[TOS] Teaching Open Source at 16 Months: A Forward-Looking Retrospective

Luis Ibanez luis.ibanez at kitware.com
Wed Jul 28 03:31:00 UTC 2010

> I see how our work with all of you is helping us in defining and
> executing on Red Hat's strategy for education.  I think this kind of
> open strategic planning is pretty innovative and exciting, and I look
> forward to more of it, especially in .edu areas that our team isn't
> (yet) focused on - K12, private, charter, alternative, homeschool,
> distance, etc.
> Cheers - Karsten
> --

I second this point.

There is a lot that can be done outside of the rigid structures
of traditional institutions, and with a much better return for the
amount of energy invested.

We can use some fresh-thinking and open-minded strategies
on how to make a better use of the Web for disseminating
Educational materials and for networking students with FOSS

Where the term "student" is defined as:

            "Anyone with an interest in learning".

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