Digital Badges

Digital badges are an assessment and credentialing mechanism that is housed and managed online. Badges are designed to make visible and validate learning in both formal and informal settings, and hold the potential to help transform where and how learning is valued. 

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Digital Badges Help Young People, Adults Demonstrate Skills

A report from the Alliance for Excellent Education and the Mozilla Foundation details how a MacArthur-supported initiative to expand use of digital badges can improve learning and outcomes for students and adults. Read More

RT @HiveChicagoBuzz: Must See! Chicago's Summer of Learning YouTube channel featuring amazing youth connecting & sharing: http://t.co/Mwbtr

See what youth created this summer for #Chicago Summer of Learning (@CSOL2013), Showcase today 1-5 pm @MSIChicago: http://t.co/01GdWz4vRh

Join @whitehouseostp for #WeTheGeeks Google hangout happening now: http://t.co/b7x64wbCQ1 Discussion on #STEM and #Badges

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What is a Badge?

How do we recognize and value the way we learn today? Badges are a new idea to recognize the learning that happens anywhere and share it in the places that matter. Watch

VIDEO: @billclinton announces @macfound @OpenBadges, @msurman & @HASTAC launch of #OpenBadges commitment: http://t.co/lnRoBI2w95

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Better Futures for 2 Million Americans Through Open Badges

President Bill Clinton announced a Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action to massively expand access to a new method of academic and technical skills assessment known as Open Badges. Read More

LIVE: President Clinton announcing #badges commitment by @MacFound, @Mozilla & @HASTAC at #CGIAmerica http://t.co/067ji3jUfQ