Secondary Education

The Badge Hierarchy

We offer badges from a wide range of technologies. However, we feel that there are a few essential technologies that every teacher in secondary education should know.


You must earn one badge in this category.

Blogger

Create a blog to communicate with your students and their parents.

Google Sites

Learn how to build a website using Google Sites.

Wikispaces

Learn how to build a wiki using Wikispaces.

Wix

Wix allows you to build professional looking websites without knowing how to code.

WordPress

Learn how to build a website using WordPress.

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You must earn one badge in this category.

iMovie

Create an instructional video using iMovie and upload it to YouTube.

Movie Maker

Create instructional videos using Windows Movie Maker.

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Choose your combination.

EITHER Earn one of these badges…

Google Earth

Google Earth allows you to virtually explore the universe.

iBooks Author

iBooks Author allows you to easily create and publish E-books for your classroom.

Logger Pro-Biology

LoggerPro allows you to quickly log, track, and analyze data for biology in real time.

Logger Pro-Chemistry

LoggerPro allows you to quickly log, track, and analyze data for chemistry in real time.

Logger Pro-Middle School

LoggerPro allows you to quickly log, track, and analyze data for middle school in real time.

Logger Pro-Physical Science

LoggerPro allows you to quickly log, track, and analyze data for physical science in real time.

Logger Pro-Physics

LoggerPro allows you to quickly log, track, and analyze data for physics in real time.

Mind Mapping

Mind Mapping technology allows you to plan and organize in a collaborative setting.

Mozilla Popcorn Maker

Mozilla Popcorn Maker allows you to easily create free videos for your classroom.

Online Presentations

Online Presentations such as Voicethread, Slideshare, and Prezi, allow you to easily communicate ideas via the world wide web.

Podcasting

Podcasting allows you to create audio presentations for your classroom.

Social Bookmarking

These technologies are used to capture the web using tags and other categorization techniques.

Social Networking

Social Media allows you to easily interact and collaborate with anyone in the world.

Versal

Versal allows you to create your own online course.

Video Conferencing

Video conferencing technology allows you to easily communicate with anyone in the world at the click of a button.

Virtual ChemLab

Use Virtual Chem Lab to perform various experiments without the need of an actual lab.

OR Choose three of these badges…

Audacity

Audacity allows you to easily record and edit music and other audio for your classroom.

Audioboo

Audioboo allows you to easily create and share podcasts for your classroom.

Biodigital Human

BioDigital Human allows you to explore and study the body online.

Biology Classification Tools

These apps help you classify trees and birds based on the organism's characteristics.

Creately

Creately allows you to plan and organize in a collaborative setting.

Diigo

Diigo allows you to easily save and annotate important information from all over the web.

Dipity

Dipity allows you to easily create timelines to organize and share content for your classroom.

Fitness Tracking

Fitness Tracking sites such as MyFitnessPal and MapMyRun allows you to keep track of your fitness goals and view your progress.

GarageBand

GarageBand allows you to easily record and edit music and other audio for your classroom.

Inspiration9

Inspiration9 allows you to easily create diagrams, maps, outlines, and presentations.

Mendeley

Mendeley allows you to collaboratively research and organize ideas online.

MindMeister

Mindmeister allows you to plan and organize in a collaborative setting.

Piktochart

Piktochart allows you to easily create infographics for your classroom.

Poll Everywhere

Poll Everywhere is a service that allows you to easily create poll questions to use in the classroom allowing students to respond via text or the internet.

Popplet

Popplet allows you to plan and organize in a collaborative setting.

Prezi

Prezi allows you to easily communicate ideas and collaborate via the world wide web.

Screencasting

Screencasting allows you to create a recording of your computer screen to teach about a program, website, or anything else that can be done on a computer.

Slideshare

Slideshare allows you to easily communicate ideas via the world wide web.

SoundCloud

SoundCloud allows you to easily create and share podcasts for your classroom.

Storybird

Storybird allows you to easily create and publish stories, complete with illustration.

Twitter

Twitter allows you to stay connected with students, parents and collaborators so you can be up to date with all of your classroom news.

Ubersense

Ubersense allows you to record, review, and critique athletic performance.

Voicethread

Voicethread allows you to easily communicate ideas via the world wide web.

OR Pick your own technologies (talk with your instructor before starting)

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You must earn all three badges in this category.

Copyright and Creative Commons

Learn how to use multimedia in a way that is compliant with copyright law.

Internet Safety

As educators, we need to learn how to safely explore and utilize the internet in order to protect information, identities, and software

Mobile Technology

Learn a mobile operating system and find useful educational apps.
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We have collected and organized specific technologies into the different categories shown above. Once you master each category by earning the proper badges, we can issue you an IPT Educational Technologist badge (the green badge at the top) for secondary education. Click on the category for a list of badges!