Short presentation of what is free software, why type of contract for use of software is important and why free software is the right choice for use in education. Explain why access to source code that programs with free use granted contract is so substantial, and any benefits that derive from it. Finally, lists certain myths and misconceptions about free software, possible disadvantages of its use in education, and how to avoid them. Reference is made to existing projects available and are listed benefits which they would give schools, teachers and students who choose to use them.
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