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- HFOSS and POGIL at SENCER Annual Meeting July 29, 2020 The Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER) project is hosting their annual meeting July 30 – August 2nd. Our very own Clif Kussmaul will be presenting a POGIL session Saturday at 1:00 PM and an HFOSS session Saturday at 2:30 PM. SENCER ...
- Please Support the Software Freedom Conservancy! December 14, 2019 Software Freedom Conservancy is a not-for-profit charity that helps promote, improve, develop, and defend Free, Libre, and Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects. Conservancy provides a non-profit home and infrastructure for FLOSS projects. Conservancy member projects include Git, Wine, and QEMU as well as outreach-oriented projects ...
- Open Education Book available October 7, 2019 Now available: a new, free-to-download, Creative Commons-licensed book about how open can work in education, called “The Open Organization for Educators.” The book, which is free to download here: http://bit.ly/open-edu-book or can be ordered hard copy at-cost from http://bit.ly/hard-copy-open-ed-book contains content authored by Teaching Open Source members Heidi ...
- Next POSSE in Philadelphia, PA at Drexel University! March 31, 2019 The next POSSE will be held in Philadelphia, PA June 17-19. All U.S.-based college-level faculty and instructors who teach computing are invited to join us! Join the over 175 instructors from over 150 academic institutions who are supporting student learning via Humanitarian Free and Open ...
- Next POSSE to by Hosted by City University of New York October 30, 2018 The next POSSE will be in New York City in January 2019. This POSSE will be hosted by the City University of New York and attendees will primarily be City University faculty. Faculty at John Jay College have graciously agreed to provide meeting space and ...
- Trouble teaching Git? New tool to try! July 25, 2018 I discovered this interactive, online Git training tool: https://www.katacoda.com/courses/git and thought it might be of interest. The advantage (IMHO) is that students do not have to have anything other than a browser with an internet connection on their machine at all: no need for a CLI (or ...
- Sabine Wojcieszak’s Working in and with Free Open Source Software Course March 5, 2018 Sabine Wojcieszak, (Bologna POSSE July 2017), just published a blog post on her experiences offering a course tiled “Working in and with Free Open Source Software”. She describes her class and how she mastered being “productively lost”. Great job Sabine!! https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/being-productively-lost-experiment-teaching-open-tos-wojcieszak/
- Red Hat Honors Instructors Who Champion Open Source Education March 1, 2018 For the second year, Red Hat is honoring the work of higher education instructors who are committed to teaching the open source development process to their students. The majority of honorees are past participants in Professor’s Open Source Software Experience (POSSE). Launched by Red ...
- Next POSSE in Philly — applications open! February 20, 2018 The next POSSE workshop will be held June 18-20 at Drexel, in Philadelphia PA. For more info and application instructions: http://foss2serve.org/index.php/POSSE_2018-06. Applications are due April 6. SaveSave
Student Linux club refurbishes computers to support distance learning
by Stu Keroff on July 22, 2020 at 7:03 am
This article is co-written by Cam Citrowske, a member of the Penguin Corps. […]
The ultimate back to school guide to open source for teachers
by lauren-pritchett on July 16, 2020 at 7:00 am
Public education has always been a core value in my family. It was instilled in me from a young age that everybody deserves fair access to high-quality […]
Create interactive content in WordPress with the H5P plugin
by Don Watkins on May 26, 2020 at 7:01 am
WordPress is best known as a website content management system, but it also a great learning management system (LMS) for delivering online courses. If that is […]
Teach kids Python by building an interactive game
by Moshe Zadka on May 20, 2020 at 7:02 am
Python has earned a reputation as a wonderful beginner programming language. But where does one begin? One of my favorite ways to get people interested in […]
8 must-have WordPress plugins for virtual classrooms
by Don Watkins on May 18, 2020 at 7:00 am
Once you have WordPress installed, you may be eager to see how you can use it in your school or classroom. As more schools switch to online classes […]