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Afternoon Announcements: Bill Clinton Promotes Open Badges

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June 14, 2013 07:49 pm

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Former President Bill Clinton teamed up with Mozilla and the MacArthur Foundation to expand the use of Open Badges, or online credentials that employers or universities can use in determining hiring, admissions, and awarding credit. The badges demonstrate skills in various areas. New York Times  

The daughter of a Teacher of the Year from North Carolina describes the difficult year her mom had teaching. She says her mom’s job is to prepare students for college. This one’s a great read. Washington Post

NPR takes on the debate raging around the Common Core State Standards. The program follows the hot topics surrounding the debate, what students will be expected to know when the standards are implemented, and more. On Point

The only teacher in the world teaching with Google Glass describes how he uses it to teach science online. The teacher created STEMbite – “a series of bite-size videos showing the math and science of every day life from a unique first-person perspective.” Edutopia

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