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.

Open Chemistry project raises up the next generation of researchers

Open Chemistry project raises up the next generation of researchers
Learn about a few Google Summer of Code projects hoping to bring high quality open source tools to scientific research communities.Read more

2 free desktop recording tools to try: SimpleScreenRecorder and Kazam

2 free desktop recording tools to try: SimpleScreenRecorder and Kazam
This month we look at two free screen recording tools for Linux: SimpleScreenRecorder and Kazam.Read more

How to incorporate open source into computer science classes

How to incorporate open source into computer science classes
Hear from these four computer science instructors—all women—who have already used open source projects in their classrooms. They'll be speaking at...Read more

Asian Penguins turn program into a Linux success

Asian Penguins turn program into a Linux success
A failed Windows laptop program at The Community School of Excellence was turned by the Asian Penguins into a Linux success.Read more

A quick introduction to Audacity for teachers

A quick introduction to Audacity for teachers
Students love manipulating digital sound with Audacity. Learn how to use it in the classroom.Read more

Open Source Computer Club: Out of the trash, into the classroom

Out of the trash and into the classroom
The Open Source Initiative (OSI) , working with the Schodack Central School District in upstate New York, developed the FLOSS Desktops For Kids...Read more

Building a classroom around interactive code

Building a classroom around interactive code
SageMathCloud allows you to run Jupyter notebooks without having to install any specialized software.Read more

3 copyright tips for students and educators

3 copyright tips for students and educators
Copyright is a really complicated topic, and when it comes to online use of creative works, accidentally crossing the line between fair use and a...Read more