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.

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Plug-and-play server provides access to millions of digital documents in Africa

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eGranary Digital Library, a plug-and-play server that provides instant access to millions of digital documents without the need of a connection to...Read more

A first look at Google's Science Journal app

A first look at Google's Science Journal app
The app makes use of the sensors on your phone and offers a digital science notebook to record your findings.Read more

Bringing Raspberry Pi to schools in Tanzania

Interview with Janice Lathen, Powering Potential
Thanks to open source software, Powering Potential and the Raspberry Pi Foundation are able to bring computers and a library of digital education...Read more

Candy or Swag: A game for teaching open source principles to kids

Candy or Swag: A game for teaching open source to kids
A variant of the Prisoner's Dilemma focused on reward (as opposed to punishment) for the class to play together.Read more

3 open source alternatives to MATLAB

3 open source alternatives to MATLAB
MATLAB has long been a part of many educational curriculums and research projects, but many open source alternatives provide excellent platforms for...Read more

Students showcase open source creations at Imagine RIT

Students showcase open source creations at Imagine RIT
Justin Flory covers the highlights of Rochester Institute of Technology's annual innovation and creativity festival.Read more

Shellmo: Aquatic 3D printed robot for fun and education

Shellmo: Aquatic 3D printed robot for fun and education
Shellmo is powered by an Arduino board and the parts can be downloaded and printed. The design files can be modified using Blender.Read more