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.

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...
Interview with Janice Lathen, Powering Potential

Thanks to open source software, Powering Potential and the Raspberry Pi Foundation are able to...
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...
3 open source alternatives to MATLAB

MATLAB has long been a part of many educational curriculums and research projects, but many open...
Students showcase open source creations at Imagine RIT

Justin Flory covers the highlights of Rochester Institute of Technology's annual innovation and...
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...
Interview with Dan Schneiderman, Rochester Institute of Technology

We sat down with Dan Schneiderman, the new head of the FOSS@MAGIC program at the Rochester...
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What can the open organization and open education movements learn from one another? We gathered to...