Building a generation of     webmakers    Erin Knight + Michelle Levesque          Mozilla Foundation
webmakeranyone who makes things usingthe open ethos and building     blocks of the web
this is ethan
he likes to makethings with legos
mozilla wants ethanto know the webis like legos
you can buildanything withthe web
anyone can be awebmaker
being a webmakercan make learningfun and relevantagain...
...and the skillsinvolved areimportant life skills,a literacy
Why the web?
transparency        community               openness          accessopportunity
The web as the medium
The web as the modeltransparency        community               openness          accessopportunity
The web as the thing
The web as the thing
The web as the thing
The web as the thing
The web as the thing
Why webmaking?
interest-based learning.
embracing tinkering, trial and error, even failing.
jobs.
empowerment.
an approach to life.
webmaking =web literacy
it’s not aboutprogramming
it’s aboutpassion
what canpassion teach?
anything.
How are we going tocreate a generation of   webmakers?
hint: not alone, but more      on that later
software   curriculum   badges
skillssoftware   curriculum   badges
Mozilla is proposing a    definition of  web literacy
(web literacy)hard skills + soft skills
web literacy skills
RFC
web ethos, valuesweb practices, ways to think about the web   web technical     concepts
exploringauthoringconnecting buildingprotecting
deeper dive:https://teachwebmaking.mozillalabs.com
interviews experiencefocus groupspresentations/  feedback
evolutionin/out of scope?  subset that isrequired for basic                     RFC      level?  higher levels?
How to getinvolved...
RFCfeedback!
Building a generation of    webmakers...            ...at web scale
we want build somethingBIG         on this theory
but mozilla is quite small.
this is where people like heather come in
community              etc.join us!
participate!June 23-24 + continued learning all summer +        after parties in late summer!
Coming Soon: make.mozilla!!        http://wiki.mozilla.org/Learninghttps://wiki.mozilla.org/Summer_Campaign_2012    http:/...
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Mozilla webmakers

  1. 1. Building a generation of webmakers Erin Knight + Michelle Levesque Mozilla Foundation
  2. 2. webmakeranyone who makes things usingthe open ethos and building blocks of the web
  3. 3. this is ethan
  4. 4. he likes to makethings with legos
  5. 5. mozilla wants ethanto know the webis like legos
  6. 6. you can buildanything withthe web
  7. 7. anyone can be awebmaker
  8. 8. being a webmakercan make learningfun and relevantagain...
  9. 9. ...and the skillsinvolved areimportant life skills,a literacy
  10. 10. Why the web?
  11. 11. transparency community openness accessopportunity
  12. 12. The web as the medium
  13. 13. The web as the modeltransparency community openness accessopportunity
  14. 14. The web as the thing
  15. 15. The web as the thing
  16. 16. The web as the thing
  17. 17. The web as the thing
  18. 18. The web as the thing
  19. 19. Why webmaking?
  20. 20. interest-based learning.
  21. 21. embracing tinkering, trial and error, even failing.
  22. 22. jobs.
  23. 23. empowerment.
  24. 24. an approach to life.
  25. 25. webmaking =web literacy
  26. 26. it’s not aboutprogramming
  27. 27. it’s aboutpassion
  28. 28. what canpassion teach?
  29. 29. anything.
  30. 30. How are we going tocreate a generation of webmakers?
  31. 31. hint: not alone, but more on that later
  32. 32. software curriculum badges
  33. 33. skillssoftware curriculum badges
  34. 34. Mozilla is proposing a definition of web literacy
  35. 35. (web literacy)hard skills + soft skills
  36. 36. web literacy skills
  37. 37. RFC
  38. 38. web ethos, valuesweb practices, ways to think about the web web technical concepts
  39. 39. exploringauthoringconnecting buildingprotecting
  40. 40. deeper dive:https://teachwebmaking.mozillalabs.com
  41. 41. interviews experiencefocus groupspresentations/ feedback
  42. 42. evolutionin/out of scope? subset that isrequired for basic RFC level? higher levels?
  43. 43. How to getinvolved...
  44. 44. RFCfeedback!
  45. 45. Building a generation of webmakers... ...at web scale
  46. 46. we want build somethingBIG on this theory
  47. 47. but mozilla is quite small.
  48. 48. this is where people like heather come in
  49. 49. community etc.join us!
  50. 50. participate!June 23-24 + continued learning all summer + after parties in late summer!
  51. 51. Coming Soon: make.mozilla!! http://wiki.mozilla.org/Learninghttps://wiki.mozilla.org/Summer_Campaign_2012 http://teachwebmaking.mozillalabs.comMore from Erin: http://erinknight.com, @eknight More from Michelle: http://rwxweb.wordpress.com/

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