The purpose of the Room 118 Linux Project is to:

  • Learn to use modern software tools to help further education and support the curriculum

  • Provide an engaging, empowering, and effective educational experience to sixth graders

  • Explore how a Linux based thin-client network can be implemented in a classroom

  • Provide a low-cost way of bringing technology to the classroom level

  • Use open-source (free) software tools to support the curriculum

  • Develop the requisite knowledge and skills to manage and maintain the technology in the classroom