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Recap for Training Team Meeting November 16, 2021

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The agenda for the meeting can be found here

Introductions and Welcome

In attendance: @azhiyadev @courane01 @rkohilakis @boogah @peteringersoll @Webtechpooja @onealtr  @kemmy99 @tantienhime

Welcoming the newcomers joining the team (Slack usernames): @Dimitri Nakos @Jitin @davexpression @Luis Rieke @Arif_me

News

Welcome and Help Scout Wranglers: We are still looking for team members interested in managing account access to Learn/Training team sites, and answering any questions for new people. This could also include helping new team members draft meeting recaps, pointing them to specific content in the handbook, and more.

Meeting Note Takers

  1. November 16 – @Makinde Ruth Oluwakemi  – Today
  2. November 23 – @ashiquzzaman  
  3. November 30 – @Femy  

We are looking for note-takers for December, Interested? Let us know!

Response:

Dec 21: Webtechpooja

Documentation for faculty program with Automattic – Automattic hosted a focused Documentation Sprint from 10 – 12 November 2021. Thanks to everyone that got involved, a lot of documentation was written. Progress report on what has been published is available in this Google doc (please refer to Slack for access).

Request: New Social Learning Slack channel
Discussion groups have been renamed to Social Learning with events called Social Learning Spaces (SLS). The SLS will also be managed by the Training team, previously this was managed by the Community team in #community-eventsFrom Hugh
“This new channel would be reserved for these live, synchronous events and nothing else – it means that all attendees would need to join Slack in order to take part.”
The request will be open for feedback until Friday, 19 November at 2 AM UTC

Nominations for Training Team Reps 2022
Nominations will close tomorrow, November 17, 2021 at 12:00 UTC. Please add your nominations as a comment on this post. You can nominate yourself or someone else if you think they are a great fit. We will review the nominations at our team meeting on November 23, 2021. If there are more than 3 nominations, we will organize a poll to select the Team RepTeam Rep A Team Rep is a person who represents the Make WordPress team to the rest of the project, make sure issues are raised and addressed as needed, and coordinates cross-team efforts.

 Team Goal Setting 2022It has been a few years since we last set goals for the year ahead. We want to start doing this again and we will have a planning session on December 7 at 7 PM UTC. Reach out to @Hugh Lashbrooke if you want an invite. Timezones are tricky, would recording the session then making it available for others to comment on be useful for those who are unable to attend? We would also need to think about how to make this accessible.

Sprint

For those of you that are new here, we are using the Sprint methodology to track our work on a monthly basis.

November Sprint

Current Progress: We now have different sidebars for the content on Learn. You will notice this when you look at Workshops and Lesson Plans. All content on Learn shows the creative commons licence. This is also displayed in the sidebarSidebar A sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme..

@Courtney has started compiling what we as a team need to update on Learn for  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/1/d/1fzRIkGoqYRWNWNLwrKvpX26g1axPDjCIoE3_VV4L5RQ/edit?usp=sharing

Checks In

Last week’s check-in:
https://wordpress.slack.com/archives/C02RW657Q/p1636479040250900

Check-in

  1. What did you commit to last week?
  2. What did you do?
  3. Any blockers?
  4. What will you do next week?

Response:

@peteringersoll
I was MIA for a bit.
Committing to getting back in.
Projects, life, and general time management were the blockers. 

@rkohilakis

  1. Finish compiling content for FSE user-facing course
  2. Ugh, almost finished compiling content. 
  3. I had a week long work meeting last week that was fantastic, but definitely feel behind on the course now.  FSE is a big topic and I’m struggling seeing where a user should be taking off.  I keep going back and forth on my outline.
  4. Finish Needs Analysis Canvas today, Move on to Learning Objectives for course, and finish outline.  Start making it into an actual course!

@Webtechpooja:

1. Volunteered for meeting recap notes 

2. I worked on a meeting recap last week.
3. I volunteered for an advanced pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party development course, but time is the only blocker.
 4. Will definitely start preparing the outline in the upcoming days for this

@azhiyadev:

  1. I was going to work on the Documentation Sprint but something else came up
  2. I have started looking at the branded lesson plans that we could potentially publish
  3. Time, much like everyone else
  4. Work on the lesson plans currently in Audit

@courane01:

  1. Committed to work on documentation in the sprint
  2. Shipped a lesson plan about lesson plans that is ready to be reviewed for instructional design and  participated in the docs sprint by locating existing resources, rounding up content to be updated for 5.9
  3. No
  4. Publish the list of all content for updating to WP 5.9, submit a lesson plan & workshop proposal on differences between reusable blocks, blockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. patterns, and template parts. Explore team goal setting methods. Test managing projects in GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/.

Open Discussions

@azhiyadev:

Don’t forget to take the Annual WordPress Survey. In the past few years not that many people have filled it out and we need you to complete the survey in order to help the project.

State of the Word will be held on the 14th of December. It will finish right around the time our meeting starts so we may shift the meeting that week. We could also hold a Watch Party. We will get back to you.

@boogah noted that the meetings are showing up on the Make WordPress meeting calendar as happening at 8 am: https://make.wordpress.org/meetings/#training @courane01 will update.

@courane01 mentioned that after our Goal Setting, we hope to write an Epic, a larger project management approach to the scope for the Learn siteLearn site The Training Team publishes its completed lesson plans at https://learn.wordpress.org/ which is often referred to as the "Learn" site. functionality soon after. This should be a more comprehensive approach that will help devs contribute to building out the site for improving learning.

@courane01 – in fun news, help raise funds for :orange_heart: Big Orange Heart.  Nominate yourself or someone else for the WP Builds WordPress Awards 2021.

@courane01: plans to run through the latest call for testing for FSE in a zoom room and send in feedback

Upcoming Meetings

You are welcome to join the team at any time! If you are new to the Training Team, please introduce yourself in the #training channel before the meeting (or anytime!) and feel free to join us in the meeting and participate as you are able.


Training Team Mission

The WordPress training team helps people learn to use, extend, and contribute to WordPress through synchronous and asynchronous learning as well as downloadable lesson plans for instructors to use in live environments, via learn.wordpress.org.

Getting Involved

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in, comment on posts, and participate in meetings and on projects.

  1. Getting Involved:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/handbook/getting-started/
  2. About The Team:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/handbook/about/ 
  3. Our Team Blog:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/ 
  4. Our Content Roadmap:- https://trello.com/b/BsfzszRM/wordpress-training-team-lesson-plan-development 
  5. What We Are Currently Working On This Month:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/category/sprint/
  6. Learn WordPress Roadmap:- https://trello.com/b/rK1tztAA/learn-wordpress 
  7. Learn WordPress Issues Log:- https://github.com/WordPress/learn
  8. Our Lesson Plans:- https://learn.wordpress.org/lesson-plans/
  9. Our YouTube Channel:- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnxqNA0WORZXWurEP6cNV6w 
  10. Learn Website:- https://learn.wordpress.org/

#learn-wordpress, #training, #training-team

Meeting Agenda for November 22, 2021

Please join us Team Meeting Tuesdays 17:00 UTC OR Team Meeting Wednesday 06:00 UTC (APAC friendly) OR Office Hour Friday 11:00 UTC OR Coffee Hour Friday 14:00 UTC in the #training Slack channel for our weekly meetings!


This Week’s Agenda

  1. Intro/Welcome
  2. News
    1. Welcome and Support Flow Wranglers
    2. Meeting Note Takers
      1. November
        1. 23rd – @ashiquzzaman
        2. 30th – @femkreations
      2. December
        1. 7th – to be confirmed
        2. 14th – to be confirmed
        3. 21st – @webtechpooja
        4. 28th – to be confirmed
    3. Request: New Social Learning Slack channel
    4. Nominations for Training Team Reps 2022
    5. Team Goal Setting 2022
  3. November Sprint
    1. Progress
    2. Check-in
      1. What did you commit to last week?
      2. What did you do?
      3. Any blockers?
      4. What will you do next week?
  4. Open Discussions

Upcoming Meetings

You are welcome to join the team at any time! If you are new to the Training Team, please introduce yourself in the #training channel before the meeting (or anytime!) and feel free to join us in the meeting and participate as you are able.


Training Team Mission

The WordPress training team helps people learn to use, extend, and contribute to WordPress through synchronous and asynchronous learning as well as downloadable lesson plans for instructors to use in live environments, via learn.wordpress.org.

Getting Involved

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in, comment on posts, and participate in meetings and on projects.

  1. Getting Involved:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/handbook/getting-started/
  2. About The Team:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/handbook/about/ 
  3. Our Team Blog:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/ 
  4. Our Content Roadmap:- https://trello.com/b/BsfzszRM/wordpress-training-team-lesson-plan-development 
  5. What We Are Currently Working On This Month:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/category/sprint/
  6. Learn WordPress Roadmap:- https://trello.com/b/rK1tztAA/learn-wordpress 
  7. Learn WordPress Issues Log:- https://github.com/WordPress/learn
  8. Our Lesson Plans:- https://learn.wordpress.org/lesson-plans/
  9. Our YouTube Channel:- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnxqNA0WORZXWurEP6cNV6w 
  10. Learn Website:- https://learn.wordpress.org/

#learn-wordpress, #training, #training-team

Team Goal Setting 2022

It’s that time of year – looking back at our progress over the past year and looking ahead to next year. It’s been a few years since the Training Team set goals for the year ahead.

We are planning to have a meeting around team goals on December 7 at 7PM UTC. Time is hard. Here’s a quick way to check in your locale: Time.Is.

I can’t wait to see where we are headed. Those previous goals were before Learn launched, and before we had Workshops and Courses.

Reach out to @hlashbrooke in the training channel for an invite to the goal meeting.

#goals

Meeting Agenda for November 16, 2021

Please join us Team Meeting Tuesdays 17:00 UTC OR Team Meeting Wednesday 06:00 UTC (APAC friendly) OR Office Hour Friday 11:00 UTC OR Coffee Hour Friday 14:00 UTC in the #training Slack channel for our weekly meetings!


This Week’s Agenda

  1. Intro/Welcome
  2. News
    1. Welcome and Support Flow Wranglers
    2. Meeting Note Takers
      1. November 16 – @kemmy99
      2. November 23 – @ashiquzzaman
      3. November 30 – @femkreations
    3. Documentation with Automattic for faculty program
    4. Request: New Social Learning Slack channel
    5. Nominations for Training Team Reps 2022
    6. Team Goal Setting 2022
  3. November Sprint
    1. Progress
    2. Check-in
      1. What did you commit to last week?
      2. What did you do?
      3. Any blockers?
      4. What will you do next week?
  4. Open Discussions

Upcoming Meetings

You are welcome to join the team at any time! If you are new to the Training Team, please introduce yourself in the #training channel before the meeting (or anytime!) and feel free to join us in the meeting and participate as you are able.


Training Team Mission

The WordPress training team helps people learn to use, extend, and contribute to WordPress through synchronous and asynchronous learning as well as downloadable lesson plans for instructors to use in live environments, via learn.wordpress.org.

Getting Involved

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in, comment on posts, and participate in meetings and on projects.

  1. Getting Involved:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/handbook/getting-started/
  2. About The Team:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/handbook/about/ 
  3. Our Team Blog:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/ 
  4. Our Content Roadmap:- https://trello.com/b/BsfzszRM/wordpress-training-team-lesson-plan-development 
  5. What We Are Currently Working On This Month:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/category/sprint/
  6. Learn WordPress Roadmap:- https://trello.com/b/rK1tztAA/learn-wordpress 
  7. Learn WordPress Issues Log:- https://github.com/WordPress/learn
  8. Our Lesson Plans:- https://learn.wordpress.org/lesson-plans/
  9. Our YouTube Channel:- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnxqNA0WORZXWurEP6cNV6w 
  10. Learn Website:- https://learn.wordpress.org/

#learn-wordpress, #training, #training-team

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Recap for Training Team Meeting November 9, 2021

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The agenda for the meeting can be found here

Introductions and Welcome

Attendance: @courane01 @azhiyadev @webtechpooja @ashiquzzaman @Arasae @kemmy99 @rkohilakis @onealtr @Femy

Welcome: @Sam Toohey @Sharmin Ritu

Next Meetings Note Takers:
16 Nov – @@kemmy99
23 Nov – @ashiquzzaman
30 Nov – @Femy

News

  1. Welcome and Help Scout Wranglers – In addition to note-takers, we could use support regularly checking our email inbox with HelpScout, and also configuring login access during team meetings to the Training team site + Learn as needed. Please let us know if anyone is interested in this.
  2. Documentation for faculty program with Automattic – This will be asynchronous. This will be on Wednesday, November 10 at 17:00 UTC
  3. Nominations for Training Team Reps 2022Team repTeam Rep A Team Rep is a person who represents the Make WordPress team to the rest of the project, make sure issues are raised and addressed as needed, and coordinates cross-team efforts. nominations are open at this time.  @azhiyadev and @courane01 would like to help others move into the roles.they both will stay on with the intention to help others grow into the role.  Other tasks along the contributor ladder “who can participate”demonstrate readiness to take on progressively more roles with the team.

Sprint

We use Sprint methodology to track our work on a monthly basis. Here you can find November Sprint

Details about Social Learning (formerly known as Discussion Groups) are now available on Learn.

Check-in

  1. What did you commit to last week?
  2. What did you do?
  3. Any blockers?
  4. What will you do next week?

@webtechpooja – I was out for a festival in the past weeks. We celebrated a week-long festival – “Diwali” here in India last week.

@arasae:

  1. New text-based course shipped: https://learn.wordpress.org/course/getting-started-with-wordpress-get-familiar/ <–It needs a lot of feedback and iterations, however, so I would love additional stuff there!
  2. I’m halfway through the workshop mentioned on posts vs. pages — I need to wrap that up.
  3. Life is in the way.
  4. Finish the posts vs. pages workshop, but that may be more of a two week goal.

@courane01:

  1. Taking off Nov 10 – 12 to work on the document sprint
  2. Took the days off, consequently having back to back meetings for the past 2 days
  3. No
  4. work on docs for faculty, work on creating training team course (aligned w/ our contrib ladder)

@rkohilakis:

  1. Started working on a user-focused FSE course
  2. :point_up:
  3. Trying to figure out what is a good starting point for a user-based FSE course… should it be broken up into a super beginner and then someone with some experience?  Should it be broken into basics and then more personalized?
  4. Hopefully have all the content gathered so I can start defining objectives and shaping it into a course.

Open Discussions

@femy asked @courane01 do you have any setup resources to get started on the Learn GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ tasks. Also, wondering if Auditing is still open for help?

@azhiyadev replied on this, @hlashbrooke will be the best contact for Learn GitHub


Upcoming Meetings

You are welcome to join the team at any time! If you are new to the Training Team, please introduce yourself in the #training channel before the meeting (or anytime!) and feel free to join us in the meeting and participate as you are able.


Training Team Mission

The WordPress training team helps people learn to use, extend, and contribute to WordPress through synchronous and asynchronous learning as well as downloadable lesson plans for instructors to use in live environments, via learn.wordpress.org.

Getting Involved

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in, comment on posts, and participate in meetings and on projects.

  1. Getting Involved:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/handbook/getting-started/
  2. About The Team:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/handbook/about/ 
  3. Our Team Blog:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/ 
  4. Our Content Roadmap:- https://trello.com/b/BsfzszRM/wordpress-training-team-lesson-plan-development 
  5. What We Are Currently Working On This Month:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/category/sprint/
  6. Learn WordPress Roadmap:- https://trello.com/b/rK1tztAA/learn-wordpress 
  7. Learn WordPress Issues Log:- https://github.com/WordPress/learn
  8. Our Lesson Plans:- https://learn.wordpress.org/lesson-plans/
  9. Our YouTube Channel:- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnxqNA0WORZXWurEP6cNV6w 
  10. Learn Website:- https://learn.wordpress.org/

#learn-wordpress#training#training-team

#learn-wordpress, #training, #training-team

Meeting Agenda for November 9, 2021

Please join us Team Meeting Tuesdays 17:00 UTC OR Team Meeting Wednesday 06:00 UTC (APAC friendly) OR Office Hour Friday 11:00 UTC OR Coffee Hour Friday 14:00 UTC in the #training Slack channel for our weekly meetings!


This Week’s Agenda

  1. Intro/Welcome
  2. News
    1. Welcome and Support Flow Wranglers
    2. Meeting Note Takers
    3. Documentation with Automattic for faculty program
    4. Nominations for Training Team Reps 2022
  3. November Sprint
    1. Progress
    2. Check-in
      1. What did you commit to last week?
      2. What did you do?
      3. Any blockers?
      4. What will you do next week?
  4. Open Discussions

Upcoming Meetings

You are welcome to join the team at any time! If you are new to the Training Team, please introduce yourself in the #training channel before the meeting (or anytime!) and feel free to join us in the meeting and participate as you are able.


Training Team Mission

The WordPress training team helps people learn to use, extend, and contribute to WordPress through synchronous and asynchronous learning as well as downloadable lesson plans for instructors to use in live environments, via learn.wordpress.org.

Getting Involved

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in, comment on posts, and participate in meetings and on projects.

Team Links

  1. Getting Involved:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/handbook/getting-started/
  2. About The Team:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/handbook/about/ 
  3. Our Team Blog:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/ 
  4. Our Content Roadmap:- https://trello.com/b/BsfzszRM/wordpress-training-team-lesson-plan-development 
  5. What We Are Currently Working On This Month:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/category/sprint/
  6. Learn WordPress Roadmap:- https://trello.com/b/rK1tztAA/learn-wordpress 
  7. Learn WordPress Issues Log:- https://github.com/WordPress/learn
  8. Our Lesson Plans:- https://learn.wordpress.org/lesson-plans/
  9. Our YouTube Channel:- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnxqNA0WORZXWurEP6cNV6w 
  10. Learn Website:- https://learn.wordpress.org/

#learn-wordpress, #training, #training-team

Recap for Training Team Meeting November 2, 2021

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The agenda for the meeting can be found here

Introductions and Welcome

In attendance: @rkohilakis @arasae @courane01 @azhiyadev @alexstine @onealtr @tantienhime @femkreations @alexstine @amandahdm @peteringersoll @Shanta @kemmy99,

Welcoming the newcomers joining the team (Slack usernames): @gblessylva @phil_webs @docpop @eschiola @Brian Gardner @Sam Toohey @Mohd Umar @Ken Crockett

News

  1. Welcome and Help Scout Wranglers – Notice how I just asked @Hauwa Abashiya to behind the scenes help Kemmy get the recap post started?  Any similar tasks, like providing access to folks even while meetings are running is really helpful.  If you’d like to assist with this work and have been with us for a few meetings now, please do volunteer.
  2. Meeting Note Takers – We ask at most meetings for this help. It is an amazing chance to start learning how to use the team site, connect with other teams, etc.  I love how #marketing plans their note takers in advance. I’d love to see us reach that point as well.
  3. Documentation with Automattic for Faculty Program – From @Hugh Lashbrooke: We need to make some real progress on documenting all of the great work that this team does. I have put together a sheet for tracking which docs we need and what their current status is: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1XicSs4YWogmptQgqd1raZSVTQQZ8KTfswfPDKiZwN2A/edit In order to really kickstart this process, we’re going to hold a focused documentation sprint from 10 – 12 November 2021.

   So – what are we currently doing to document all our progress?

 The training team uses monthly sprints to organize what we are working on and what we’ve accomplished. We keep content that we are tracking with checklists of the lifecycle of the process in Trello. (See Ideas and Next Up columns mainly)

You can find an overview of the journey for each content type at:

4. Nominations for Training Team Reps 2022

Each team has one or more representatives (reps). Team reps are responsible for communicating on behalf of their team to other contributor teams. They represent the team, collaborate with other teams, raise, manage and address any issues. This role averages two to five hours per week in team organizational duties.

As a team, we’ve been in a rebuilding phase for the past year significantly. There’s a lot of moving pieces with the team, and we’d love more help. Ideally – the way the team repTeam Rep A Team Rep is a person who represents the Make WordPress team to the rest of the project, make sure issues are raised and addressed as needed, and coordinates cross-team efforts. rotation works is that one additional person should be in a season of training with the hopes of handing over team rep duties in a rotation.  But also – Covid has done quite a number across all teams for regular contributors.

Interested in learning more? Comment on the post

Meeting Time Changes – EMEA and Americas will meet at 5 PM UTC.

APAC (@hlashbrooke to confirm) Remember next week more time zone changes.  Hauwa is in transition, waiting for the rest of us to change clocks, as she already did. North America: we will resume at the same time next week – meaning… if we started at 12pm today, we start at 12pm next week. After this meeting ends, I’ll go through all the places we show our meeting times and modify them.

Sprint

For those of you that are new here, we are using the Sprint methodology to track our work on a monthly basis.

November Sprint

          Our tasks for November have now been published. This is based on our discussions last week and during this meeting. If there is anything else you need me to add or feel we need to remove, please let me know.

One of the things we want to focus on this month is prepping for 5.9 updates

As well as Preparing Learn content for future WordPress updates

We hit feature freeze for 5.9 in about 1.5 weeks, and will have a more clear picture at that time, and can begin revising content then for 5.9

Important Task for November

The other area that is key this month is reviewing unpublished brand-specific lesson plans against newly published brand guidelines.

So for the branded content on Learn. I’ve broken them down into the following groups.

So for the branded content on Learn. I’ve broken them down into the following groups.

Other Discussions

We do now have a VideoPress hosting plan that affords us to put videos directly into Learn’s Media Library but we don’t have subtitles available for that

Updates and response

Video press Update: Our upload limit is 1Mb right now, which is, ah, putting a damper on actually uploading videos.

@arasaeI’m working on getting that unstuck.

@courane01Noting we have a current #accessibility team rep in the meeting with us – @alexstine

Reminder

A reminder about brands being mentioned: https://learn.wordpress.org/meta/handbook/brand-usage-guidelines/

For things like Popular Plugins – it’s an overview of a few plugins that show up on the popular section at https://wordpress.org/plugins

Also – we were asked as a team to reach out to the companies mentioned to gain approval when these guidelines lived as a post on our team site (during the comments period)

During next week’s documentation process, we need to include how the team does that logistical process

Checks –in

  1. What did you commit to last week?
  2. What did you do?
  3. Any blockers?
  4. What will you do next week?

@arasae:  Re: Courses — I’ve been working out considerations for accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) and writing those types of things down. That’s in progress.

I can definitely take responsibility for courses. I’m a little unclear on what that looks like, but I can

  1. Finishing my course videos to get this launched.
  2. And they’re finished! …But they’re not uploaded because of the upload limit. I’m going to work to get that fixed. I also made an accidental workshop I might publish on the basics of the media library with common pitfalls.
  3. Upload limit on media files.
  4. This course requires a posts vs. pages workshop. So, this week I am basing on this lesson plan, but focusing on brevity — I am also planning out the QueryLoop lesson plan to vault into a workshop, but that will likely stay a draft through next week. Definitely do that! :slightly_smiling_face:

@courane01 I spent last Friday beginning the work on simultaneously auditing content for future updates and documenting what content we need to revise for 5.9.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1fzRIkGoqYRWNWNLwrKvpX26g1axPDjCIoE3_VV4L5RQ/edit?usp=sharing is where I’m storing what should be updated for now. I’m only 1/3 through lesson plans and haven’t yet touched workshops or courses.

  1. Assisting WP Engine’s contrib day
  2. assisted
  3. Contrib days take off time to do other work, but increases contributors so it’s okay?
  4. blocked Nov 10 – 12 on my calendar to be fully present on Learn for 3 days

@azhiyadev

 Reformatting our Sprint, Get a better handle on GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ issues

  1. Done
  2. Didn’t have time to fully devote to GitHub issues but I’m blocking time out for that
  3. Blocked time for Documentation Sprint and GitHub

@rkohilakis: Working on an outline for a user-based FSE course this week

Open Discussions

@azhiyadev: We’ve had some comments from #marketing regarding our workshop videos https://github.com/wpmarketingteam/Marcomms-Learn-WP/issues/6

@courane01: Those would be good to likely review on the Nov 10-12 sessions too

@azhiyadev:  I’ll add it to our Sprint, in the meantime please feel free to review and comment.

Peteringersoll Let me know if I’m way off base, but with everything on the list, it seems that all of the “What is [specific pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party]” content could/should be removed.

Response: @azhiyadev: @peteringersoll These plans are basically done and need a review. They were created by the team a while back. Curious why you think they could/should be removed?

@peteringersoll: It just seems full of pitfalls (why “a” and not “b, c, d, e…”) – it feels like recommendations (many of which I personally wouldn’t make). I probably don’t understand what’s already been done, so I’ll take a look.

Response: Courtney  Ah, I can appreciate that.

These are the smallest popular common things

Ex: WordPress doesn’t have a contact form natively

but if we want to do a basic 5-page website, we need to just pick one

Each one is very different, so we went for simplistic in that case

These topics were picked and drafted in 2015 initially

We could pick a different plugin completely if you’re up for re-writing that lesson

@kemmy99::The branded content on Learn that needs vetting, how do you go about it?

Reply: @azhiyadev

:  Check it against the:


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Training Team Mission

The WordPress training team helps people learn to use, extend, and contribute to WordPress through synchronous and asynchronous learning as well as downloadable lesson plans for instructors to use in live environments, via learn.wordpress.org.

Getting Involved

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in, comment on posts, and participate in meetings and on projects.

Team Links

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  2. About The Team:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/handbook/about/ 
  3. Our Team Blog:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/ 
  4. Our Content Roadmap:- https://trello.com/b/BsfzszRM/wordpress-training-team-lesson-plan-development 
  5. What We Are Currently Working On This Month:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/category/sprint/
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Meeting Agenda for November 2, 2021

Please join us Team Meeting Tuesdays 1600 UTC OR Team Meeting Wednesday 0300 UTC (APAC friendly) OR Office Hour Friday 1000 UTC OR Coffee Hour Friday 1300 UTC in the #training Slack channel for our weekly meetings!


This Week’s Agenda

  1. Intro/Welcome
  2. News
    1. Welcome and Support Flow Wranglers
    2. Meeting Note Takers
    3. Documentation with Automattic for faculty program
    4. Meeting Time Changes
      1. EMEA and Amercias will meet at 5PM UTC.
      2. APAC (@hlashbrooke to confirm)
    5. Contributor Days
      1. Contribute2WP with WP Engine
    6. Nominations for Training Team Reps 2022
  3. November Sprint
    1. Progress
    2. Check-in
      1. What did you commit to last week?
      2. What did you do?
      3. Any blockers?
      4. What will you do next week?
  4. Open Discussions

Upcoming Meetings

You are welcome to join the team at any time! If you are new to the Training Team, please introduce yourself in the #training channel before the meeting (or anytime!) and feel free to join us in the meeting and participate as you are able.


Training Team Mission

The WordPress training team helps people learn to use, extend, and contribute to WordPress through synchronous and asynchronous learning as well as downloadable lesson plans for instructors to use in live environments, via learn.wordpress.org.

Getting Involved

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in, comment on posts, and participate in meetings and on projects.

Team Links

  1. Getting Involved:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/handbook/getting-started/
  2. About The Team:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/handbook/about/ 
  3. Our Team Blog:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/ 
  4. Our Content Roadmap:- https://trello.com/b/BsfzszRM/wordpress-training-team-lesson-plan-development 
  5. What We Are Currently Working On This Month:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/category/sprint/
  6. Learn WordPress Roadmap:- https://trello.com/b/rK1tztAA/learn-wordpress 
  7. Learn WordPress Issues Log:- https://github.com/WordPress/learn
  8. Our Lesson Plans:- https://learn.wordpress.org/lesson-plans/
  9. Our YouTube Channel:- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnxqNA0WORZXWurEP6cNV6w 
  10. Learn Website:- https://learn.wordpress.org/

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Nominations for Training Team Reps 2022

This post kicks off the call for Training team reps.

The Role

Each team has one or more representatives (reps). Team reps are responsible for communicating on behalf of their team to other contributor teams. They represent the team, collaborate with other teams, raise, manage and address any issues. This role averages two to five hours per week in team organizational duties.

The Election Process

We will follow the same process as other teams, dates may differ slightly.

Nominations

Nominations will open on November 3, 2021 at 12:00 UTC and will remain open until November 17, 2021 at 12:00 UTC. Please add your nominations as a comment on this post. You can nominate yourself or someone else if you think they are a great fit.

Elections

We will review the nominations at our team meeting on November 23, 2021. If there are more than 3 nominations, we will organize a poll to select the Team Reps.

If we need to have a poll, this will be open until 10 December 10, 2021 at 12:00 UTC. This takes into account the US Thanksgiving holiday.

Annoucements

We will announce the results at the next team meeting on November 23, 2021. If there are more than 3 nominations, we will announce the results at the December 14, 2021 team meeting.

If you have any questions, please ask in the comments!

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