Articles tagged with olpc


Teaching the open source way: An interview with Sameer Verma

An interview with Sameer Verma
Dr. Sameer Verma first learned about open source software when a college friend gave him a weekend crash course in Linux. Now a professor of...Read more

Nepal and the impact of open source

Nepal and the impact of open source
Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world with many gender, educational, and digital divides. Yet it is gradually being transformed by open...Read more

Can Apple change education?

Can Apple change education?
On January 19, Apple held a large, education-related event on in New York City. Just as with almost any other Apple event, pre-event speculations...Read more

How open source tools can create balanced learning environments

"Free," "open" and "libre" software has been a buzzword in media and technology spheres alike. A lot of heat surrounds its implementation, especially...Read more

OVC evolution, a snapshot of a student HFOSS work-in-progress

Three Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) students recently gained recognition for a Humanitarian Free and Open Source (HFOSS) proof-of-concept...Read more

Looking forward to a sweet new year selling open source

Two years ago, I blundered into open source because I wanted my students to build educational games for the One Laptop Per Child community. Much of...Read more

OLPC and FOSS@RIT--Education innovation the open source way

The Rochester Institute of Technology is a technical university offering undergraduate and post-graduate programs including co-ops, internships,...Read more

Introducing Open Source to A Middle School

There are so many compelling reasons for children to use open source. If they develop skills and a body of work using open source software, it can...Read more