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.

4 open resources to discover Old English literature

J. R. R. Tolkien, perhaps best known as the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings , was, in his academic life, a scholar of Anglo-Saxon...Read more

Tackling the challenges of open source adoption in education

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In our recent survey on free and open source software in the UK education sectors, we asked colleges and universities for their main reasons for not...Read more

How a hacker slumber party gets girls into code

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When I walked into Carroll Hall, for a moment I felt like I was back in college... and at the World’s Best Slumber Party . There were tables full of...Read more

Books and more are relicensed to Creative Commons

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I began working with the Wikimedia Foundation in January 2012 for program and community support in India. With the Centre for Internet and Society 's...Read more

5 lessons open education resources can learn from FOSS

While the OER community owes some of its genesis to the open source and free software movements, there are some aspects of how and why these...Read more

BASIC programming with Gambas for the beginner programmer

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Scratch is a great tool for teaching programming to young children, but what happens when kids outgrow Scratch? Among Raspberry Pi aficionados, the...Read more

An introduction to the School of Open

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Every generation since the beginning of human existence has passed its value system, principles, methodologies, and skillsets on to the next...Read more

Open source tools allow Project Tango to evolve with speed and agility

open source tools for Project Tango
Google's Project Tango is a platform for Android phones and tablets designed to track the full 3-dimensional motion of the device as you hold it,...Read more