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.

Teaching with open source presentation service Reveal.js

teaching with open source
Opensource.com has a community moderator program, and I am proud to be a part of it. Recently we all met in person with the Opensource.com team in...Read more

Why children should learn to code, even if they don't have a future in IT

Teaching your children open source skills
By day, Red Hat product manager Burr Sutter works to make developers more successful and productive with open source tools, technologies, and...Read more

Digital technology and creativity in the classroom prepares kids for the future

digital literacy
Educators in the US and worldwide are increasingly preoccupied with: 1) how children learn, 2) how best to prepare children for the future, and 3)...Read more

University course trades textbook for Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi used at SUNY Albany
The Raspberry Pi has replaced the textbook at the State University of New York at Albany in the class, Information in the 21st Century . Ethan...Read more

The Open Access Week community to hit its stride at this year's event

to compete or collaborate
A celebration of the open access movement, Open Access week hosts events that are aimed at highlighting how open access has transformed the landscape...Read more

The disruptive business model for higher education is open source

open source your university
How do you make money from something that is free? B orrow some moves from the commercial open source playbook. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)...Read more

Four ways to better educate girls inside and outside the classroom

open education for girls worldwide
International Day of the Girl is today and a reminder how an open education is critical to the empowerment of women worldwide. In the western world,...Read more

Hacking on health: open source for the rare disease community

open source health
Rare diseases are defined as as those afflicting populations of fewer than 200,000 patients , or about 1 in 1,500 people. There are about 7,000 rare...Read more