Badging Patterns

Some more, mostly unfiltered thoughts on badging programs run at the K12 level. (Initial thoughts for some background from back in August.) Articles and websites announcing badge initiatives at K12 peaked in 2014-2015. I haven't found many articles from the last two years. Many (seem to have) started with schools who had a high levelRead More

Badges? We Might Want to Think About Stinking Badges…

Some initial, mostly unfiltered thoughts on digital badges from a professional development perspective: Most badging programs are too simple. They focus on rote skill and don't have a clear pathway for building competency on a holistic level. Buy in, like any other initiative, is extremely important. Badging isn't enticing on it's own. And being enticingRead More