Announcement: In order for students to earn a Badge Learning Experience (BLE), all Digital Badges must be submitted no later than 11:00AM on Friday, April 27.
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Aurora Public Schools students have the opportunity to demonstrate their achievement of 21st century skills acquired not only in traditional academic settings, but also in their communities and job experiences. Digital Badges help students tell a story about what they know and what they can do.
Latest Digital Badge News
Education Week: APS Students Earn Digital Credentials for Adding New Skills
At the 40,000-student Aurora district, the digital badging program arose from within its College and Career Success Department as a way to make students aware of skill that businesses want from employees, while staying rooted in the Colorado Academic Standards.
District Administration Magazine: Digital Badge Breakthroughs in APS
Aurora Public Schools, another early leader, gives out shareable, open badges endorsed by local businesses and other community partners. When one of its 40,000 students earns a Summit Badge, they unlock an opportunity to have an experience with a local business.