open education

Open source resources to teach the youth of America self-control

open source to teach the youth of America self-control
As an educator, you don't expect violence in school or prepare yourself for the inevitability of it. Even violence like suicide is far from your mind...Read more

Prepare students for a rapidly changing world by teaching with open source

open source software for education
At the school district where I am the director of information technology, over 90% of our information systems have been transitioned to open source...Read more

Owning and occupying knowledge and learning in the 21st century

education in the 21st century
The communication technologies of the 21st Century have disrupted both the time-honored ways of delivering education and its social and cultural...Read more

Salsa: an open source syllabus creator for educators

Help wanted: seeking help for code with an open source project
Who wants to tackle the complex problem of helping educators create learning service agreements? I don’t see too many hands. How about you there,...Read more

Free and open source education materials for children and teens

open source education resources
I am a community moderator for opensource.com as well as a mother, a librarian, and a former public school teacher. When I began writing for this...Read more

The financial reality of the education industry

disrupting education for the better
Higher education is not just about producing valuable workers, but about educating people to become thinking, lifelong learners who contribute in...Read more

Digital technology and creativity in the classroom prepares kids for the future

digital literacy
Educators in the US and worldwide are increasingly preoccupied with: 1) how children learn, 2) how best to prepare children for the future, and 3)...Read more

The disruptive business model for higher education is open source

open source your university
How do you make money from something that is free? B orrow some moves from the commercial open source playbook. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)...Read more