Maker Party 2015 is Right Around the Corner: July 15 – July 31!

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The biggest party of the year is right around the corner! In 2014, Maker Party brought together almost 130,000 people who hosted more than 2,500 hands-on, community-run events across 86 countries. And they built some 44,000 projects — fun, funky, and useful apps, web pages, and games that made the Web a more exciting place. […]

Make the Web: Start with an Hour of Code

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For the second year in a row, Webmaker and Hive Learning Networks, both Educator Innovator partners, will be participating in the largest learning event in history–the Hour of Code, running from Dec. 8-14, 2014. Code.org launched this global campaign in 2013, to align with Computer Science Education Week, and to demystify code and show that anyone can learn […]

Take The Lights On Afterschool Webmaker Challenge!

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Take The Lights On Afterschool Webmaker Challenge! Two Educator Innovator partners – the Mozilla Foundation and the Afterschool Alliance – are teaming up to celebrate afterschool programs this October by creating the Lights On Afterschool Webmaker Challenge. On October 23, more than 1 million people around the country will take part in the 15th annual Lights On Afterschool, […]

Mozilla Launches Worldwide Maker Party

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The Mozilla Foundation launches a worldwide celebration of web literacy this week, bringing tens of thousands of digital enthusiasts together for ‘Maker Parties’ that place internet learning and making at the center of 21st-century citizenship. Focused on the use of Webmaker tools, Maker Parties include young people as well as adult educators, all with the […]

Free Webmaker Training Starts May 12

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By Laura Hilliger, Mozilla Foundation Training and Curriculum Lead Mozilla’s Webmaker Training is all about connection. It is about connecting with other people who are passionate about spreading digital and web literacies. It is the interaction with the people around you that will make this a successful learning experience. Webmaker Training is meant to be […]

Mozilla Webmaker’s Thimble Receives “ON for Learning” Award

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By Mozilla’s Webmaker Team We are thrilled to share that Thimble, our code editor for beginners, has been recognized by Common Sense Media as one of the best educational tools online with the 2014 ON for Learning Award. The awards celebrate the year’s best in digital media products designed to educate and engage young people, and have […]

An Hour of Code: Webmaking and Writing

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By Laura Hilliger, PD & Curriculum Lead at the Mozilla Foundation As part of next week’s Hour of Code, Educator Innovator partner Mozilla Webmaker will be leading several webinars, events and projects, which you can read about here. Additionally, Atul Varma and I are hosting a Geekout that combines writing and webmaking to Make a Beautiful […]