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Digital Badges Turn 10. So What?

Sheryl Grant asked, I tried to answer

Photo by Melinda Martin-Khan on Unsplash

Question 1

Most trends don’t last.

I fail to see what villainous superpower of low quality exploitation digital badge credentials possess that will allow the existence of mediocre badges to be the facilitators of their own undoing.

Question 2:

At both human and machine-readable levels, badges aim to communicate a deep, rich narrative about who people are as learners and achievers. That is their superpower.

Chicken and Egg… by Visual Thinkery is licenced under CC-BY-ND

It will start with the big one:

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Noah Geisel

Singing along with the chorus is the easy part. The meat and potatoes are in the Verses. Educator, speaker, connector and risk-taker. @SenorG on the Twitter