National Center for Research in Advanced Information and Digital Technology

For The Design, Building, And Distribution Of A System For Teacher Micro-credentials

  • Amount
    $600,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/16/2015
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
Digital Promise (the National Center for Research in Advanced Information and Digital Technology) is a nonprofit focused on expanding the opportunity to learn. It will work with pre-service and in-service educator development programs and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards to disseminate a set of deeper learning micro-credentials to current and aspiring educators; develop new deeper learning-aligned micro-credentials in partnership with Educators Rising; and tell the stories of educators earning micro-credentials. The project supports the Education Program’s commitment to increasing the focus on deeper learning within educator preparation pathways.
About the Grantee
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Washington, DC 20036
Grants to this Grantee
for design, implementation, and research to support meaningful use of OER in deeper learning contexts  
Digital Promise (the National Center for Research in Advanced Information and Digital Technology) is a nonprofit that supports schools and districts in developing classrooms that address existing inequities in our education system. With this grant, Digital Promise will work with districts in its League of Innovative Schools to close the digital learning gap. To pursue this goal, it will implement OER, which contributes to student ownership of learning and teacher ownership of curricula, and Challenge Based Learning, in which students solve classroom- and community-based problems and take action on meaningful local and global challenges.

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