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What is an open badging system and how to implement it

ContentWhat are Open-BadgesUnderstanding Open Badges SystemHow to Implement an Open Badge SystemBackpack OptionsImplementation TeamOut of the box solution369121

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So much potential in this process and more and more schools, industries, etc. are getting on the bandwagon to make sure credit is given and transportable. Make sure the right people see this, the ones who can listen thoughtfully and act on it. Share!

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terrymc's curator insight, October 10, 2013 4:12 AM

I think there is value in a system that captures skills development evidence on a lifelong basis that many providers could work with. Just because the term 'Badges' is used should not allow it to be trivialised. It could fill a valuable gap that enables employers to find graduates who can meet their immediate and long-term needs. I am following this to see how it works out in practice.

 

Dr. David Gentile's curator insight, October 15, 2013 8:40 AM

How might education change if Open-Badges become as valuable as a College or University Degree? What about High School? the future of education is moving towards greater individualization while the "Education Systems" move to greater standardization and making the experience the same for all learners. Doesn't this create a conflict?

Dr Weimar's curator insight, October 24, 2013 12:48 PM

Slideshare presentation that provides how-to information.

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ClassBadges

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ClassBadges is a free online tool where teachers can award badges to students for accomplishments or academic mastery. Through your teacher account, you can award badges customized for your classroom or school. Badges can easily be aligned to academic goals or associated with existing school awards.


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Don't overlook the comments when you received curated content - it is the icing on the top of receiving the front info. Read and please share!

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Morganne Ray, LCSW's curator insight, September 15, 2013 11:19 AM

I wonder how these might be meaningful in the context of group therapy, and meeting therapeutic goals?

Maryalice Leister's comment, September 16, 2013 7:09 AM
Don't miss this newer entry in the award arena being talked about on LinkedIn: http://www.awardsome.com/
Agora Abierta's comment, September 16, 2013 7:53 AM
Thanks for sharing this awardsome web. It looks perfect for my purposes.