Is it really a choice? I don’t think so. How you adopt technology in education? Well, that’s quite another thing…
Open Badges seem so simple, don’t they?
But wait – don’t make assumptions – ask questions! They’ve got stuff inside. Data. Authenticated data.
But the big news? – you can take them with you because they’re built on an open standard. They can be connected together to form a learning pathway. The data structure inside the badge can even be extended for a particular purpose.
Curious? There’s loads more information (and pictures) here: OB101
This image was the result of the inception meeting of the Education Technology Action Group (ETAG), with Michael Gove and Matt Hancock setting the scene.
his image was produced for Education Technology Action Group ETAG report (etag.report) and shared at the BETT show in London. It comes following a discussion at a meeting of the ETAG group in January 2015.
This drawing is a remix of Stephen Heppell’s original drawing showing what 2025 (or even 2020) might look like with respect to the use of technology in education. See etag.report for the full shebang.