[Chugalug] Mozilla Badges module for Moodle
seabre986 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 17:35:06 UTC 2013
Offer incentives for attained badges.
On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 12:06 PM, Phil Shapiro <pshapiro at his.com> wrote:
> Hi Chugaluggers,
> At my public library job in the DC-area, my greatest need is helping
> youth develop
> some digital literacy goals and competences. At the computer center which
> I help run (with 28 Linux stations), the youth are spending way too much
> time playing games. They're entitled to use their
> time in whatever way they choose, but as a community, we need to do a lot
> better giving
> them constructive goals to work towards in their outside of school time.
> These goals are particularly needed by youth who aren't receiving
> sufficient goal guidance in their homes.
> Mozilla Badges will be really useful for this -- and the new Moodle module
> for Mozilla
> Badges sounds like it could be make the whole thing easier to implement.
> For a very interesting blog post about the Mozilla Badges module for
> Moodle, see
> Exploring how the Mozilla Badges module for Moodle could work would
> be a neat group project for a Linux user group, partnering with a
> and public library. If only -- if only there were a city someplace in
> the United
> States where relationships between these entities already existed.
> I betcha some foundation funds could easily be raised for such a
> Not just the local foundation, but the national foundations, like the
> MacArthur Foundation.
> Phil Shapiro, pshapiro at his.com
> "Wisdom begins with wonder." - Socrates
> "Learning happens thru gentleness."
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