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Don Watkins examines how educators and students can utilize Linux, open source hardware and software, and open educational resources in the classroom.

Open education: Making college more attainable

Dr. Robin DeRosa, a pioneer in the open educational resource movement, discusses how an open...
Is there a MoodleBox in your future?

Raspberry Pi + Moodle = a powerful, accessible open source e-learning platform. Here's how to get...
Open source network cable

Learn how Kiwix powers offline Wikipedia and offers other content, like all of the Stack Exchange...
A new Android app for teaching kids how to read

In this interview, learn about the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, the learning curve of...
Are textbooks in or out? The state of open educational resources

Cable Green, director of Open Education for Creative Commons, shares a deep discussion of the state...
School systems desperate for standards-aligned curricula find hope

Textbook publishers are not deliverying materials that meet the evolving needs of K-12 districts,...
A deep dive into Moodle: The beginning, middle, and today

Martin Dougiamas, Moodle's founder and lead developer, talks with us about why he created Moodle,...
2 free desktop recording tools to try: SimpleScreenRecorder and Kazam

This month we look at two free screen recording tools for Linux: SimpleScreenRecorder and Kazam.