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The Teacher's Guide To Badges In Education | Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Badges In Education | Edudemic | Education Matters | Scoop.it
Unfortunately, some students are not motivated by grades. Yes, this includes your brightest kids. Some kids could get an A on any test you give them, so they do not see the need for homework. Why do an hour of work every night when they know they are going to get an A on the test? Now you have a student who gets Fs on all his homework and As on all his tests. It turns into a C average, and he doesn’t care. How do you motivate him to do more or do better? The old-fashioned way – you give him a badge.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, February 17, 2015 2:02 PM

Badges are useful tools.  Generate engagement. Visualize assessment. Tools for coaching and encouragement.

deniseroberts's curator insight, February 20, 2015 9:14 AM

Great article if you are considering "gamifying" your instruction whether it's virtual or face-to-face.

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Badges For Learning: An Abridged Recent History | Online Leadership Program

Badges For Learning: An Abridged Recent History | Online Leadership Program | Education Matters | Scoop.it
Great overview of the concept of badges in games, edugames, and education.  Don't judge the competen...

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Why The Future Of Education Involves Badges - Edudemic

Why The Future Of Education Involves Badges - Edudemic | Education Matters | Scoop.it
Higher education institutions are abuzz with the concept of Open Badges. Defined as a symbol or indicator of an accomplishment, skill, quality or interest, Open Badges are not only a hot topic as of late, but are also debated by some critics as the latest threat to higher education. A closer look at this emerging …

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, July 19, 2014 6:56 PM

What is interesting is that most research on assessment indicates that assigning grades or, in this case, badges is counter to learning.

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The Teacher's Guide To Using Badges In Your Classroom

The Teacher's Guide To Using Badges In Your Classroom | Education Matters | Scoop.it
Boy Scouts do it. Video games do it. Sometimes grades aren't enough. What's a teacher to do? Check out this handy guide to using badges in your classroom!

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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 11, 2013 5:54 PM

 

Clever used they will help learners to achieve higher tasks...


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Badges


 

raquel hernandez vallejos's curator insight, May 12, 2013 3:48 PM

En este artículo podemos ver cómo conseguir ciertos objetivos con nuestros estudiantes, premiándolos digitalmente.

raquel hernandez vallejos's curator insight, May 12, 2013 3:50 PM

Interesante como motivación para nuestros alumnos a través de premios digitales.