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Google's Brotli compression algorithm, C++ Core Guidelines, and more news

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Google's Brotli compression algorithm, Classroom for GitHub, C++ Core...Read more

Teach coding with games: a review of Codewars and CodeCombat

Teacher Horst Jens tests and reviews to learn-to-code sites: CodeCombat and Codewars.Read more

A Linux distro for education: UberStudent

Read this in-depth review and tutorial of UberStudent, a customized, Linux distribution designed for secondary and post-secondary education.Read more

Can open middleware revolutionize education?

"It is a miracle that curiosity escapes formal education." These words by Albert Einstein reflect a lot about the current state of education. It also...Read more

Open source for homeschooling or supplementing your child's education

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I never realized how much I rely on open source and public libraries until I started homeschooling last year. When I started to write for Opensource...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

Four ways to better educate girls inside and outside the classroom

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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

Back to school with open source: Five tools for less stress and better learning

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For parents: Shopping for back-to-school supplies, textbooks, clothing, and other accouterments can be frustrating and expensive. To help take the...Read more