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Powering Potential Inc. provides schools in Tanzania with solar-powered computers. (Image courtesy of PPI.)

Using Open Source to Empower Students in Tanzania

Powering Potential Inc. (PPI) aims to enhance education opportunities for students in Tanzania with the help of the Raspberry Pi and open source technology. “I believe technology is a vital part of the modern human experience. It enlightens. It ties us together. It broadens our horizons and...
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Open Schoolhouse
Penn Manor schools saved over a million dollars by trading proprietary software for open source counterparts with its student laptop program. Now they're running their own student help desk.

High School's Help Desk Teaches Open Source IT Skills

The following is an adapted excerpt from chapter six of The Open Schoolhouse: Building a Technology Program to Transform Learning and Empower Students, a new book written by Charlie Reisinger, Technology Director for Penn Manor School District in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. In the book,...
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