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.

Collaboration isn't what they taught you in school

Throughout most of my education, I was taught that collaboration was cheating. With the exception of teacher-sanctioned group projects, I had learned...Read more

Young professionals find the open source way a good fit

Whether you went to college or you didn't. Whether you interned at the company where you work now or started out in a completely different field. For...Read more

Open source education for lifelong learners

In the world of the Internet, where everything is so easily available, it seems like all technology is a benefit to online learners. For those who...Read more

The challenges of Open edX's large and complex codebase

The challenges of the large and complex Open edX codebase, as told by David Baumgold, a software engineer at edX, to Travis Kepley of Red Hat.Read more

Getting kids interested in programming, robotics, and engineering

It's easy to get kids interested in technology when the technology is fun! And the options out there for fun outlets for kids to learn is growing...Read more

A call to arms for open source!

For both my friend and me, open source has been critical to how we live our lives. It's not a job or a career, but a calling. My personal journey...Read more

Open storytelling to boost literacy

I'm in love with open source, but I've been dating open content for many years. You would think these two would jump at the chance to cross-promote,...Read more

An open-minded Internet safety curriculum

What should high schools students be taught about Internet safety? Traditional high school curriculum has followed guidance from the U.S. Children's...Read more