What You Need to Know When Developing Micro-Credentials

This article defines micro-credentials and what the author learned from implementing them. Educators didn’t necessarily know what to expect as they began the journey toward micro-credentials (sometimes called badges), but they were eager to explore the possibility of changing professional learning from seat-time to competency-base to encourage changes in practice. In an effort to help teachers apply what they learn in professional learning, the Friday Institute, in partnership with Digital Promise and funding from the Oak Foundation, set out to develop micro-credentials as a way to help teachers utilize what they learn to improve their practice.

Source Organization: Getting Smart

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