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  Screen Shot 2016-08-15 at 10.38.44 AM.png Got code? Remix this letter template from Chad Sansing and the Mozilla Leadership Network and use it as a guide to think about which issues your students might include in a letter to the next President. (Newer to coding? Play with something like https://eraseallkittens.com/ first to understand how code works and what...
crossposted from the Webmaker Blog We started running online learning modules in response to the growing need for people to learn how both the technical and social structures of the web work. Open, online learning can activate and inspire people, and we’ve been trying to make Webmaker’s #TeachTheWeb program a sustainable engine of learning and support for our community. We’re pleased to partner...
Several weeks ago, The Northern California Writing Project hosted what we lovingly termed “Nerd Camp”. A group of teachers who were involved in a several-year inservice project exploring the Common Core was invited to consider how web technology might support the work. We started by writing reflections regarding our discoveries during the project. We then turned to the web to showcase our...
On April 10, 2014, Educator Innovator hosted a webinar in partnership with Mozilla's Webmaker team. The webinar focused on Thimble, a tool developed by Mozilla's Webmaker team to allow anyone to be a creator of the web and not just a consumer. Thimble was recently recognized as one of the best educational tools online—a "game changer"—of 2014 and given an "ON for Learning" award by Common Sense...
On Tuesday, February 25, join Educator Innovator for this webinar, presented in association with Mozilla. Here is the description of the webinar: What are the skills and competencies required to be effective on the web? What do reading, writing, and participating look like in online spaces? In this webinar, we will discuss the history of web literacy and Mozilla's current and future work on a new...
A shift is underway in the #Walkmyworld Project towards using our documentation of our world as the kernal of digital poetry. I took a shot of footprints from our back yard and wrote a poem, and then decided to try my hand at kinetic poetry (where the words/type can move). These two screenshots show the "before" and the "after" of the poem as it is played. To really experience the poem. you'll...
reposted from zythepsary.com 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. the Popcorn Maker interface back in 2012 A year later, during the Summer Code Party in 2012, a small group of us took the...
reposted from Zythepsary.com (http://www.zythepsary.com/education/making-as-creativity-at-the-nwpam13/) This year I was able to attend the National Writing Project’s Annual Meeting, a day and a half of workshops, sessions and conversations around teaching reading and writing. The NWP is an outstanding network of forward-thinking educators doing everything they can to innovate in their classrooms...
On Tuesday night, the collaborative radio show venture that I was part of — The Merry Hacksters — had a premiere on DS106 Radio. I represented our group during the chat with Alan Levine and Christina Hendricks. The collaborative experience was interesting, to say the least, as we worked almost exclusively off Google Docs, Twitter and Dropbox to gather ideas, share audio files and make suggestions...
Keywords: video, remix, web, Mozilla, popcorn
A friend challenged us to create video tutorials on using some the Mozilla Webmaker tools, so I created this screencast of using Popcorn to remix the Digital Is animation video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AtBWZY8Bb4&feature=youtube_gdata Maybe it will help you dive in, too. Here is the Popcorn Project that I made when doing the screencast. http://popcorn.webmadecontent.org/11hn I invite...

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