Intro to Mozilla's Web Literacy Resources

CC-BY-SA by Mozilla

180 minutes

Join us for a tour of Mozilla's web literacy curriculum and tools. Learn how the internet works and use the Web X-Ray Goggles and Thimble, Mozilla's online code editor, to see inside a webpage and then build your own. Supported by the Mozilla Foundation and IMLS.

Read, Write, and Participate the Web

21st Century Skills

  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Problem-solving

Web Literacy Skills

Code Compose Evaluate Navigate Participate Protect Remix Synthesize

Learning Objectives

  • Know the basics of web mechanics and be able to explain how web content travels across the internet.
  • Know the basics of HTML and the fundamental structure of a webpage.
  • Know the basics and importance of privacy and encryption and how both show up in our daily lives.
  • Know how to use web literacy tools such as the Web X-Ray Goggles and Thimble to remix and write web pages.


  • 13+
  • Beginner web users
  • Library staff