Emphasizing Personal Instruction with “Digital Backpacks” and “Learner Profiles”


The national education technology advancement campaign Digital Learning Now! released their second interactive paper “Data Backpacks: Portal Records & Learner Profiles.” The report zeros in on the sharing of student information and data and concludes that today’s education system is Continue reading

Using “Badges” in Education and Beyond

FourSquare Badges

What is it about “badging” ourselves on social media sites? It has become a trend that companies are trying to tap into. I remember learning about Smarterer’s badge system for its users, a way that someone can display their prowess Continue reading