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SNAPSHOTS Guidelines

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SNAPSHOTS Guidelines

  1. 1. Snapshot Project GUIDELINES Paviter Singh paviter@gmail.com 1
  2. 2. OBJECTIVE To provide students with the opportunity to apply what they have learned in English and Social Studies by getting them to collaborate with each other to create an authentic, real world product that will be showcased online. SNAPSHOTS 2
  3. 3. OVERVIEW Introduction Ask Questions & Clarify Any Doubts Brie ng on Project Guidelines Ask Questions & Clarify Any Doubts Students are Paired Up into Project Teams Teams Select Project Topic Refer to Rubric, Sample Project, Milestones when needed SNAPSHOTS 3
  4. 4. THE SCENARIO You are an officer from the United Nations who has been sent on a fact nding mission to XXX country (depending on the topic you choose for your project) SNAPSHOTS 4
  5. 5. THE SCENARIO The United Nations Security Council has appointed you to investigate the reports of con ict and violence in that country. SNAPSHOTS 5
  6. 6. THE SCENARIO Instead of interviewing key officials from each side, you spend your trip talking to ordinary people and taking photos and video clips of their experiences SNAPSHOTS 6
  7. 7. THE SCENARIO After 1 week, you have gathered enough information to write your report. You are eager to inform the Security Council of what you have learned! SNAPSHOTS 7
  8. 8. THE SCENARIO BUT... ights out of XXX are limited and you nd yourself stuck at the airport for 2 days. You manage to convince the airline to provide you with internet access you need to submit your report SNAPSHOTS 8
  9. 9. THE SCENARIO You realize that writing a report without the multimedia (photos and video) you have collected would not give the Security Council a clear picture of the situation. You decide to create a GLOG instead. SNAPSHOTS 9
  10. 10. Glog REQUIREMENTS Title that is clear and accurately re ects the key message of your report Include at least two articles (one written by each team member) on what you have learned Each article must be between 200 - 250 words long Include the number of words at the end of each article. For example: (215 words) Each article must be on a different aspect of the con ict. For example: (Housing, Employment) SNAPSHOTS 10
  11. 11. Glog REQUIREMENTS Include the following multimedia to illustrate the con ict you are reporting on four pictures two video clips For EXTRA CREDIT Record an audio interview you may have had with a villager during your trip Do your best to ‘act’ and ‘sound’ convincing! SNAPSHOTS 11
  12. 12. NEEDisTOpartner? Who my KNOW Each one of you will be assigned a partner The two of you will work together on this project SNAPSHOTS 12
  13. 13. NEED TO KNOW Where do we begin? Go to the resources page on the wiki Click on the ‘step guide to Glogster’ Begin creating a glog (its really very simple!) Search for photos / videos on the resource page OR go online and nd them yourself! SNAPSHOTS 13
  14. 14. NEED TO KNOW How will we be graded? First, your glog must ful ll the requirements listed earlier in this presentation You need to hand in your nished product on time Check out the Assessment Rubric page on the wiki for other details SNAPSHOTS 14
  15. 15. NEED TOglog look like? What should our KNOW All your glogs will be different Your glogs should demonstrate to us how well you understand the con ict There is a sample glog on the wiki which you can refer to but it is only a SAMPLE! SNAPSHOTS 15
  16. 16. NEED TO KNOW When is the project due? Rather than give you ONE big deadline there are a series of smaller milestones Check out the key milestones page on the wiki SNAPSHOTS 16
  17. 17. NEED TO KNOW How do we hand-in the glog? Instructions are on the Submissions page of the wiki The instructions will also guide you on how to comment on the glogs of other teams SNAPSHOTS 17
  18. 18. NEED TO KNOW Is there anything else to hand-in Every student needs to complete the online re ection This is on the Student Re ections page of the wiki You will only get a grade once the re ection is done SNAPSHOTS 18

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