Integrate Web Literacy



Emma Irwin



And that's why I am a contributor to the Mozilla project.  

Mozilla is a global, non-profit community dedicated to the mission of building an Internet that is :

Knowable: it’s transparent–we can see it and understand it

Interoperable: it presents opportunity to play and innovate

Ours:  it’s open to everyone and we define it

Open Data

" There is a misplaced assumption that everybody knows what data is, and how useful it can be. Yet that’s not the case at all.

-Benedict Dellot, RSA Action and Research Institute

Web Literacy

There is misplaced assumption that youth today are empowered in technology; that they understand the Web is their to make.

Most don't.

- ME, Based on conversations with youth in British Columbia

even  ...

Web literacy is NOT part of 

British Columbia's curriculum

So that's a problem...

Mozilla Webmaker builds tools, curriculum and community for teaching the web. 

Our mission is to teach and promote web literacy.

Web Literacy Map

The Web Literacy Standard is a map of competencies and skills that Mozilla and our community of stakeholders believe are important to pay attention to when getting better at reading, writing and participating on the web.  so how .

XRay Goggles

View and then Change Source.

App Maker

including teaching kits

Open Data Day 2013


NOw What?

Keep the discussion going…

Include educators and youth in your Open Data events

Be A Mentor

Join the Webmaker CommunitY

Webmaker Club

Thank you!