Personalize Professional Learning with Digital Badges and Micro-credentials

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You are invited to attend the ISTE panel discussion, Personalize Professional Learning with Digital Badges and Micro-credentials , which takes place today from 11:45am–12:45pm, in Room 301BC. I will be part of the panel along with digital badging gurus Rich Dixon (@RichEdtech ), Noah Geisel ( @SenorG ), and Cate Tolnai ( @CateTolnai ). We welcome you to post your digital badging questions and also share with us your experiences and resources.

Digital Badges: Better Than Grades?

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Badges allow teachers to focus specifically on student standards or proficiencies. A writing teacher may want badges to represent the various phases in the writing process. For example, a teacher might award an “idea generation” badge that indicates that the students can use at least two different brainstorming techniques to generate ideas for their writing. These writing badges represent specific writing proficiencies.

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Savvy’s Interviews: Badge Summit, Finland, & #PassTheScopeEDU

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Today Savvy conducted her pre-ISTE interviews at the Badge Summit. Below, watch the live video interviews baby Savvy conducted with Noah Geisel and Derek Larson who talk about why digital badges and #PassTheScopeEDU. He talked about digital badging and the Finnish education system. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or my ebook, Learning to Go. Noah Geisel: Why Digital Badges?

Savvy’s Interviews: Student Voice, UDL, Makerspaces & More

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Savvy conducted her pre-ISTE interviews at the Badge Summit and at the famous El Mercado shops at Market Square. Barbara Bray ( @BBray27 ) shared her work with Universal Design Learning, digital badges, and makerspaces. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or my ebook, Learning to Go. Conference Highlights #ISTE2017 #NOTATISTE digital badges ISTE makerspaces pivot tables student voice UDL universal design

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Get Inspired Whether You’re at #ISTE2017 or #NotAtISTE

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The last week of June I am attending the Badge Summit and ISTE convention in my hometown, San Antonio. June 24th, catch us at the Badge Summit. June 27th, from 11:45 am–12:45 pm, in Room 301BC, I will be part of the ISTE panel, Personalize Professional Learning with Digital Badges and Micro-credentials , along with digital badging gurus Rich Dixon, Noah Geisel, and Cate Tolnai.

31 Days of Digital Goodies

Teacher Reboot Camp

Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar. One way to engage students is to create interactive digital calendars. December is the month for advent calendars, so I’ve created the Digital Ideas 2014 Advent Calendar to give you a hands-on example of how this works. Keep reading to find out how to make your own interactive digital calendar. Check out the 2013 Digital Ideas Advent Calendar for more great ideas !

Student Reflection with Digital Portfolios

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Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day! Three months ago these teachers were new to integrating digital storytelling projects, integrating technology, social bookmarking, and connecting with teachers online. After the course, they have contributed to our collaborative Pinterest boards, created and shared on Twitter, attempted missions and received digital badges, and kept digital portfolios.

Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y

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Our students’ digital behavior influences our learning, language, rituals, values, routines, customs, and communication. This example illustrates the power of our digital acts and choices. Below are slides, resources, and bookmarks to help you get your students to reflect effectively on their digital acts. GET YOUR COPY OF THE 30 GOALS FOR TEACHERS OR LEARNING TO GO , WHICH HAS DIGITAL AND MOBILE ACTIVITIES AND HANDOUTS. Some Digital Icebreakers.

Student Reflection with Digital Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day! Three months ago these teachers were new to integrating digital storytelling projects, integrating technology, social bookmarking, and connecting with teachers online. After the course, they have contributed to our collaborative Pinterest boards, created and shared on Twitter, attempted missions and received digital badges, and kept digital portfolios.

New Ways to Gamify Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

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. Badges. Awarding badges for the accomplishment of steps or completion of skills has become popular in many schools. He also offers a Digital Breakout Template that can be downloaded.

The 7 C’s of Meaningful Learning Begin with Citizenship

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Additionally, our students need guidance in realizing their self worth and seeing themselves as individuals in a digital world. Below are the slides ( free to download ), resources, and ideas to help you be a guide to your learners as they navigate a vast digital world where their choices make such an enormous impact. Byte-Sized POTENTIAL in a Digital World of POSSIBILITIES @ShellTerrell #iceindiana #ice2015 #ditchbook #edchat pic.twitter.com/6gvPLH5zLF.

Collaborative & Creative Online Learning

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Our students’ digital behavior influences our learning, language, rituals, values, routines, customs, and communication. This example illustrates the power of our digital acts and choices. Find the Google Doc handout with digital icebreakers, like Digital Bingo, here. Does your VLE have forums, offer badges, or allow you to embed? Get a foundation in pedagogy and instructional practices that support digital collaboration and literacy.

Schools as Learning Playgrounds! 20 Ideas & Resources

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Take them on walks exploring the nature around them.They can create digital books classifying rocks, identifying bugs, naming plants and potential uses, or capturing the sounds of various birds. Give them digital badges for completing these challenges. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. “Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.”

Spark Creativity! Remix! 15+ Resources

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Get students to engage with this content and learn hands-on by remixing the content into videos, presentations, podcasts, poster projects, or digital stories! This may be useful for designing presentation title slides, digital badges, logos, or book covers. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. “Every new idea is just a mashup or a remix of one or more previous ideas.”

The 7 C’s of Meaningful Learning Begin with Citizenship

Teacher Reboot Camp

Additionally, our students need guidance in realizing their self worth and seeing themselves as individuals in a digital world. Below are the slides ( free to download ), resources, and ideas to help you be a guide to your learners as they navigate a vast digital world where their choices make such an enormous impact. Byte-Sized POTENTIAL in a Digital World of POSSIBILITIES @ShellTerrell #iceindiana #ice2015 #ditchbook #edchat pic.twitter.com/6gvPLH5zLF.

A Process for Implementing Student Digital Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

Lately, I’ve been busy grading my students’ digital products. My students also create several digital products throughout my courses, such as mind maps, infographics , posters , presentations, video commercials , audio interviews , comics , ebooks , portfolios , visual prompts, speaking avatars, etc. Note that before implementing the process, I already know what digital product I want students to create (timeline, infographic, video, etc.)

A Process for Implementing Student Digital Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

Lately, I’ve been busy grading my students’ digital products. My students also create several digital products throughout my courses, such as mind maps, infographics , posters , presentations, video commercials , audio interviews , comics , ebooks , portfolios , visual prompts, speaking avatars, etc. Note that before implementing the process, I already know what digital product I want students to create (timeline, infographic, video, etc.)

Spark Creativity! Remix! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Get students to engage with this content and learn hands-on by remixing the content into videos, presentations, podcasts, poster projects, or digital stories! This may be useful for designing presentation title slides, digital badges, logos, or book covers. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. “Every new idea is just a mashup or a remix of one or more previous ideas.”

How Libraries Stretch Their Capabilities to Serve Kids During a Pandemic

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includes reading challenges, craft projects, and games where students can earn digital badges online. . Digital book loans have skyrocketed, with children’s e-book checkouts more than doubling since the COVID-19 closures began, according to a report from NPR.

Reflections on the 2018 Badge Summit

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I recently had the opportunity to attend the 2018 Badge Summit in Chicago, IL and wanted to take some time to write about the intersections of badges in 21st century learning environments. What Exactly is a Badge? A badge is an online representation of a skill, achievement or knowledge earned by a learner. Badges can be issued by anyone, including schools, industry and cultural and civic institutions. How is Motivation Impacted by Badging?

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

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For example, while Linson’s district avoided grants for most of their initiative, they knew that many teachers would need assistance using the new digital tools. In addition, they’ve transitioned to ebooks to save more dollars. During Ann’s leadership at East Noble School Corporation, the district received the Indiana Chapter of CoSN’s Excellence in Vision Team Award, was selected as a Project Red Signature District and selected to the Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools.

A Process for Implementing Student Digital Projects

techlearning

Lately, I’ve been busy grading my students’ digital products. My students also create several digital products throughout my courses, such as mind maps, infographics , posters , presentations, video commercials , audio interviews , comics , ebooks , portfolios , visual prompts, speaking avatars, etc. Note that before implementing the process, I already know what digital product I want students to create (timeline, infographic, video, etc.)

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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! IMPORTANT NOTES: Simple instructions on joining the conference for newcomers: [link].