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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
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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. Read More
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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
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Mozilla Launches Open-Source Digital Badge Software

Open Badges software allows any organization to issue verified online learning badges and any individual to receive and collect those badges. Read More
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Chicago Children to Earn Digital 'Badges' in Citywide Learning Initiative

More than 143 organizations have joined the Summer of Learning initiative, offering summer programs for thousands of children. Read More

"Digital Badging for Veterans"

From Inside Higher Ed
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"Show Me Your Badge"

From The New York Times
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Learning For Change: President's Essay, 2011 Annual Report

What is the relevance of the Arab Spring to the work of the MacArthur Foundation? Given constant, often dramatic and unexpected, global change, MacArthur is committed to being ever more agile, creative, and adaptable in order ... Read More

"Chicago Girl Scouts Learn to Make Apps and Digital Badges"

From The Chronicle of Philanthropy
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"A Future Full of Badges"

From The Chronicle of Higher Education
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"Providence After-School Group Wins $75,000 Grant"

From the Providence Journal Read More