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OHM 2013 Part 1

Over the last five days, I’ve been in the Netherlands at the OHM Festival with 3500 hackers, makers and like-minded activists to hack together, learn from one another and try to understand the various perspectives that make up Hacker Culture. I went with a couple colleagues from the MDN to run a few workshops and [&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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Kitchen Table Beta with Adults

On Thursday, I did my first kitchen table beta test with friends (all of them over 30 with limited web skills). I started with a frank and honest statement about how I feel about webmaking and why it’s important. I was brief, but passionate about it. Then we did an activity I’m calling Existential Questions. [&hellip

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Street {Code}

I think about learning all day long. That’s what I do, I write learning materials, I study learning theories, I make learning games, modules, whatever. I think about learning all day long. Then at night, I dream about endless swimming pools and monkeys. But before I go to sleep, I’ll have a shot of thought [&hellip

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Decontextualization of the Maker Mind

While I was at Mozfest, we came up with this random idea to teach people the concepts of web native filmmaking. Basically, the idea is to take a well known story and remix/hack it using random content, popcorn, html, and CSS. It’s just a way to get the creative juices flowing when you’re not sure [&hellip

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10 Days til MOZFEST!

I’m volunteering at the Mozilla Festival in London on November 4th to the 6th. I’m pretty excited about it. I had a lot of fun last year, learned a lot of interesting tidbits, and met some wonderful, awesome, fantastic, strange people. We brainstormed. We talked. We made some neat things, had some unique conversations, and [&hellip

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Response to Mozilla as teacher

Inspiration for this post is: Mozilla as teacher by Mark Surman When I read the first line of Mark’s post “We need to teach the world to code,” I was immediately wary of the wording. It’s true that a basic understanding of HTML and CSS will go a long way in helping people rearrange the [&hellip

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