Digital Badges: A Simple Way to Motivate

Class Tech Integrate

Digital Badges have started to become a big deal in the everyday classroom. Why do students care about badges? In all of the video games and apps that your students are playing, they earn badges. Kids (and adults) love collecting those badges in the games they play. In turn, they can quickly love collecting badges in your classroom. So after reading this, you may be thinking 2 things: 1) How do I create badges? Badge List Makewav.es

Digital Badges in the Classroom (What, When, & How) – SULS096

Shake Up Learning

The post Digital Badges in the Classroom (What, When, & How) – SULS096 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Let’s talk digital badges with the experts: Cate Tolnai and Jen Gibson! Digital badges can help us engage students (even remote learners).

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Digital Badges: A Simple Way to Motivate

Class Tech Integrate

Digital Badges have started to become a big deal in the everyday classroom. Why do students care about badges? In all of the video games and apps that your students are playing, they earn badges. Kids (and adults) love collecting those badges in the games they play. In turn, they can quickly love collecting badges in your classroom. So after reading this, you may be thinking 2 things: 1) How do I create badges? Badge List Makewav.es

Integration of Digital Badges to Acknowledge Professional Learning

A Principal's Reflections

I am proud to announce Worlds of Learning @ New Milford High School , a digital badge professional learning platform. The idea behind this platform is to provide professional learning with a pinch of gamification. ?For For some time now, we have been hearing about digital badges and how they can be used to guide, motivate, document and validate formal and informal learning. ?In The badges will also of course be showcased on the Worlds of Learning @ NMHS site.

5 Reasons to Use Digital Badges in Your Classroom

Fractus Learning

Digital badges do just that: they show when students have learned a skill or met a goal. They acknowledge the efforts of students both inside and outside of the classroom, whether it’s coming to class on time, or visiting a museum on the weekend. For teachers, badges make classroom goals visible to students. Badges show the criteria that students must meet to earn them. The value of digital badges goes beyond the classroom, as well.

New Ways to Gamify Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

But those webtools exemplify where the gamification of education started. Their approach is good but way down the SAMR pyramid to what can be done today, easily, in classrooms. It is used to discuss the implementation of technology in the classroom by organizing tech-in-education tools into four categories or types of usage: Substitution: Technology is a direct replacement for something, e.g. ebooks in place of print books or online math drills in place of worksheets.

One Year Later: 2nd Cohort of New Innovators Finish Their Yearlong Cohort

EdTechTeam

Dan Sharpe Mentor: Justine Driver BadgeU BadgeU aims to reclaim your classroom through intrinsic self motivation by capturing those moments that grades could never capture. Things like kindness, empathy, tenacity and creativity can now be acknowledged, celebrated and captured using a digital badge! Are educators prepared to design instruction for digital classrooms? Fanny helped with a book chapter that I wrote on gamification.

How To Make Learning Visible: A Spectrum

TeachThought - Learn better.

Playing an automotive racing video game recently, I unlocked a badge for accruing a certain number of miles on a specific track. As I was driving–or rather, pushing buttons on a controller that simulated a lot of the visuals and some of the sensations of racing a car–a little badge popped up at the bottom of the screen, along with a title reflecting what I’d accomplished. This is also where most classrooms are today.

2016 Global Education Conference - Monday Is Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

IMPORTANT NOTES: We are partnering with Chrome Warrior and using their gamification platform to provide an enhanced professional development experience for Global Education Conference attendees. If you reach a total of 300 points, you will be eligible for a special digital badge and a personalized certificate of participation from the GEC! Monday, November 14th, is day two of the seventh annual Global Education Conference.

2016 Global Education Conference - Final Day!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We are partnering with Chrome Warrior and using their gamification platform to provide an enhanced professional development experience for Global Education Conference attendees. If you reach a total of 300 points, you will be eligible for a special digital badge and a personalized certificate of participation from the GEC! Sanny Zuiderveld, co-founder Global Classrooms - Teresa Kramarz, Assistant Professor Middle School General Music.A

2016 Global Education Conference - 53 Live Sessions on Tuesday, Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We are partnering with Chrome Warrior and using their gamification platform to provide an enhanced professional development experience for Global Education Conference attendees. If you reach a total of 300 points, you will be eligible for a special digital badge and a personalized certificate of participation from the GEC! Tuesday, November 15th, is day three of the seventh annual Global Education Conference. We are ready for another great day of sessions and keynotes!

2016 Global Education Conference - Monday Is Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We are partnering with Chrome Warrior and using their gamification platform to provide an enhanced professional development experience for Global Education Conference attendees. If you reach a total of 300 points, you will be eligible for a special digital badge and a personalized certificate of participation from the GEC! Monday, November 14th, is day two of the seventh annual Global Education Conference. We are ready for another great day of sessions and keynotes!