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Bethanys Exhibition Journal!!

  1. 2. Issues and Solutions Our actions can lead to positive change. Issues, problems, issues! There are big and little issues and problems that concern a lot of people. Some problems and issues have obvious solutions while some issues and problems seem to have no solution. In your Exhibition process you will get a chance to apply your skills as an action taker to some of these issues and problems. You will be choosing a real problem(either local or global) and carefully working through to a solution and take some action to help this issue or problem. Working through this Exhibition journal will help you organize your time and resources to discover the best solution to your chosen issue or problem. Good luck!
  2. 3. Our actions can lead to positive change. Expectations and Assessment <ul><li>By the end of this Exhibition we will have collected evidence of your learning in many different ways. This evidence will include : </li></ul><ul><li>Completed PP Student Exhibition Journal. </li></ul><ul><li>Individual contribution to group Springnotes. </li></ul><ul><li>Peer evaluations for co-operative learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing individual reflections/evaluations. </li></ul><ul><li>Persuasive writing piece. </li></ul><ul><li>Final project/presentation, action and reflection. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Reflecting and Making Meaning 2. Inner Journey 3. Linking and Forming 4. Searching and Collecting 5. Synthesizing and Connecting 6. Acting and Sharing 1. Setting the Stage The Exhibition Process Our actions can lead to positive change.
  4. 5. Inner Journey Expanding your interests Select one of the interests. You brainstormed in your journal and discover the different paths that could be explored. Use the model demonstrated in class to help you. Endangered extinction T i g e r s Pet’s Care for them
  5. 6. <ul><li>Brainstorm real life issues or problems that you think need a solution. Look around you and think about the problems that exist in your school, your neighborhood, Zurich, Switzerland, or elsewhere in the world. </li></ul>State the Issue or Problem Inner Journey Our actions can lead to positive change.
  6. 7. Why is this a problem/issue? <ul><li>You have chosen this problem for a reason. </li></ul><ul><li>How does it affect your life or those around you? </li></ul><ul><li>How does it affect your feelings or emotions? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you think it is important? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you feel a responsibility for this problem/issue? </li></ul>Inner Journey Our actions can lead to positive change.
  7. 8. REFLECTION 1 <ul><li>Our actions can lead to positive change. </li></ul><ul><li>You have chosen a topic. </li></ul><ul><li>Has it changed from your first thoughts? How and why? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you happy with this development? </li></ul><ul><li>You have been put in a group. Who is in the group? </li></ul><ul><li>Why are they in your group? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think the group can work co-operatively and effectively? How and why? </li></ul><ul><li>What did you think about your first week of collaboration? </li></ul>They are in my group because we all want to do the same thing. I think my group can work co-operatively because we always are on tack and work together. On the first day I thought it was going to be fun but scary.
  8. 9. Developing Lines of Inquiry <ul><li>You have defined your problem/issue in relation to Form, Function, Causation and </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility. </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the remaining two Concepts to clarify your lines of inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>Connection How is it connected to other issues/problems? </li></ul><ul><li>It is a problem because more animals are dyeing or given drugs and being tortured. </li></ul><ul><li>Perspective What are other points of view? </li></ul><ul><li>That we know it is going to be safe for humans. </li></ul>Searching and Collecting Our actions can lead to positive change.
  9. 10. Our Process – Searching and Collecting People to whom we spoke to: Name: Mrs. Sikora From this person we learned that there was a website that rejected animal testing. They were called ‘Beauty without Cruelty’. And we emailed them but we haven’t got a replied yet Name: From this person we learned Surveys we created and distributed The group surveyed: animal testing, good or bad. Number of people surveyed: 19 Important conclusion we can make from the results: The important thing about this survey is so we know how thinks animal testing is good or bad. Important information from our advisor: Was that we should do a survey.
  10. 11. Process Reflection These are things I thought about our topic before BUT now I think differently I thought that it wasn’t going to be so scary than it archly is. The are ideas we had about our problem/issue before and I still have now We had a problem that people didn’t know that the products they use is animal testing. These are things about our problem/issue that still challenge us and we still wonder about We are worried that people don’t realize how mean some people are to animals. We would like our audience to leave our presentation with these “BIG UNDERSTANDINGS” Of not to buy products that don’t have the leaping rabbit. (if a product has this sine it means they don’t test on animals) Synthesizing and Connecting Our actions can lead to positive change.
  11. 12. Think of Solutions. ACTION! <ul><li>Brainstorm a wide range of ideas that could help solve this problem/issue </li></ul><ul><li>Here is your chance to be creative. Write down all possible answers. Do not discard any yet because this is your chance to start thinking outside the box to find a creative solution. Be creative, unusual, fanciful, practical and obvious. S T R E T C H your imagination! </li></ul><ul><li>We could solve this problem by looking at the label to see if it has the symbol that it is not tested on animals .Or if it says not tested on animals on the label. Also we are making flyers, a poster, a power point and a skit. </li></ul>Our actions can lead to positive change.
  12. 13. CHOOSING ACTION Is your action S.M.A.R.T.? <ul><li>Specific </li></ul><ul><li>Is your action clear </li></ul><ul><li>Does everyone understand about how your action will happen? </li></ul><ul><li>Have you covered 5 “W”s and the “H”? </li></ul><ul><li>Measurable </li></ul><ul><li>How will you know your action has worked? </li></ul><ul><li>Attainable </li></ul><ul><li>Will you be successful taking this action? </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant </li></ul><ul><li>Does this action actually relate to your problem? </li></ul><ul><li>Time-bound </li></ul><ul><li>Will you have enough time to implement your action? </li></ul>We can make a difference S pecific x M easureable x A ttainable x R elevant x T ime-bound x
  13. 14. Make your Action Plan Our actions can lead to positive change. How will your action affect your problem? If affects to my problem because the website we emailed hates animal testing. Who needs to be convinced? Every one needs to be convinced. What objections might you come up against? An objections we got where what if they need to test on a animal, because in England there is a law that you have to test on 2 animals for medicine not for make up. How can you overcome those objections? We could write to these companies. What resources will you need? We will need computers, books and other resources. Who can help you? My advisor and Mr. Alen. Where should you begin? We should begin with research and then plan what we are going to say. What will be your next step? Practice every thing we are going to say. Who will do what to achieve your action? By getting a reply from the website.
  14. 15. REFLECTION Acting and Sharing We can make a difference The action we took was emailing a place that hated animal testing also we made flyers, a power point and a poster. It went really well we got a reply after a very long time and I don’t think they understood the thing we where trying to tell them. But the poster and flyers and power point looked really well.
  15. 16. Exhibition Night-Reflection Our actions can lead to positive change. I think the exhibition night went really well. We didn’t do any mistakes or mess up’s. Also there where lots of good questions from every one and every one I think enjoyed it. Also it was so FFFFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUNNNNNNNN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  16. 17. My final message is… My final message is that the Exhibition Unit is great. Also it is ssssssssssssoooooooooooo FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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