Articles tagged with education


Open storytelling to boost literacy

I'm in love with open source, but I've been dating open content for many years. You would think these two would jump at the chance to cross-promote,...Read more

Why Raspberry Pi is still the white knight of education

Two years ago, when the Raspberry Pi launched, it was with the intention of improving IT education in the UK. Since then more powerful, better...Read more

16 FOSSisms all educators should know

When Heidi Ellis took the floor at this year's Professors' Open Source Summer Experience —held May 28-30 at Drexel University in Philadelphia—she...Read more

Mobile library fab lab brings new skills to rural areas

FryskLab mobile fab lab teaches students about digital fabrication
We find ourselves in interesting times. We're facing huge socio-economic challenges while at the same time we need to look ahead and design a society...Read more

Professors headed to open source summer camp

This week, professors Heidi J. C. Ellis and Gregory W. Hislop will try to convince eight of their peers to teach their classes the open source way...Read more

Tackling the challenges of open source adoption in education

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In our recent survey on free and open source software in the UK education sectors, we asked colleges and universities for their main reasons for not...Read more

BASIC programming with Gambas for the beginner programmer

Scratch is a great tool for teaching programming to young children, but what happens when kids outgrow Scratch? Among Raspberry Pi aficionados, the...Read more

An introduction to the School of Open

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Every generation since the beginning of human existence has passed its value system, principles, methodologies, and skillsets on to the next...Read more