Agenda for September 7, 2021

Please join us Team Meeting Tuesdays 1600 UTC OR Team Meeting Wednesdays 0300 UTC (APAC friendly) OR Coffee Hour Fridays 1300 UTC OR Office Hour Fridays 1000 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. WP Watercooler/Dev Branch
    3. Badges & learner achievements for courses
    4. WCUS speaker application has been submitted.
    5. Translation Days
      1. Sept 29 at 10:00 UTC
  3. 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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Agenda for July 13, 2021

Please join us Tuesday 1600 UTC OR Office Hour Friday 1000 UTC in the #training Slack channel for our weekly meetings!


This Week’s Agenda

  1. Intro/Welcome
  2. News
    1. FSE Calls for Testing: Theme.json and 5.8RC
    2. Process needed for updating workshop content
    3. Lesson Plans added to the queue around 5.8
  3. July Sprint
    1. Lesson Plans
      1. Lesson Plan and Workshop Idea
        1. Trial run on a lesson plan and workshop about overcoming Imposter Syndrome by Lauren Pittenger as part of Web Dev Studios 5FTF to be included in the speaker series.
    1. Next Up – Can You Help!
      1. How to Configure WordPress installation for Contributor and Developer Testing @woodnet @caseymilne @paaljaochim
      2. Testing a Trac Ticket @woodnet @caseymilne @paaljaochim
      3. Lesson plans in need of a description and objective
    2. Drafts in Progress
      1. Sample content – Theme Unit Test Data, Gutenberg Blocks Data, Monster Widget @cousett
      2. Annotation options @cousett
      3. When to use browser dev tools inspector to override some information (hiding your name) @cousett
      4. Zooming in, how to crop for enough focus and context, aspect ratios @courane01
      5. How to create a blog post in WordPress 5.x @geheren
      6. Researching what work other teams have started (researching what Docs and Marketing have gathered) before writing content
    3. Instructional Review
      1. Using a browser inspector @woodnet
    4. Style Guide Review
      1. What to do when you forget your password @webtechpooja
  4. Learn Functionality
    1. Slides 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
    2. Style a print-friendly style sheet (transcripts and lesson plans)
    3. Use a 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. layout in a page to create much of the lesson plan page organisation
    4. Coordinate with #docs, #marketing, and other Make teams on audit tool feature request
  5. Training Team
    1. Tie some contributor roles to user roles or levels of content access on Learn – Customized User Access roles
    2. Publish initial draft for Brand guidelines
    3. Schedule Learn stakeholder meeting
    4. Audit Learn Content Trello board.
    5. Deputy program
    6. Update Training Team Handbook
    7. Update Learn Handbook
  6. 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 Invovled

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

Team Links:

#meeting-agenda, #training

Agenda for 22 June 2021

Please join us Tuesday 1600 UTC OR Office Hour Friday 1000 UTC in the #training Slack channel for our weekly meetings!


This Week’s Agenda

  1. Intro/Welcome
  2. News
    1. Onboarding and roles and the flow from the contact form.
    2. High priorities & incoming support
    3. Calls for Testing – 10UTC Thursday 24 June
    4. Collaborate cross-team
  3. June Sprint 
    1. Lesson plans ready to be drafted
    2. Making a layout for /lesson-plans
    3. Invites for stakeholders
  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 creates downloadable lesson plans and related materials for facilitators to use in live environments.

Getting Involved

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

Team Links:

#meeting-agenda

Agenda for the Week of June 14, 2021

Please join us Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 16:00 UTC OR Office Hour  Friday, 18 June 2021, 10:00 UTC in the #training Slack channel for our weekly meetings!


This Week’s Agenda

  1. Intro/Welcome
  2. News
    1. WCEU Recap
    2. Upcoming info
      1. FSE Call for Testing as Training Team
        1. Test the Widgets Editor
        2. Times this week to test
      2. Learn WordPress Workshop Review Ridealong
      3. Proposed user roles on Learn
      4. Proposing an audit tool
      5. Sponsored Instructional Designers
  3. Current work in process – June 2021 Sprint
    1. How to contribute to the WordPress Project with screenshots and videos (guidelines for how content within screenshots and videos appear).
      1. Sample content – Theme Unit Test Data, GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ Blocks Data, Monster WidgetWidget A WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user. https://trello.com/c/ofOe6QHm/286-sample-content @cousett
      2. Annotation options https://trello.com/c/nl4zLyUP/287-screenshot-video-annotation-options @cousett
      3. Zooming in, how to crop for enough focus and context, aspect ratios https://trello.com/c/D3QRGfGd/288-image-video-focus-best-practices @courane01
    2. Lessons in the process: (These need to incorporate the lesson plan template, and bump the content into the lesson plan walkthrough)
      1. Setting up a local WordPress Development Environment for Core
      2. Testing a Trac ticket or a Github PR
      3. Trial run on a lesson plan and workshop about overcoming Imposter Syndrom by @lepittenger as part of Web Dev Studios 5FTF to be included in the speaker series.
      4. How to Configure WordPress installation for Contributor and Developer Testing – @paaljoachim  and @sarmstead (needs team review) https://trello.com/c/K8EsqWjO/291-how-to-configure-wordpress-installation-for-contributor-and-developer-testing
    3. Lessons ready to be drafted
      1. Use browser dev tools to anonymized info
      2. What other teams have found
      3. How to create a blog post in WordPress 5.x
      4. Using a browser inspector
      5. What to do when you forget your password
  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 creates downloadable lesson plans and related materials for facilitators to use in live environments.

Getting Invovled

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

Team Links:

#meeting-agenda, #training-team

Agenda for May 25, 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. Item 1
    2. Item 2
  3. 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/

#meeting-agenda

Agenda for May 18, 2021

Please join us Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 17:00 GMT+1 OR Office Hour  Friday, 21 May 2021, 11:00 GMT+1 in the #training Slack channel for our weekly meetings!


This Week’s Agenda

  1. Intro/Welcome
  2. News
    1. WCEU team presentation
    1. Upcoming info
      1. Proposed user roles on Learn
      2. Proposing an audit tool
      3. Scope of Training Team
  3. Current work in process
    1. Lessons in the process: (These need to incorporate the lesson plan template, and bump the content into the lesson plan walkthrough)
      1. Setting up a local WordPress Development Environment for Core
      2. Testing a Trac ticket or a Github PR
      3. Trial run on a lesson plan and workshop about overcoming Imposter Syndrom by @lepittenger as part of Web Dev Studios 5FTF to be included in the speaker series.
    2. Lessons ready to be drafted
      1. Use browser dev tools to anonymized info
      2. What other teams have found
      3. How to create a blog post in WordPress 5.x
      4. Using a browser inspector
      5. What to do when you forget your password
  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 creates downloadable lesson plans and related materials for facilitators to use in live environments.

Getting Involved

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

Team Links:

#meeting-agenda, #training-team

Agenda for April 6, 2021

Please join us Tuesday 4:00 PM UTC OR Office Hour  Friday 10:00 AM UTC in the #training Slack channel for our weekly meetings!


This Week’s Agenda

  1. Intro/Welcome
  2. March Sprint Review 
    1. What went well
    2. What can we improve
    3. Questions and discussions
  3. April Sprint
    1. Content goals
      1. Lesson Plans ready to be drafted
        1. Use browser dev tools to anonymized info
        2. What other teams have found
        3. How to create a blog post in WordPress 5.x
        4. Using a browser inspector
        5. What to do when you forget your password
      2. Imported quizzes
      3. Review of workshop videos that can be turned into Lesson Plans
    2. Learn functionality goals
      1. Making a layout for lesson plans
      2. Slides 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
    3. Team functionality goals
      1. Invites for stakeholders
      2. Team Contributor roles
      3. Brand guidelines
  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 creates downloadable lesson plans and related materials for facilitators to use in live environments.

Getting Involved

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

Team Links:

#meeting-agenda, #training-team

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Agenda for February 23, 2021

Please join us Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 17:00 GMT and Office Hour  Friday, 26 February 2021, 11:00 GMT in the #training Slack channel for our weekly meetings!


This Week’s Agenda

  1. Sprint Check-in
    1. Lesson Plans in progress or needing proofreading:
    2. Slides unified and proposal submitted to MetaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. (help us test)
    3. Logistics on staying in step with the release, RC1 currently scheduled for Tuesday, 23 February 2021
    4. Plan March sprint with key stakeholders (Meta, Design, Marketing, etc.) – Plan next steps
      1. Lesson plans
        1. Standards for taking screenshots
      2. Learn WordPress Contributor Documentation
  2. Handbooks
    1. Training handbook (team roles, procedures) update
    2. Learn handbook (how to use Learn, guidelines about brands, etc) update
  3. Brand guidelines update
  4. Learn WordPress homepage design
  5. Daylight savings and future meetings
  6. Feedback requested
    1. UX Review Requested
    2. @carike has been rethinking the delivery of training, including cost of consumption
    3. COPPA comments

Upcoming Meetings

  1. Training:
  2. Learn Working group:

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 creates downloadable lesson plans and related materials for facilitators to use in live environments.

Getting Involved

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

Team Links:

#meeting-agenda