Are Digital Badges and DIY Learning the Future of Education?


So when I read this article about digital badges and DIY learning, I was intrigued. But equally interesting to me is the Badges for Lifelong Learning concept–acquiring badges from online learning venues as proof of a learned concept.

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Use New-Hire Employee Name Badges

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you lead an organization that uses employee ID badges, considering using a different color or a special designation on the badges for newly hired employees for at least their first 30 days and ideally up to 60 days.

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Use New-Hire Employee Badges

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Sunday, August 29, 2010 Use New-Hire Employee Badges If you lead an organization that uses employee ID badges, considering using a different color or a special designation on the badges for newly hired employees for at least their first 30 days and ideally up to 60 days.

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Widgets, snippets and badges, oh my!

Connection Cafe

These snippets can include the code for a fundraising thermometer or other types of widgets or fundraising badges. Consider creating badges that participants can place on their fundraising pages once they reach those milestones. You may need a little help from your web administrator, but many online fundraising tools provide pre-made widgets or badges that you can use. Author: Taylor Shanklin.

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Bloggers: We Don't Need No Stinkin' Badges

AFP Blog

Bloggers: We Don't Need No Stinkin' Badges: "Bloggers: We Don't Need No Stinkin' BadgesRob HofTim O'Reilly's and Jimmy Wales' call for a blogging code of conduct, including an 'anything goes' badge for sites, sure has raised a ruckus. His idea is understandable in the wake of the recent Kathy Sierra incident, in which the prominent blogger received death threats on another blog."Tags:

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Making Digital Media Learning Badges Work


Recently, I joined a number of luminaries for the launch of the 4th Digital Media Learning (DML) competition, Badges for Lifelong Learning. Digital Learning Badges are online tools that recognize, measure, and support lifelong learning.

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Awesomesauce is.


Tags: badges

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Attract more attendees with a sweet Best Conference badge for your website - just email us! It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar!

Network for Good Launches Charity Badges!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

via Katya's Non-Profit Marketing Blog Network for Good today launches their charity badges with some great support from Yahoo! Having implemented a successful campaign to raise the money to support a young college student named Leng Sopharath in Cambodia that raised $872 using the ChipIn widget, I set up a charity badge over at Network for Good to support the Sharing Foundation's educational programs which provide educational opportunities for over 1,300 children.

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Jars with Labels and Charity Badges in Australia

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The question: Are there charity badges that work in Australia? From my Flickr Photos. A reader who writes the Flip the Bucket Blog left a question in the comments on another blog post. Can anyone answer?

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Celeb Charity Badges Help Raise Money

Have Fun - Do Good

Each star created a badge that describes the charity they support, and has a button that links directly to the organization's donation page on Network for Good, like the one below by Colin Firth. You can either choose a celebrity badge to put on your blog or web site, or you can create your own badge for the cause of your choice. News celebrity badge fundraiser Network for Good net2 nptechHow many people watched the Golden Globe Awards?

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Is Your Blog Listed in All Top Nonprofits? Add A Badge To Your Site

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You can now add a badge to your site. Here's the official badge. The one above is an alternative badge from a collection created by Jenny Lawson. I just discovered that my blog is listed in alltop nonprofit version. There's quite a few of nonprofit tech bloggers in there too. Alltop is a one-page listing of RSS feeds of the "top" blogs in an industry or sector - created by Guy Kawaski. More information about alltop

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YouTube’s new features include custom embed sizing and sweet looking badges!

John Haydon

The kind folks over at SocialFish invite me each month to write a post on their blog. Today I published an article called “ YouTube now gives you superhuman power&# , which goes into detail about the new features you’ll find in your YouTube channel.

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Wild Apricot Blog : A Charity Badge to Raise Dough?

Wild Apricot Blog

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It's Official: Sharing Foundation Raises $100,000 and wins Network for Good Charity Badge/Yahoo Competition!!!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Three weeks ago, using what I learned from my first personal fundraising campaign , I launched a second campaign to raise money for the Sharing Foundation education programs using the Network For Good Charity Badge and entering the Yahoo!

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Wild Apricot Blog : 7 Tips to Make Your Charity Badge a Success

Wild Apricot Blog

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No More Jargon, It’s Time for Plain English in P2P Messaging

Connection Cafe

Really, it’s all around fundraising don’t, but somehow nonprofit jargon has made its way onto our websites, into our email communications, and on our event badges. Updated personal page: This is a badge don’t. Email sender: This is another badge don’t.

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The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Attract more attendees with a sweet Best Conference badge for your website - just email us! It's finally here! If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar!

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Attract more attendees with a sweet Best Conference badge for your website - just email us! Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events.

Thank you Youth Noise (and Erin!)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Thank you so much to Erin and YouthNoise for the t-shirts and the badges

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Fundraising Widgets = Possible Phishing Attack | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) ChipIn , Internet , Nonprofit 2.0 , Online Fundraising , Security , nptech Fundraising Widgets = Possible Phishing Attack 12.24.06 | 167 4 Comments [link] Fundraising+Widgets+%3D+Possible+Phishing+Attack 2006-12-24+07%3A25%3A05 Allan+Benamer You know, I was wondering about the speed of implementation for all these badges and widgets appearing on the Web. I’ve tried it with Network For Good’s badge and Firstgiving’s widget.

5 Ways to Empower Your Crowdsource Fundraisers


Fundraising Page Badges. Fundraising badges for repeat fundraisers. Display these badges on your fundraiser’s personal page so that they can show off to the world. Trophy Case” Badges.

Building Loyalty Through a Different Kind of Membership Program

Connection Cafe

Even free apps like FourSquare reward checking in to locations with badges and titles like “Mayor”. Even if the benefits aren’t tangible, such as those badges you earn in FourSquare, I’m still drawn to do my best to earn them because it’s fun. Do those badges mean anything?

7 Year-End Campaigns to Study for a Stellar Fundraising Season


By donating a certain amount monthly, donors will receive a badge, email updates, and invitations for consumer advocacy efforts. The year is almost over but nonprofits around the world are busy with year-end giving , all leading up to one of the largest giving days of the year: December 31st. With December in full swing and the pressure of living up to arguably the best fundraising month, we know things can get overwhelming.

Use the Push wisely, my son

Judi Sohn

That means that even though an application is still not allowed to run in the background, it can periodically call home for information and display a message and/or badge to let you know of changes. I can’t stand applications that display a badge I already read. When I’ve ready the alert, take the badge away unless you have something new to tell me. One of the most heralded new features of iPhone 3.0 is Push notifications.

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Watch Your Content: Protecting Your Website Against Copyright Infringement

Byte Technology

To begin, register your website with the DMCA and add one of their badges to your site, which lets potentials infringers know that you’re protecting your content.

I'm live blogging at blogher!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, I thought I'd make myself a press badge! Found this link via the blogher flickr photo group

Drab to Fab: Your Peer-to-Peer Event Makeover

Connection Cafe

Get tactical with us and check out the chapters on registration forms, registration fees, badges, engaging with participants and more! It’s a P2P takeover! Or should I say makeover ? I have a deep love for makeovers; I can’t get enough of them, especially makeover TV shows.

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10 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

6) 66% of donors would use a mobile app that allows two-tap giving and earns badges and redeemable points.

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Schools using social media but not for fundraising

Robert Weiner

UC Berkeley talked about a badge that donors can post to their Facebook pages after making a gift ("I Feed The Bears"). This is the online equivalent of a window decal or bumper sticker, with the added benefit that one's friends can click the badge to make a gift. It's not an explicit fundraising appeal, but they might start using fundraising badges for class campaigns in the future.

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NCE Social Media

Most geo-tagging applications are currently set up as games, where you can earn badges and points. Facebook recently added a feature called Places.

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It's All In The Tools

Connection Cafe

Achievement badges - Foursquare, Get Glue and now you! It’s time for event fundraisers to get on the online badge happy train. Badges provide you a free way to motivate your participants and keep them engaged in your event. Author: Guest Blogger.

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CharityVillage? Research: Game On: Charities Toy with New Ideas for Online Engagement

AFP Blog

One well-known example is the geo-location application Foursquare, where users earn badges and virtual rewards for "check-ins” online. CharityVillage Research: Game On: Charities Toy with New Ideas for Online Engagement : You’ve may have noticed that the concept of "Gamification” is a hot topic in the technology community. What is it really, and what does it mean for charities and nonprofits?

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NEWS: Facebook Launching Verified Profiles and Pages

John Haydon

The goal is to “increase authentic engagement on Facebook, specifically with celebrities, journalists, government officials, and popular brands and businesses” Like verification badges on Twitter, a checkmark will appear in a number of places: Next to the name of a Page.

The Intersection of Online Communities and Learning Management Systems


Automation tools available in some community tools allow organizations to create a lite LMS type experience: watch a video and earn a badge. participate in discussions and earn a badge. complete a quiz and earn a badge. gather all three badges and earn a designation.

Participation Starts with Staff: The Ruru Revolution

Museum 2.0

Every time someone writes a label, he or she gets a badge (a pin featuring the Ruru mascot owl), a photo taken, and an energetic writeup on the blog. Perhaps the most notable and potentially silly part of the Ruru approach is the badges staff get for participating.

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The Life Time Magic of Tidying Up Your Professional Life and LinkedIn Connections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In a conversation with colleagues who are keynote speakers, I shared that I have saved all my s peaker badges over the last ten year s. The badges are like little trophies in a collection that has taken over several drawers in my desk. Why not let them go?

5 Tips to Improve Your Online Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

Badges. Making an online ask may seem difficult if you’re not used to digitally interacting with donors, but you’d be surprised by how easy it can be. Check out these five tips for bolstering your online fundraising. Develop your social media strategy.

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4 Ways to Encourage Self Donations

Connection Cafe

Activate the Personal Gift Achievement Badge Develop an image that represents your event or organization and upload it with text that indicates that the participant made a self donation. Select Fundraising Options -> Configure Personal Gift Achieve Badges). Author: Guest Blogger.

IMPORTANT: Tomorrow is Blog Action Day - changeblogging in action


And display a badge like the one above. October 15th is Blog Action Day and the cause this year is helping eradicate poverty. If you're a blogger, post something on the subject - here's some ideas. If you're an individual, here's what you can do.

New Mobile App Will Change the Way Donors Give and Nonprofits Fundraise

Nonprofit Tech for Good

My guess is that over time the app will include badges for giving levels, special calls-to-action from your favorite nonprofits, social fundraising, year-end donation receipts, and perhaps even gaming dynamics to earn points that can be redeemed for prizes or promotions.

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4 ways startups are setting themselves apart at SXSW | SmartBlogs SmartBlogs

AFP Blog

Telerik, an international developer tools company, will provide SXSW Interactive badge holders with a complimentary ride if they’re willing to answer questions about various IT subjects along the way. 4 ways startups are setting themselves apart at SXSW | SmartBlogs SmartBlogs : Rides: Giving rides is a gracious and appreciated gesture. When you’re running between panels or meetings and one is at Sheraton at noon and the other at the Hyatt at 1:45, there’s no relying on the bus system.

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What To Do When There Is An Emergency? Red Cross has an App for that!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It also includes a number of features that go beyond what is currently available in other free first aid apps—particularly the ability to earn and share badges with your social network. Go check out the new American Red Cross First Aid App, available free for both iPhone and Android.

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