Web Literacy Basics | Hack the News

Made by Hive NYC and Mozilla

60 minutes

By using X-Ray Goggles, a tool that makes it easy to see and remix the code behind your favorite web pages, you remix a news website while learning about openly-licensed resources and different forms of media. You will learn how to code, compose, remix, and share.

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Web Literacy Skills

21st Century Skills

Learning Objectives

  • Distinguish between original content and a remix.
  • Use X-Ray Goggles to alter a web page to give it a particular theme.
  • Critique another learner's remix


  • 13+
  • Beginner web users