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.

Announcing Youth in Open Source Week: January 13 - 17

Youth in Open Source Week
Our first-ever Youth in Open Source Week at Opensource.com was January 13 - 17, 2014! We were excited to offer you a solid week of content focused on...Read more

Open source educational tools for 2014

Open source educational resources
Last year was a big year of open source learning for me. I had the pleasure of meeting a bunch of awesome people in the open source field, attending...Read more

Where to start: Upgrading your school system to open source

open education upgrade
One short article cannot hope to encapsulate the minutea for implementing open source in school districts and schools, however this primer sets the...Read more

Release early, release often in scientific research

Release early, release often in scientific research
Why don't academics discuss research before starting the work? In a recent blog post , Jack Kelly asked this simple question, and it is a striking...Read more

Opigno aims to be a true e-learning platform

e-learning platform runs on open source
Over the last five years, e-learning platforms have gained popularity and notoriety for alleviating some of the strain caused by our education...Read more

Year-in-Review: Education hot topics on Opensource.com

Top 10 open education articles in 2013
The popularity of our Education channel on Opensource.com continued to soar in 2013, with our education-related content consistently drawing...Read more

Gaming for education to strengthen schools in 2014

gaming for open education in 2014
For a recap on this year in open education, it's impossible to ignore the role of gaming, including massively multiplayer open online role-playing...Read more

Best of Opensource.com: Top guides for getting things done the open source way

Guides and tutorials from Opensource.com
This year at Opensource.com, we challenged our contributors to give us the best and most useful guides, how-tos, and tutorials they could produce...Read more