4C's Activity

This activity focuses on the need to teach the 4Cs - communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking - with digital tools. The lesson will be delivered through Google Classroom.

This lesson has three major challenges:
  1. Act as a student in Google Classroom, see the options as a teacher. Complete the assignment below and turn it in as a student might.
  2. Copy and mark-up a document on the 4Cs in Google Docs and collect the highlights.
  3. Understand the importance of the 4Cs in everyone's classroom.
Part 1: Google Classroom Primer
We will walk through some quick items related to Google Classroom. More detailed resources will be discussed after the lesson. Topics to be covered now include:
  • Joining a class as a student
  • Basic functionality of Classroom
Part 2:  4Cs Activity
  1. Document analysis: Read and mark-up The 21st century classroom – where the 3 R’s meet the 4 C’s!
    1. Go to classroom and open the  Chromebook Workshop class.
    2. Open up the assignment.
    3. Follow the instructions in the document.
  2. Form Reflection | Discussion