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 students can get started contributing to open source software

Chris Aniszczyk lists helpful resources for students looking to contribute to open source projects.Read more

Textbook of the future: Free, open, remixable

CK-12 aims to revolutionize access to affordable, high-quality, and open educational materials for teachers around the world.Read more

Best of Opensource.com: Education

Don Watkins recaps some of the year's best education stories on Opensource.com in 2015.Read more

Special edition: Top news of 2015 in open source

News best of the year, radio tower
This is a Special Edition of our weekly open source news roundup, as we look back at the top news stories in 2015!Read more

An open source tool for every classroom need

My open source story
During his time as an educator, Don Watkins found an open source tool for every educational need his school had.Read more

Why working openly works (even when it's hard)

When I talk to college students who are working on their first open source projects, the message I emphasize over and over and (yes, one more time)...Read more

Law schools lag behind on open source law

Maru Rabinovitch explains why law schools should include thorough open source license and patent training.Read more

Affordable ways to hook kids on coding

The holiday break and start of the new year are just around the corner, and this week's "Hour of Code" can be a great time to get your kids involved...Read more