The 4C’sof 21st Century Learning            in        Asheboro      City Schools
IntroductionBarry Richard Barber Technology FacilitatorAsheboro City Schools
Asheboro City Schools
Asheboro City Schools• five-star Early Childhood  Development Center• five elementary schools• two middle schools• one hig...
Asheboro City Schools             Dr. Diane FrostSuperintendent of Asheboro City Schools         2012 A. Craig PhillipsNor...
Asheboro City Schools• IMPACT grant• 1:1 laptop program
Partnership 21 State LeadersCurrent State Partners:•   Arizona•   Illinois•   Iowa•   Kansas•   Louisiana•   Maine•   Mass...
National Priority“Im calling on our nations governors andstate education chiefs to develop standardsand assessments that d...
DisclaimerControversy?
Turn and Talk     What are21 Century skills?  st
Partnership for 21st Century Skills• Critical thinking and problem   solving• Creativity and innovation• Collaboration• Co...
Critical Thinking       Math Stations             Connected &Students Take Responsibility   Integrated Math for Their Grou...
Critical Thinking                             Britannica                             World Newspapers                     ...
Critical Thinking “I’m Eating Healthy”     Scratch from MITStudent Created Video   Computer Programming 2011 PBS Innovator...
Creativity and Innovation Science Students     Students Portray Colonists Write and Perform          on the Eve of Their S...
Creativity and Innovation  Reports Using   Glogster andScreencast-o-matic
Creativity and Innovation   Student Created        Student RecordingGo Animate! Explaining          Her Own    Math Concep...
Creativity and Innovation       Art Students    Research Artists of  the Harlem Renaissance
Creativity and Innovation                           Fakebook   Comic Strip         from classtools.netScience Concepts
Creativity and InnovationSidewalk Math         Sidewalk math
Creativity and InnovationChristopher Columbus   Animal Farm Book Trailer      Blabberize          With PhotoStory 3
Collaboration                Google Apps                 Documents                Presentations                  Websites ...
Collaboration         Google Maps:   Collaborative Cartography
CollaborationMath Partners        Reading Partners
CommunicationVery Estuary! Presentation with Prezi
Communication    Four Corners,          Biographies:Fishbowl Discussions,     Research Paper Philosophical Chairs   & Oral...
Communication  Students Communicatewith Peers in other Schools    and Other Countries   education.skype.com
Communication                           Twitter                      for Professional                         Networking  ...
Virtual Corkboard
Communication          Classroom management          Submit assignments          Grade level texts          Discussion for...
Resources you can use21.orgmplementation Guidesore Subject MapsILE Guideoute 21
Future Ready StudentsNorth CarolinaState Board of Education Policy:  Future-Ready Students  for the 21st Century  http://w...
Thank YouBarry Richard Barber Technology FacilitatorAsheboro City Schools
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What the 4 C's: Communication, Collaboration, Creativity and Critical Thinking Look Like in the Classroom

  1. 1. The 4C’sof 21st Century Learning in Asheboro City Schools
  2. 2. IntroductionBarry Richard Barber Technology FacilitatorAsheboro City Schools
  3. 3. Asheboro City Schools
  4. 4. Asheboro City Schools• five-star Early Childhood Development Center• five elementary schools• two middle schools• one high school• 4,500 students
  5. 5. Asheboro City Schools Dr. Diane FrostSuperintendent of Asheboro City Schools 2012 A. Craig PhillipsNorth Carolina Superintendent of the Year
  6. 6. Asheboro City Schools• IMPACT grant• 1:1 laptop program
  7. 7. Partnership 21 State LeadersCurrent State Partners:• Arizona• Illinois• Iowa• Kansas• Louisiana• Maine• Massachusetts• Nevada• New Jersey• North Carolina• Ohio• South Dakota• West Virginia• Wisconsin
  8. 8. National Priority“Im calling on our nations governors andstate education chiefs to develop standardsand assessments that dont simplymeasure whether students can fill in abubble on a test, but whether theypossess 21st century skills likeproblem-solving and critical thinkingand entrepreneurship and creativity.” - President Barack Obama March 10, 2009, addressing the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  9. 9. DisclaimerControversy?
  10. 10. Turn and Talk What are21 Century skills? st
  11. 11. Partnership for 21st Century Skills• Critical thinking and problem solving• Creativity and innovation• Collaboration• Communication
  12. 12. Critical Thinking Math Stations Connected &Students Take Responsibility Integrated Math for Their Group’s Learning
  13. 13. Critical Thinking Britannica World Newspapers Grolier Online InfoTrac Lands & Peoples Cumbre Popular Science Sources of Texts eBooksof Increasing Complexity Magazines
  14. 14. Critical Thinking “I’m Eating Healthy” Scratch from MITStudent Created Video Computer Programming 2011 PBS Innovator for Beginners Award Winner
  15. 15. Creativity and Innovation Science Students Students Portray Colonists Write and Perform on the Eve of Their Song about the American Revolutionthe Skeletal System
  16. 16. Creativity and Innovation Reports Using Glogster andScreencast-o-matic
  17. 17. Creativity and Innovation Student Created Student RecordingGo Animate! Explaining Her Own Math Concepts “Fireside Chat”
  18. 18. Creativity and Innovation Art Students Research Artists of the Harlem Renaissance
  19. 19. Creativity and Innovation Fakebook Comic Strip from classtools.netScience Concepts
  20. 20. Creativity and InnovationSidewalk Math Sidewalk math
  21. 21. Creativity and InnovationChristopher Columbus Animal Farm Book Trailer Blabberize With PhotoStory 3
  22. 22. Collaboration Google Apps Documents Presentations Websites Spreadsheets Drawings Forms Mail
  23. 23. Collaboration Google Maps: Collaborative Cartography
  24. 24. CollaborationMath Partners Reading Partners
  25. 25. CommunicationVery Estuary! Presentation with Prezi
  26. 26. Communication Four Corners, Biographies:Fishbowl Discussions, Research Paper Philosophical Chairs & Oral Presentations
  27. 27. Communication Students Communicatewith Peers in other Schools and Other Countries education.skype.com
  28. 28. Communication Twitter for Professional Networking #edchat #engchatTwitter Inspired: #mathchat25 Word Stories #scichat #25wordstory #sschat #stemTwitter.com/skypeclassroom
  29. 29. Virtual Corkboard
  30. 30. Communication Classroom management Submit assignments Grade level texts Discussion forums 3-2-1, etc. strategies Links to additional help Read alouds Student communicate & collaborate after school Homework & Quizzes Parent Involvement
  31. 31. Resources you can use21.orgmplementation Guidesore Subject MapsILE Guideoute 21
  32. 32. Future Ready StudentsNorth CarolinaState Board of Education Policy: Future-Ready Students for the 21st Century http://www.ncpublicschools.org/stateboard/about/goals
  33. 33. Thank YouBarry Richard Barber Technology FacilitatorAsheboro City Schools

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