From:  umesh agarwal <umesh.agarwal1@gmail.com>
Date:  02 Aug 2015 20:49:23 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/mozilla.webmaker
Subject:  

Re: Maker Party @ Kanpur- Event Report

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Great work Vnisha and team!
Well prepared report.

Keep it up!
On 2 Aug 2015 14:47, "Vnisha Srivastav"  wrote:

> *Maker Party(Teach the web) – Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India*
>
> *School Name: Guru Har Rai Academy*
>
> *Date: 28th July Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.*
>
>
> *Brief Summary*: The first part of the workshop was a talk about Web
> Literacy, FOSS, Mozilla and our mission and products.  Second part of the
> session was on Webmaker, Webmaker tools and Hands-on session on X-ray
> goggles and Appmaker. Total strength 100 students and result of the event
> was there were 45-50 makes by the students.
>
>
> *-= Audience and size =-*
>
> I was told there were close to 350 students who had signed up for the
> event, consisting of mostly computer students. Overall, they seemed to have
> good knowledge in computer science as a subject and were interested in
> knowing about open source and building things for the web. Due to the
> demise of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam the school was closed. Since the students
> were so interested to learn that we agreed to do the Maker Party on the
> same day it was decided. There were approximately 100 students who came in
> spite of being a holiday on that day.
>
>
> *-= Our participation =-*
>
> Among the 3 presentations, we gave one presentation each. I was first out
> talking about Web Literacy, FOSS, Introduction to Mozilla, Mozilla
> Products, Intro to Webmaker tools. Priyank then spoke about Appmaker and
> how can you make your own App without any technical knowledge. After I and
> Priyank, Ashish started with another webmaker tool X-Ray Goggles and how
> you can remix the website using X-Ray Goggles.
>
>
>
> *-= Audience reactions =-*
>
> My goal was mainly to make people aware about Web Literacy, Mozilla,
> Mozilla's mission and Webmaker tools and get them interested in learning
> more. From the feedback what we receive, it seems like it went Awesome. I
> hope it made them realize how they can  utilize their already existing
> skills to build Web Apps.
>
> After seeing the makes by the students we all were Amazed. It was such a
> lovely response from them. They were not getting from their seats since
> they wanted to make more.
>
>
>
> *-= After event =-*
>
> After the maker party I kept the session with the teachers where I spoke
> about Webmaker Club and asked them to start one Webmaker school club so
> that the zeal of the students remain as it is and they learn more and more.
> Since, it was not possible to cover everything in 4-5hrs. And guess what
> the school authority agreed.
>
>
>
> *-= Organization =-*
>
> To my knowledge, this was the first ever maker party at Kanpur, and I think
> it all worked well. Everything was in place, and we just showed up and did
> what we are supposed to do.
>
>
>
> *-= Overall feel =-*
>
> Excellent! I have got infinite facebook pings from the students demanding
> more such Mozilla sessions in school soon! It was a great feeling to see
> their enthusiasm. You feel good about your work only when you achieve your
> result, but in this case, the achievement was way more than I had expected.
>
>
>
> *-=Links=-*
>
> *Event Blog:*
> https://wishingalvnisha.wordpress.com/2015/07/29/an-overwhelming-moment/
>
> *Event Blog: *
>
> https://hangwithpriyank.wordpress.com/2015/07/30/the-awesome-mozsome-maker-party-kanpur/
>
> *Flickr:* https://flic.kr/s/aHskhaXcyp
>
> *Etherpads*: [1] https://etherpad.mozilla.org/Ryn2tSRJEN (makes) [2]
> https://etherpad.mozilla.org/pyzjC9JACz,
>       [3]https://etherpad.mozilla.org/MakerPartyKnp
>
> *Event link:* https://www.facebook.com/events/103926606623392/
>
>                         https://reps.mozilla.org/e/maker-party-kanpur/
>
>                         https://events.webmaker.org/events/7077
>
>
>
> --
> With Best Regards,
> Vnisha Srivastav
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