MATLAB has long been a part of many educational curriculums and research projects, but many open source alternatives provide excellent platforms for scientific computing.
We check in with the Kramden Institute, a non-profit in North Carolina that is helping bridge the digital divide, and we find out the role 10 new Raspberry Pi devices will play in their classroom.
Don Watkins recaps some of the year's best education stories on Opensource.com in 2015.
During his time as an educator, Don Watkins found an open source tool for every educational need his school had.
The holiday break and start of the new year are just around the corner, and this week's "Hour of Code" can be a great time to get your kids involved in a creative new world of problem-solving. I'm talking about coding—computer programming—and, your kids are probably not too young to start learning... Read more
A look behind the scenes of Dototot's The Hello World Program, a YouTube channel aimed at computer science education.
A look at how The Open Organization and the FOSSisms it embraces can revitalize K-12 education.
The U.S. Department of Education has an interest in broadening the impact of its grants, so it announced a notice of proposed rule making (NPRM) on October 29. The proposed rule would require intellectual property created with Department of Education grant funding to be openly licensed to the... Read more
Communty moderator Don Watkins discusses The Open Organization's implications in the field of education.
Mariam Kiran shares tips and lessons learned from leading a class of 80 students working on open source technology.