Superhero project summary

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<ul><li> 1. THE ISS SUPER- STUDENT WHAT ARE THEY LIKE? </li> <li> 2. YOUR MISSION Create a Superhero who embodies the characteristics of a successful ISS student. Criteria: They have the abilities, traits, and knowledge that support their superpower At least 3 Learner Profile traits have to be evident At least 5 AtL skills have to be evident Some subject knowledge strengths should be evident They are unique in their appearance and abilities They represent our student population (culture, language, gender, etc) Colors and clothing should be symbolic and appropriate Their tools a symbolic gadget with special powers to overcome a weakness a map that shows locations and resources that help them a Guide about the resources on their maps </li> <li> 3. What are they like? </li> <li> 4. SUPERHERO DESCRIPTION Special name A description that includes LP and AtL Special powers and abilities Special knowledge Gadget for Extra Power What challenge is it for How does it work It should be symbolic A Guidebook and Map Includes important places in the school Includes a description of who/where/what </li> <li> 5. MAP RESOURCES COULD INCLUDE: Library SAP Nurse Counselors Principal and MYP Coordinator Digital Learning Support Offices Special classrooms Recreational spaces </li> <li> 6. TECHNOLOGY TOOLS Veracross for Discussion Posts Introduction of yourself Updates on progress (who is doing what, how it is going) Final reflection Veracross Website Links to resources and announcements Google Presentation Group Shield (turn in on VC) Superhero presentation (will be QR coded) Google Draw gadget Google Docs List of strengths an MYP student needs Interviews (Questions and Answers) Action plan (turn in on VC) Creating and downloading files from websites Self-assessment and download report Create your own Superhero (turn in on VC) Floorplan Create a comic (optional) </li> <li> 7. ATL SKILLS YOU WILL USE Teamwork Negotiate ideas and knowledge with peers and teachers Collaborate with peers and experts using a variety of digital environments and media Delegate and share responsibility for decision-making Manage and resolve conflict and work collaboratively in teams Build consensus Listen actively to other perspectives and ideas Exercise leadership and take on a variety of roles within groups Encourage others to contribute Presentation Use a variety of media to communicate with a range of audiences Share ideas with multiple audiences using a variety of digital environments and media Present information in a variety of formats and platforms Create original works and ideas </li> <li> 8. ATL SKILLS YOU WILL USE Self-reflection Understand and use sensory learning preferences (learning styles) Practice strategies to overcome distractions Identify strengths and weaknesses of personal learning strategies Digital skills Select and use technology effectively and productively Understand and use technology systems Troubleshoot systems and applications Transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies </li> <li> 9. RESEARCH Find information for disciplinary and interdisciplinary inquiries, using a variety of media Organize and depict information logically Understand and implement intellectual property Plan short and long term assignments; meet deadlines Make connections between various sources of information Collect and analyse data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions Propose and evaluate a variety of solutions Use lateral thinking to make unexpected connections Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products or processes Combine knowledge, understanding and skills to create products or solutions </li> <li> 10. YOUR RESEARCH EVIDENCE Documentation of at least 2 student and 2 teacher interviews Information about the resources on the map Use of the LP and AtL in defining the superpower </li> <li> 11. ASSESSMENT Self-reflection on group work Self-assessment using rubric Action plan for self </li> </ul>