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.

Open Source in Education, new series begins March 16

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On Monday, March 16 we will begin a series, one article each day through the end of the month, on the theme: Open Source in Education. Our series on...Read more

Why use open hardware in the classroom?

Over the past few years we’ve seen an explosion of “open” models, which emerged as a result of several different factors. The general motivation...Read more

Connect globally, educate openly: Open Education Week 2015

Open Education Week (OEW) is an annual, global event and will take place this year from March 9-13, 2015. The event aims to raise awareness and...Read more

What can we do to improve computer education?

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Last year Pamela Fox, Computing Curriculum Engineer at Khan Academy, was part of a panel on called "Disruptive Innovation in CS Education." I spoke...Read more

Open source and humanities in the digital age

Welcome to the first installment of a monthly feature where we explore how open source software and the open source way are used in the digital...Read more

Blockly makes it easier to learn to code

Blockly is a visual coding program that helps people understand the basic logic behind computer programming. Neil Fraser, from the Blockly...Read more

OnePlus ditches CyanogenMod, Raspberry Pi 2 powered robots, and more

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at OnePlus adopting a new mobile OS, robots powered by the Raspberry Pi 2, a...Read more

Why open access matters

Imagine a world where scientists and inventors had no access to the accomplishments of the generations which came before us. The wheel would, quite...Read more