Introduction to Micro-credentials

Participants will discover how to use micro-credentials as a personalized professional learning opportunity, connect their classroom practices through collaborative activities, and receive recognition for their skills and competencies regardless of where or how they learn them.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the benefits of Micro-credentials
  • Reflect on current practices
  • Show what learning looks like
  • Create a personalized learning plan

Who should participate?

Educators who are new to micro-credentials and/or are focusing on specific sets of micro-credentials.

Sample Agenda:

Big Idea: Personalized learning for educators

Essential Question: How might we use micro-credentials to personalize learning for educators?

Challenge: Use micro-credentials to personalize your professional learning

Engage: Why micro-credentials?

  • Overview of micro-credentials
  • Technical platform
  • Personalized professional learning with micro-credentials

Investigate: Working with micro-credentials

  • Guiding Questions
  • Guiding Activities
  • Analysis

Act: Implementing micro-credentials

  • Create a plan for implementing micro-credentials
  • Share and adjust

What are the logistics?

  • Workshop length 1 day (6 hours)
  • Maximum number of participants 25
  • Technical requirements
  • Wireless internet access
  • Speakers
  • Projector
  • Individual Participant requirements:
  • Access to personal device
  • Ability to download applications
  • Basic computing skills

Contact us

To learn more about our Challenge Based Learning solution, contact dpl@digitalpromise.org or use the form below.

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