Participation is my co-pilot … in space!

Whistler was an exciting and productive week for the Participation Team (which included volunteers).  We learned  a lot about ourselves, our team,  the expectations of the project and  perhaps most importantly – the Participation goals  of nearly 30 teams at Mozilla. The experience reinforced the value of volunteers and volunteer communities at large, magnified by

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P2PU Course in a Box & Mozilla Community Education

Last year I created my first course on the P2PU platform  titled ‘Hacking Open Source Participation’,  and through that fantastic experience stumbled across a newer P2PU project called Course in a Box. Built on  Jekyll blogging software, Course in a Box makes it easy to create online educational content powered by Github Pages. As awesome

Community Education – Building Together

So, yesterday I wrote an introductory post : Mozilla Community Education in 2015 with a promise to write a each day leading up to our first Community Education Working Group Call on Thursday.  I wrote about our vision for Community Education as core to the virtuous circle in Mark Surman’s vision  , and how the

Gear Sticks

I’m participating in MIT Media Lab’s experimental MOOC: Learn Creative Learning  which is an exciting opportunity for more reasons than I can list ‘ .  Opportunity to ‘Learn by making’ changed my life; it’s why I  find Webmaker and the Maker movement so beautiful and worth championing. For whatever reason this week –  I  experienced