Another month past since the last edu news entry. Here’s what I found in March:
E-learning tools gradually make their way into Francophone Belgium schools
There was a webinar about the “Open Library 2013 project” as Elias writes in his blog.
The paedML (sample solution) in Baden-Württemberg is migrationg to UCSSchool by [...]
Time for edu news again. Here’s what I collected in February:
Community CC licenced FS promo material at the FLOSS Competence Center Network, they started to provide some creative commons licensed promo material to spread the word. Pressing need for FS skills Well, I admit, the source for this news item might be seen as [...]
For the fourth time now, the FSFE is celebrating the Valentines Day for Free Software. So it is slowly becoming a tradition
This year, my Valentine’s “Thank You” goes to Roland Olbricht, creator and developer of the Overpass API for OpenStreetMap.org.
Just recently, I heard a podcast (German) about it with Roland and enjoyed [...]
Hello everybody! It’s been a while since I wrote my last post with edu news. So, I am planning to post news more regularly again. I start trying on a monthly basis. Here’s what I collected in January:
Community Michael Shiloh from Arduino asks teachers on a mailinglist why they want to use Arduino in [...]
My plans for FOSDEM are getting more specific. As I wrote earlier, I am mainly looking forward to meet people, the talks are somewhat secondary. Nevertheless, I will try to attend a few. As I still haven’t found a way to be at serveral places at a given time, I had to kick out a [...]
As I already wrote in the edu-team summary for 2012, I will be going to FOSDEM. It seems that the program is not entirely ready yet, but there are not enough education related talks for my taste. Well, on the other hand, the whole event is about educating hackers, right?
The only plain edu [...]
After last year’s edu-team report, here is a brief summary of what the Edu-Team did in 2012. I’ve tried to keep it as short as possible at the risk that some things might not be clear. Please point me to these cases that I can explain them sufficiently.
Talks and similar activities
The edu-team members [...]
When I first heard about FSCONS, I was thrilled by the concept of this event as it seemed to bring Free Software developers and society together. Year after year, people told me how awsome FSCONS was this time, but there was always something else that kept me from going there until 2011. After hearing all [...]
Last FrOSCon, Kurt Gramlich, leader of the German part of the Skolelinux project, gave a brief overview on the Skolelinux pilot in Rhineland Palatinate. What happened after the first euphoria and listed reasons why the pilot may be considered a failure.
It was a very entertaining and informative talk. I learned quite a bit and [...]
I am back home after two months of traveling. I knew that I wouldn’t have much internet access during that time and I prepared myself: I packed a bunch of books and a ukulele.
I started learning the ukulele when my daughter got one as a gift. I practiced with her instrument for the last [...]