Webmaker at the Open Data Summit 2014

I was extremely honoured to present ‘Integrate Web Literacy with Mozilla Webmaker’ , at the Canadian Open Data this past February 20th, one day before Open Data Day.  The Open Data community has  been a collaborative partner of Mozilla in British Columbia for a couple of years now, and definitely kindred spirits in promoting openness[…]

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Mozilla Reps Global Webmaker Project : Kids + Youth Open Source

      At least this is the proposal so far… Looking at the Mozparty Map, I see potential to build something big together, with kids, youth, parents and with the support of mentors running those events.  I see opportunity to touch on pretty much ALL of the Web Literacies , while  encouraging participation in[…]

Webmaker BC Forum

This summer we organized two Mozparty events:  Victoria Hackjam – Hackasaurus!  And Mozilla Popcorn Hackjam .  Both events sold-out with wait lists, both were a LOT of fun, and  learning happened on all sides .  Kids quickly grasped the technology; parents and volunteers (from diverse backgrounds in education, web development, filmmaking, government and beyond) responded[…]

Mozilla Popcorn Hackjam (#mozparty in review and looking ahead)

A room full of smart, cool kids paired with brilliant volunteers and web-changing technology = Victoria’s Popcorn Hackjam  (Make sure you checkout the link above to see the cool Popcorn projects our kids created) There are a few things I wish could have gone better…(paper popcorn/storyboarding – didn’t really translate with our event video /[…]

Drupal Popcorn module, mozparty goodness, freaking-out over mozfest (I’m going!)

I’ve never been so absorbed…so completely immersed in an Open Source/community project as I have with Mozilla Webmaker, and most recently Popcorn .  This extends  to work with Drupal  & Popcorn.js that I am very dedicated to (but has been getting the backseat some other things taking priority) Code-commit was scheduled tonight for my Drupal[…]