An Introduction to Mozilla Webmaker


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These slides were an introduction to some of the other Mozilla projects at the "Firefox student ambassador training camp", held at Mozilla Taipei on 27 July 2013. IT focuses on Mozilla Webmaker (Thimble, Popcorn Maker, X-Ray Goggles, Teach the Web and Maker Party) and also mentions Open Badges (2M Better Futures). This presentation formed part of the Mozilla Taiwan Community's involvement in the day,

Quick Summary
• Introduction
• Mozilla Foundation
• Mozilla Webmaker
• Thimble, X-Ray Goggles & Popcorn Maker
• A Gallery of Makes
• Teach the Web
• Maker Party
• Open Badges

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An Introduction to Mozilla Webmaker

  1. 1. MozTW, Mozilla Taiwan Community - 27 July 2013 — a Mozilla project dedicated to helping you create something amazing on the web.
  2. 2. Quick Summary • Introduction • Mozilla Foundation • Mozilla Webmaker • Thimble, X-Ray Goggles & Popcorn Maker • A Gallery of Makes • Teach the Web • Maker Party • Open Badges
  3. 3. Introduction Clem Wilkinson Learning Professional UK – Taiwan @c01clem
  4. 4. Mozilla Foundation The Mozilla Foundation is a non-profit organization that promotes openness, innovation and participation on the Internet. 4
  5. 5. Mozilla Webmaker “Mozillians are people who make things. Moving people from consumption to creation is Mozilla’s goal”. Mitchell Baker (2012) Chair, Mozilla Foundation 5
  6. 6. “…a set of easy-to-use tools that allow users to learn code and webmaking while creating great content”. (Surman, 2013) 3 Tools 6
  7. 7. Thimble Write and edit HTML and CSS right in your browser, then instantly preview your work. Easily remix web video, audio and images into cool mashups that you can embed on other websites. Inspect and remix the code behind any web page. Then make and share your webpage. X-Ray Goggles Popcorn Maker 7
  8. 8. Thimble A remix button for everything 8
  9. 9. Thimble 9
  10. 10. Popcorn Maker 10
  11. 11. Popcorn Maker 11
  12. 12. X-Ray Goggles 12
  13. 13. X-Ray Goggles 13
  14. 14. A Gallery of Makes •User accounts •Unique URLs and hosting 14
  15. 15. Teach the Web Learn how to teach the web in 9-weeks •Introduction to Webmaker: making, learning, connecting and the open web •Remix & contextualize: Skills, projects and feedback •Do & Share: play testing, create an event, connect globally #teachtheweb 15
  16. 16. Maker Party “This summer thousands around the world will be gathering to make amazing projects and, and share what they made with others”.( Surman, 2013) 16
  17. 17. Open Badges Get recognition for skills you learn anywhere. 17
  18. 18. Open Badges Mozilla is collaborating with the world to develop an open badge ecosystem that makes it possible to recognize skills, literacies, and interests across the web. Learn more at 18
  19. 19. Open Badges: 2 Million Better Futures By 2016, we envision an Open Badge ecosystem that at least 1,000,000 workers and 1,000,000 students can access 19
  20. 20. References •Mozilla Webmaker: •Teach the Web: •Mozilla Hackersaurus (X-Ray Goggles): •Mozilla Open Badges: •2 Million Better Futures: •Mozilla Taiwan Community: •Baker M (2012) Mozilla Webmaker Blog; 8 June things-moving •Surman M (2013) The Mozilla Blog, Mozilla Webmaker: We Want You to Break Things; 30 June “Mozilla Webmaker: We Want You to Break Things” Mark Surman (Executive Director, Mozilla Foundation)