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 new Android app for teaching kids how to read

A new Android app for teaching kids how to read
In this interview, learn about the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, the learning curve of Android development, and why user testing matters...Read more

Developer opportunities to code for good

Developer opportunities to code for good
Benetech, a technology nonprofit focused on empowering communities in need, talks about open data standards, interoperability, and data collaboration.Read more

Is Scratch today like the Logo of the '80s for teaching kids to code?

Is Scratch today like the Logo of the '80s for teaching kids to code?
Remember Logo for learning programming as a kid? Today's kids and students have Scratch. Learn more about both tools for learning programming.Read more

Open project collaboration from elementary to university classrooms

Open project collaboration from elementary to university classrooms
Learn about OSPRI, a new Duke University-Red Hat partnership project, and a Scratch-based maker club at an elementary school.Read more

Program LEGO Mindstorms robots over WiFi with BrickPi

Program LEGO Mindstorms robots over WiFi with BrickPi
A quick introduction to BrickPi, a Raspberry Pi add-on board from Dexter Industries that easily interfaces with LEGO Mindstorms sensors and motors.Read more

Are textbooks in or out? The state of open educational resources

Are textbooks in or out? The state of open educational resources
Cable Green, director of Open Education for Creative Commons, shares a deep discussion of the state of open educational resources today.Read more

A graduate degree could springboard you into an open source job

A graduate degree could springboard you into an open source job
Professor Joshua Pearce explains how to a graduate degree could springboard you into an open source job and where to get started.Read more

How the University of Hawaii is solving today's higher ed problems

How the University of Hawaii is solving today's higher ed problems
One of the leaders in Open Educational Resources (OER) is Billy Meinke, educational technologist at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Learn more...Read more