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.

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

Open source and open data's role in modern meteorology

Just as chemistry students learn not only chemistry but lab procedures and equipment, so too must meteorology students learn about the tools of their...Read more

Education is crucial to building an open web

Mozilla's Emma Irwin talks about the work she does for Mozilla's Participation Team and the broader Mozilla Project.Read more

Student-collaborator rights, Kisumu app, and new Zotero release

In June this year, a few open source projects expanded and several useful resources were published, along with many other developments in the digital...Read more

Doc sprint model helps teachers create course materials

Open Source in Education chalkboard
Teachers learn how to create curriculum courses through a sprint. The sprint was supported by a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded project to...Read more

Open education at the Raspberry Pi Foundation

A classroom discussion of Raspberry Pi
The Raspberry Pi Foundation's Ben Nuttall explains how his organization collaborated with the Raspberry Pi community to create new learning materials...Read more

New open digital humanities projects

New projects became open source and several useful resources were published, along with many other developments.Read more

Using Raspberry Pi to get teens involved in open source

Raspberry Pi model B+
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