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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.

MAGIC Spell Studios

Rochester Institute of Technology creates Open@RIT, a university-wide initiative for open source support, collaboration, and research.
The back of a kid head

Learn how to get started with Scratch in this article in a series about teaching kids to code.
Student desk for open education

Coding is for everyone—from preschoolers to adults. Here are some ways to help you and your children learn to code.
Hands on a keyboard with a Python book

Mu makes it easy to learn how to write Python code.
Alarm clocks with different time

Bring familiar sounds from school to your virtual students with these Linux tools.
Family learning and reading together at night in a room

These open source boredom busters will keep kids of all ages busy having fun.
Files in a folder

Use Ghostscript to compress PDF files on Linux.

Open source helps bridge the digital divide for families in need of computers for distance learning during the pandemic.