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Badge Of Honors

Better With Badges?Educational institutions are exploring ways that digital badges might prove useful as an add-on to traditional college degrees. They offer an opportunity to respond quickly to c

  • September 15, 2016|
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Employers Place Stock In Digital Badges

If You Can’t Beat Them…LinkedIn, the social network that emerged as a new way of connecting employers with potential job candidates, has also been largely behind the growth in the use of digit

  • August 11, 2016|
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Assessing Teachers’ Data Needs

Pulling Assessment Data Together to Show the Big PictureData dashboards can be powerful tools for teachers who, likely without exception, appreciate the availability of data to help them impro

  • June 02, 2016|
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Show What You Can Do

Combining Credits, Certificates and Digital CredentialsAn announcement by Learning Machine that it is integrating Credly's Digital credentials into enrollment management platforms provides the fou

  • June 01, 2016|
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Restructure PD With “Micro-Credentialing”

Using Bite-Sized Training to Drive Personalized Learning, and PayWhile no agreed-upon, formal definition exists, micro-credentialing generally involves delivering bite-size bits of education, with

  • May 10, 2016|
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The Buzz About Blockchain

Blockchain and the “Learning is Earning” InitiativeIt’s a term you may not even have heard yet, but it began getting more buzz recently at SXSWedu. Blockchain. Blockchain is a trendy new te

  • April 25, 2016|
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2015 Ed Tech Year in Review

2015 was a year of continued progress for several key ideas, trends, and technologies that were set into motion long before the start of the year. While these focal points were not introduced in the l

  • February 01, 2016|
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Badging is for Teachers, Too

Technology-Enabled PD: Give Them a Badge! Many educators today are well familiar with the badges they may have earned while in the Girl or Boy Scouts. That same concept is taking hold in educational

  • December 31, 2015|
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Badges Improve Student Recognition

E-Tracking of Classes, Badges—and Maybe Even MOOCsLearning takes many forms these days both in- and outside of the traditional classroom setting, and students can choose from a variety of educa

  • July 29, 2015|
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