Here are three months of education news related to Free Software! Sorry for the delay, I was somewhat tied up with FuxCon and was traveling for a month. Enough said, here we go:
Finland Finnish education board funds Free Software cloud services for schools. A Webinar on KDE-based learning programs took place on April 24. [...]
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 [...]
Installed !fedora 18 #xfce over the weekend. Anybody out there who uses #exim #smarthost #ssl #smtp? Can’t get it to work… # @gniibe Not necessarily. Just have been using exim for ages on debian & was hoping to keep my .forward file. Thanks for the tip! # I’ll have a look at #msmtp anyhow. [...]
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. [...]
As I wrote in the last posting, the coming matches are indeed tough. When I wrote that, I thought that at least this particular match is one of the easier ones to decide on. I was wrong. I was almost certain that Germany has no chance against France, but at least to me,the data in [...]
Yesterday was the last day in group A of the UEFA soccer championship. So, I am not entirely too late As already posted on identi.ca, here are the results of the matches in Group A:
France Ukraine 4 1 France Italy 5 5 France England 4 2 Ukraine Italy 1 3 Ukraine England 1 2 [...]
Here is again a list of things I came across over the last two months:
There is an article on techlearning.com (warning: terrible commercial blocker!) which answers 8 claims that are often brought agains Free Software solutions in education:
Open source is way too expensive. We can’t afford to change everything! Our teachers won’t use [...]
Time for edu news again. The draft of the mission statement for the edu team kept me busy the last two months and will continue to do so for a little while. If you have a few minutes at hand, please read it and send us any feed back you might have!
Before we come [...]