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.

Where is the best place online to learn a programming language?

Our last poll, in which our readers picked their favorite programming lanaguage for beginners, had almost 30 comments and 2,300 votes . And, it's...Read more

How one professor saves students millions with his shared textbooks

I learned about David Lippman from an article on TeamOpen and realized I needed to talk to him more about his work in open education and open source...Read more

Leveraging the power of academia in your open source project

When academia and open source collaborate, everybody wins. Open source projects get new contributors, professors get students with more knowledge and...Read more

International College Hong Kong manages education with open source Gibbon

Gibbon, an open source education management tool is improving education and learning at the International College Hong Kong by helping them solve the...Read more

These robots will take your kid to the zoo

Robots for Good is a project with roots in 3D printing, open source, and education. In this interview with Richard Hulskes, co-­founder of Wevolver,...Read more

A Linux distro for education: UberStudent

Read this in-depth review and tutorial of UberStudent, a customized, Linux distribution designed for secondary and post-secondary education.Read more

Asian Penguins middle school Linux club inspires community

Penguins gathered together in the Artic
The Asian Penguins Linux users group for middle school students is improving people’s lives through the power of open source technology--and changing...Read more

How does your state use open educational resources?

Colleges and universities are looking beyond current textbook options to find bigger savings for students. The result is a dramatic shift toward open...Read more