- Notes from the last Webmaker community call
- Join the next one
- stay in touch | check out past updates like this one
Make your own webby Valentine
These awesome new Webmaker projects make it fun and easy:
- Show some love — internet style. Make a personalized Valentine’s music video!
- I <3 you like… Remix images in this super cute Popcorn Maker project.
- I *LIKE* you, like you. Got a secret crush? Send ‘em this endearingly geeky classroom note.
Finalized Webmaker 2013 plans
We gathered your feedback. We iterated. We shipped. Here are the crystalized plans and roadmaps:
- 2013 status update presentation. Our presentation from the last Mozilla All Hands meeting.
- High level vision, context and goals. Our 2013 plans and goals wiki.
- Roadmaps for…
Pushing Thimble’s envelope
We’re seeing some great new projects that set new bars for what’s possible with Thimble. The new Mozilla Bhopal page above, created by Komal, a Mozilla Rep from India, provides a great template for others to remix and re-purpose.
Malcolm did something similar, building off a template Jess presented in last week’s Webmaker call. Click on his “Webmaker Friends” to link through to his daughters’ pages.
Creating a new “Web Literacy Standard” for the world
How can we create a global standard for web literacy together? That was the question mentors, instructors and educators gathered last week to answer in the first-ever Mozilla Web Literacy standard online gathering.
- Context and goals
- Slides | Audio | Notes
- Introduce yourself. Great thread on the Webmaker mailing list. Connect with others working on web literacy around the world.
Design new Mozilla WebDev badges
- Today is the last day to submit designs for Webdev badges. Post your designs on Flickr using the “webdevbadges” tag.
- Check out designs submitted so far
Planet Webmaker round-up:
Six seconds is the new 140 characters. Trend analysis on how mobile and short bursts of rich media are coming together in products like Twitter’s new “Vine.”
- Sequencing Web Media. Popcorn Maker as video editor. Weaving multiple video or audio clips into a single experience.
Localizing Thimble. How to do it. What’s next.
Webmaker Mentors in 2013. How the maker movement and learning movement are coming together, and what it means for Webmaker this year.
Webmaker Badges Roadmap. Web literacy badges + the Open Badge Infrastructure and wider badge ecosystem.
- Report-back from a “Future of Badges” meeting with advisors, thinkers and luminaries.
- Webmaking 101: picking the right format for your image. gifs versus pngs versus jpegs, oh my!