Category: teachtheweb

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Heading to #Mozfest and thinking about leadership and advocacy

[caption id="attachment_1852" align="alignnone" width="1024"] flickr photo by Ziki Questi http://flickr.com/photos/zikiquesti/5812713881 shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) license[/caption]   We will come together at #mozfest to celebrate the new mission of Mozilla. Unleash the next wave of openness and opportunity in online life — where people are empowered, safe and independent even as the complexity and scale of…
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Why Collaborative Inquiry Matters to Future Teachers #EDU106

Inquiry never works better alone. Whether you bury yourself in a book or attend a #hackjam you seek answers with others. As a teacher I find how I participate on the Web influences my personal growth more than what I contribute to my networks. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="640"] flickr photo shared by karola riegler photography…
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Practices and Participatory Learning Environments

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="640"] flickr photo shared by ▓▒░ TORLEY ░▒▓ under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license[/caption] Never been a fan of 21st century skills. I must admit, I even added to the hype; publishing a set of skills using the latest trope of alliterative "C buzzwords" in a white paper and then…
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#GearUpNH #MakerParty Learning to Play with Code

We went from the courts to the code. It was hot. Real hot. Melt the soles of your kicks hot. So many of the Youth from the Gear Up New Haven Summer Academy retreated indoors during their self-selected learning time. I decided to take advantage of the over crowded activities (and the superior air condition…
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Scaling Up and Onboarding in Mozilla Learning Networks

No project or space designed to #teachtheweb could ever exist in stasis. Change is  the only constants on the Web. Well, actually change isn't the only constant. There is also the mission of Mozilla---the  other fixed variable-- as old as browsing itself. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="640"] flickr photo shared by balleyne under a Creative Commons (…
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Making on Android for #CLMOOC

I love all the tools I can choose from when I sink into my deskchair and open up my laptop. The possibilities swirl in my mind as I edit videos and images. Yet for most of the world they will turn to the mobile web and mobile apps to spawn their creativity. That got me…
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Playing with @Webmaker Beta.

Yesterday Mozilla dropped Webmaker into the Google Play store. I have played with past versions but the nightlies had to be sideloaded. Today I got to download from the the Play Store and begin my make. Webmaker, in its current state is basically another slideshow app, but one I believe is very intuitive. That's the…