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So about 2 weeks ago, just before a break from school, I gave a presentation titled Using of Open Source Software in Education which is a topic that discussed quite a bit, but not often at my school. During the presentation I made the observation that if education were more like Open Source, we would solve a lot of problems involving resources that teachers have. In the context I was discussing during the lesson, I viewed a resource as a lesson plan, a worksheet, a test, an image, an audio clip to share with students, etc... The problems teachers face with resources is that they: 1.