Alan November explains how he would use the first five days of school to lay the groundwork for a year of learning that goes far beyond the test.
Mozilla Open Badges
After 18 months in the darkness of beta world, Mozilla’s Open Badges project stepped out into the light recently with the unveiling of Open Badges 1.0. But will the concept of organizations bestowing their own virtual endorsements for the mastery of skills hold up to critical examination from a world that, even in an information […]
The Boy Scout’s badges are something we’re all familiar with: accomplish a task, learn a craft, demonstrate a skill, and you’re awarded a badge. It’s a symbol of your achievement, and one that’s recognized and recognizable by others. The Mozilla Foundation and Peer-to-Peer University (P2PU), among others, are working to take the idea of merit-earned […]