Webmaker looks ahead to 2014: Web Literacy teaching kits, user-made content channels, and adding the Appmaker to our suite of tools.
Find out what’s coming up next for Webmaker here:
Make Things Do Stuff is a campaign to inspire young people aged between 13 and 18 to make things in the digital world. It aims to help them to look beyond being a consumer and instead to create things, understand why things happen and to take ownership of it for themselves.
The campaign offers support, advice, resources and tools that are ideal for use in schools and at home, whether it’s a lesson, after-school club or competition. There’s something for everyone, whatever level they (or you) are at – and it’s all designed to nurture understanding and enjoyment through practical experience.
If you missed it the first time round, you’ll be glad we re-shared this set of unique projects! This is:
#MozFest is our annual gathering of the tribes. A public event where passionate, creative and thoughtful people from around the world meet up to hack ideas for improving the open web, it’s one of our most exciting and dynamic introductions for the growing community of Mozillians. And as you can see, this year was truly incredible!
Check out what we accomplished this year at MozFest:
One of the great Hour of Code projects we saw this last week turned an Emily Dickenson Poem into an adorable interactive project.
You can make one too using National Writing Project’s starter make.
It’s Throwback Thursday again and we’re delighted by our recent find of a treasure trove in the form of the Mozilla T-shirt Archive
Did you know you can get your own Firefox T-shirt while helping Mozilla build the web the world needs? It’s the only way to get a real one online: http://ow.ly/rH2xO
Join the global Hour of Code by making your own Holiday Postcard!
All you need to do to join the global Hour of Code with Webmaker is to try one of our great starter projects - like this one where you can make a Holiday Greeting Card all your own by making changes to the code you see.
You can use the tutorial linked below to walk you through the project step by step.
When you’re ready to begin, hit the big green Remix button on the project and start making your changes in the code, where the notes suggest. Then save, and share your link.
Get started now:
Did you know the first version of Firefox was called Phoenix?
It’s Throwback Thursday, and time to enjoy some more great internet firsts.