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    A day in the life of a high school student A day in the life of a high school student

    A day in the life of a high school student

A day in the life of a high school student

By |January 7th, 2013|Ed Tech, Education, Game Mechanics, Gamification, High School, Infographics|Comments Off on A day in the life of a high school student
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    Simeon Gets Down to Badge-ness with Other Thought Leaders at Educelerate Simeon Gets Down to Badge-ness with Other Thought Leaders at Educelerate

    Simeon Gets Down to Badge-ness with Other Thought Leaders at Educelerate

Simeon Gets Down to Badge-ness with Other Thought Leaders at Educelerate

Simeon and other thought leaders at Educelerate. Check out the post on mentormob.com! Simeon and I then discussed how we are approaching badges from a startup’s point of view. Youtopia is pioneering a way for people to receive public credit for doing good (volunteering, giving blood, contributing to a food drive, etc.), and MentorMob is helping life long learners organize free online content into top notch “Learning Playlists”—so both projects consider themselves prime candidates for badges, which can: Motivate and encourage the completion of tasks and lessons Serve as a record keeping tool for participants Advertise a badge earner’s accomplishment publicly Identify trustworthy programs and curriculum

By |November 12th, 2012|Business Practices, News|Comments Off on Simeon Gets Down to Badge-ness with Other Thought Leaders at Educelerate