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Introducing the 4 C's

Chapel Hill Early College HS
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Introducing the 4 C's

  1. 1. Chapel Hill Early College Student Presentation Mr. Ippolito (Mr. I.) Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. Introducing the 4 C’s
  2. 2. Skills for the 21st Century Students must have formal education, but to be successful in the 21st century, students also need to learn important skills that apply to all subjects and all careers. We call them The 4C’s. Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy.
  3. 3. • Communication • Critical Thinking • Collaboration • Creativity Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. The 4 Cs From Partnership for 21st Century Skills
  4. 4. Why are the 4C’s Important? Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. • Helps prepare students for the 21st century global job market • Identified by employers as lacking but most needed • Keys to Innovation
  5. 5. • Communication • Critical Thinking • Collaboration • Creativity Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. The 4 Cs From Partnership for 21st Century Skills
  6. 6. Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. Communication - Definition “The act or process of using words, sounds, signs, or behaviors to express or exchange information or to express your ideas, thoughts, feelings, etc., to someone” ~ Merriam-Webster Dictionary
  7. 7. Communication Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. • Articulate thoughts and ideas in a variety of forms and contexts • Listen to decipher meaning • Inform, instruct, motivate and persuade • Utilize multiple media and technologies
  8. 8. Why is Communication Important? Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. • Is a choice • It starts with you • Effective communicators display compassion, empathy, humility and respect • It is the fabric of life • You cannot not communicate
  9. 9. • Communication • Critical Thinking • Collaboration • Creativity Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. The 4 Cs From Partnership for 21st Century Skills
  10. 10. Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. Critical Thinking - Definition “Focused organized thinking about such things as the logical relationships among ideas, the soundness of evidence, and the difference between fact and opinion.”
  11. 11. Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. Critical Thinking - Reasoning • Use inductive and deductive reasoning • Analyze evidence, arguments, claims and beliefs • Evaluate major alternative points of view • Synthesize information and arguments • Interpret information and draw conclusions • Reflect critically on learning experiences • Make judgments and decisions
  12. 12. Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. Critical Thinking – Problem Solving • Solve different kinds of non-familiar problems in conventional and innovative ways • Ask significant questions that clarify various points of view and lead to better solutions
  13. 13. Why is Critical Thinking Important? Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. • Helps us learn from experience • Helps prevent mistakes from recurring • Helps produce reasonable, effective solutions • Promotes open-mindedness • Puts things in perspective • Helps us balance our emotions
  14. 14. • Communication • Critical Thinking • Collaboration • Creativity Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. The 4 Cs From Partnership for 21st Century Skills
  15. 15. Collaboration - Definition “To work with another person or group in order to achieve or do something.” ~ Merrian-Webster Dictionary Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy.
  16. 16. Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. Collaboration • Work effectively and respectfully with others • Share information, responsibility and accountability • Be willing to negotiate and compromise to accomplish a common goal • Value individual contributions made by each team member
  17. 17. Why is Collaboration Important? Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. • Leads to deeper understanding and learning • Helps to solve complex problems • Provides different perspectives • TEAM – Together Each Accomplishes More
  18. 18. • Communication • Critical Thinking • Collaboration • Creativity Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. The 4 Cs From Partnership for 21st Century Skills
  19. 19. Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. Creativity - Definition “The ability to make new things or think of new ideas.” ~ Merriam-Webster Dictionary
  20. 20. Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. 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 failures
  21. 21. Why is Creativity Important? Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. • Creativity is what sets man apart from animals • Can result in improvement • It is the source of new ideas • Inspiration • Makes lemonade out of lemons • Self-expression
  22. 22. • Communication • Critical Thinking • Collaboration • Creativity Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. The 4 C’s From Partnership for 21st Century Skills
  23. 23. Thank You! This presentation and more information is available at: iaetx.com/chapelhill.html Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy.
  24. 24. Copyright 2014-2015 Innovation Advancing Education. All Rights Reserved. Do Not Copy. End of Presentation

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