hands-on, practical experience with a wide variety of software. We look at how one professor trains future system...Read more

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