Karen Jeffrey of Chicago-based ForAll Systems has a great take on approaches to badge system design for educators:
Recently teachers and administrators have been asking us for ideas on how to go about implementing badges in their own schools. In this post, I’m going to describe two approaches for how to take existing classroom rubrics and design complimentary badge systems. This approach has several advantages:
- a significant part of the work necessary for designing the badge system has already been done in developing the rubric,
- teachers can continue to assess students with a proven rubric and
- the badge system integrates well with the existing learning activities.
Read the post in its entirety here.