WHY A WEB LITERACY STANDARD?• To talk the talk and walk the walk• To ensure we’re teaching the right things• To connect similar projects and eﬀorts• To create a web literate planet - multiply scale and impact
WHAT IS A STANDARD?Simple: a set of rules for ensuring qualityLonger: a document established by consensus andapproved by a recognized body that provides forcommon and repeated use, rules, guidelines orcharacteristics for activities or their results, aimed atthe achievement of the optimum degree of order ina given contexthttp://www.etsi.org/standards/what-are-standards
WHAT WILL THE STANDARD INCLUDE?• Deﬁnitions• Outcomes / Rubrics• Eventually: Assessments and APIs• What Else?
WEB LITERACY BADGES• Web Literacy is the foundation for Mozillas Web Literacy badges.• Web Literacy badges are Mozillas implementation of Open Badges, a new form of capturing, signaling and credentialing achievement.
WEEKLY CALLSFirst weekly call happening next Thursday at 8amPST / 1pm ET / 4pm GMTConnection details will be available via the wiki pageand Webmaker list:Mozilla Webmaker group: http://bit.ly/WebmakerListMozilla Wiki page: http://mzl.la/weblitstd