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PYP Exhibition Info

  1. 1. Aspengrove School PYP Exhibition 2010/2011
  2. 2. What is the Exhibition? <ul><li>an inquiry that begins from a personal interest around The Human Body, and extends into real world issues </li></ul><ul><li>requires students to synthesize and apply their learning from the current and previous years </li></ul><ul><li>requires students to demonstrate and apply all of the Key Elements of the PYP </li></ul><ul><li>a ‘rite of passage’ from PYP to MYP </li></ul>
  3. 3. What Happens? <ul><li>Students are involved in the process and planning </li></ul><ul><li>The issue </li></ul><ul><li>The learning outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>The learning experiences </li></ul><ul><li>The assessment </li></ul><ul><li>The Exhibition will include: </li></ul><ul><li>A written piece (through a variety of formats – poetry, reports, essays, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>An oral presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of working models, ICT designs, or science experiments </li></ul><ul><li>Performance or demonstration of understanding in another medium: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dance, drama, film, video </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. More … <ul><li>Students must incorporate and demonstrate understanding of the K ey Concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Students must use skills from the five areas: </li></ul><ul><li>social, research, self-management, thinking and communication </li></ul><ul><li>Students should display an understanding of, and show positive I.B. A ttitudes </li></ul><ul><li>Students should have opportunity to exhibit the attributes of the Learner Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Students should have the opportunity to engage in Action. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Timeline… <ul><li>We have created a timeline that works backwards from our post-Staging date (May 6 th ). </li></ul><ul><li>Mentors (Robert Ohly, Sarah Marshall, Wendy Robertson) help us keep on track </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduling and organization a key to </li></ul><ul><li>Student learning </li></ul>
  6. 6. Homework? <ul><li>Working on the Exhibition will require some home time </li></ul><ul><li>Students are keen to get going and keen to work diligently on the Exhibition </li></ul><ul><li>Parents will be privy to ongoing progress as expressed in the Journal and the Grade 5 Exhibition Blog </li></ul>
  7. 7. How can parents help? <ul><li>Support and encourage your child along the way </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss the topic your child is working on and provide another perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Help to locate resources; lend or donate resources to the class </li></ul><ul><li>Get to know about the topic yourself </li></ul><ul><li>CELEBRATE – come and share in a </li></ul><ul><li>demonstration of their learning on </li></ul><ul><li>May 5 th . </li></ul>
  8. 8. Assessing the Work <ul><li>Process will be assessed as well as product . </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibition Journal how how their thinking and goals setting has developed, along with personal reflections. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will receive ongoing feedback from their teachers or other individuals involved. </li></ul><ul><li>There will also be summative assessment(s) of student work at the end of the project. </li></ul>
  9. 9. More Assessment… <ul><li>Rubrics created and used to assess student work. Students help create some rubrics. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers, self- and peer-assessment. </li></ul><ul><li>Aspects to be assessed: </li></ul><ul><li>Journal </li></ul><ul><li>Final product(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Application of the Learner Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Application of the PYP Attitudes and Transdisciplinary Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Action </li></ul><ul><li>Effort </li></ul>
  10. 10. Questions?