[Chugalug] Mozilla Badges module for Moodle
seabre986 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 17:47:09 UTC 2013
Also see: http://www.codecademy.com/afterschool
On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 12:35 PM, Sean Brewer <seabre986 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>> 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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