Curriculum Archive

Storycamp Teaching Kits

A couple years ago the Popcorn team of the time set out to involve youth filmmakers in beta-testing the first version of Popcorn Maker. They called their experiment “Storycamp” and the very first version resulted in new features for the software. A year later, during the Summer Code Party in 2012, a small group of [&hellip

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#teachtheweb: so you want to run a cMOOC

The #teachtheweb experience was about gathering people together to learn and share and collaborate. It was about people who care about the web and web literacy and working together to find ways to spread skills to learners. This post is a reflection on the meta structures and processes that created the experience. It’s also only mildly [&hellip

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Planning, Running, Visualizing #teachtheweb

Week 3 of #teachtheweb is right around the corner, and I thought it might be nice to do a quick shareout of the planning and running of the MOOC. Kudos! Before I say another word, I have to give my partner in crime a gigantic love bomb. The word “collaboration” only begins to describe the [&hellip

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Just an Update

Oh Snap, it’s been a month!? My, oh my how the time flies. I won’t make excuses for myself, I’ll just tell you what’s going on in my world. There’s a lot of stuff, and there’s no way I can cover all of it in my scribble of reflections, so if you are looking for [&hellip

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3.2 Appendix

3.2.1 Granularized Learning Objectives for Introduction to Web Native Filmmaking These learning objectives were created in collaboration with Michelle Levesque and other Mozilla Foundation staff. They begin to define specific learning objectives needed to reach the meta-definitions of the first three Web Literacy categories as defined in Chapter 1.6.1. This list is currently under review. [&hellip

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Hacktivating Educators

Recently there have been some gentle shifts in the Learning Team at Mozilla. The ebb and flow of changing the world through the educational hacktivism we duly named Webmaker, revealed an underwater cave of…ok, I’m going to nix the poetics and get to the point. This year, we’ve done A LOT of stuff. We defined [&hellip

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The #EdTech “Hysteria”

I read this article “Let’s get to the Bottom of the #Edtech Hysteria” and my thought pattern got all jangle jumbled up. Then I read some of the comments, including the exchange between “foresure” and Shaun Johnson and the one from “tultican” that uses the phrase “ridiculous scheme” to describe flipped classrooms. I had to [&hellip

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Hacktivity Kits and Modular Curriculum

We’re in the process of creating Hacktivity Kits for each of our software tools and for a variety of event types. The kits contain information on the Mozilla Webmaker initiative as a whole, specific information on the particular tool and event format that the hacktivity kit is for, and then modular content that allows a [&hellip

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And we have #StoryCamp liftoff!

On Thursday, StoryCamp will hold it’s first livecast with Damian Kulash from OK Go. Yesterday we introduced the first new Popcorn template to the facilitators of the 27 youth centers participating in StoryCamp and fielded questions on the teacher’s guide. The guide includes tons of resources for educators and learners alike. We’ve got six weeks [&hellip

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Academic European Instructor Evil Robot

WHOA! I know, I know, I’ve totally been slacking on my “Blog Every Single Tuesday” rule. I’ve been busy. Really busy, and I haven’t had a chance to actually think about what I wanted to write. Thus, I’m doing a roundup post. Here’s some brief insight into what I’ve been thinking about and doing: Linking [&hellip

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