Now, i came with another successful event i.e., FSA’s Maker Party.
This event was planned on March 9th 2014.
Reps Portal Link : https://reps.mozilla.org/e/fsas-makerparty/
Webmaker Event Link : https://webmaker.org/events/3200
Facebook Event Page Link : https://www.facebook.com/events/790138061014869/
As recently, we had inaugurated a Firefox Club in Balaji Institute of Engineering Sciences, the mozilla fever was on, and students of BIES club were enthusiastic in learning more about the mozilla. The event started at 10:00 am when Mozilla Reps Hema Bhanu Started with a Kickoff session including the topics like how to get involved in mozilla, then FSA and then womoz for girls.
Then it was time to start with the webmaker session, as many of them just know that webmaker is a project of mozilla to create webpages, videos and hack webpages, but they did not have hands on experience with them. So, i started giving Demo’s on Thimble , Popcorn and x-ray goggles one after the other.
After showing the demo’s on Webmaker tools i asked them to form a group of 4-5 members as we dont have laptops with everyone and then we told them to create their own webpages or remix the templates present in the Website http://www.webmaker.org
Later, they started creating makes by forming group.
BIES Club Team
KU Firefox Club and Team
Sai Sharan and Vijay Martha
Bala and Team
We gave them half an hour time after the completion of demo and then we closed the entries of the makes in the etherpad.
The following are the makes which we got in this event.
I really felt very happy that the maker party turned out to be a productive one with lots of makes with creative thoughts. Later Nikhil from Sathyabhama Firefox Club told about their Kidzilla Project. Some FSA’s from Jayamukhi Firefox Club already do some activities by going to school and teach the students of the School, so they asked Nikhil how they can be helpful to join in Kidzilla Project as they are already aware of the school children’s understanding towards the technology and the web.
After completion of Kidzilla Project, then we selected the best three makes and awarded them with webmaker tees, also we have some stickers of webmaker and distributed them to all the attendees of the Event.
Students receiving the mozilla webmaker tee.
Sangamithra receiving the webmaker tee from the hands of Institute owner Mr.Sadashiva.
BIES Team also made an awesome make and got a Webmaker tee
Later, Sai Sharan, who was an active FSA from Jayamukhi Firefox Club as well as mozilla club warangal did a popcorn video and awarded with webmaker tee. After, this we had a feedback session, where we got really an awesome response from all the students.
Some said ” I never utilized the weekend, this is for the first time, i have gained much knowledge in short time”
One more girl said ” She never knew that making webpages and creating Videos with pop-ups is such easy “
and we also got many feedbacks and i was really feeling very happ for this.
An interactive feedback session with the attendees, which was very positive and now the webmaker events are live and we have an awesome venue with systems and internet too, so we will be back with more awesome maker parties. Its time for webmakers to rock.
And Yea!!! now, time for a group photo with a success event.
I thank Mr. Sadashiva sir for giving permission to do this event in their premises and my friends Hemanth, Bhargav, Hema for their continuous support for organizing this events.
I thank Namu Srikanth, Mozilla Rep and Nikhil Patel for giving a session on Kidzilla.
Finally, thanks everyone, i am very happy to be a part of webmaker project.
More Images can be found on Flickr here
Ajay Kumar Jogawath,
FSA, Club Lead,
Jayamukhi Firefox Club,
Webmaker, L10n, SUMO
Proud to be a Mozillian