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Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education

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Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education

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Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education

Welcome to the future of Middle School

New: The Tarrant Foundation has announced another $5 million gift to the Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education, increasing our annual budget to $1.5 million. The new funding will allow us to triple the number of Vermont schools we're able to serve.

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What We Offer

The Tarrant Institute provides a variety of services to help schools make the transition to engaging, technology-rich teaching and learning.

In exchange for their substantial commitment to a new vision for teaching and learning, we offer our partner schools intensive professional development, leadership preparation and planning, and small grants for innovative technologies -- all free of charge.

To the broader community, we conduct extensive research, evaluation, dissemination and outreach.

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storing digital badges with credly

New on the blog:
3 tools for interactive timelines

As we work with schools who are piloting digital badge programs on the BadgeOS platform, we need to start thinking through what some options are for students to store, keep track of, and display the digital credentials they earn.

What does it look like to use Credly to create and manage a portfolio of digital badges? Think about how important this is as students in your district start building their personal learning plans (PLPs) and want to get credit for learning they do both inside and outside of the classroom.

What other questions should we be asking in the implementation of digital credentials and PLPs in Vermont?

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