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

Teacher Reboot Camp

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.

Personalize Professional Learning with Digital Badges and Micro-credentials

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. The fun part is all participants walk away with their own physical sticker badges.

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Digital Badges Validate Skills for Special Needs Students

edWeb.net

During the edWebinar “ Digital Badge Credentials: Preparing Students with Special Needs for Employment,” the presenters discussed how and why digital badges can help students validate their training and verify their credentials with prospective employers.

Who Owns Digital Badges? A Company's Patent on Credential System Raises Questions

Edsurge

Patent and Trademark Office granted two patents last year for creating, managing and tracking digital credentials, it raised new questions and concerns among a community of innovators who are trying to create an open platform for rethinking credentials. The fact that it got granted is shocking,” said Kerri Lemoie, principal at OpenWorks Group, who has been involved in the Open Badges effort pretty much from the start. When the U.S.

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.

The New Librarian: I started a digital badging movement for my students

eSchool News

to find gems; becoming global citizens; making informed actions; and exploring digital tools. Then in 2015, my teaching partner and I decided to go one step further with our learning management system. They said it was boring and it broke my heart.

4 Ways to Show Off Your Digital Badges

The Innovative Educator

More and more entities are helping people show what they know with micro-credentials and digital badging. Micro-credentials and certifications teach specific job skills and provide evidence indicating if these skills have been attained via a certificate or badge. The International Society for Technology Education (ISTE) recommends using a badging system built on Mozilla’s Open Badge Infrastructure.

Ozobot Classroom - STEAM learning management system coming this Fall

Educational Technology Guy

Ozobot , makers of robots that empower coding and STEAM education for grades K–12, recently unveiled its new Ozobot Classroom learning management system. learning management system robotics STEM

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In Support of Teachers: First State Micro-credential Initiative

More Verbs

They are working in partnership with Digital Promise , a national non-profit organization working to empower educators to use technology to engage, motivate, and personalize learning for all learners. iLearnMaine Micro-credentials will be a collection within the Digital Promise Educator Micro-credential Program. ” iLearnMaine represents the first state initiative to use micro-credentials as a systemic approach to supporting educators.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. Noah Geisel: Why Digital Badges? Derek Larson Interviews Eric Rousselle: Digital Badges and Finland.

The Growing Potential of Micro-Credentials

A Principal's Reflections

There is a great deal of talk these days about micro-credentials and digital badging as a means to acknowledge professional learning of educators. Check out what Mozilla has created with their Open Badges platform.

Agency: Important for Students and Educators

A Principal's Reflections

If digital leadership is your thing, set up a few tools ( Padlet , TodaysMeet, Tackk ) and allow anonymous comments to be posted. Accountability for learning is ensured through a vetting process and the badge represents the successful achievement of a learning goal.

Designing a System to Support Continuous Learning

Digital Promise

To make good on the full promise of micro-credentials, we must design this system to support learning as it actually occurs – continuously. Additionally, micro-credentials create a platform for Mr. Smith to share his new skills through portable digital badges.

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MIT Starts University Group to Build New Digital Credential System

Edsurge

The idea is to encourage widespread use of digital credentials across all kinds of academic institutions, and even at more informal places of learning, so that students end up taking ownership of how to communicate their learning to employers.

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Inspire Learning Beyond Your Classroom Walls by Setting Up a Virtual Learning Community

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Seesaw is the student engagement platform and digital portfolio tool I use with my elementary students. Moodle is an open source learning management system you install on your own server.

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Four Signs It’s Time for Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

And while teachers are also learning in informal ways, existing systems don’t track or make the most of that growth. . Enter micro-credentials : competency-based recognition for educator learning that is supported by digital badges. 2 – The rise of digital badging. Although competency-based learning and assessment has a long history, a workable technical solution to support this systemdigital badges — is relatively new.

Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system.

Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system.

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.

Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system.

Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system.

The Winners and Filmstrips of An (Almost) Decade in Education Technology

Edsurge

I define education technology as any tool that supports learning, digital or not. But today, edtech is commonly understood to mean digital technology. So with these guidelines in mind, I’ve chosen six areas where edtech has made an impact this decade: Learning Management Systems.

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Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system.

What You Need to Know About Micro-credentials Open Badges

Digital Promise

Earners receive a shareable digital badge that enhances their resume and validates their unique skills. All micro-credentials issued on Digital Promise’s Micro-credential Platform are Open Badges, which has been important for the growth of the micro-credentialing ecosystem.

Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system.

Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system.

Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system.

Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system.

Using Micro-credentials for Personalized Professional Development

Digital Promise

Using available micro-credentials from Digital Promise, each educator can create a personalized professional development plan that builds on the expertise they feel they most need in the classroom and in our schools.

Learning Transformed Course

A Principal's Reflections

It alters the use of authentic assessments, how technology is leveraged, the spaces in which the learning occurs, the way educators grow professionally, how schools collaborate with the community, and the sustainability of the system as a whole.

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Parchment Merges with Credentials Solutions to Take On Transcripts and Certifications

Edsurge

Next for the newly joined company is expanding the network of issuers who receive and send credentials including transcripts, diplomas, certificates and digital badges, says Parchment CEO Matthew Pittinsky, who will lead the new company.

Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system. *Be sure to stop by booth #1734 at ISTE 2019 to find out more about this amazing company!!!

Building an Authentic Culture of Professional Learning

Digital Promise

Specifically, educators can pursue micro-credentials, sharable as digital badges, to gain recognition for competencies they demonstrate throughout their careers, regardless of where it happens. How do we build a system that values learning among adults? “To be successful we should be moving from a system that requires adult learning to one that values adult learning.”

Micro-credentialing an Emerging Teacher Leader

Digital Promise

A micro-credential is a competency-based digital badge teachers can earn. It is important to teachers that education systems value micro-credentials. The post Micro-credentialing an Emerging Teacher Leader appeared first on Digital Promise.

Socrates Free for Rest of the Year

Technology Tidbits

Take advantage of this great offer here: [link] Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system.