9 Reasons You Should Join the Free Goal Minded Teacher Online Course!

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Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. We will share and meet regularly on our Facebook group, Twitter (#EduGoalsMOOC), and through weekly live events (expert panels on Google Hangouts).

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Goal: Design a Badge

Teacher Reboot Camp

Goal: Design a badge for your students or another colleague. Accomplish this goal: For the past 4 years, I integrated badges into my courses and trainings to motivate, engage, add some fun to the curriculum, and build a community. Digital badges are having the same impact.

Digital Promise Works with Facebook to Launch Digital Skills Micro-credentials for Adult Learners

Digital Promise

Digital skills are in high demand. Today, according to a Burning Glass report, eight in 10 middle-skill level jobs require digital skills, such as online communication and productivity tools. Adult workers often do not have this training, and increasingly employers report difficulty finding qualified workers with digital middle skills. Unfortunately, this gap between digital skill level and skill need is expected to continue increasing over the next 10 years.

Digital Skills Make a Difference for Adult Learners

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The number of middle-skill jobs that require digital skills continues to grow. Last fall, in an effort to address this gap, Facebook pledged to train 3,000 Michiganders in digital skills by 2020 through the Digital Skills Micro-credential program created in partnership with Digital Promise.

We Want YOU!

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Then, tens of thousands of readers vote to decide which epic educator will take home the coveted Vince Lombooki Digital Badge, and a host of other goodies from our friends at Scholastic. We’ll announce this year’s teams by doing a “live draft” on Facebook Live on Tuesday, March 26th at 3:30pm CST. The #30SecondBookTalk is back and this season promises to be the best ever. We can’t wait to see who earns the title of WORLD BOOK TALK CHAMPION!

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.

3 Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Making it to the top for the first time is a post that looks at ways that teachers who receive certifications / micro-credentials are showing off their digital badges. Entry Pageviews 4 Ways to Show Off Your Digital Badges Feb 8, 2017, 7989 The Role of the Teacher in the Age of Google & Alt. Haven’t been keeping up with The Innovative Educator? Don’t worry. That’s what this wrap up is for. Here are the three hottest posts that you don’t want to miss!

The 7 C’s of Meaningful Learning Begin with Citizenship

Teacher Reboot Camp

Now, we communicate on different walls (Facebook, Pinterest boards, Twitter streams, Instagram, etc.), Additionally, our students need guidance in realizing their self worth and seeing themselves as individuals in a digital world. Find a list of digital icebreakers I’ve created here !

Awareness, Assessment, and Access: Improving Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

Every Tuesday and Thursday morning, the Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) , one of Digital Promise’s Beacon Project communities , holds computer classes for adult English as a Second Language (ESL) students. ” The classes are popular and full of students like Argelia, an immigrant in her 40s from Guatemala who knew she needed English, but was surprised to find out her job as a nursing assistant equally required her to be digitally literate.

3 Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Feb 12, 2017, 578 5 Ways to Show Off Your Digital Badges Feb 8, 2017, 196 If any of these posts are of interest, check em out and share with others using the buttons below on Twitter, Facebook, email or whichever platform you like best Haven’t been keeping up with The Innovative Educator? Don’t worry. That’s what this wrap up is for. Here are the three hottest posts that you don’t want to miss!

The 7 C’s of Meaningful Learning Begin with Citizenship

Teacher Reboot Camp

Now, we communicate on different walls (Facebook, Pinterest boards, Twitter streams, Instagram, etc.), Additionally, our students need guidance in realizing their self worth and seeing themselves as individuals in a digital world. Find a list of digital icebreakers I’ve created here !

Millennials: The Straw That Will Stir Higher Education’s Next Disruption

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Beyond coursework, students swim in a flux of data, buffeted by phone calls, text messages, Facebook updates, Twitter tweets, news crawls, and other sources. One example of this is the newest trend of “ digital badges.” Article Written By: Hossein Rahnama.

Support English Learners with Micro-credentials from Digital Promise

Ask a Tech Teacher

Digital devices, be they iPads, laptops, Chromebooks, Macs, or PCs, give students access to endless amounts of web-based resources for research, inquiry, collaboration, sharing, and more. One of the leaders in this field is Digital Promise. Who is Digital Promise?

Employer Credentials and Community Colleges: A Look Behind Google’s IT Support Certificate Program

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Just look at Apple’s partnership with numerous community colleges to integrate its app development tools and frameworks into curriculum, or Facebook’s plan to teach their social media products based on topics like generating leads on social media platforms, monetizing content, and increasing online sales. Today’s red-hot job market demands new approaches to skill building, and community colleges find themselves on the front lines of this workforce-development challenge.

Sketch 50: Join the movement!

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From digital doodles in apps like Procreate and Paper53 to sticky notes and notebook paper -- sketchers young and old are finding their #sketch50 entrypoint. EDUsketchers and Doodlers Join the #Sketch50 Movement !

TONS of #ISTE17 Pro Tips, Resources, & Events (including #NOTATISTE)!

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And in between all that, I'll be broadcasting LIVE on Periscope and Facebook with 360° video! Follow me on Twitter ( @EdTechnocation ), Periscope , and Facebook ( EdTechnocation ) and turn on notifications so you know when I'm live! Join the Facebook group to find out more!

Hack Education Weekly News

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“ The Digital Gap Between Rich and Poor Kids Is Not What We Expected ,” writes Nellie Bowles in The New York Times. The folks at Getting Smart promote CS and SEL resources on Facebook for Education. Why would one ever suspect that Facebook is simply a terrible idea for schools or for democratic institutions?! SNHU and LRNG are merging “to Create ‘ WeWork for Education ’ Via Digital Badges and Mini-Campuses.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” From the press release : “ Concentric Sky Announces BadgeRank – a New Search Engine for Digital Badges.” ISTE amping up/normalizing surveillance in education at this year's conference: "Smart badges at ISTE 2018" [link] Note: EventBit doesn't post a privacy policy, but parent company's policy is hardly comforting: [link] #edtech #ISTE2018 #ISTE18 — ???????? ??????????

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

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Mancenido (Undergraduate, Bachelor of Elementary Education - Special Education) 2:00am Connecting Education to the Cloud for Digital Citizenship - Chryssanthe Sotiriou, High School EFL Coordinator 3:00am Democratization: Stuctural Change of Regimen and of the Living Experience at Schools - Olek Netzer, Ph.D. Wednesday, November 19th, is day three of the fifth annual Global Education Conference.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Education Week : “Personalized learning pioneer Summit Public Schools is expanding its network to include 100 new schools, CEO Dianne Tavenner announced via a Facebook post today.” ” There’s more Summit Public Schools / Facebook news in the downgrades section below. “Digital badges aren’t replacing the bachelor’s degree any time soon,” Inside Higher Ed helpfully points out. Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Salesforce has filed a patent for “ Digital badging for facilitating virtual recognition of an achievement.” ” Google announces it is “Funding 75,000 Udacity scholarships to bridge the digital skills gap.” ” Not sure how popular Facebook and Summit Public Schools ’ “personalized learning” platform is, for what it’s worth. (National) Education Politics. “Americans Have Given Up on Public Schools.

Hack Education Weekly News

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“ President Trump Earmarks $200 Million in Federal Grants for STEM , Computer Science Programs ,” says Edsurge , later swooning that “ Google , Facebook , Amazon Among Tech Titans Committing $300 Million to K–12 Computer Science.” ” “Amazon, Facebook and others in tech will commit $300 million to the White House's new computer science push,” says Recode. (National) Education Politics.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

You can connect with the Geo-Educator Community through a variety of online platforms including Twitter , Facebook and the secure educator site, Edmodo. Tag your questions #eduquestion or post them on our Facebook page or Google+ community.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

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Code.org is backed by a long list of technology companies – from AT&T to Amazon to Facebook to Google to Verizon. (I’ll These products – badges , microcredentials , micromasters , nanodegrees , and the like – have been packaged alongside (and by) MOOCs , coding bootcamps, and other popular ed-tech trends. MIT will issue digital diplomas on the blockchain. And Northeastern has teamed up with IBM to put digital badges on the blockchain.