Michael Fullen, Ontario's education researcher guru has set our next focus for teachers.
He has called it the 6 C's for Teaching and Learning. Here they are listed below. Check the attached short article to learn more!!
Character education— honesty, self-regulation and responsibility,
perseverance, empathy for contributing to the safety and benefit of others,
self-confidence, personal health and well-being, career and life skills.
Citizenship — global knowledge, sensitivity to and respect for other cultures,
active involvement in addressing issues of human and environmental
Communication — communicate effectively orally, in writing and with
a variety of digital tools; listening skills.
Critical thinking and problem solving — think critically to design and manage
projects, solve problems, make effective decisions using a variety of digital
tools and resources.
Collaboration — work in teams, learn from and contribute to the learning of
others, social networking skills, empathy in working with diverse others.
Creativity and imagination — economic and social entrepreneurialism,
considering and pursuing novel ideas, and leadership for action.
Click this link to learn more: The 6 C's: From Great to Excellent
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