In this article, Peter DeWitt proposes that School Climate should be the fifth C as part of 21st Century Learning. He proposes that School Climate is the variable the everything else sits on and is fundamental to the other 4 C’s.Source:
Peter DeWitt, Education Week, January 8, 2017Description:
Critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communication are not new words for us….That 5th C is school climate, and like the other 4 C’s, the success of the school climate is dependent on how we all approach it as a school community. Without an engaging and supportive school climate, schools will never dive deeply into the other 4 C’s. And without a proper school climate, initiatives, creative ideas and collaboration will never meet their full potential.Read the full article here!