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 tips for teaching kids how to build electronics

4 tips for teaching kids how to build electronics
I've dedicated myself to teaching electronics to beginners, both kids and adults.Read more

Schools that #GoOpen should #GoOpenSource

Schools that #GoOpen should #GoOpenSource
Schools can save money and provide better teaching and learning with open source.Read more

7 resources for open education materials

7 resources for open education materials
This month I've rounded up a list of seven open educational resources for K-12 and higher education.Read more

Open education is more than open content

Open education is more than open content
"Open education" means more than just "open content," says Jim Whitehurst. Here's how the true power of open can change education for the better.Read more

5 reasons professors should encourage students to get involved in open source projects

5 reasons professors should encourage students to get involved in open source projects
Out of the many reasons for supporting student participation in open source, here are five of the most compelling reasons.Read more

4 talks from leaders in higher ed on the future of open education

4 talks from leaders in higher ed on the future of open education
Insights from leaders in higher ed who are actively engaging in both open communities of practice and their institutions.Read more

10 skills to land your open source dream job

10 skills to land your open source dream job
If you have the right open source skills, finding a job should be no obstacle.Read more

Open is the solution to improving 21st century education

Open is the solution to improving 21st century education
Much of the Internet runs Linux and open source software, yet in most of our schools—whether PK-12 or higher education—Linux and open source software...Read more