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 [...]
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 [...]
This post was meant to be published in November, but somehow it didn’t. Anyway, here are the results of the playoffs in our Euro2012 in Free Software.
In the last Euro2012 posting, I was thinking about drawing lots for the play-offs like in the UEFA tournament, but decided to ensure that only the best teams [...]
Cleaning up my notes folder, I found an article about the seven principles for good practice in undergraduate education:
1. encourages contact between students and faculty, 2. develops reciprocity and cooperation among students, 3. encourages active learning, 4. gives prompt feedback, 5. emphasizes time on task, 6. communicates high expectations, and 7. respects diverse talents [...]
Today was the last day of the regular qualification in our EURO2012 in Free Software and open standards.. Quite some interesting games like Germany vs. Belgium, Sweden vs. Netherlands or Denmark vs. Portugal today!
Look at the list below for the results and the almost final group tables. “Almost final” because you can still complain [...]
Another day in our EURO 2012 in Free Software and open standards. Once again, I have no time to elaborate the results in detail and have to spit the plain table of todays results on this blog without any further comment. As always, just tell me if you would have judged otherwise within the next [...]
Quite a few matches in our EURO 2012 in Free Software and open standards again. Very interesting encounters among them. I marked them bold in the table below. I’d love to comment on all of them, but I don’t have the time for it. Please check the information in the Fellowship wiki and let me [...]