Category: Mozilla

The Mullet: What We Made Last Week

I spent last week in San Francisco with a few dear colleagues from Mozilla. Definitely take a look at [Ben Simon](https://engagingopenly.wordpress.com/2012/03/05/moving-forward-with-distributed-events/) & [Michelle Levesque’s](https://rwxweb.wordpress.com/2012/03/05/an-event-kit/) great summaries, too. Hundreds of whiteboards and office snacks later, I’m happy to say we ended the sprint with: * **A…

Teaching the 4th “R”. Fireside Chat with Cathy Davidson

Last week Mozilla hosted [a fireside chat](http://lanyrd.com/2012/CathyDavidson/) with Cathy Davidson: author, academic, and pedagogic provocateur. The chat was framed around what the Duke professor calls the **fourth ‘R’**. Cathy [argues](http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/post/a-fourth-r-for-21st-century-literacy/2011/12/29/gIQAxx2BWP_blog.html) that in addition to reading, writing, and arithmetic, we need to teach **“algoRithms,”** the logic…