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Mr Andrews Online digital badges are a representation of Digital Leaders accomplishments, combined with a verifiable description of the specific knowledge and skill required to earn it.

The badges are optional, however those children who complete ‘Quests’ will receive a digital badge for those units as a record of the training accomplished, such as contributing to the Collaborative Space or leaving comments in the Forum. These digital badges can show a record of Digital Leaders achievements which can be celebrated both at school and at home.

Digital Badges in Education

Digital badges are fast becoming the standard for recognising achievements across myriad industries.

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Here are some interesting facts that you may want to share with your Digital Leaders when discussing digital badges. 

  1. Each badge has a unique URL to ensure that the individual earned the shared or displayed certificate
  2. Badges can be shared easily to let the world know what you’ve accomplished
  3. It demonstrates that your pupils are learning innovative ways
What is a digital badge?
What are the benefits of having a digital badge?
How do I accept my badge?
How do I share my digital badge?
What is a digital badge?

A digital badge is a validated, standardized graphical representation of knowledge and skills that can be earned by undertaking various learning activities. Each digital badge has a unique URL that badge holders can share electronically and appears on an a Digital Leader’s profile page in their account.

What are the benefits of having a digital badge?

A digital badge helps Digital Leaders to gain recognition for significant achievements  by allowing them to easily share their achievements. Digital Leaders can be proud of their achievements and these can be celebrated at school and home. Schools are able to quickly verify a digital badge holder’s competencies and skills. The digital badge also provides greater credibility and visually declares an individual’s commitment to using technology creatively.

How do I accept my badge?

The instructions you receive make it easy to accept the digital badges you’ve earned. You have the option to use your Digital Leader email address to create a free account.

How do I share my digital badge?

From the “Earned” tab on the Mr Andrews Online badge site, you can elect to share badges anywhere on the web—a blog or school website.

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