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.

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.

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.

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. For teachers, badges make classroom goals visible to students. Badges show the criteria that students must meet to earn them. Resources for Digital Badges. Open Badges.

New Ways to Gamify Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

But those webtools exemplify where the gamification of education started. Badges. Awarding badges for the accomplishment of steps or completion of skills has become popular in many schools. Subjects covered include ELA, Math, Science, History, and Digital Citizenship.

#CUE17- The Game

CUE

I’ve also had the opportunity to work on using digital badging as a way to document professional learning at CUE events. CUE17 Connector – This badge is all about connecting to the #CUE17 community. CUE17 Learner – Show what you know in order to get this badge.

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. Badges and trophies are usually seen as a reward for an accomplishment, but they’re not very good at it. How To Make Learning Visible: A Spectrum.

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

EdTechTeam

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.

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. 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. Wednesday, November 16th, is the final day of our the seventh annual Global Education Conference.

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. 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

We are partnering with Chrome Warrior and using their gamification platform to provide an enhanced professional development experience for Global Education Conference attendees. Monday, November 14th, is day two of the seventh annual Global Education Conference.