kids

The Digital Girl of the Year dreams of dancing with robots

digital girl of the year
Lune van Ewijk is ten years old and already a role model for kids and adults alike. Last year, she won the Digital Girl of the Year 2013 award from...Read more

What open source means to a young programmer

youth programming for open source
I’m a 15 year old programmer. I started at nine and by now have written a lot of code. To me, programming is creating, and I've created many projects...Read more

Four Linux distros for kids

Linux operating systems for kids
I can see the brightness of curiosity in my six year old niece Shuchi's eyes when she explores a mobile phone or manipulates the idiot box with its...Read more

On Europe's first Code Week with Irish Ambassador Julie Cullen

kids and teens in open source
The first Europe Code Week was held two months ago at schools and CoderDojos in 26 countries around Europe —Ireland and Croatia being the most active...Read more

Announcing Youth in Open Source Week: January 13 - 17

Youth in Open Source Week
Our first-ever Youth in Open Source Week at Opensource.com was January 13 - 17, 2014! We were excited to offer you a solid week of content focused on...Read more

Open source programs to get more kids to code

open source coding
At OSCON this year, Regina ten Bruggencate and Kim Spiritus gave a talk called How To Get More Kids To Code . I got in late (I was waiting in line to...Read more

Beat Making Lab partners with PBS Digital Studios to expand reach of music education

music infinity
In the next step of their mission to spread the magic of making music, Beat Making Lab has partnered with PBS Digital Studios to produce web episodes...Read more

Python for Kids helps adults teach programming to youth

Open up
Computer programming can be a fun hobby, as I learned when I programmed Apple II computers last century. Back then, I'd lie on my bed and dream up...Read more