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Students and Teachers learn through doing

I met @urban_teacher at Mozfest a couple of years ago, and following a recent conversation (always inspirational…), thought that this thought deserved to be brought to life. For what its worth, I enjoy learning by doing, which usually involves making plenty of mistakes along the way.

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A Badge-Driven Workforce Pipeline

This concept came out of a discussion of the Workforce working group run by the Badges Alliance. The idea was to illustrate how badges might form a part of a individuals development at various developmental stages at work.

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A bluffers guide to openbadges

So what are openbadges? Well, I’m glad you asked – they may well be the technology that helps to de-centralise the education system…

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ETAG – 2025 looks like this

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.

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The Badge and the Blockchain

Here’s a visual thought inspired by Doug Belshaw’s blog for DML – “Peering deep into Future of Educational Credentialling”. The fairly abstract idea of a blockchain is one that demanded to be visualised so as to be more understandable – especially with regard to what it could mean for Open Badges.

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What’s a badge really worth?

I do a lot of thinking about Open Badges. So I asked myself, what is the value of a badge? Even though the value may have different objective ingredients, the subjective perception of the viewer overrides them all. Value is in the eye of the beholder…

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This Machine…

I had the pleasure of meeting Audrey Watters in Barcelona recently. This laptop sticker was a side thought from Audrey in the conversation with some other lovely people (Jim Groom, Doug Belshaw, Martin Weller and Sheila MacNeill) that I had to create as an image. If you want to turn it into a real laptop sticker, this transparent PDF should do the trick…