Thursday, 26 March 2015

The 6 C's for the 21st Century Teacher and Student

The "6  Cs" for the 21st Century Teacher 

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 sustainability.

  • 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

This link is also posted in my Favourites List on the home page.

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