The Training team is using the Sprint method to determine what we are working on and to determine our timeframe for delivery.
What is a Sprint?
Sprints are fixed length events of one month or less to create consistency. A new Sprint starts immediately after the conclusion of the previous Sprint.https://www.scrum.org/resources/what-is-a-sprint-in-scrum
Theme: How to contribute to the WordPress Project with screenshots and videos (guidelines for how content within screenshots and videos appear).
Think about these with as much consideration toward accessibility 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) as possible.
Ideally, these guidelines could be adopted by other teams as well, turned into a video series of workshops, and help onboard others into several parts of the project. Additionally, it lifts needing to maintain this from our team handbook into content on Learn.
We currently using Trello Project management system using the concepts of boards and cards to organize tasks in a sane way. This is what the make.wordpress.com/marketing team uses for example: https://trello.com/b/8UGHVBu8/wp-marketing. to manage and keep track of the status of each Lesson Plan. Every Lesson Plan has its own Trello card. The Trello lists represent our Development Workflow, each list contains a card that explains how to use that list.
Lesson Plan and Workshop Ideas
For the cards in this list:
- Finalize description
- Set objectives (goals)
- Research and add links to support and developer docs
- Identify marketing communications
- Carry out an SEO review.
- Review related material on Learn
- Trial run on a lesson plan and workshop about overcoming Imposter Syndrome by @lepittenger as part of Web Dev Studios 5FTF to be included in the speaker series
Next Up – You Can Help!
- Site Backup
- Migrate, Copy, or Clone a Site
- Introduction to Gutenberg
- How to Configure WordPress Installation for Contributor and Developer Testing @woodnet @caseymilne @paaljaochim
- Testing a Trac ticket or GitHub PR @woodnet @caseymilne @paaljaochim
Drafts in Progress
- How to create a blog post in WordPress 5.x @geheren
- Using a browser inspector@woodnet – revising screenshots
Copyediting in Progress
nnotation options@cousett merged with Zooming in, how to crop for enough focus and context, aspect ratios@courane01
Style Guide Review
What to do when you forget your password@webtechpooja
Ready for Final Review
When to use browser dev tools inspector to override some information (hiding your name) @cousett Sample content – Theme Unit Test Data, Gutenberg Blocks Data, Monster Widget @cousett
What to do when you forget your password @webtechpooja
- Coming Soon
- Continue Slides plugin 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 proposal after Learn Working Group consideration
- Style a print-friendly style sheet (transcripts and lesson plans)
- Use a block 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. layout in a page to create much of the lesson plan page organization https://github.com/WordPress/learn/issues/153
- Coordinate about audit tool feature request with #docs, #marketing, and other relevant teams
- Consider partnering with Five for the Future contributors for Learn functionality.
- Publish initial draft for Brand guidelines, seeking specific feedback. (awaiting further input with #Marketing)
- Audit Learn Functionalitly Trello board
- Deputy program
- Update Training Team and Learn Handbook
- Schedule Learn Stakeholder meeting
- Conduct a retrospective on the previous sprint.
- Complete the revision of the Handbook
- Begin the Deputy program for vetting content on Learn within Training
- Consolidate the roadmaps to learning WordPress with the languages as well.
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.
Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in, comment on posts, and participate in meetings and on projects. Here’s what you need to know to get started.
- Getting involved:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/handbook/getting-started/
- About The Team:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/handbook/about/
- Our Team Blog:- https://make.wordpress.org/training/
- Our Content Roadmap:- https://trello.com/b/BsfzszRM/wordpress-training-team-lesson-plan-development
- Learn WordPress Roadmap:- https://trello.com/b/rK1tztAA/learn-wordpress
- Our Lesson Plans:- https://learn.wordpress.org/lesson-plans/
- Our YouTube Channel:- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnxqNA0WORZXWurEP6cNV6w
- Learn Website:- https://learn.wordpress.org/
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