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.

Teach kids about copyright: a list of resources from Creative Commons

Lessons in copyright
Open curriculum alternatives to MPAA’s new anti-piracy campaign for kids. It has come to our attention that the Motion Picture Association of America...Read more

Open source programs to get more kids to code

open source coding
At OSCON this year, Regina ten Bruggencate and Kim Spiritus gave a talk called How To Get More Kids To Code . I got in late (I was waiting in line to...Read more

A professor learns how to change his methods to open source

open source teaching and learning
At the age of 77, I have published my first eBook and have a MOOC. T hese were not endeavors I ever intended to undertake. I wanted to write Forms...Read more

Coursefork: a new way to collaborate on open education

Open source educational materials
What if teachers could fork educational materials just like software developers fork code? Imagine if educators far and wide could collaborate on...Read more

Envy Labs developer Carlos Souza talks about Code School and playing in a band

work and play
Download the free All Things Open interview series eBook I first heard of Carlos "Caike" Souza about a year ago while interviewing another developer...Read more

Back to school with open source: Five tools for less stress and better learning

open source resources for school
For parents: Shopping for back-to-school supplies, textbooks, clothing, and other accouterments can be frustrating and expensive. To help take the...Read more

Open.Michigan Translation Project: case study on health education for Uganda

translating open health materials
Back in January, we launched our translation pilot for Open.Michigan, focusing on two video series for health education. We are thrilled to report...Read more

Higher, open education for India

open education india
India is the second biggest market for MOOCs (massive open online courses) in the world, following the US. In time, however, India may surpass the US...Read more