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Answering your questions about Open Badges

I spend about half my time working for Mozilla working on a new, open learning standard for Web Literacy. The other half of the time I’m evangelising …

What are Digital Badges?

If you’ve come across the BadgeChain site, or our Medium pub and you’re intrigued, you most likely already know what Digital Badges are all about. If …

Digital Portfolios + Open Badges + Blockchain = Personal Learning Ledger

In our discussions over the past couple of months about what would ultimately become BadgeChain, we’ve been trying to unpack what would happen if we …

Blockchain for Education: A Research Project

“Is blockchain really a thing?” That’s probably the most common question I hear about a technology that, up until quite recently, was mostly and …

Blockchain

Help improve the Open Badges 101 course · thinkoutloudclub/badge-course Wiki

Hello, and welcome!<p><b>Open Badges 101</b> is a short course for the benefit of the whole community. We could use your advice, expertise, and insight as we …

From Badges to BadgeChain: Part 2

The Blockchain Part<p><i>This post is the second in a series of five blog posts designed to explore, inform, and encourage public discussions about the</i> …

From Badges to BadgeChain: Part 1

The Open Badges Part<p><i>This post kicks off a series of five blog posts designed to explore, inform, and encourage public discussions about the</i> …

The Ideology of the Blockchain (for Education)

<i>This is Part 2 of my research series on the blockchain in education. Part 1 – an introduction to the blockchain – is available here.</i><b>All digital</b> …

Blockchain

The Possibilities of Badges and Blockchain

In March 2015, I wrote “Peering Deep into the Future of Educational Credentialing” for DML Central. In it, I explored the potential for the …

The Blockchain for Education: An Introduction

Is blockchain poised to be “the next big thing” in education?This has become a question I hear with increasing frequency about a technology that, up …

Blockchain

What is Blockchain?

One of the buzzwords that has come up a lot over the last year is Blockchain. In this post I’ll provide an easy to follow guide to help you …

4 Lessons Learned from Supporting School Districts in PBL Implementation | Blog | Project Based Learning

March 1, 2016<br>4 Lessons Learned from Supporting School Districts in PBL Implementation<p>For the past two years, I’ve had the privilege of supporting …

Apps for Touchscreen Chromebooks

Touchscreen Chromebooks are becoming more popular, and flip models like the Acer C738T are also getting popular. These Chromebooks open up some more …

Use Google Drawings for brain-friendly visual notetaking

Our brains like words. But they really love images. The brain works in images. When we talk, our brains change the information we’re receiving into …

Note-Taking