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.

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

Internet is future of higher education says University of the People

Free online education
Shai Reshef dreams of making quality education affordable and accessible to everyone, and he sees the Internet as the road to get there. Reshef is...Read more

Student programming with Scratch and The Finch

open education in schools
The growing shortage of qualified programmers, computer scientists and software engineers is gathering significant attention in the media and popular...Read more

City of Boston teams up with edX to create BostonX

open education programs
The City of Boston has teamed with edX to create BostonX. It will offer free online college courses throughout the city. And it will make MOOCs (...Read more