We need to learn a little about Digital Badges, who uses them and how, and if they make sense for our Distributed PD work.
What Are Digital Badges?
- Video: What is a Badge
- Download the report Expanding Education and Workforce Opportunities Through Digital Badges. There is a definition of Digital Badges on Page 2.
- Digital Badges – Wikipedia
- Show Me Your Badge – NY Times
Examples of Organizations Using Digital Badges:
- Chicago Summer of Learning's City-Wide Badging System
- NOAA Planet Stewards
- Y-MVP Teen Fitness Challenge
- Dallas Museum of Art
- The Expanding Education and Workforce Opportunities Through Digital Badges report has examples on page 8 & 9
After reviewing these, do you think Digital Badges might work for us?