Skilling and Thrilling Digitally: Promote Engagement and Deep Thinking With the 4Cs
Participate and share : Poster
Saturday, December 5, 11:00 am–12:00 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)
Carolyn Daly Dr. Jayme Johnson
Explore elementary digital projects that use a 4Cs (creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and communication) approach that encourage students to apply what they have learned. View project work, tools and resources that will ignite the inner inventor and advocate in all of us.
|Audience:||Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Topic:||Creativity & curation tools|
|Subject area:||Language arts, STEM/STEAM|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
|Disclosure:||The submitter of this session has been supported by a company whose product is being included in the session|
The purpose of this poster presentation is to share ways to integrate the 4C’s (Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, and Critical Thinking Skills) into meaningful digital project work.
After participating in the poster session, the participants will;
- understand the benefits of incorporating the 4C’s in instructional assignments
- identify tools and resources to nurture student’s inventive nature and share their voice
- gather high-level tried and true project ideas that can be used right away in the classroom
Partnership for 21st Century Skills – http://www.21stcenturyskills.org
Marzano, R. J., Pickering, D. J., & Pollcak, J. E. (2001). Classroom instruction that works. Research-based strategies for increasing student achievement. Alexandria: ASCD.
Carolyn Daly has been working for an educational technology company in San Diego, called Tech4Learning for over 20 years. She has conducted hundreds of presentations at local and state-wide conferences and writes articles for the online Creative Educator magazine. Before working for Tech4Learning, Carolyn taught for 4 years as a bilingual educator in California, in addition to 2 years in schools in Costa Rica and Guatemala. She holds a Master’s of Education in Literacy from California State San Marcos, CA where she conducted her final thesis project on the impact of constructivist technology tools on second language learner’s writing.
Dr. Jayme L. Johnson is an academic leader, educational technologist, and the Head of Lower School at St. John’s Episcopal School in Dallas, Texas. She is a Google Certified Innovator (GTAWA ‘11) and is Google Apps certified. She also holds certification or ambassadorships from: Apple Teacher Swift Playgrounds, Microsoft Innovative Educator, BrainPOP, SymbalooEDU, Fablevision League of Visionaries, Common Sense Education, Tech4Learning, and others. Jayme has presented for non-profit organizations, parenting groups, and at numerous conferences (edCamps, ISTE, CUE, ATLIS, Global Education Conference) on the topics of professional development, technology integration, global collaboration, robotics, and parenting in the digital age.