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Maker Party2014


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Maker Party2014

  1. 1. MOZILLA'S GLOBAL CAMPAIGN TO TEACH THE WEB Together, we united nearly 130,000 educators, organizations and enthusiastic web users with hands-on learning and web making at community-run events around the world. MAKER PARTY 2014
  2. 2. 1,036 mentors taught 127,200 learners
  3. 3. 44,198 webmaker projects made
  4. 4. 2,513 events in 450 cities in 86 countries around the world # of events per country WE COULDN'T HAVE DONE IT WITHOUT YOU Maker Party 2014 was a success thanks to people like you who shared a web literacy skill with someone else. Claim your Web Literacy Skill Sharer badge now to earn recognition for your effort! CLAIM YOUR BADGE (HTTPS://WEBMAKER.ORG/BADGES/SKILL- SHARER )
  5. 5. ( Teach the web with Mozilla! Use these resources (/en-US/resources) to plan a web literacy event tailored especially for your audience. How does Maker Party work?
  6. 6. (/en-US/resources) Host an Event (/en-US/resources) Host an Event. During our annual two-month party (July to September), individuals and organizations from around the world host thousands of events teaching the culture, mechanics and citizenship of the web. Hosting an event during the rest of the year? Add it to our events page (! (
  7. 7. Attend an Event ( Attend an Event. Visit our events page ( and see what's happening in your neighbourhood during Maker Party, or any time of year. (/en-US/resources) Get Support (/en-US/resources) Throwing an event? We’ll support you the entire way with free training and planning resources, ideas for activities, great Mozilla gear like t-shirts and stickers, plus access to a wonderful community and one-on-one support. Have fun with our tools You can use anything you like to teach the web at your Maker Party event, from the wonderful array of tools available online to good old pencils and paper. Mozilla Webmaker is proud to offer fun, easy- to-use, free tools ( see the inner working of a webpage with X-Ray Goggles; learn HTML and CSS using Thimble; remix video, audio and images from the web with Popcorn Maker, and build an personal mobile app with Appmaker.
  8. 8. Learn by teaching The best way to learn the web is to teach it. Hosting a Maker Party is not only personally rewarding, it contributes to the greater goal of increasing web literacy for everyone, everywhere in the world. Images from Maker Party 2014 Curious to see what a Maker Party event looks like? Check out these photos from events around the world. (/img/carousel/2014-1.jpg) (/img/carousel/2014-2.jpg) (/img/carousel/2014-3.jpg) (/img/carousel Why Mozilla throws an annual Maker Party
  9. 9. Mozilla ( believes the web is a global public resource that’s integral to modern life: it shapes how we learn, how we connect and how we communicate. But many of us don't understand its basic mechanics or what it means to be a citizen of the web. That’s why we’re so passionate about teaching web literacy through hands-on learning and making. Our goal is to help people move beyond simply consuming the web to understanding and creating it, so it remains open, accessible and ours. Maker Party is also part of the the Summer to Make, Play and Connect (, a celebration of a learning approach designed for our times called Connected Learning ( Learn more about ( ( See what people are saying about Maker Party Technology can be an extraordinary tool for empowerment. That’s why the YWCA Toronto Girls’ Council leadership program hosted “Maker Parties” run by Mozilla’s Hive Toronto network. As makers-in-training, they learned how to use Mozilla’s free suite of webmaking tools to create their own websites and videos. They also learned the freedom and confidence that comes from knowing how to not only enjoy content on the internet, but create it themselves. Steph Guthrie Senior Communications Officer | Advocacy & Communications YWCA Toronto (
  10. 10. Learn about what @webmaker *really* is on @TheNextWeb… #teachtheweb #ccourses #edtech #clmooc #makerparty #learning Laura Hilliger @epilepticrabbit Show Summary "This isn't band camp. It's a punk rock band." @TheNextWeb on #MakerParty -- amazing work @webmaker! Kelli Jo @Kelli_jo_ Show Summary 1,000 mentors #teachtheweb to 127,200 learners at 2,500 events in 86 countries. That's #MakerParty 2014. Retweeted by RustBuilt Pgh Hive Pittsburgh @hivepgh Show Summary 1,000 mentors #teachtheweb to 127,200 learners at 2,500 events in 86 countries. That's #MakerParty 2014. Hive Pittsburgh @hivepgh Show Summary 2h 3h 4h 4h #makerparty Tweet #makerparty Our Sponsorship Partners ( ( ( Get Maker Party Updates Sign up for email updates 
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