The Social Media Platform for Schools

“At the forefront o
f education
social networks”
The Guardian

BETT winner 2012
Nom...
Makewaves is the
leading safe social
learning platform
Whether posting
photos via the App,
submitting a video
competition ...
s
ital stat
V
Schools
4,500
s
Student
75,000
eachers
10,000 T

Mont
hly A
ctivit
• 1M
y
il lio n
View
• 50
s
,000
Visito
•...
Social platforms

Portfolios

Media Sharing

MW Activities

Micro blogging
Young person centred
Creative Leaders

*Futachimaru*

Lewis_Philips

David_Simpson

DJ Play 3

Shelby038

Irobinson
<< FILM MAKER >>

Lewis_Philips
<< MUSICIAN >>

*Futachimaru*
<<ARTIST>>

Shelby038
1 TREAT TEACHERS
LIKE GODS
Check and moderate
work
Easily set privacy for
each piece of content
or for the whole site
Choose the level of
interaction...
2 PROVIDE THE RIGHT
TOOLS
71% of teachers agree
‘Tablets could make my lessons much more
interactive and exciting.’
70% of teachers agree
‘Accessing...
Create and share video, photos and blogs easily
Easy to approve content
Capture in class and share to world
3 GIVE THE RIGHT
INCENTIVES
33,000 badges awarded
since Jan 2013
23,000 students have earned a
badge from over 1000 schools
Competition Winner
Only UK...
Badges
Students receive
badges for entering a
competition,
completing tasks or
reaching levels.
Integrates with
Mozilla Op...
Badge Club

Roscoe Primary pupils
help each other earn
badges on Makewaves
Badge Missions
Create a badge

Make missions

Then share
Badges
Define Your Badge
Add your mission
Share Your Badge
Students Take Badges
Teachers Track Impact
4 LINK IT ALL TOGETHER
Badge Library
Badge Library
Malala Day Campaign
Red Nose Day Badge
Cooks and Kids
Young people blog
about their progress
and capture multimedia
content online or via
mobile app.
Submit thei...
Why it works
- ‘Real life’ projects
- Real audience
- Leverages digital fluency
- Community of peers
- Recognition of achi...
Ways to get involved
-

Badge the UK
Your own site
Managed Campaign
White label
WAYS TO BUILD YOUR OWN
White Label
1.5 million views
20,000 members
2,500 uploads
24,000 FB likes
THE RESULT
“I’ve had some amazing experiences
which have helped me to decide what I
want to do in life, and have taught me a
whole ho...
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This presentation was made at Mozilla London as part of Badge the UK. During the day we looked at how Digital Badges are being used to capture and evidence achievements both in and out of school and sharing what we have learnt.

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  • Consumers – Creators – Creative Digital Leaders
    Explore – Create - Connect
  • Don’t think you know how they are going to use it
    Devolve as much responsibility to them as possible.
    Put them in control
    They are your experts on the ground
  • Consumers – Creators – Creative Digital Leaders
    Explore – Create - Connect
  • Don’t think you know how they are going to use it
    Devolve as much responsibility to them as possible.
    They are your experts on the ground
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  • Consumers – Creators – Creative Digital Leaders
    Explore – Create - Connect
  • Consumers – Creators – Creative Digital Leaders
    Explore – Create - Connect
  • Consumers – Creators – Creative Digital Leaders
    Explore – Create - Connect
  • Consumers – Creators – Creative Digital Leaders
    Explore – Create - Connect
  • Makewaves, Badge UK presentation

    1. 1. The Social Media Platform for Schools “At the forefront o f education social networks” The Guardian BETT winner 2012 Nominated 2014
    2. 2. Makewaves is the leading safe social learning platform Whether posting photos via the App, submitting a video competition entry to the WWF Channel, or live blogging from the Olympics, Makewaves provides a fun, easy to use way to engage learners worldwide.
    3. 3. s ital stat V Schools 4,500 s Student 75,000 eachers 10,000 T Mont hly A ctivit • 1M y il lio n View • 50 s ,000 Visito • 8 rs Mins Per V isit
    4. 4. Social platforms Portfolios Media Sharing MW Activities Micro blogging
    5. 5. Young person centred
    6. 6. Creative Leaders *Futachimaru* Lewis_Philips David_Simpson DJ Play 3 Shelby038 Irobinson
    7. 7. << FILM MAKER >> Lewis_Philips
    8. 8. << MUSICIAN >> *Futachimaru*
    9. 9. <<ARTIST>> Shelby038
    10. 10. 1 TREAT TEACHERS LIKE GODS
    11. 11. Check and moderate work Easily set privacy for each piece of content or for the whole site Choose the level of interaction with others
    12. 12. 2 PROVIDE THE RIGHT TOOLS
    13. 13. 71% of teachers agree ‘Tablets could make my lessons much more interactive and exciting.’ 70% of teachers agree ‘Accessing the Internet through using a Tablet in class would help pupils’ motivation to learn.’ 64% of teachers agree ‘Using a Tablet in class would be a great way to help my pupils improve their learning.’ Source: Tablets for schools http://www.kidsandyouth.com/
    14. 14. Create and share video, photos and blogs easily
    15. 15. Easy to approve content
    16. 16. Capture in class and share to world
    17. 17. 3 GIVE THE RIGHT INCENTIVES
    18. 18. 33,000 badges awarded since Jan 2013 23,000 students have earned a badge from over 1000 schools Competition Winner Only UK Badge platform
    19. 19. Badges Students receive badges for entering a competition, completing tasks or reaching levels. Integrates with Mozilla Open Badges for easy sharing across platforms and social networks Competition Winner Only UK Badge platform
    20. 20. Badge Club Roscoe Primary pupils help each other earn badges on Makewaves
    21. 21. Badge Missions Create a badge Make missions Then share
    22. 22. Badges
    23. 23. Define Your Badge
    24. 24. Add your mission
    25. 25. Share Your Badge
    26. 26. Students Take Badges
    27. 27. Teachers Track Impact
    28. 28. 4 LINK IT ALL TOGETHER
    29. 29. Badge Library
    30. 30. Badge Library
    31. 31. Malala Day Campaign
    32. 32. Red Nose Day Badge
    33. 33. Cooks and Kids Young people blog about their progress and capture multimedia content online or via mobile app. Submit their stories to central hub. Get feedback from peers, family and community.
    34. 34. Why it works - ‘Real life’ projects - Real audience - Leverages digital fluency - Community of peers - Recognition of achievement
    35. 35. Ways to get involved - Badge the UK Your own site Managed Campaign White label
    36. 36. WAYS TO BUILD YOUR OWN
    37. 37. White Label
    38. 38. 1.5 million views 20,000 members 2,500 uploads 24,000 FB likes
    39. 39. THE RESULT
    40. 40. “I’ve had some amazing experiences which have helped me to decide what I want to do in life, and have taught me a whole host of incredibly useful skills.” “fun,entertaining,easy to use i could go on forever!!!!!!!!”

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