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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.

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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

The new Raspberry Pi 2, boost for Cyanogen, US budget data on GitHub, and more

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Microsoft's investment in Cyanogen, U.S. government budget data on GitHub,...Read more

Community open sources medical diagrams and animations

The new multimedia library draws on the extensive collection of animations and illustrations developed for didactic and procedural videos created for...Read more

Get a paycheck in open source, be a social activist

Ross Brunson, director of member services with the Linux Professional Institute, offers advice for those looking to work in open source and shares...Read more