An Introduction to ‘Teaching the Web’ and ‘Web Literacy’

January 15, 2015
9:00 am - 10:00 am PST
By Educator Innovator

What is “web literacy” and why should we teach it? How does creating/remixing the web help strengthen learning?

On Thursday, January 15 from 9-10am PT (12-1pm ET), we introduced the philosophy behind Mozilla Webmakers.

This webinar was part of a January 2015 series titled “Empowering Lifelong Learners by ‘Teaching the Web’ with Mozilla Webmaker”. Check out all the details at

From this Series:

View the Conversation
During the broadcast, the conversation also took place on Twitter using the hashtags #connectedlearning and #TeachtheWeb.

Guests for this webinar included:

  • Doug Belshaw – Web Literacy Lead for Mozilla
  • Ian O’Byrne – Assistant Professor of Educational Technologies at the University of New Haven and Mozilla contributor
  • Greg McVerry – researcher and teacher educator at Southern Connecticut State University; e-editor of the Literacy Research Association

Resources for this webinar:

Photos/Mozilla Webmaker’s Web Literacy Map

#ConnectedLearning Discussion on Twitter


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