MacArthur Foundation competition winners use Mozilla software to supercharge learning

Cross-posted from the Mozilla Blog The Badges for Lifelong Learning Competition winners were announced yesterday at the Digital Media and Learning Conference in San Francisco. The winners—awarded grants ranging from $25,000 to $175,000 —will use Mozilla’s new free and open source “Open Badges” software to issue, manage and display digital badges for learning across the Web. The competition brought together …

Winding down the Drumbeat.org web site

TLDR version of this post: Later this month, we’re going to retire the Drumbeat.org web site. This is a function of Mozilla Drumbeat’s success. We’re taking what worked about Drumbeat and shipping it right into Mozilla. With a laser focus on making and learning: creating great software and resources that build a generation of webmakers. If you have an active …

What are we working on this week? Roadmaps, Tow Trucks and love bombs

Mozilla Webmaker weekly update for Feb 14, 2012 Complete notes from today’s call Summary of last week’s call Join next week’s call Getting practical on webmakers This post from Mozilla’s Executive Director Mark Surman ties together the various roadmaps and blog posts now underway, tying them back to our overall goals for the year. Next steps: getting our roadmaps added …