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Introducting Youth to Open Source

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It was a bit of serendipity that today after attending my local school technical committee meeting I ran across three articles on the role of open source in education. In the first, Lauren Egts from interviews computer science teacher James Allen on how to engage with middle and high school age kids. The second from Foss Force encourages us to blame FUD for the proliferation of Microsoft in public schools. Finally, the third, again from, provides a list of open hardware projects to use to teach kids the fundamentals of the industry.

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