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.

How our high school replaced IRC with Mattermost

Open conversations
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

bridge the digital divide
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

GPIO Zero and Raspberry Pi programming starter projects

kids in a classroom learning about Raspberry Pi programming
One of the most exciting starter activities to do with a Raspberry Pi is something you can't do on your regular PC or laptop, such as flash an LED or...Read more

Student-run help desk introduces teens to Linux

Getting started in IT through a student-run high school help desk
High school student Susan Black shares her experience with Penn Manor High School's student-run IT help desk.Read more

Using Git in the classroom

Git in the classroom
Michael Taggart shares how he configured Git for use in his middle school programming classes.Read more