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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


This project maps across existing data standards, making it possible to translate data at all levels and sectors of education and training, such as the MedBiquitous standards for health care and HROpen for human resources. The IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee (LTSC) plans to update its existing standards based on this work.

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

EdNews Daily

Maybe, we need to look at educators in a new context of what teaching really is in most schools, and whether it should be given cultural, economic and technological change. Plus, Teachers are supposed to be maestros of all technologies and personalizing separate paths for every single one of their students. Union meetings.

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