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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.

A graduate degree could springboard you into an open source job

Professor Joshua Pearce explains how to a graduate degree could springboard you into an open source...
How the University of Hawaii is solving today's higher ed problems

One of the leaders in Open Educational Resources (OER) is Billy Meinke, educational technologist at...
School systems desperate for standards-aligned curricula find hope

Textbook publishers are not deliverying materials that meet the evolving needs of K-12 districts,...
Can academic faculty members teach with Wikipedia?

Since 2010, 29,000 students have completed the Wiki Ed program. They have added 25 million words to...
Kids on Computers establishes computer labs in five countries

Kids on Computers establishes computer labs around the world in areas where children don't have...
Best of Opensource.com: Education

It was an exciting year at Opensource.com covering the ways open source software and open...
Give back this holiday: Language input needed for literacy project

Lend a hand this holiday to Phoenicia, a project to bring literacy to the 122 million children in...
Open education is about improving lives, not taking tests

Open and participatory models for organizing remind us of education's core principles, a new book...