What is a digital badge?

A portable online data object using open technology standards and a common language for describing and validating what each digital credential represents.

Is a badge an activity?

No. A badge is simply an envelope that contains a digital expression of information that can be shared and verified.

What are five reasons to use badges instead of spreadsheets?

  • Timely

  • Verifiable

  • Portable

  • Discoverable

  • Interoperable