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Digital Badges: Better Than Grades?

Education with Technology

The final grade in a course or even a ten week grade probably does not reflect the actual academic learning.These grades may not reflect the academic standards (Common Core, standards or proficiencies) for that course. Badges allow teachers to focus specifically on student standards or proficiencies.

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Turning ‘Google Maps for Education’ From Metaphor to Reality


The LTSC is also working on related standards for mobile learning platforms, adaptive instructional systems and augmented reality learning environments. Open Registry of K-12 Learning Standards State academic standards help define the learning objectives for U.S. K-12 learners.

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In 2019, What’s REALLY the Definition of a Teacher?

EdNews Daily

They deliver specific chunks of knowledge that are outlined by academic standards and required by school policy in the curriculum, not random tangents of knowledge. Giving students gold stars or digital badges. Definition #2 – Guiding the Studies. Debugging software and hardware issues on-the-fly.

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