Digital Badges: Naming the Badge

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Once teachers have selected what learning and what digital badges (individual or category badges; see previous blog ), the teachers encounter another decision. What will they name each badge? Each badge name needs to be unique. What digital badge names will you use?

Digital Badges: Better Than Grades?

Education with Technology

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.

How digital badges are shaking up teacher PD

eSchool News

Digital badging has arrived on the scene as a leading contender to close this gap and help provide teachers with a clear path to professional growth, and the micro-credentials to prove it. The Badging Benefit.

Give Your Traditional Syllabus a Needed Makeover!

Teacher Reboot Camp

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.

Why I Like IBM’s Open Badges and DeveloperWorks Courseware

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I just earned a “Blockchain Essentials” Digital Badge – for free (and it was fun) Kudos to IBM for putting together great mini-courses that are free to everyone and provide digital. Digital Literacy Free Tools & Resources Mobile Learning Resources Professional Development

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. Byte-Sized POTENTIAL in a Digital World of POSSIBILITIES @ShellTerrell #iceindiana #ice2015 #ditchbook #edchat pic.twitter.com/6gvPLH5zLF.

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!

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. Byte-Sized POTENTIAL in a Digital World of POSSIBILITIES @ShellTerrell #iceindiana #ice2015 #ditchbook #edchat pic.twitter.com/6gvPLH5zLF.

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. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

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 !

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 !

Uncommon Learning

A Principal's Reflections

They have embraced this digital world as it provides consistent relevance and meaning through an array of interactive experiences. I also pull on leadership strategies presented in the best-selling book Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times (2014).

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.

Collaborative & Creative Online Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

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.

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.”

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.

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!

StudyBlue announces annual teacher appreciation program “Thank a Teacher a Latte.”

Educational Technology Guy

Mobile and social study platform, StudyBlue today announced the launch of its annual teacher appreciation program “Thank a Teacher a Latte.” As the largest digital library of peer-sourced study materials, StudyBlue is inviting students, parents and industry leaders nationwide to join in building a virtual Wall of Thanks to give back to the educators who have made a difference in their lives. With one click, a digital thank-you card is created and displayed as a keepsake.

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.”

Schools as Learning Playgrounds! 20 Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

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.

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.

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

EdNews Daily

To match the changing, unpredictable nature of today’s economy and digital landscape, these programs should aim for flexibility and innovative paradigms. One example of this is the newest trend of “ digital badges.” Article Written By: Hossein Rahnama.

Teaching in the Era of Bots: Students Need Humans Now More Than Ever

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For example, Denise Maduli-Williams, a faculty member at San Diego Mesa College, sends mobile, motivational video messages to her students via Twitter and Instagram. Competency-based learning, digital badges, and online education can create more flexible pathways to support the social mobility of those who do not have the privilege to come to a campus to learn, but the human touch will always be needed to move the needle.

An Index Of Online Courses For Teachers: Summer 2015

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Instructional Design for Mobile Learning. Digital Badge: Rockets to the Rescue! An Index Of Online Courses For Teachers: Summer 2015. by Class Central. EDUCATION & TEACHING (29). Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Web 2.0 Tools.

Can Competency-Based Education Demonstrate Mastery Across a Lifetime? #DLNchat

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Many #DLNchat -ters agreed that digital portfolios were one way to show skill mastery, but needed to go further. Keith Bevacqua shared this idea: “Perhaps by archiving full work sets after a course, not just providing a digital badge. The work completed in a CBE program could become part of a digital CV.” Perhaps by archiving full work sets after a course, not just providing a digital badge.

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.

Turning ‘Google Maps for Education’ From Metaphor to Reality

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But in the field of education, we don’t even have a complete set of static competency frameworks for digital data that are openly accessible and interoperable—to say nothing of dynamic data that support real-time pathway optimization. The LTSC is also working on related standards for mobile learning platforms, adaptive instructional systems and augmented reality learning environments.

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.

How Can We Harness the Power of Learning Beyond the School Day?

MindShift

It was the first time we had a centralized database where someone could come and search for a program connected to their interests,” said Sybil Madison-Boyd, learning pathways program director for the Digital Youth Network. Sample badges. Badges were a big part of that feedback.

What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years

MindShift

Access to mobile technology especially has helped students feel comfortable in the role of digital creator. Exposure during teacher training would help seed good practices early and ingrain digital literacy as an important skill for students to learn.

WHAT’S NEW

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Software & Online ACCELERATE LEARNING STEMSCOPES SCIENCE ( www.stemscopes.com ) Accelerate Learning announced a new platform using the best of CNN’s digital content to create a new science education product.

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OZeLive Starts Today - "Ed Tech Down Under"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Friday, February 21 4:00pm KEYNOTE - Steve Hargadon on The Learning Revolution 5:00pm Recipe to flatten your classroom - simple steps to go global - Julie Lindsay Using mobile devices to support teaching and learning - Tara Fagan, Facilitator 6:00pm KEYNOTE - Nancy White: Engage and Ignite with Liberating Structures 7:00pm Open For Learning: Exploring How To Find, Use and Publish Open Educational Resources - Penny Bentley PLN, PLE or CoP - what’s in a name?

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Join Us in Chicago for the Fourth Annual Global Leadership Summit - March 15, 2019

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In her consulting life, she has led CoSN’s Leadership for Mobile Learning initiative, developed strategic plans and content for companies, provided professional Gray is the recipient of ISTE’s Making It Happen award and the Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Innovator distinctions.

Is the college degree outdated?

The Hechinger Report

Within the credential universe, you find badges and certificates (earned for completing a course) as well as licenses and certifications (which require an exam and must be renewed). And there is no count of badges.

Learning Revolution Free PD - OZeLive - We're Nominated for an Eddie - Games for Change

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Monday, December 15th at 4pm edWeb Webinar: Top 5 Digital Tools of 2014 , What are the top apps, websites, and games for learning of 2014? Tuesday, December 16th at 4pm edWeb Webinar: Character in Education , How do we guide kids to think critically, have moral sensitivity, and make ethical decisions in digital spaces? How do we help them think not only of themselves, but also about the impact of their actions in the digital world on others?

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - May Is Ed Tech Month - Geo-Educators - Natural Math - Oxygen Masks and You

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants will first learn about teaching students digital citizenship using a free K-12 curriculum aligned to Common Core Standards, available online or on iPads. How does your library manage digital collections? Is your library mobile friendly?