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Use Your Linux PC to Teach Students Basic Science

http://www.howtogeek.com

If you’ve ever experienced one of your kids saying “Mom, how do I solve this math problem? What should I do? I’m bored”, then you’ll appreciate KDE Edutainment to help you teach your kids basic mathematics and other sciences.

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In Karjan, students already work on Linux

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Gujarat government is gearing up to use Linux operating system in schools in the state, but a city-based foundation has been teaching use of this system to students in Karjan for the last one year now.

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Can a student go fully open source for 48 hours?

http://blogs.zdnet.com

How would an “ordinary” student cope using a non-Windows environment for 48 hours? Would there be any particular advantages, or would he/she find more disadvantages than it’s worth for long term use?

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Laptop for every pupil in Uruguay

http://news.bbc.co.uk

Uruguay has joined the small number of nations providing a laptop for every child attending state primary school.

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Are Schools Giving Students The Wrong Idea About Technology?

http://www.itnewstoday.com

Students being taught proprietary systems exclusively will come out of school knowing only those particular systems. Where’s the versatility there? Who exactly would that benefit?

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GNU Generation: Calling all Pre-University Students

http://www.fsf.org

GNU Generation is a new project sponsored by the Free Software Foundation to involve high school age pre-university students (approximately ages 13-18) in free software.

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Microsoft’s Latest Netbooks Collusion and Attack on Spanish and Australian Education

http://boycottnovell.com

More collusion to exclude GNU/Linux and more pressure to impose Windows+DRM on innocent schoolchildren

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My Vietnamese 8th Graders are new Linux users

http://www.saigonnezumi.com

With just less than one month left of class, I decided to see if my 8th Grade students at the American International School in Saigon would be interested in learning Linux. I am glad I tried because these kids seemed to be having a lot of fun.

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A Call for Freedom in the Engineering Classroom: Why Universities should adopt The SELF Platform

http://cfsvt.blogspot.com

"The SELF Platform is a web platform for the collaborative construction, editing, remixing and translation of educational materials. It is an educator-centric production environment for learner-centric materials. To ensure the spirit of collaboration all materials are under a free license, which can be used, reused, modified and distributed freely.

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Computers at $10 to be available in six months

http://www.livemint.com

New Delhi: To take knowledge to every household and help students get feed on every subject while sitting home, the government is set to make available low-cost computers at $10 within six months.

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EmacsWiki: SummerOfCode2009

http://www.emacswiki.org

"In Google’s Summer of Code program, students receive some help while they work for 3 months on the free software project they choose. Several organizations have taken part in the last 4 years, including GNU (ideas for SOC 2009). GNU Emacs could also take part this year; this page is an informal discussion about ideas. Feel free to edit this page! ..."

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Old Proof That Microsoft Dislikes Free/Open Source Software

http://boycottnovell.com

Microsoft's grant to students demands use and practice with non-Free software

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e-Swecha: Indian-made OS to be released

http://www.expressbuzz.com

"e-Swecha is a free software project initiated by the Free Software Movement in India and is aimed at developing a free Operating System to, for and by the engineering students. The name is derieved from "E(ngineering)- Swecha" [ Swecha is the telugu word for 'freedom' ]

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GNU Labs kicks off activities

http://www.hindu.com

GNU Labs encourages the idea of sharing knowledge, supporting the ideals of the Free Software Foundation. It aims at improving the existing work of free software by helping students to complete their curricular project works.

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Ubuntu Linux Install Week at AIS Picture

http://www.saigonnezumi.com

It all started at the beginning of last week. I wanted my 11th and 12th Grade ICT students to start using Ubuntu Linux on their laptops/netbooks at the beginning of the second quarter. I knew it would take me nearly two weeks to get them working Ubuntu Linux systems on their laptops or netbooks...

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