Badges and points

Badges are a great way to find experienced educators in the community and showcase your expertise with educators around the globe. You can earn points for each course successfully completed and for a variety of other activities as well. Find out how to earn points and see the different badges below CLICK HERE

Community Member
Community Member
Earn by creating a Microsoft Educator Community account
Profile All-Star
Profile All-Star
Earn by completing 75% of your Microsoft Educator Community profile
Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator
Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator
Awarded to Microsoft Educator Community Members by earning 1000 points.
Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert
Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert
Awarded to selected Microsoft Educator Community Members for demonstrated thought leadership in innovative learning with technology and desire to amplify your reach and voice to all educators.
Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow
Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow
Awarded to selected Microsoft Educator Community Members for demonstrated MIE Expert or Trainer achievements and dedicated time to work with Microsoft and educators to transform classroom learning.
Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert 2016-2017
Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert 2016-2017
Awarded to selected Microsoft Educator Community Members for demonstrated thought leadership in innovative learning with technology and desire to amplify your reach and voice to all educators.
Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow 2016-2017
Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow 2016-2017
Awarded to selected Microsoft Educator Community Members for demonstrated MIE Expert or Trainer achievements and dedicated time to work with Microsoft and educators to transform classroom learning.
MIE Trainer
MIE Trainer
Awarded to Trainers for training over 100 educators.
MIE Master Trainer
MIE Master Trainer
Awarded to Trainers for training over 400 educators.
MIE Surface Expert
MIE Surface Expert
Awarded to selected Microsoft Educator Community Members who have shown they can teach from anywhere with their Surface
Educator Community Contributor
Educator Community Contributor
Awarded to Microsoft Educator Community Members for contributing to the community and earning 8000 points.
Educator Community Influencer
Educator Community Influencer
Awarded to Microsoft Educator Community Members for referring others or sharing content within the community and earning 12500 points.
Mixing it Up
Mixing it Up
Earn by adding an Office Mix to a piece of content
Mixmaster
Mixmaster
Earn by adding an Office Mix to 5 pieces of content
Got Sway
Got Sway
Earn by adding a Sway to a piece of content
Sway Master
Sway Master
Earn by adding a Sway to 5 pieces of content
Add Sway to Profile
Add Sway to Profile
Awarded to users who have added a Sway on their Edit Profile page
One-noteable
One-noteable
Earn by adding a OneNote to a piece of content
OneNote All-Star
OneNote All-Star
Earn by adding a OneNote to 5 pieces of content
Schooled
Schooled
Earn by creating your first lesson plan on the Microsoft Educator Community
Head of the Class
Head of the Class
Earn by creating 10 lesson plans on the Microsoft Educator Community
Hack the Classroom Participant
Hack the Classroom Participant
Awarded to Hack the Classroom participants
Showcase School
Showcase School
Awarded to schools that have been selected as a Microsoft Showcase School because of demonstrated commitment to embracing technology to transform education and improve learning outcomes for students.
Microsoft School
Microsoft School
Awarded to schools that have been selected as a Microsoft School and have received this recognition for beginning the journey to whole school transformation to improve teaching and learning.
Hack the Classroom, September 2016
Hack the Classroom, September 2016
Awarded to Hack the Classroom, September 2016 participants
Education Exchange 2017 Online Participant
Education Exchange 2017 Online Participant
You’re dedicated to combining content, pedagogy, and technology in exemplary ways to prepare your students for success! Here’s to you for participating in the online Microsoft Education Exchange 2017.
Education Exchange 2017 Participant
Education Exchange 2017 Participant
You’re dedicated to combining content, pedagogy, and technology in exemplary ways to prepare your students for success! Here’s to you for participating in Microsoft Education Exchange 2017.
Microsoft Imagine Academy School
Microsoft Imagine Academy School
Awarded to educators that are from schools that are members of the Microsoft Imagine Academy program. Membership provides educational institutions with access to a full curriculum solution for teaching technology courses and learning tools that help teachers gain technology skills, and helps students to achieve success thru employability and industry certification.
Microsoft Research Partner
Microsoft Research Partner
Awarded to schools that have elected to become Microsoft Research Partners and participate in research that will better inform the development of Microsoft solutions to support the unique needs and educational content of the educator community.
Minecraft Certified Educator
Minecraft Certified Educator
Awarded to Microsoft Educator Community Members for participating in discussions, contributing content, and maintaining a profile on the Minecraft Education community site.
Minecraft Certified Trainer
Minecraft Certified Trainer
Awarded to Microsoft Educator Community Members who have completed a training boot camp facilitated by the Minecraft Education Team and who can deliver high quality professional learning about Minecraft in education.
Minecraft Global Mentor
Minecraft Global Mentor
Awarded to a limited number of Microsoft Educator Community Members for going above and beyond, this badge is awarded via an application process with the Minecraft Education Team.
Teacher Academy OneNote
Teacher Academy OneNote
Awarded after completing the OneNote Teacher Academy course
Teacher Academy Office 365
Teacher Academy Office 365
Awarded after completing the Office 365 Teacher Academy course
Teacher Academy Windows 8
Teacher Academy Windows 8
Awarded after completing the Teacher Academy Windows 8 course
Teacher Academy OneDrive/Office Online (retired)
Teacher Academy OneDrive/Office Online (retired)
Awarded after completing the OneDrive/Office Online Teacher Academy course
Technology Enriched Instruction
Technology Enriched Instruction
Awarded after completed the Technology Enriched Instruction Course
Teacher Academy Windows 10
Teacher Academy Windows 10
Awarded after completing the Windows 10 Teacher Academy course
Teach Creative Coding Through Games and Apps.
Teach Creative Coding Through Games and Apps.
Awarded after completed the Prepare to Teach Creative Coding Through Games and Apps Course
CCGA Trainer Academy
CCGA Trainer Academy
Awarded to Microsoft Educator Community users who have successfully completed the CCGA Trainer Academy.
School Leader Academy(SLA)
School Leader Academy(SLA)
Awarded to participants of the School Leader Academy. These educators and leaders are working to drive improvement within their own schools and systems.
Digital Literacy
Digital Literacy
Awarded for successfully completing the Digital Literacy course
21st Century Learning Design
21st Century Learning Design
Awarded for successfully completing 21st Century Learning Design Learning Path
Design, Deploy & Transform Workshop
Design, Deploy & Transform Workshop
Awarded for successfully completing Design, Deploy & Transform Workshop Learning Path
Make whats next through collaboration, citizenship, and creative thinking
Make whats next through collaboration, citizenship, and creative thinking
Awarded for successfully completing Make whats next through collaboration, citizenship, and creative thinking Learning Path
Microsoft in Education
Microsoft in Education
Awarded for successfully completing Microsoft in Education Learning Path
Microsoft in the Classroom
Microsoft in the Classroom
Awarded for successfully completing Microsoft in the Classroom Learning Path
MIE Trainer Academy Learning Path
MIE Trainer Academy Learning Path
Awarded for successfully completing MIE Trainer Academy Learning Path Learning Path
Teaching with Technology 2016
Teaching with Technology 2016
Awarded for successfully completing Teaching with Technology 2016 Learning Path
Teaching with Technology Basics
Teaching with Technology Basics
Awarded for successfully completing Teaching with Technology Basics Learning Path
Accessibility for Office 365
Accessibility for Office 365
Earn by completing the Accessibility course and revising one Word, PowerPoint, and OneNote lesson to be accessible to all student
Amplifying Student Voice
Amplifying Student Voice
Awarded after completing the Amplifying Student Voice course
Deep Learning through Transformative Pedagogy
Deep Learning through Transformative Pedagogy
Awarded to Microsoft educator Community members who complete the Deep Learning through Transformative Pedagogy edX course and have learned how to assist students to become independent thinkers, innovative creators, and effective communicators.
Design Thinking for Leading and Learning
Design Thinking for Leading and Learning
Awarded to Microsoft educator Community members who complete the Design Thinking for Leading and Learning edX course and understand what design thinking is and how to apply it in a school and a classroom.
Digital Citizenship
Digital Citizenship
Awarded for successfully completing the Digital Citizenship course.
Digital Inking and Surface Pro Leader
Digital Inking and Surface Pro Leader
Awarded after completing the Digital Inking with Surface Pro course
Hour of Code
Hour of Code
Awarded after completing the Hour of Code: facilitation training course.
Introduction to the Microsoft Imagine Academy
Introduction to the Microsoft Imagine Academy
Awarded for passing the Introduction to Microsoft Imagine Academy course
Kodu Introduction
Kodu Introduction
Awarded for successfully completing the Kodu Introduction course to learn about Kodu and creating games via a simple visual programming language.
Launching Innovation in Schools
Launching Innovation in Schools
Awarded to Microsoft educator Community members who complete the Launching Innovation in Schools edX course and have started launching an instructional improvement initiative at their school or learning environment.
Leading Ambitious Teaching and Learning
Leading Ambitious Teaching and Learning
Awarded to Microsoft educator Community members who complete the Leading Ambitious Teaching and Learning edX course and have learned why ambitious teaching and learning may be the key to global educational improvement and how to put it into practice.
Leading Change: Go Beyond Gamification
Leading Change: Go Beyond Gamification
Awarded to Microsoft educator Community members who complete the Leading Change: Go Beyond Gamification edX course and can design gameful learning environments.
Teaching Marine Conservation via Skype
Teaching Marine Conservation via Skype
Awarded for completing the Teaching Marine Conservation via Skype course
Teaching Sustainable Development Goals
Teaching Sustainable Development Goals
Awarded for passing the Teaching Sustainable Development Goals course.
TweetMeet
TweetMeet
Awarded for successfully completing the TweetMeet course to learn about TweetMeet events and how to maximize your experience.
Facebook Promoter
Facebook Promoter
Earn by sharing 1 item from the Microsoft Educator Community to Facebook | 3 Points
Twitter Promoter
Twitter Promoter
Earn by sharing 1 item from the Microsoft Educator Community to Twitter | 3 Points
Facebook Master Publicist
Facebook Master Publicist
Earn by sharing 50 items from the Microsoft Educator Community to Facebook | 3 Points
Facebook Publicist
Facebook Publicist
Earn by sharing 10 items from the Microsoft Educator Community to Facebook | 3 Points
Twitter Master Publicist
Twitter Master Publicist
Earn by sharing 50 items from the Microsoft Educator Community to Twitter | 3 Points
Twitter Publicist
Twitter Publicist
Earn by sharing 10 items from the Microsoft Educator Community to Twitter | 3 Points
Skype-a-Thon Participant
Skype-a-Thon Participant
Awarded to Skype-a-Thon participants
Skype Ready
Skype Ready
Earn by completing the Skype in the Classroom information
Skype Master Teacher
Skype Master Teacher
Awarded to selected Microsoft Educator Community Members for demonstrated leadership in innovative learning through Skype.
Mystery Skype Explorer 5+
Mystery Skype Explorer 5+
Earn by completing 5+ Mystery Skype interactions
Mystery Skype Explorer 10+
Mystery Skype Explorer 10+
Earn by completing 10+ Mystery Skype sessions
Mystery Skype Explorer 20+
Mystery Skype Explorer 20+
Earn by completing 20+ Mystery Skype sessions
Mystery Skype 100+
Mystery Skype 100+
Earn by completing 100+ Mystery Skype sessions
Skype Miles Traveled 5,000
Skype Miles Traveled 5,000
Earn by traveling 5,000 virtual miles through live Skype interactions | 25 Points
Skype Miles Traveled 25,000
Skype Miles Traveled 25,000
Earn by traveling 25,000 virtual miles through live Skype interactions | 125 Points
Skype Miles Traveled 50,000
Skype Miles Traveled 50,000
Earn by traveling 50,000 virtual miles through live Skype interactions | 250 Points
Skype Miles Traveled 100,000
Skype Miles Traveled 100,000
Earn by traveling 100,000 virtual miles through live Skype interactions | 500 Points
Skype Miles Traveled 500,000
Skype Miles Traveled 500,000
Earn by traveling 500,000 virtual miles through live Skype interactions | 2,500 Points
Skype Miles Traveled 1 Million
Skype Miles Traveled 1 Million
Earn by traveling 1,000,000 virtual miles through live Skype interactions | 5,000 Points
Skype Explorer
Skype Explorer
Earn by completing 5+ Skype interactions
Skype Enthusiast
Skype Enthusiast
Earn by completing 10+ Skype interactions
Skype Global Learning Expert
Skype Global Learning Expert
Earn by completing 20+ Skype interactions
Mystery Skype Fifty United States
Mystery Skype Fifty United States
Earn by completing a Mystery Skype sessions with all fifty of the United States.
Mystery Skype 30 + Countries
Mystery Skype 30 + Countries
Earn by completing Mystery Skype sessions with over 30 countries
Mystery Skype Europe, the Middle East and Africa
Mystery Skype Europe, the Middle East and Africa
Earn by completing 10 Mystery Skype sessions with users in Europe, the Middle East and Africa
Mystery Skype Asia Pacific Region
Mystery Skype Asia Pacific Region
Earn by completing 10 Mystery Skype sessions with users in the Asia Pacific region
Mystery Skype the Americas
Mystery Skype the Americas
Earn by completing 2 Mystery Skype sessions with users in South America and 10 Mystery Skype sessions with users in North America.
Skype Host All-Star
Skype Host All-Star
Earn by hosting 50+ Skype sessions
Global Learner
Global Learner
Earn by completing your first Skype call
Skype Virtual Adventurer
Skype Virtual Adventurer
Earn by completing your first Virtual Field Trip
Skype Host
Skype Host
Earn by hosting your first Skype session
Virtual Field Trip Host
Virtual Field Trip Host
Earn by hosting your first Virtual Field Trip
Earth Day Campaign 2017 Participant
Earth Day Campaign 2017 Participant
Awarded to Skype in the Classroom's Earth Day campaign 2017 participants.
Introduction to Skype in the Classroom Course
Introduction to Skype in the Classroom Course
Awarded for completing the Introduction to Skype in the Classroom course
Literacy Campaign 2017 Participant
Literacy Campaign 2017 Participant
Awarded to Skype in the Classroom's Literacy campaign 2017 participants.
Skype-a-Thon 2016 Participant
Skype-a-Thon 2016 Participant
Thank you for celebrating learning without borders by participating in the global Skype-a-Thon!

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