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Hive Community Member (Test)

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Hive members from networks across the world engage with the principles of Connected Learning in both their educational program design and in their professional practice to transform the learning landscape for young people in the 21st century. Through openly-networked collaboration that includes Peer Observation, Resource Sharing, and Process Documentation, educational designers and leaders create and scale innovations in learning. The Hive Community Member badge recognizes this professional activity. Applicants must provide evidence that satisfies 2 out of the 3 numbered criteria.

For more information about this badge and the criteria below, visit hivelearningnetworks.org.

Badge Requirements

  1. Peer Observation

    Inviting peers in Hive Networks to observe programs and practices. This includes but is not limited to:

    • Attending and observing Hive member programs: club meetings, maker parties, showcases, career days, drop-in hours, etc.
    • Sharing, reviewing and remixing Hive member program curriculum;
    • Co-designing a project or program with other Hive members;
    • Run a station at a collaborative event like a pop-up/maker party or at another member organization;
  2. Resource Sharing

    Clearly articulating resources you or your organization can share with a Hive Network. This includes but is not limited to:

    • Convening or contributing to Hive collaborative workgroups, networking sessions or events;
    • Sharing equipment, supplies, volunteers, youth or other resources with Hive members;
    • Making your personal contact and affiliation accessible to Hive members and respond to a request for assistance;
  3. Process Documentation

    Documenting and sharing useful processes for others in a Hive Network to use or remix. This includes but is not limited to:

    • Building toolkits, teaching kits, or other shared Hive network resources;
    • Capturing Hive program design from inception to completion and sharing through blogs or websites;
    • Creating press opportunities, submitting papers to academic journals, or representing Hive at conferences