Educator micro-credentials are gaining more mainstream acceptance, but it's important to ensure the process surrounding micro-credentials is grounded in rigorous research, according to a new whitepaper from Digital Promise.

The whitepaper highlights Digital Promise's micro-credentialing framework and takes a close look at the processes involved in producing educator micro-credentials.

The potential of these educator micro-credentials lies in their ability to help educators bolster their professional learning at scale, according to the report--they leverage an online tech platform that gives access to "competency-based, on-demand, personalized, and shareable opportunities to demonstrate and be recognized for their professional learning."

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