Interview with Noah Geisel, @SenorG: Motivate with Digital Badges!

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Noah Geisel, @SenorG , is the first person who really taught me about the potential micro-credentials and digital badges have to motivate learners to achieve great things throughout their lives. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

Easy to Use Tool For Digital Badges

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Credly Great how-to content, flexible features boost digital badge tool Pros: Super-simple features and excellent how-to info make it easy to get started. Bottom Line: A useful tool for issuing digital badges.

Digital Badges: A Simple Way to Motivate

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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.

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.

New Merger Wants to Create ‘WeWork for Education’ Via Digital Badges and Mini-Campuses

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We think this will be the first real opportunity to build out fully robust pathways for young people into college and career, where the pathways begin with badges [from LRNG] and end with college credit [from SNHU],” predicts Connie Yowell, CEO of LRNG. LRNG is a nonprofit that lets students earn badges through partnerships with businesses and community organizations. The space will provide learners access to technology, academic advising, tutoring and college counseling.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

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Strategic planning for edtech is an endless journey—and not just because of constantly evolving hardware and software. Similarly, Ann Linson, Superintendent, East Noble School Corporation, IN, said that understanding the total cost also means having a focus for the edtech initiative.

How to Create a Click and Learn Digital Calendar

Teacher Reboot Camp

Well you can take the same concept and create your own digital version of an advent calendar. Tis the season to inspire active learning with a click and learn digital countdown calendar! In your digital calendar, you will present a nugget of learning, each day as a gift!

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A Process for Implementing Student Digital Projects

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Lately, I’ve been busy grading my students’ digital products. Each year my students accomplish so much with technology, such as brainstorming, collaboration, annotation, editing, research, and so forth. Then students create the digital product.

31 Days of Digital Goodies

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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 !

Incredible Giveaways Whether You Are at #ISTE18 or #Notatiste18

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If you attend any of my presentations in Chicago or attend virtually by watching any of the live streamed interviews and presentations shared on Twitter( @ShellTerrell ), then you have the opportunity to receive a digital badge and to receive some incredible giveaways!

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 !

Collaborative & Creative Online Learning

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“The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. 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?

A Process for Implementing Student Digital Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

Lately, I’ve been busy grading my students’ digital products. Each year my students accomplish so much with technology, such as brainstorming, collaboration, annotation, editing, research, and so forth. Then students design their first version of the digital product.

Give Your Traditional Syllabus a Needed Makeover!

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Time to do away with the traditional syllabus and make it more engaging for your digital learners. Find out more about mission minded learning in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom.

Beyond Badges: Why Personalized Learning Advocates Need to Care about Blockchain

Doug Levin

While digital badging and its underlying technical approach points a way forward to solving some of the issues associated with a ‘distributed proof of learning’ system, there has emerged another approach that might hold even more promise: blockchain technology.

STEAM Up Learning Outdoors! 15+ Ideas to Try Now or this Summer!

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Many of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning with Missions , are aimed at inspiring students to think critically, focus on questions versus answers, conduct hands-on research, and make a difference in the world with their innovations.

15 Google Classroom Tips for Teachers

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Google Classroom is one of the most popular digital tools for the K-12 classroom. edtech #gsuiteedu Click To Tweet. You could even gamify this idea and give digital badges for accomplishing a task or challenge. Package your Digital Assignments.

The 7 C’s of Meaningful Learning Begin with Citizenship

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Literacy has always been defined by the technology. Additionally, our students need guidance in realizing their self worth and seeing themselves as individuals in a digital world. Here are resources for brainstorming , digital research , and digital research apps.

Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y

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“The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. 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. Check out my bookmarks for creating digital badges.

A Process for Implementing Student Digital Projects

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Lately, I’ve been busy grading my students’ digital products. Each year my students accomplish so much with technology, such as brainstorming, collaboration, annotation, editing, research, and so forth. Then students create the digital product.

Micro Scholarship Resource Supports Aspiring College Students

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Easy to Use Tool For Digital Badges] Read more here.

DIY Professional Learning

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Now you can stop waiting and design your own DIY (Do-It-Yourself) learning that leads to edtech, coding, and makerspace certificates. After completing the program, educators join a community of passionate digital making practitioners.

The 7 C’s of Meaningful Learning Begin with Citizenship

Teacher Reboot Camp

Literacy has always been defined by the technology. Additionally, our students need guidance in realizing their self worth and seeing themselves as individuals in a digital world. Here are resources for brainstorming , digital research , and digital research apps.

20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom [infographic]

Shake Up Learning

20 NEW Ways to Use #GoogleClassroom #gttribe #SUL #googleedu #gsuiteedu #edtech Click To Tweet. Badging Systems. Digital Badging as become a fun way for teachers and students to show off their accomplishments. Use #GoogleClassroom for Badging!

BloomBoard Appoints New CEO, Restructures Focus Around Micro-Credentials

Edsurge

To tackle this major problem, Digital Promise , a nonprofit founded in 2008 with authorization from Congress, has been steadfastly working on a framework for “ micro-credentials.” These digital badges aim to signal that teachers can perform or demonstrate the skill for which they were awarded. Classroom videos, student work samples and lesson plans are among the materials—which are accessible via the badge—serve as evidence.

Incredible Giveaways Whether You Are at #ISTE18 or #Notatiste18

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If you attend any of my presentations in Chicago or attend virtually by watching any of the live streamed interviews and presentations shared on Twitter( @ShellTerrell ), then you have the opportunity to receive a digital badge and to receive some incredible giveaways!

How Microcredentials Help Educators Develop New Tech Skills

EdTech Magazine

In efforts to make time-mandated and compliance-based professional learning efficient, technology offers microcredentialing as a vehicle for educators to pursue personal growth. Also known as digital badges, these tools are increasingly used to improve student focus as well as provide a means to incentivize teachers to complete new disciplines. SIGN UP: Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! Reinforce the Need for Digital Expertise.

Sketch 50: Join the movement!

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Cate Tolnai, an Academic Technology Specialist for Santa Clara County Office of Education, was still buzzing on the EDUhigh of the 2017 National CUE conference when she reached out to members of her sketchnoting network and asked them if they wanted to take part in a social experiment with her.

STEAM Up Learning Outdoors! 15+ Ideas to Try Now or this Summer!

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President Many of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning with Missions , are aimed at inspiring students to think critically, focus on questions versus answers, conduct hands-on research, and make a difference in the world with their innovations.

Sony Vows to Bring “Blockchain” Tech to Education. Will It Take Hold in K-12?

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says it has developed a system to bring “blockchain” technology–meant to serve as a decentralized-yet-secure system for transmitting data–to education, as the concept slowly begins to attract attention in the K-12 space. Badging and Beyond.

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2016 Global Education Conference - Monday Is Day Two!

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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 - 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.

2016 Global Education Conference - Monday Is Day Two!

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! Monday, November 14th, is day two of the seventh annual Global Education Conference.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Via Campus Technology : “ Southern New Hampshire U Issues Blockchain Credentials to College for America Grads.” ” From the press release : “ Concentric Sky Announces BadgeRank – a New Search Engine for Digital Badges.” Edsurge on replacing the Horizon Report : “Group Looks for New Ways to Peer Over the Edtech Horizon.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via EdScoop : “Two edtech champions to join White House offices as fellows.” Via the Northeastern press office : “ Northeastern University and IBM partnership first to turn digital badges into academic credentials for learners worldwide.” “ Can Technology-augmented Academic Advising Improve College Graduation Rates? Via The New York Times : “Technology Used to Track Players’ Steps Now Charts Their Sleep, Too.”

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Albert Einstein The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. Symposium is a collaborative effort of the ACSA, Computer Using Educators and Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Elsewhere in MOOC research… From Campus Technology : “Grouping MOOC Students by Communication Mode Doesn’t Help Completion.” NPR’s Anya Kamenetz has an in-depth look at the technology and behavior management practices at the Rocketship chain of charter schools: “High Test Scores At A Nationally Lauded Charter Network, But At What Cost?” Conference of Mayors Resolves to Support Digital Badging ,” says Edsurge.

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