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.

Teaching teachers to teach open source

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Teaching students to participate in open source communities can be difficult. Teaching teachers to teach students to participate in open source...Read more

There's a new standard in higher ed: Open Summit launches

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Open Summit is coming. Leslie Hawthorn interviews lead organizers Ian Dolphin and Patrick Masson.Read more

Picademy: Free professional development for teachers from the Raspberry Pi Foundation

Learn about Picademy, a free two-day professional development course for teachers. Applications for the April session are open now.Read more

How our high school replaced IRC with Mattermost

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Thanks for the memories IRC—we'll tell stories about you at the next high school class reunion. Penn Manor replaces IRC with Mattermost, open source...Read more

A Drupal-based platform for collaborative research

Getty Scholars' Workspace: A Drupal-based platform for collaborative research
See how this Drupal-based tool can help collaborative research projects stay organized.Read more

Open source math software competes in the classroom

SageMath, an open source tool for students and teachers
How SageMath, an open source mathematics software system, got its start.Read more

Kramden Institute bridges digital divide with refurbished computers

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We check in with the Kramden Institute, a non-profit in North Carolina that is helping bridge the digital divide, and we find out the role 10 new...Read more