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.

Free courses for getting started in the open source cloud

Blue clouds, open source cloud
10 courses touching on various aspects of the open source cloud, all freely available. Educate yourself!Read more

3 Drupal education distros reviewed

Review of three easy to use Drupal distributions designed for education: Julio, Open Academy, and Opigno LMS.Read more

Open data in education starts to show real traction

Working with the Open Education Working Group, a new area that is starting to show real traction is open education data.Read more

Students power this open source high school

Penguins gathered together in the Artic
I suspect that many of your days in high school looked something like this: An adult teacher stands in the front of a square room, lecturing or...Read more

The personality of a Linux-loving teen

Scientific writing with JotGit
Is it true that kids who love Linux are some of the smartest and most creative students at school?Read more

Students build smart devices and scientific instruments with Arduino

See how students have hacked robotic arms, created new human-to-game interfaces, added sensors to a car, and developed a wearable air pollution...Read more

How being online changes how we think about the traditional research paper

The academic paper is old—older than the steam engine, the pocket watch, the piano, and the light bulb. The first journal, Philosophical Transactions...Read more

Back to school series features open resources for kids

school supplies for back to school
Opensource.com will be hosting two weeks of open education content from September 8 - 19 featuring educators, students, and others writing about...Read more