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.

Three students jump into open source with OpenMRS and Sahana Eden

Three University of British Columbia computer science students reflect on a summer of contributing to open source projects.Read more

APIs, not apps: What the future will be like when everyone can code

The availability of open source software has created an avalanche of opportunities for the tech industry, and so will coding-capable consumers. We...Read more

6 open source tools to help educators stay organized

Tatiana Kochedykova offers tips on how to make the school life easier with the help of the commonly used open source software.Read more

9 ways to attract students to your open source project

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A student's perspective on how you can attract students to your open source project.Read more

Teaching big data processing with open source software

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Hear what it's like to learn about Hadoop and related tools for big data processing from two students and their professor who utilized open source...Read more

Linux and Python education for students in Israel

Now entering its third year, the ROSE (Red Hat Open Source for Education) Project is a cross-community effort that brings students from Tira together...Read more

Apps, bots, drones, and 3D printers: Coming to a school near you?

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What if we became laser-focused on introducing children to bots, drones, 3D printers, and coding in high school, middle school, and elementary school...Read more

Book review: Teach Your Kids to Code by Bryson Payne

Community Moderator Don Watkins reviews Bryson Payne's "Teach Your Kids to Code," a book he says is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn...Read more