STEPS to successful projects
Why projects? <ul><li>National 4/5 Added Value Units </li></ul><ul><li>School development plan </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy ...
Success criteria <ul><li>Whole school adoption </li></ul><ul><li>Taught  </li></ul><ul><li>Embedded in curriculum </li></u...
Good project design <ul><li>Thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging questions </li></ul><ul><li>Real world end products...
Why STEPS? <ul><li>Evidence base </li></ul><ul><li>Fits with Literacy outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Provides scaffolding </li...
Adapted with permission from  http://www.in2edu.com/information_literacy /
Embedding STEPS <ul><li>Templates </li></ul><ul><li>Posters </li></ul><ul><li>Rubrics </li></ul><ul><li>Library wiki </li>...
Assessment of impact <ul><ul><li>Observation of behaviours  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment of process over time </l...
Future developments <ul><li>Team working </li></ul><ul><li>Learning logs </li></ul><ul><li>e-portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>...
What STEPS do we take?
WILF <ul><li>Engaging project  </li></ul><ul><li>3 challenging real world questions </li></ul><ul><li>3 suitable evaluated...
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STEPS to research success

  1. 1. STEPS to successful projects
  2. 2. Why projects? <ul><li>National 4/5 Added Value Units </li></ul><ul><li>School development plan </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy across Curriculum outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Bill Boyd’s advice </li></ul><ul><li>Skills for work </li></ul>
  3. 3. Success criteria <ul><li>Whole school adoption </li></ul><ul><li>Taught </li></ul><ul><li>Embedded in curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Transferable across subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Consistency across curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Includes progression through stages </li></ul>
  4. 4. Good project design <ul><li>Thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging questions </li></ul><ul><li>Real world end products </li></ul><ul><li>Process assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Product assessment </li></ul><ul><li>No more cut and paste! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why STEPS? <ul><li>Evidence base </li></ul><ul><li>Fits with Literacy outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Provides scaffolding </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptable </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment rubrics </li></ul>
  6. 6. Adapted with permission from http://www.in2edu.com/information_literacy /
  7. 7. Embedding STEPS <ul><li>Templates </li></ul><ul><li>Posters </li></ul><ul><li>Rubrics </li></ul><ul><li>Library wiki </li></ul>
  8. 8. Assessment of impact <ul><ul><li>Observation of behaviours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment of process over time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment in different contexts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Measuring curricular attainment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment audits </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Future developments <ul><li>Team working </li></ul><ul><li>Learning logs </li></ul><ul><li>e-portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Stage progression </li></ul><ul><li>More projects </li></ul>
  10. 10. What STEPS do we take?
  11. 11. WILF <ul><li>Engaging project </li></ul><ul><li>3 challenging real world questions </li></ul><ul><li>3 suitable evaluated resources </li></ul><ul><li>Project evaluation criteria </li></ul>

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