Integrate Web Literacy
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
" 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
There is misplaced assumption that youth today are empowered in technology; that they understand the Web is their to make.
- ME, Based on conversations with youth in British Columbia
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 .
View and then Change Source.
including teaching kits
Open Data Day 2013
Keep the discussion going…
Include educators and youth in your Open Data events
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