Visual Drinkery: We Are Open Co-op Day March 2017 Edition

(originally posted in the We Are Open Co-op publication) Yesterday, yours truly and the rest of the We Are Open Co-op crew hung out online for our monthly co-op day. We use these days to work together on the evolution of the co-op. And what a day it was yesterday! I facilitated with precision timing ;) […]

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Visual Drinkery: We Are Open Co-op Day March 2017 Edition

Freedom of Choice for the Greater Good?

I think modeling the behavior I want to see in the world is a good way to spread the open ethos. But when other people don’t start modeling this behavior quickly, it can become frustrating. I’ve been working openly as much as I can at Greenpeace for a few months now. I write about my […]

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Freedom of Choice for the Greater Good?

The No Tech School

Here’s an idea: let’s all move to Colonial Williamsburg and churn some butter. Or maybe we should all buy horses. Wait, wait, I’ve got an idea: let’s head to the landfill, dig out all the Walkmans that landed there and listen to Quiet Riot cassettes after cuffing our jeans and writing our pen pals that […]

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The No Tech School

Open Fluency

I’ve been thinking about lenses on the Web Literacy Map again. Specifically the “Leadership” component of what we do at Mozilla. In his post, Mark called this piece fuzzy, but I think it will become clearer as we define what “leadership” in the context of Mozilla means, and how we can offer professional development that […]

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Open Fluency

Connected Courses

I’m quite pleased to point you to a new online learning experience being put together by a group of amazing educators from the Connected Learning community. Starting September 15th we’re going to be talking about openness and blended learning in a 12 week course that aims to help people run their own connected courses. It’s […]

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Connected Courses

This Week in Webmaker Training: Building

Last week, we launched a new online learning experience, Webmaker Training, and you can see how that first week went here. This week in Webmaker Training we concentrated on building open educational resources. We used the Webmaker Teaching Kits to document activity ideas and learning objectives for teaching the skills and competencies on the Web […]

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This Week in Webmaker Training: Building

Webmaker Training: Why Modular?

I’m a serial MOOC dropout. My most recent dropout experience (though I keep saying I’m going to go back) is from Harvard’s CS50 course. I never took Computer Science, I just taught myself how to make the web. I had a knack for it, I accessed and consumed thousands of articles and tutorials and tidbits […]

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Webmaker Training: Why Modular?