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CFT Framework

  1. 1. The 4Cs and the Partnership for 21st Century Skills The 4 Cs - The Framework for the Creative Force Triptych Scholarship Program9/5/2012 Copyright 2012 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy.
  2. 2. Overview• What is Partnership for 21st Century Skills?• The P21 Mission Statement• The CFT Vision Statement• What are the 4 Cs?• Why the 4Cs framework for CFT?9/5/2012 Copyright 2012 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy.
  3. 3. Partnership for 21st Century Skills• National organization that advocates for 21st century readiness for every student• P21 and its members provide tools and resources to help the U.S. education system keep up by fusing the 3Rs and 4Cs• P21 advocates for local, state and federal policies that support this approach for every school9/5/2012 Copyright 2012 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy.
  4. 4. P21 Mission To serve as a catalyst to position 21st century readiness at the center of US K-12 education by building collaborative partnerships among education, business, and community and government leaders.9/5/2012 Copyright 2012 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy.
  5. 5. CFT Vision Statement Design and implement a fine arts scholarship program template that involves business/industry, community and education and that exemplifies innovation via real world application of the 4 Cs as defined by Partnership for 21st Century Skills. This program will showcase Tyler Junior College as it is replicated nationwide.9/5/2012 Copyright 2012 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy.
  6. 6. P21 Learning and Thinking Skills• Critical Thinking and Problem Solving• Communication Skills• Creativity and Innovation Skills• Collaboration Skills• Information and Media Literacy Skills• Contextual Learning Skills9/5/2012 Copyright 2012 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy.
  7. 7. The 4Cs From Partnership for 21st Century Skills• Communication• Critical Thinking (and problem solving)• Collaboration• Creativity (innovation)9/5/2012 Copyright 2012 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy.
  8. 8. Communication• Listen for meaning, including knowledge, values, attitudes and intentions• Inform, instruct, motivate and persuade• Appropriate used of multiple communication technologies• Communicate effectively in diverse environments9/5/2012 Copyright 2012 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy.
  9. 9. Critical Thinking• Analyze evidence, arguments, claims, beliefs, ideas and points of view• Use deductive, inductive and abductive reasoning as appropriate• Ask pertinent questions• Synthesize and evaluate information• Make judgments and decisions• Solve problems in both conventional and innovative ways9/5/2012 Copyright 2012 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy.
  10. 10. Collaboration• Work effectively and respectfully with others• Share information, responsibility and accountability for collaborative work• Be willing to negotiate and compromise to accomplish a common goal• Value individual contributions made by each team member9/5/2012 Copyright 2012 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy.
  11. 11. Creativity• Utilize idea creation techniques• Incorporate dreams, visions & ideas• Entertain new and diverse perspectives• Realize practical limitations• Understand that creativity is an iterative process that consists of successes and failures9/5/2012 Copyright 2012 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy.
  12. 12. Why the 4Cs Framework for CFT?• The challenge of a collaborative music composition and performance will require innovation• Communication, critical thinking, collaboration and creativity are keys to innovation• Real world applications of educational concepts prepare students for the real world• CFT is a real world application of the 4 Cs• STEM alternative for Liberal Arts students• Will help prepare students for the 21st century global economy9/5/2012 Copyright 2012 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy.
  13. 13. Recap• What is Partnership for 21st Century Skills?• The P21 Mission Statement• The CFT Vision Statement• What are the 4 Cs?• Why the 4Cs framework for CFT?9/5/2012 Copyright 2012 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy.
  14. 14. Thank You! This presentation and more information is available at: iaetx.com/cft9/5/2012 Copyright 2012 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy.
  15. 15. End of Presentation9/5/2012 Copyright 2012 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy.

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