The following brief list of resources are helpful to understand more about digital badges and their use for K-12 educators.
What Are Digital Badges?
- Mozilla Open Badges page: http://openbadges.org/
Digital Badges and Rubrics for Assessment:
- An Badges How To: Using Your Classroom Rubrics to Design a Badge System is an information, well written article by Karen Jeffrey: http://blog.forallsystems.com/2013/01/23/badges-how-to-using-your-classroom-rubrics-to-design-a-badge-system/
Examples of Systems Using Badges:
- Blackboard, Learn Quick Hit Video: Achievements. A brief video describing the way the Blackboard learning management system integrates badges and other “achievements;” very helpful to understand the concept of badges: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wr6DKgx4sH8