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How can I embed Credit on my web site or blog? | Credly Blog Credly gives you the ability to embed earned Credit and badges on to your own web site or blog. We also give a range of configuration options so you can choose the look and feel of the Credit as it appears on your own site. Visit your “My Credit” section from the user menu at the top right corner of the site, and visit your “Categories” page. Personal Categories help you manage your Credit and make it easy to share select Credit to your social networks or your own website or blog. Add new personal Categories from your “My Credit” page by clicking the “Add Category” button at the bottom of the page. On the “Categories” page you will also see an </> icon associated with each category you have created. After you select a grid option (i.e. the 540px grid), the “Get Embed Code” button will appear. Other options include:

Open Badges Getting Started – Course Badges | Ganter Courses Digital Badges Welcome! If you are new to educational badges you are in the right place. This page introduces students and all website visitors to badges: what they are, how they work, and how they fit into our course. ** NOTE: Students who wish to ‘log in’ to this site or upload achievements should return to the front page and click on the link associated with their course. What are ‘Badges’? Some of us may associate ‘badges’ with the decorations given in the military or the achievements that are rewarded with a badge in the Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts. A better comparison to our digital badge system may be found, oddly enough, in the world of video games. Achievement badges or ‘trophy’ systems can be found from casual games like Candy Crush and Minecraft to platform games and long-form games such as as Mass Effect and The Last of Us. The aim of the educational badge movement is, of course, not gaming and play but learning and education. Digital Badges and Portfolios Badges and Grades How do I Get Started?

Open Badges Blog — An Estuary to Offer For-Credit Badges for Professional Development in Social Learning Platform 5 Great Resources for Creating Digital Badges - LearningMesh | LearningMesh Recent attention within the scope of digital learning has focused on the use of digital badges to recognize a learner’s achievement and proficiency through course objectives. For those with boy scout or girl scout experience, you may recall receiving multiple badges after demonstrating knowledge and application on various skills. Or, if you’re a regular Foursquare user that likes to check-in at various locations, perhaps you’ve received badges for your journeys and usage. (Too see a list of Foursquare badges, check out this link on all the potential Foursquare badges you can earn.) Digital badges have the capacity to become great motivators for online learners. If you are looking for resources to help you create your own digital badges to incorporate into your online course or learning management system, here are five great resources:

Motivating Literacy: Digital Badges in the School Library « 21st Century Learning Most of my 2nd to 5th grade students tend to read within the same literary genre. Fantasy is by far the most popular, from the Magic Tree House to the Deltora Quest and Percy Jackson series. To motivate my students to explore other genres as well, I’ve decided to begin Badging the Library. It’s baby steps at first, but I am hoping to expand eventually. You all have seen digital badges--maybe in the form of a community badge displayed in the sidebar of your favorite blog? For now, I’ve created seven different genre badges for students in grades 2 through 5 (28 badges total). To earn a genre reading badge, students have to complete a learning path (see below). My goal for the badge implementation is to serve as a reading incentive program. So while I am starting small, I see great potential for expansion.

The Evolving use of Badges in Education Today’s schools commonly use grade-based evaluations where students get rewarded for the knowledge they gain. Students are evaluated and rewarded with grades and sometimes other types of rewards, for tasks such as projects, behavior, skills, and taking tests. Evaluations are one way to reward learning. The rewards may come in the form of a grade (number, letter), words, badges, stickers, certificates, medals, trophies, money, or prizes. The rewards may be determined by peer, self, or teacher-based assessments. Rewards are a way to motivate students to learn. Reports from studies conducted on the brain indicate that rewards promote learning. Rewards can be physical or virtual. Virtual Rewards are Beginning to Displace Costly Physical Rewards Badges, trophies, medals and other physical rewards have turned into a business and schools pay a good deal of money for these physical rewards. Video games are powerful motivators for learning. Virtual Badges About Nellie Deutsch Dr. Print This Post

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Digital Badges - Digital Age Teaching & Learning General Badge Info - Learning today happens everywhere. But it's often difficult to get recognition for skills and achievements that happen online or out of school. Mozilla Open Badges helps solve that problem, making it easy for any organization to issue, manage and display digital badges across the web. Badges with a button maker from American Button Machines. We have the machine that does 1 inch round buttons. The exact system we purchased is here. Its been great for us so far. Open Badge Initiative(OBI) - The OBI isn’t a badge issuing platform. Articles About BadgesSites Using BadgesHere are a couple references that talk about the digital badges in case you are unfamiliar with this trend:Blog: Badges in the Real World by openmatt blog. Article: Forget the College Degree, Earn Badges Instead by Lynn O'Shaughnessy eSchool News Article: Digital Badges could help measure 21st Century Skills