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.

Tinkering with the Raspberry Pi A+

Raspberry Pi model A+
Eben Upton, Raspberry Pi Founder and CEO of Raspberry Pi's engineering team, recently announced the new Raspberry Pi A+ model. Luis Ibanez buys one...Read more

Google Code-in tasks and rewards for teens

Google Code-in is an initiative for 13-17 year olds to get involved in open source software projects. Participating organizations select its top five...Read more

Raspberry Pi and Coder by Google for beginners and kids

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Coder is an experiment for Raspberry Pi, built by a small team of Googlers in New York. It converts a Raspberry Pi into a friendly environment for...Read more

The digital open source library of tomorrow

Phil Shapiro , one of my fellow Opensource.com Community Moderators, gave a talk at All Things Open 2014 about open source and libraries. This is a...Read more

Open source bioinformatics data platform gets helps from student hackers

Bio4J was selected to be part of Google Summer of Code 2014 this year, and what began this summer has recently culminated in great success, after...Read more

Root access for students at Penn Manor

Charlie Reisinger from the Penn Manor School District talked to us next about open source at his school. This talk was an expanded version of his...Read more

Rebuilding tech in Afghanistan with open source

Dr. Nazir Peroz (Head of the ZiiK) on rebuilding tech in Afghanistan and a new IT center at the University of Herat.Read more

Why open data matters in education

Aseem Sharma writes that improving the state of education and making children better learners is a human endeavor. It requires understanding the...Read more