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1 THE IBMYP PERSONAL PROJECT Personal Project 2015

2 What is the Personal Project? A chance to be a Bill Gates, a Picasso, a Jamie Oliver or…. Personal interest Project completed by all Year 9 and 10 students – commenced in year 9 term 4 and completed in year 10 term 3. Opportunity to discover personal abilities and passions Opportunity to create something that is of great personal interest Opportunity for independent learning. 2

3 Majority of MYP students have a positive sense of global self-concept, are engaged in self-reflection and feel resilient: 61% of MYP students reported a positive sense of global self- concept “always” or “most of the time”; 75% indicated that they were engaging in self- reflection; just over half of students reported that they felt resilient “often” or “nearly all the time”. (Recent Flinders University Study) 3

4 Global Contexts Which “lens” will I use? Identities and Relationships Orientation in space and time Personal and cultural expression Scientific and technical innovation Globalisation and sustainability Fairness and development (See handout) 4

5 Identities and Relationships Students will explore identity; beliefs and values; personal, physical, mental, social and spiritual health; human relationships including families, friends, communities and cultures; what it means to be human. 5

6 Orientation in space and time Students will explore personal histories; homes and journeys; turning points in humankind; discoveries; explorations and migrations of humankind; the relationships between and the interconnectedness of individuals and civilizations from personal, local and global perspectives. 6

7 Personal and cultural expression Students will explore the ways in which we discover and express ideas, feelings, nature, culture, beliefs and values; the ways in which we reflect on, extend and enjoy our creativity; our appreciation of the aesthetic. 7

8 Scientific and technical innovation Students will explore the natural world and its laws; the interaction between people and the natural world; how humans use their understanding of scientific principles; the impact of scientific and technological advances on communities and environments; the impact of environments on human activity; how humans adapt environments to their needs. 8

9 Globalisation and sustainability Students will explore the interconnectedness of human-made systems and communications; the relationship between local and global proceses; how local experiences mediate the global; the opportunities and tensions provided by world – interconnectedness; the impact of decision – making on humankind and the environment. 9

10 Fairness and development Students will explore rights and responsibilities; the relationship between communities; sharing finite resources with other people and with other living things; access to equal opportunities; peace and conflict resolution. 10

11 Focus Questions for identifying the Global Context needed What do I want to achieve through the personal project? What do I want others to understand through my work? What impact do I want my project to have? 11

12 You want to create an App! What will it be an App for? How will you go about it?

13 Group Activity- step 1 Each table has been assigned a Global Context. Using the Global Context allocated and its details discuss and decide upon an idea for an App that you will create as part of your personal project. 5 minutes Groups to feedback what their decision was and how it connects to their allocated Global Context. 13

14 Project Criteria Establish what the parameters of your project will be. These parameters will be used to measure the quality of your completed product. These are used by the student, the final project is marked using a set of given IB criteria. Some guide questions: What will my outcome or project look like? What type of materials will I use? What techniques /approaches will I use? What type of information will be included? Who is the audience? Do I need to consider copyright or intellectual property? 14

15 Group activity- step 2 As a group decide on three (3) key criteria (tests) that you will use to measure the success of your App. 15

16 Group activity- step 3 Now list three (3) questions you think you will need answered to be able to create your App. Where will you get this information from and why this source? 16

17 Connections to the Personal Project How has the activity reflected the nature and steps of the project? 17

18 The Personal Project Support Personal Project Coordinator 2015 Students are allocated a staff member as a mentor. Regular meetings are held to support the process Workshops to address key sections of the project 2015 Personal Project Guide Book – available on the Personal Project Wiki space 18

19 Project Components Personal project componentHow it is assessed 1.Focus on a topic leading towards a product/outcome- Goal. Evident in the presentation/report 2.Process journalA selection of extracts in appendices of the report 2.Report- Written, Electronic (blog etc), Oral (podcast), Visual (film), multimedia. The content of the report assessed using all four criteria 19

20 A product of your child’s own creation and initiative A creative piece totally of your child’s own choice using all manner of representation 20

21 Created an advertising campaign with the aim of changing community attitudes towards those with disabilities. 21

22 What can parents do to help their children with the Personal Project? Encourage your daughter to choose a topic that she is really interested in and will be motivated by. Ensure the $100 limit is adhered to. Encourage your child NOT to procrastinate, to manage her time well, and to meet all deadlines. Motivate your child to complete the Project because it is brilliant preparation for life in “the real world”. Support but don’t do! 22

23 Assessment Criteria Criteria A: InvestigatingMax 8 Criteria B: PlanningMax 8 Criteria C: Taking ActionMax 8 Criteria D: ReflectingMax 8 Total 32 23

24 Questions ? 24

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