Presentation on theme: "MYP IB TECHNOLOGY Parents and Students Need To Know"— Presentation transcript:
1 MYP IB TECHNOLOGY Parents and Students Need To Know 50 hours of technology work is required for MYP IB.Worth Checking Out The MYP IB web site
2 MYP IB uses these 2 categories What Is Technology?1 a : the practical application of knowledge especially in a particular area : ENGINEERING 2 <medical technology> b : a capability given by the practical application of knowledge <a car's fuel-saving technology> Merriam-WebsterOnlineComputer technologyMYP IB uses these 2 categoriesDesign technologyComputer techUtilizing or learning an applicationSystems techBuilding, modeling,circuitry, most likely not related to compting
3 MYP IB Technology Information Materials Systems Design Cycle InvestigationPlanningCreationEvaluationExplain the three areasExplain design cycleEmphasize the design cycle I.e. just typing a one page paper will not really fit for part of the IB credit but a full research document that follows the process will.Mention areas of interaction
4 What does your student really have to do? 50 hours of documented technology work!Where? How? When?Process journalProducts and evaluationWhat does that mean?Demo quality documentationProcess journalIt can be part of sms classes, both tech and core academicKeep a record of the process and product
5 The Tech 15 Hour Guarantee Electronic PortfoliosAt least 15 hours of work to assemble and produce Electronic PortfoliosStudents will keep n electronic portfolioArtifacts to be chosen and evaluated by core academic teachers.Portfolio to be electronically assembled and put on CD at dates to be specified in December
6 What If? My student does not take any tech classes at SMS? I’m not sure what fits for MYP IB technology credit?Are there any after school technology activities available?How can I get help?Questions???