kids

Candy or Swag: A game for teaching open source principles to kids

Candy or Swag: A game for teaching open source to kids
A variant of the Prisoner's Dilemma focused on reward (as opposed to punishment) for the class to play together.Read more

Seize the opportunity to explain open source

Open source advocate Pete Savage says every "why?" is an opportunity to share knowledge.Read more

Valve's Steam Discovery Update, game development for kids, and more

This week in open source games
In this week's edition of our open source games news roundup, we check out the new Steam Discovery Update, Youth Digital's open source game...Read more

The personality of a Linux-loving teen

Scientific writing with JotGit
Is it true that kids who love Linux are some of the smartest and most creative students at school?Read more

Back to school! 5 excellent open education resources

It's back to school for many kids in the United States, and soon to be so for many others around the world. While open source software and hardware...Read more

Getting kids interested in programming, robotics, and engineering

It's easy to get kids interested in technology when the technology is fun! And the options out there for fun outlets for kids to learn is growing...Read more

Report and results from our Youth In Open Source Week

Event report
Opensource.com held its first Youth in Open Source Week from January 13 - 17, 2014. Articles published during this time were focused on how kids and...Read more

Four projects for parents to teach their kids about open hardware and electronics

open hardware and eletronics for kids
Kids are quick learners and have great imaginations. When pursuing an electronic or hardware project with a kid, the most important thing to keep in...Read more