open education

Four ways to better educate girls inside and outside the classroom

open education for girls worldwide
International Day of the Girl is today and a reminder how an open education is critical to the empowerment of women worldwide. In the western world,...Read more

Coursefork: a new way to collaborate on open education

Open source educational materials
What if teachers could fork educational materials just like software developers fork code? Imagine if educators far and wide could collaborate on...Read more

Higher, open education for India

open education india
India is the second biggest market for MOOCs (massive open online courses) in the world, following the US. In time, however, India may surpass the US...Read more

Internet is future of higher education says University of the People

Free online education
Shai Reshef dreams of making quality education affordable and accessible to everyone, and he sees the Internet as the road to get there. Reshef is...Read more

Student programming with Scratch and The Finch

open education in schools
The growing shortage of qualified programmers, computer scientists and software engineers is gathering significant attention in the media and popular...Read more

City of Boston teams up with edX to create BostonX

open education programs
The City of Boston has teamed with edX to create BostonX. It will offer free online college courses throughout the city. And it will make MOOCs (...Read more

How open source took root in one Pennsylvania school district

open source schools
I’ve been working in educational technology for more than 17 years and have spent much of my career advocating for open source in schools. For years...Read more

Open education ideals from the past and present

Open education ideals
This year Arianna Huffington delivered the commencement address at Smith College and dared the female graduates (it's still a female college) to...Read more