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 [...]
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 [...]
What began in August 2010 with an idea ends today with a winner. I have no time to write much more than the bare result:
Spain vs. Norway 4:3
I decided for Spain firstly for the same reason Norway won in the semi final, more data in the wiki, and secondly for the same reason [...]
Once again, due to travelling, I was out of internet connectivity for the last few days and couldn’t post the results on the day of the corresponding UEFA games. Sorry for keeping you waiting.
This match was actually not too hard to decide on: France vs Spain: 3:4
Iceland vs Norway in contrast was hard. [...]