Articles tagged with education


Getting started with Minecraft Pi

The free Raspberry Pi version of the game is the only one that comes with a programming interface, allowing players write code and manipulate the...Read more

What is open source? Licensing, history, and more

Beginners to Open Source, code background
Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a talk by Gina Likins from Red Hat at the 2015 Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC): South...Read more

How Moodle is driven by user and community feedback

Dealing with many different viewpoints can be a challenge for many open source community moderators. Moodle's Samantha Gartner explains how her team...Read more

Michigan Tech course to build your own 3D printer

In Michigan Tech's open source 3D printing course, students build their own 3D printers and use them to complete various class projects. The entire...Read more

International College Hong Kong manages education with open source Gibbon

Gibbon, an open source education management tool is improving education and learning at the International College Hong Kong by helping them solve the...Read more

These robots will take your kid to the zoo

Robots for Good is a project with roots in 3D printing, open source, and education. In this interview with Richard Hulskes, co-­founder of Wevolver,...Read more

Why use open hardware in the classroom?

Over the past few years we’ve seen an explosion of “open” models, which emerged as a result of several different factors. The general motivation...Read more

What can we do to improve computer education?

Last year Pamela Fox, Computing Curriculum Engineer at Khan Academy, was part of a panel on called "Disruptive Innovation in CS Education." I spoke...Read more