Chrome Warrior Blog

A blog about professional development

28Mar

#CUE17: Keep Playing, Keep Learning

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After an amazing time at the #CUE17 conference, we’re feeling the post-CUE blues! The good news is, if you didn’t get a chance to participate or finish up our #CUE17 The Game, there’s still time to submit evidence. Players can login here until 3/31 to complete sorties and earn badges. If you earned a badge, […]
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22Mar

March & April PD Events

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Hey Chrome Warriors, check out all of the fun things going on in the world of PD and educational technology online and nearby! We’ll be hosting another Chrome Warrior game for the Lead 3 Symposium (similar to the one we just hosted for #CUE17)–we hope you’ll join us in participating in another collaborative, gamified learning experience. […]
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19Mar

Encourage Site Participation with School Leaderboards

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This week we released school leaderboards. School leaderboards are calculated on a per capita basis. This allows different sized schools to compete. You can also set the minimum number of players that a school must have before they can show up on the leaderboard. By default, schools and player leaderboards are enabled. You can disable […]
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15Mar

Sharing your Open Badge

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Chrome Warrior now allows you to share all the badges that you earn as open badges. We created a short, 2 minute screencast that shows you how.   Steps to download and share your open badge From your Activity Dashboard, click on the cloud next to the badge of one of your achievements. Create or log […]
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13Mar

#CUE17 – The Game

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We’re partnering with CUE to bring our Chrome Warrior game to their 2017 National Conference. Participate in the #CUE17 – The Game to show evidence of learning, connect with other educators and earn digital badges!If you’re attending the conference, don’t forget to pick up your CUE Badge stickers when you complete a level. The four […]
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08Mar

PV Journey at Pleasant Valley School District

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We’re excited to share stories of success–not just at Chrome Warrior, but at all of the partner districts we work with. This month, we’re highlighting Pleasant Valley School District in Camarillo, CA for their dedication to bringing blended-learning professional development to their educators. The district is home to over 350 teachers at eleven different K-8 […]
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03Mar

CUE 2017 National Conference

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Hello Chrome Warriors! We’re excited to announce that we’ll be partnering with CUE at the CUE 2017 National Conference to bring another gamified learning experience to participants. The conference will take place from March 15-18 in Palm Springs, California. Whether you’re attending or not, you can get in on the Chrome Warrior fun. Players will earn […]
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23Feb

Coffee at National CUE

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Last year, I met a lot of wonderful people for coffee. It was great to meet in person and your feedback on professional development and Chrome Warrior was invaluable. It was out of these exchanges that the idea for the Chrome Warrior catalog was born. I really do listen to and incorporate your feedback into […]
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22Feb

Halfway There: Teacher Self-Care

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February can be a challenge–whether you’re enjoying this week off , or back to work after a three-day weekend, many teachers are at the halfway point of their school year. With about five months down and four to go, winter means more school-wide colds, with less daylight and fewer holiday breaks. A self-care plan for teachers and an […]
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16Feb

Completed Sorties Report

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One challenge for Chrome Warrior administrators is the ability to see how all district players are doing. While we’ve made a lot of improvements to Chrome Warrior over the past year, one area that still needs improvement is reporting. Today, we’re addressing this by releasing the Completed Sorties report. The completed sorties report tells you […]
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