Open source maps a new education future

[ Thanks to Amy
for this link. ]

“Just plopping down a computer in front every child is not
nearly enough. Lesson plans have to be created around the new
machines, every student will come in with vastly different computer
and typing skills, and the teacher will need to be trained as well.
And that’s not even taking into account the support costs for all
of the machines, their respective software, and the network.

This is just the top of the iceberg that educators and school
boards in the U.S. have faced, in an atmosphere of varying state
educational standards, increasingly tight budgets, and educational
programs that demand more intensive tracking of students’ progress
in order to ensure that state and Federal standards are being

Complete Story

Get the Free Newsletter!

Subscribe to Developer Insider for top news, trends, & analysis