"When considering whether classroom assessments have value, middle-school teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron writes that she first asks herself whether the assessment has value to the students who are taking it. She then considers whether the assessment allows for project-based learning, critical thinking and student autonomy. Wolpert-Gawron recommends assessing students in some way every day and always considering the four Cs: creativity, collaboration, critical thinking and communication."
I add a fifth "C" to Wolpert's list: Character. In my opinion, these 5 Cs constitute the foundation of so-called 21st century education: Critical thinking, Communication, Creativity, Collaboration, and Character. -JL
Paper presented during the PLAI-STRLC Regional Conference on Promoting Information Literacy for Lifelong Learning, September 25, 2006 at Capuchin Retreat (Information Literacy: the 21st Century Skills http://t.co/l2BAxmzR7v...
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