A relevant event next week:
Digital Media and Learning Competition 4: Badges for Lifelong Learning
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with Mozilla and HASTAC, invite you to an event on September 15th at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, DC and online at hastac.org/DML-competition-launch to explore the potential of Badges for Lifelong Learning. Badges are a new assessment tool that will help identify skills mastered in formal and informal settings, virtually and in physical spaces, and in schools, workplaces and communities.
Featured speakers include:
The Honorable Arne Duncan, Secretary, U.S. Department of Education
Charles F. Bolden, Jr., Administrator, NASA
Emily Stover DeRocco, President, The Manufacturing Institute and the National Center for the American Workforce
Mark Surman, Executive Director, Mozilla Foundation