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Linux and kids: What are the best ways to teach children about open source?

Mar 05, 2010, 13:32 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Selena Frye)

"In fact, the Cafiero and Wade families might offer a hint to educators and hiring managers who’ve puzzled over the problem of the low percentage of women working in high-tech fields. Mirano said her father’s fascination with open source has inspired her. It’s helped her figure out what she can do and what she wants to do.

"This story made me wonder what kinds of programs and opportunities are out there in the Linux community that are just for kids. Apart from enthusiasts getting their own kids involved at home, are there special projects aimed at teaching children about Linux and open source software?"

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