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LRNG + Badgr: Unlocking Opportunity Through a Shared Digital Backpack

With the evolution of learning, comes a sense of urgency to start recognizing learning that happens outside of the classroom.

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Modular Design

Modular Design is how Concentric Sky empowers designers and developers to work together using a shared language and methodology. This leads to shorter design cycles and easier-to-manage design systems.

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Can Education Keep Up with Technology?

The pace of technological change calls for changes in how higher education represents — and how employers use and understand — student learning and competency.

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Reimagining the Higher Education Ecosystem

Our award-winning proposal to build a future where students truly own their own data.

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Summer Internship Experience at Concentric Sky

Early in 2018, I was approached by Juan Carlos Garcia, an MIT student studying Computer Science, about possible summer internship opportunities.

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The Changing Landscape of Credentialing in Education

The way that we assess learning achievements is changing. Our current system of grouping learners into age-banded classes and ranking their performance using broad, letter-grade categories is becoming increasingly outdated.

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Introducing Badgr Pathways

We’ve Reimagined the Learning Pathway

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Experience Oregon Tech, The Elevate Edition

Education is in our DNA at Concentric Sky. You can see it in our work, our company culture, and in how we invest.

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Creating an Open Pathway for the Next Generation of Learners

Thanks to massive changes in the job market, traditional methods of preparing learners for the workforce and assessing their career readiness are at a crossroads.

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Why Do Open Technology Standards Matter in Education?

What are open technology standards? A great example of open technology standards is the Internet.

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Concentric Sky Supports Apprenti Workforce Program

Talent is, by far, Concentric Sky’s most valuable asset. Like all companies in our sector, our success hinges on our ability to attract and retain that talent. That’s why Concentric Sky became one of the first Oregon companies to support the Apprenti program, the nation’s first registered tech apprenticeship program.

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Building Cross-Institutional Learning Pathways with Badgr

Last week at the Learning Impact Leadership Institute in Denver, the Badgr team presented a new open technical standard filling the gap left between Open Badges and other interoperability standards.

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Submitting Evidence for Open Badges in Canvas

Evidence submission is now being used to enhance the value of badges in Canvas Courses.