As more and more states and districts adopt educator-directed professional development and Microcredentialing we need to allow educators to pursue individualized, customized professional learning and document their progress and growth.
Microcredentialing is different from “badging” as they are far more rigorous and represent mastery demonstrated on the job
Export to Badgr, Credly, Digital Promise, as well as any machine readable format using Badge 2.0 standards
Feedback and revision show progress towards goal and provide the needed time for mastery to move us away from seat time metric
Microcredentials provide a path to Mastery-based learning. Flexible as well as more rigorous and accountable. MIDAS has partnered with Study.com to allow educators to build Microcredentials with best-in-class online content. Learn More
MIDAS has partnered with the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) to build a system of PD and Microcredentials that allows both flexibility and accountability. Visit the site where Utah educators can earn Microcredentials. Learn More
We can use Microcredentials to move us away from the toxic seat time metric to a system based on mastery