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Bring Digital Badges to Your School or Classroom

Tuesday 8:00 - 8:50 AM CDT

Badges, badges, badges. Fun, motivation, excitement. Ok, you get the point. Badges are a time tested (think like for 10,000 ago or more) method to bring out full achievement in students and adults. Everybody loves to receive recognition for things they have done.
The communication revolution (thanks Internet) means we can both give and display badges on a grander scale than ever before. My school is currently in a beta test stage for using badges with students and we would like to share our experiences so far. This workshop will cover some of the ins and outs of using badges in and outside of the classroom.
Learn more about Michael Boll at Innovative Professional Development Blog

Engage in Our Session


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CLICK HERE to Engage in the ITEC Zoom presentation

(Tuesday 8:00 - 8:50 AM CDT)

Click on the link above during the presentation time Central Daylight Time (Time Converter) You will enter an online meeting.
  • If you are in the session room at ITEC, use earbuds or headphones to reduce the amount of feedback we will experience.
  • Hover your cursor over the window and menus will appear in the window.
  • Click on the Chat link at the bottom of the window and it will open the chatroom (back channel) we will be using during the session.
  • Click the microphone in the lower left corner of the window and it will mute your audio.
  • Click the Gallery link at the top right of the window and it will allow you to see all of the participants. (Use this link to select the format that best fits your needs.)
  • Engage in the Session. It doesn't matter if you are in Des Moines, Chicago, Los Angeles, Paris or Shanghai - This is an online professional development model that can support your faculty.

After the Conference, Watch Mike Boll's K-12 Online Conference Video

We originally found Mike Boll because he had created a 20-minute video presentation for the K-12 Online Conference. You will be directed back to this video at the K-12 Online Conference site so that you can find additional information about the speaker as well as explore the other recorded presentations.

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