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.

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

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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

6 tips for teaching kids to code

Whether you are a software developer or you have no programming background, these six practical tips will help you teach kids how to program.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

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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