Aseem Sharma writes that improving the state of education and making children better learners is a human endeavor. It requires understanding the behavior of children, what motivates them, and what demotivates them. Technology solutions based on open data can strengthen and fuel that human endeavor... Read more
Charlie Reisinger talks to Scott Nesbitt and Opensource.com about migrating an entire school district to Linux and open source.
How Don Watkins, a technology director at a New York state high school, introduced Linux to the system.
When we started talking about hosting a 'back to school' week at Opensource.com, I decided to take that quite literally, and went back to NC State University earlier this month to attend the inaugural Geospatial Forum at the Center for Geospatial Anaytics. Geospatial analytics and GIS (geospatial... Read more
A key to modern IT education is getting students involved with open source. One institution which has been doing that is the Center for Development of Open Technology (CDOT) at Seneca College in Toronto, Canada.
What is open education and all of the resources out there all about? What does it all mean? Jodi Biddle tackles these big questions and more in this article for Opensource.com's Open Education Week.
10 courses touching on various aspects of the open source cloud, all freely available. Educate yourself!
Review of three easy to use Drupal distributions designed for education: Julio, Open Academy, and Opigno LMS.
Is it true that kids who love Linux are some of the smartest and most creative students at school?
See how students have hacked robotic arms, created new human-to-game interfaces, added sensors to a car, and developed a wearable air pollution monitor that crowdsources ozone levels across a city with open source hardware.