Our Badges

The TRIADvances Badge System involves 5 primary badges, four of which are directly aligned to a domain in the Danielson Framework. The fifth is a badge earned by participating in a coach-led Developer Academy. Teachers can earn all three levels of each badge throughout a two-year time span, but in order to move from one level to the next within each badge, they must prove that they incorporating the 4 C's of 21st Century Learning.

Student Learning Badges (Self Directed)

The Tactician Badge

The Tactician Badge is based on Domain 1 of the Danielson Framework focusing on planning and preparation. To earn a Tactician Badge, teachers must show they created a lesson that uses technology, leads to artifacts created by students, and implements the 4 C's of 21st Century learning in one of the six components within Danielson Domain 1: Planning and Preparation

The Instructor Badge

The Instructor Badge is based on Domain 3 of the Danielson Framework focusing on classroom instruction. To earn an Instructor Badge, teachers must show they created a lesson that uses technology, leads to artifacts created by students, and implements the 4 C's of 21st Century learning in one of the five components within Danielson Domain 3: Classroom Instruction.

The Architect Badge

The Architect Badge is based on Domain 2 of the Danielson Framework focusing on the classroom environment To earn an Architect Badge, teachers must show they created a lesson that uses technology, leads to artifacts created by students, and implements the 4 C's of 21st Century learning in one of the five components within Danielson Domain 2: Classroom Environment.

Professional Growth Badges (Self-Directed)

The Reflector Badge

The Reflector Badge is based on Domain 4 of the Danielson Framework focusing on professional responsibilities. To earn a Reflector Badge, teachers must show proof of any self-directed learning or teacher-created innovation that DOES NOT involve artifacts being created by students. Must include links to evidence or presenting your badge work to any group of teachers, large or small, within our district or in another professional setting. This badge can be used to cover one of the six components within Danielson Domain 4: Professional Responsibilities.

Developer Academy (Coach-Led)

The Developer Badge

The Developer Badge is awarded for attending any of the Academy Sessions led by Instructional Technology Coaches. CPDUs are awarded based on amount of time spent in the session. The information learned in the Academy Session can be used to earn any of the badges listed above.