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Tag: Badges

  • Badges and Common Core

    From Matthew Farber came an article that was interesting as it addressed an issue I am grappling with Badges, the Common Core, and a gamified classroom.  This is a good category and site to follow the topic on. Mozilla’s Open Badges Backpack serves as a virtual resume to display one’s mastered skills. Gamifying Education One…

  • The School Toolset Needs to Improve

    My short list of tools that need to improve at a school include a better gradebook, a CRM (no, not an educational flavored one), micro standard driven badges, college and career awareness and planning tools, and ePortfolios. The dismal state of these tools, many of which were developed so long ago as to be of…