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Presentation on Mozilla's webmaker and web literacy mission and work. Presented through JISC on 4/27/12.

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