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Badges 101

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Overview

Learn more about how badges are transforming learning, assessment and credentialing. Watch a video that was prepared for the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting in June 2014, or read the report on digital badges by Mozilla and the Alliance for Excellent Education.

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Technical Platforms

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Open Badges

Mozilla’s open source platform for badges allows users to earn, issue and display badges. You can use the Open Badges free software and open technical standard to create secure, portable, verifiable digital badges.

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Cities of Learning

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Overview

The first City of Learning was launched in Chicago in Summer 2013; major cities nationwide are expanding the initiative in 2014. Public-private partnerships use badges to encourage learning in after-school settings and to prevent summer learning loss.

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Badges 201

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Badge with Achievery

Make and earn digital badges and credentials with Achievery.

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Digital Youth Network

Build a badge with the DYN design framework and curriculum toolkit.

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WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies

Learn about the role badges may play in professional credentialing.

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Badges in action

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Case Studies

Read case studies that explore successful badge systems implemented by the Chicago Summer of Learning, the Providence After School Alliance and the Young Adult Library Services Association.

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Digital Me

See how a UK nonprofit is using Open Badges.

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