Academic Badges (Choice board Tags)

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Students complete choice boards to earn their badge. These academic badges extend and enrich all subject areas and are perfect for differentiation because they cater to all learning styles!

Check out my blog post about the new and exciting way to look at these "class tags" by clicking here! It will help you understand exactly how these unique tags work! Or check out the preview!

You can also get a FREE SAMPLE of one of my Academic Badges to check out by clicking here.

Academic badges (or class tags) can be used for classroom management but are more intended for academic purposes. And, much like Girl Scout or Boy Scout badges, students complete a series of choices related to the badge theme and the concept being taught in the classroom. Once the student completes the choices to the teacher's satisfaction, the student has earned the tag.

With This Resource You'll Get:

✓ A detailed description on how to utilize this in your classroom

✓ A checklist of all the badges to keep track

✓ Badges in three versions: color, ink-saving, and personalize it

✓ Choice boards for each badge - allowing teachers to write in how many to complete

✓ Rubric for grading (optional)

These academic badges have the following benefits:

*They motivate students

*They allow for differentiation

*They allow for mindfulness (the coloring of the "Personalize It" tag version)

*You can implement growth mindset with these tags by encouraging students to work toward areas that are challenging to them

*They meet students' needs, interests, and abilities

*They provide choice

*They help save time in planning

*They allow students to work at their own pace

*They're perfect for early finishers

*They help enrich and extend learning

*They increase student ownership and empower learners

*They promote independence and responsibility

*They can easily adapt to multiple subject areas (interdisciplinary!)

*They are student-centered

*Students can showcase their skills mastered and practice new skills

*They build classroom community

*They make learning fun and engaging

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These tags are perfect for tutors, paraprofessionals, volunteers, and substitutes! They can be used as a whole group, small groups, for early finishers, or even homework! Save time planning and grading!

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Total Pages
165 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 Year
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