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Mozilla Education Status Meeting - December 7, 2009

Teleconference System Info

  • Monday, December 7, 2009 12:00 am EST, 9:00 PST, 1700 UTC (other time zones here).
  • +1 650 903 0800 extension 92, conference # 7600 (US/International)
  • +1 416 848 3114 extension 92, conference # 7600 (Canada)
  • +1 800 707 2533 (password 369), conference # 7600 (US/Canada Toll Free)

Pressing *1 will mute or unmute your line. If you're having trouble hearing other people, pressing *6 will make the conference louder to you (*4 makes it quieter). If other people are having trouble hearing you, pressing *9 will make you louder to everyone else (*7 reverses this).

IRC Backchannel

During the call you can also join the #education channel. If you don't have an IRC client installed, you can use Mibbit to connect directly in your browser (enter a nickname and click Go). Whatever you type will be sent to the rest of the group in real time.


  • Frank transition
  • Update on Jetpack for Learning Design Challenge
  • Mozilla Education 2010 planning


  • Frank Hecker
  • Dave Humphrey
  • Richard Milewski
  • Srirang Doddihal (brahmana)


Jetpack for Learning Design Challenge is now underway:

  • 26 (?) submissions selected for the challenge.
  • First online class is this week (Wednesday 12/9).
  • Planning now beginning for design camp.
  • More information on challenge wiki page.

Revisions to be done to the 2010 plan:

  • include mention of history of initiative
  • mention 2010 activities in India, Egypt, Europe
  • emphasize diversity of activities, both core and peripheral
  • make mention of Drumbeat synergy re K12

Other comments:

  • Dave: Make Mozilla available as a source of projects to Greg Wilson. Need to promote more visibility around Mozilla student projects (e.g., work with Mozilla marketing).
  • Richard: Mozilla Education should do marketing function for education in Mozilla (using or whatever).