Tag Archives: Get Involved

8 ways to get involved with Mozilla Webmaker this week

  1. Join @Mozilla for a global #MakerParty from June 15 – Sept 15. Make, learn and #teachtheweb together. Join the party: https://webmaker.org/en-US/party/
  2. Want to teach the web? Join a peer-driven 9-week online course starting May 2: https://webmaker.org/en-US/teach/
  3. Make your own teaching kits. Test these new Thimble prototypes for creating your own lesson plans for webmakin and digital literacy: https://webmaker.org/kit-prototypes/
  4. Just six months until Mozilla Festival 2013! Tell us what themes you think we should hack on together this year using #mozfest
  5. The @Mozilla OpenNews Source project is nominated for a 2013 GEN Data Journalism Award. We’d love your vote: http://app.wizehive.com/voting/dja2013/14522
  6. Check out Hive Toronto’s latest plans and funding proposal: http://explorecreateshare.org/2013/04/29/hive-toronto-drafting-core-beliefs-and-proposals-for-funding/
  7. Join a new G+ #TeachTheWeb community for designers and makers who want to inspire others through creative uses of the #Webmaker toolset: https://plus.google.com/u/1/communities/113102647862445788660
  8. We launched the draft version of the Web Literacy Standard last Friday! Discuss, give feedback, spread the word: http://mzl.la/weblitstd
  9. Hey, Mozilla India: join two back-to-back @Mozilla #Webmaker events in Nasik, India http://is.gd/xcPVBu and http://is.gd/XW2E09

7 ways to get involved with Webmaker this week

From the NASA Youth Space Challenge at the Royal Ontario Museum on Saturday

Collected from our sprint in the last Mozilla Webmaker community call. Tweet-length ways to get involved or help spread the word this week:

  1. Maker Party 2013. Join @mozilla and 40+ orgs from June 15 – Sept 15 as we celebrate the awesome things you can make through the Web #makerparty http://mzl.la/party
  2. Teach the web! Learn to #teachtheweb in 9 weeks. Join our open online course. Go to webmaker.org/teach and sign up for this free and open online course: http://webmaker.org/teach
  3. Check out Webmaker on Mentor Mob. Create and remix your own learning playlists and collaborative curriculum. http://mzl.la/11n9Jzd
  4. Hive Toronto. Wrapping up the NASA Youth Space Challenge pop-up with Maker Kids: http://mzl.la/17Zensc
  5. Web Literacy Standard. We’re soft-launching the draft version of the #weblitstd on April 26th! We’d love your feedback: http://mzl.la/weblitst
  6. Great post from @Mozilla’s @msurman about where #Webmaker is headed next: http://mzl.la/17ZerIA
  7. New storytelling templates for Popcorn. Help test these new prototypes — for commentary and analysis, explainers + more: http://mzl.la/11n9Fzx

Announcing Mozilla’s Summer Campaign: May 15

Prepping for May 15 blastoff. We’re working up to a big public announcement around Mozilla’s upcoming summer campaign. D-day is Tuesday, May 15. The party itself will kick off June 23.

Mozilla’s Summer Code Party: June 23 – Sep 23

  • What? MEET up, MAKE something cool and LEARN how the code behind the web works.
  • When? June 23 – Sep 23, kicking off with a Global Weekend of Code.
  • Where? Anywhere. Your kitchen table. Your office. Your local library.
  • Why? We believe everyone should know how to create and code on the web.
  • How? Organize a meet-up. Volunteer to teach. Or become a partner.

Pre-flight checklist:

Host your own Summer Code Party event

More polished event “How Tos” are on the way for May 15. In the mean time: