Linux and kids: What are the best ways to teach children about open source?
Mar 05, 2010, 13:32 (2 Talkback[s])
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"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?"