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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.

5 myths busted: Using open source in higher education

How a PhD student finished his degree in fine arts using Linux despite the naysayers.
What does SVG have to do with teaching kids to code?

An engineer turns his retirement years into an educational initiative to teach children about...
A new Android app for teaching kids how to read

In this interview, learn about the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, the learning curve of...
Developer opportunities to code for good

Benetech, a technology nonprofit focused on empowering communities in need, talks about open data...
Is Scratch today like the Logo of the '80s for teaching kids to code?

Remember Logo for learning programming as a kid? Today's kids and students have Scratch. Learn more...
Open project collaboration from elementary to university classrooms

Learn about OSPRI, a new Duke University-Red Hat partnership project, and a Scratch-based maker...
Program LEGO Mindstorms robots over WiFi with BrickPi

A quick introduction to BrickPi, a Raspberry Pi add-on board from Dexter Industries that easily...
Are textbooks in or out? The state of open educational resources

Cable Green, director of Open Education for Creative Commons, shares a deep discussion of the state...