Why Free Software makes sense in education


http://www.expresscomputeronline.com/20031006/indiacomputes02.shtml The name is confusing, which may explain why Free Software isn’t as well known as Open Source. FREDERICK NORONHA makes an attempt to clear the air Riza is nearly five. For her, the computer is a toy. Instead of adding one more difficult ‘subject’ to her tiring school-day, she occasionally plays educational games on the PC. When her friends come over, they end up learning without even being conscious of it. One girl her age, who’s never handled computers before, drags on the mouse. As she moves it across the mouse-pad the image of a furry bear gets jerkily … Continue reading Why Free Software makes sense in education