Presentations of Learning (POLs) The man, the mystery What are POLs? Logistics • • • • Every student presents a POL each semester Graded by a panel of teachers Separate grade on transcript Performance goes into class grades as well Schedule 2 December 3 4 5 6 Regular Schedule Regular Schedule Regular Schedule Regular Schedule Regular Schedule Family Association Meeting 6pm 9 10 POL Schedule Last meeting of M/W seminar 11 POL Schedule Last meeting of T/Th seminar 12(Wiseburn Board) POL Schedule 13 POL Schedule POL Schedule Morning Group Morning Group Morning Group Morning Group Morning Group 16 Da Vinci Board Meeting 5:30 17 18 19 20 POL Schedule Morning Group POL Schedule Morning Group Regular Schedule TEDx PD Day (Grades & Comments due 8am on 12/21) POL Day Schedule Time Group 8:00 – 11:30 Morning Group POLs 11:30 – 12:30 LUNCH Academic Requirements • Every class is presented • Google docs rubric • Project Skill Improvement Project Skill Project “In this project I created a lighting structure with a complex circuit by . . .” Skill Mastery “This proves my mastery of circuitry and electricity, an essential skill because . . .” “Here is how to solve circuits such as this one . . .” Improvement “I improved my product by . . ..” Computer Skill Skill Mastery Use of Tools Improvement “Using a Khan Academy video, I learned that the y-intercept is . . .” “I had not mastered graphing linear equations . . .” “Now as you can see, I have mastered the linear equations unit in Algebra . . .” Possible Calendar 2 December 3 Script Framework Field Trip! • Review expectations • Choose topics • Select work POLs • Practice, practice, practice until presentation • TEDx work after POL is complete TEDx • TEDx teams prepare for event 4 5 6 Begin Script Complete Script • Write script • Gather evidence • Peer assessment • Gather feedback to edit presentation Practice • Full run through • Peer assessment Fall 2013 Logistics • 11 Minute Presentation – 1 minute intro – 3 minutes per class (9 minutes total) – 1 minute reflection • 3 Minute Q and A • Teacher Feedback • Transition Grading • Separate Grade on Transcript • Affects Class Grades – Presentation and organization skills assignment – Affects essential skills Presentation Attire • You must be in professional dress in order to present: – – – – you forfeit your time slot you must work in presentation room for the remainder of the week You must schedule a make-up presentation for the afternoon Your grade is lowered 10% Boys Girls Button down shirt, tie, dress pants, dress shoes, belt Professional blouse, professional skirt or slacks, professional closed toe shoes Presentation Attendance • If you are late for a presentation: – you forfeit your time slot – you must work in presentation room for the remainder of the week – You must schedule a make-up presentation for the afternoon – Your grade is lowered 10% • If you are not present for your time slot: – You will not pass your POL and will not be able to represent Audience • All of your teachers will be on your panel • Additional guests may also be present • You may invite parents or friends from outside of Da Vinci • You may have Da Vinci Friends watch your POL if: – They are in your school (DVC) – They are in your grade level – They arrive at the beginning of the session and stay for the entire session (not just your presentation) Day of Presentation • On the day your presentation is scheduled: – – – – You are in your seat ready to present at 8:00am You have your computer with PPT loaded You have physical evidence ready You have a printed copy of your script ready to give teachers (MLA format) – You have a stamped script outline • You will be in the presentation room for the entire morning • You must be respectful of all presenters and work silently during presentations Green Room • On the days you are scheduled for the Green room: – Monday/Tuesday You must finish your POL and Practice a minimum of 10 times. – Wednesday/Thursday/Friday You must be working with your TEDx group – You must continue to refine your POL if you did not pass, or are asked by a teacher to work on it.