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Sep 17, 2021

New Online Badging System for

Students can now earn digital badges for their accomplishments on There are six badges to earn by completing activities that involve encrypting, decrypting, and cracking messages for each of the six ciphers on the site.

Earning badges gives a comprehensive introduction to the website’s cipher tools, message and joke boards, and games, and gives students a motivating reason to practice their cryptography skills! You can find more information about the badge requirements by logging into and selecting Badges from the menu.

The website will keep track of progress and display digital images of the badges that are earned. If, in addition, teachers would like to reward their students with corresponding sticker badges, they can find options for ordering or making sticker badges under the Tools and Templates heading in the Resources section of the For Teachers menu.