Articles tagged with education


Did you ever use open source tools in school?

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People of all ages are heading back to school now. For the next couple of weeks, is highlighting a range of open source software,...Read more

We did it ourselves: The open organization in education

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The philosophy of the open organization has implications in the field of education, community moderator Don Watkins explains.Read more

Back to school: 5 open source programs for students and teachers

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Charlie Reisinger takes a look at a few affordable and stress-free open source software tools to help students and teachers make learning fun and...Read more

Diversity enriches middle school Linux user group

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Student members of the Asian Penguins were uncomfortable with the group's diversity issues. Now, contributions from a wide range of participants have...Read more

Torvalds 2.0: Patricia Torvalds on computing, college, feminism, and increasing diversity in tech

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Patricia Torvalds isn't the Torvalds name that pops up in Linux and open source circles. Yet. Patricia tells us how she got into computing and her...Read more

Doc sprint model helps teachers create course materials

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Teachers learn how to create curriculum courses through a sprint. The sprint was supported by a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded project to...Read more

Using Raspberry Pi to get teens involved in open source

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Red Hatter Anderson Silva shares how young people interested in technology can use a $35 Raspberry Pi to get started contributing to open source.Read more

Your open source story matters

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I wasn't weird, but now I am. It's a challenge that I feel almost destined to have come up against. How one Linux noob is learning about open source.Read more