A K12 Educator's Guide to Open Source Software

There’s a very cool project I am very lucky to have the opportunity to work on, this coming month. It’s pretty exciting to me, because it involves introducing elementary school children to free & open source software, particularly creative tools such as my dearly beloved Inkscape and Gimp. Here’s a bit of a teaser: I put together a two-page guide on open source for K12 Educators as part of this project. You may download it as a PDF or read the excerpt below. I’m making it available under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license, so please feel to remix and redistribute it as you wish! (sans the Red Hat logo, of course, which is noted as being a registered trademark 🙂 ) Inkscape source files for each page are available for your ease of remixing! 🙂 (You’ll need free and open source fonts Junction and Comic Serif Pro so make sure you have those installed.) Since this needed to be a single double-sided sheet of information, it’s been edited quite judiciously! A lot of great stuff has been left out here, but I think this is a sampling of the best-of-the-best of the resources out there. So if you’re a …