Tag Archives: 4C

How To Engage Students in the First few Minutes of a Lesson

http://staceylloydteaching.com/5-simple-ways-engage-students-first-minutes-lesson/

Credit: Stacey Lloyd

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Why “Psychological Androgyny” Is Essential for Creativity

http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/11/07/psychological-androginy-creativity-csikszentmihalyi/

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Illustration by Yang Liu from ‘Man Meets Woman,’ a pictogram critique of gender stereotypes. Click image for details.

Hacking School

Logan LaPlante is one 4C youth with a lot of big ideas about what he wants from his education and life, most of which revolves around something not taught in school very much: how to be happy and healthy. Check out this video for a little inspiration on what young people are capable of with support and empowerment.

4C Youth on the Ellen Degeneres Show!

4C Youth on the Ellen Degeneres Show!

Curious what a young person who is really excelling at being a Creative Artist, Courageous Ally, Critical Thinker, and Confident Leader might look like?  Here’s just one example:

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Thanks to Keri for sharing.

Creative Action Artist

Awesome Agenda Boards!

Awesome Agenda Boards!

We encourage you to make awesome agenda boards, like this one from Taylor! Yours might feature some of the following ideas:

1. Class schedule/agenda of activities
2. Themes or hooks for class
3. Social contract/behavior expectations
4. Behavior monitoring system
5. Visual planning system/goals
6. 4C Visuals
7. Class mascot or team symbols