My sCool Server - an opensource product, built upon Linux to address several challenges
Why is the My sCool Server built on Linux?
Imparting education using Linux, hence the open source ecosystem has its manifold benefits including freedom to choose, innovate and scale. This is apart from the several financial benefits. With the rapid adoption of Linux and its variants in industries, it becomes imperative to provide quality education around this ecosystem. All the more, the infrastructure demands of the Linux ecosystem are not very daunting. It can be easily deployed on most existing infrastructure or can be provisioned for at a relatively low cost. Acknowledging these facts, most educational bodies have made Linux a part of the curriculum. But, as is true of any change, resistance and hurdles are imperative. Hence, with the premise that Linux is the way forward, we need the best and fastest method to disseminate lessons around this ecosystem.
software environment favouring a pedagogy of learning which
promotes active learning, participatory and collaborative practices
and sharing of knowledge is essential to nurture a creative
society. Free and Open Source Software – operating system and
software applications will be preferred in order to expand the range of
learning, creation and sharing.
My sCool Server, an open source product, very well addresses all challenges. It presents the next generation in computing and learning convenience for schools and students alike. It utilizes proven open source technologies namely, LTSP, Ubuntu LTS and several others to achieve this. These are the same technologies that have already empowered numerous schools and millions of students around the globe but now put together in a never before avatar.
Motivation behind the My sCool Server and how opensource helps
The answer to the above question seems to be a resounding yes from whatever evidence is available in the public domain. Not only does Microsoft support but also creates, embraces and nurtures some of the best open source projects and Linux ...
The My sCool Server opens the doors for teachers to adopt a more creative and collaborative mode of teaching by shattering age old myths around Linux and introducing them to its user friendly side. Hence, we see this as a great opportunity for the ...
This is particularly useful at the beginning of the school year or when the My sCool Server is being deployed for the first time or when mass accounts need to be created for conducting examinations. We can help you do that if you provide us the ...
The default My sCool Server is built atop best of class Intel hardware, an Intel NUC. It comprises of an Intel Celeron Dual Core current generation processor, 4 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD. It is built atop Ubuntu Li-f-e (Linux for Education) which is a ...
No, you can create and distribute unlimited number of Linux USB bootable live media from the one-click media creator located on the administrator’s desktop. The simple instructions to create the bootable media are available in the Take Linux Home ...