Open badges in a nutshell. (c) @bryanMMathers. Used with permission through a CC-BY-ND licence.
Badges represent an interesting way to accredit pupils on their achievements. The cartoon illustrates in a nutshell what badges are. As it make clear, badges are not a new concept, they have just become digitised.
cross-posted at www.ictineducation.org
Terry Freedman is an independent educational ICT consultant with over 35 years of experience in education. He publishes the ICT in Education website and the newsletter “Digital Education."