Digital Badges: Lessons Learned

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Talk presented on, June 2013 Lisa Dawley, CEO, GoGo Labs Julie Stratton, Cape May County Technical High School


<ul><li> 1. Digital Badges:Lessons LearnedDr. Lisa Dawley, GoGo LabsJulie Stratton, Cape May County Technical High School </li> <li> 2. Badges video </li> <li> 3. Visit a Mozilla Backpack </li> <li> 4. Nine Principles for RecognizingLearning with BadgesAndi Rehak &amp; Dan Hickey </li> <li> 5. 1. Use badges to map learning trajectories </li> <li> 6. 2. Align badges to standards </li> <li> 7. 3. Have experts issue badges </li> <li> 8. 4. Seek external backing </li> <li> 9. 5. Recognize diverse learning </li> <li> 10. 6. Use badges as meansof externalcommunication ofknowledge and/orskills.7. Make badgespermanent.8. Recognize educatorlearning, as well.9. Award formalacademic credit forbadges. </li> <li> 11. Quest-Based ProfessionalDevelopment </li> <li> 12. How I Used Planet Stewardsand Digital Badges </li> <li> 13. Environmental Literacy elective courseo Face-to-face deliveryo 19 seniors and 1 junioro Open delivery over two weekso Students could complete any quest, had to obtain XP levels for grade </li> <li> 14. What this class is saying about </li> <li> 15. What this class is sayingaboutFavoriteReply of theweek </li> <li> 16. Oceanographyo taken as an elective or science lab courseo Online only deliveryo Mix of 10 12th grade 16 total studentso Structured delivery over 7 weeks with weekly expectationso Specific pathway focus Marine Biologist, some quests required, studentsallowed to choose some quests </li> <li> 17. Student Wiki forMitigation Plan forBeluga Whale </li> <li> 18. Student Wiki forMitigation Plan forRinged Seal </li> <li> 19. Lessons Learned DigitalBadges Many students are not used to being self-driven build towards this goal Students like the ability to use different formats tosubmit work Students have short patience/attention span Digital Badges give authenticity to myclassroom, students can see links outside ofclassroom </li> </ul>