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(606) Design and Build a Hacktivity

A session at Mozilla Festival 2012

Sunday 11th November, 2012

2:30pm to 5:30pm (GMT)

*What we made
Tascasaurus: https://thimble.webmaker.org/p/fcc6
SEO Battle: Search Engine Optimization Activity (using Thimble): https://thimble.webmaker.org/p/fl2f
Dinosaur Popcorn Remix - Quick Hacktivity https://thimble.webmaker.org/p/fddq
Friends and great discussion on modular learning materials :)
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Participants in this session will have the opportunity to create new learning activities or hack pre-existing ones. We'll use pre-existing modular activities or "hacktivities" as a jumping off point to brainstorm, design and develop activities that are based on participants' interests. We'll use Mozilla's tools to help introduce, instruct or apply web skills. Participants can bring their own ideas or start with pre-existing activity kits, projects and/or content created in other sessions at the Mozilla Festival.

We'll be collecting links and artifacts for the entire Hacktivate Learning track here: https://etherpad.mozilla.org/Hac...

Don't forget to fill out your profile using the Thimble Hacktivator Profile Project and post your published links to the Hacktivate Etherpad (link above):
https://thimble.webmaker.org/p/ffzf
https://thimble.webmaker.org/p/f...

The Hacktivity Kits are baseline, modular curriculum kits. See demos, and hack together your own hacktivities and kits using the links below!

Hacktivity Kits
http://www.zythepsary.com/mozill...

Thimble Hacktivity Index
https://thimble.webmaker.org/p/ffzs

Thimble Hacktivity
https://thimble.webmaker.org/p/fl0s

About the speakers

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Hive Learning NYC

The Hive Learning Network New York City is a group of cultural institutions working to create learning opportunities for middle and high school youth in NYC. bio from Twitter

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Chris Lawrence

Senior Director of Mozilla Webmaker Mentor Community, lead Hive Learning Network, NYC. Father of Amelia. bio from Twitter

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Mozilla

Official Mozilla account. Meet-ups to make and learn about the web. Hack jams to build sweet tools. Tweet @mozilla to get involved.

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Laura Hilliger

A thinker, learner, teacher, designer, writer, collaborator, dev, gardener, philosopher, backhoe driver...Work @greenpeace Alum @mozilla

5 attendees

  • Chris Lawrence
  • Hive Learning NYC
  • Laura Hilliger
  • Mozilla
  • Paul Simmons

2 trackers

  • María Yáñez
  • othermixed

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Mozilla Festival 2012

England England, London

9th11th November 2012

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When

Time 2:30pm5:30pm GMT

Date Sun 11th November 2012

Where

6. Floor, Ravensbourne

Short URL

lanyrd.com/syqcc

Official event site

mozillafestival.org

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