PROVE IT

My blog rant (introduction)





The final stage of a major product is the unavailing to the public. Up till now you have showed how to organize and manage your time. You have proven that you were making progress. Now you have to present the final work and think about the process. No true project is ever done, because we always learn from it and use our reflections to inform future projects.



THE ASSIGNMENT


STEP ONE:
HAVE A PRODUCT TO SHARE
Throughout the process, you should have been creating a format where the artifacts and exemplars of your product can be found. Now is the time to make these communication tools and resources presentable.
  1. Make the look and feel of these areas presentable. Use common fonts and sizes. Use a common look.
  2. Make this easy to access. Double Check Links. Create clear pathways.
  3. Double Check the flow of the project. Make sure a stranger can understand your project without in-person guidance.
PART TWO:
Update your Advanced Challenges gadget on your Blog to reflect this Project.
PART THREE:
Email me the most important link(s).

STEP TWO:
PRESENT YOURSELF
You will have a 5 minute presentation, during which time you can be as resourceful as you need to be in order to show us your work.
PART ONE:
Prepare in Advance. If you will be using multiple links, then maybe create a Diigo list and consolidate hese in one place. If you will need the projector, know how to use it and make sure your files are accessible.
PART TWO:
Know your product. Imagine you have to sell it to us. Have faith in your work. Know what you are talking about.
PART THREE:
Present.

STEP THREE:
REFLECTION
PART ONE:
In a New Blog Post titled "MY FINAL PROJECT 500"
Write a reflection that addresses the following Essential Learnings with in depth discussion about:
  • How you believe you accomplished the essential learnings
  • What you learned from the process
  • If you did not accomplish specific learning goals, then why not?

EL 3 Students will utilize digital applications to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity
3. Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes
4. Create original works as a means of personal or group expression
EL 4 Students will demonstrate competence in the use of technology communications tools.
1. Know how to use telecommunications tools such as e-mail, discussion groups, and online collaborative environments to exchange data collected and learn curricular concepts by communicating with peers, experts, and other audiences
2. Know how to use a variety of media and formats to design, develop, publish, and present products (e.g., presentations, newsletters, Web pages) that effectively communicate information and ideas about the curriculum to multiple audiences
EL 5 Demonstrate competence in the use of technology research tools.
3. Know how to select and use information and communication technology tools and resources to collect and analyze information and report results on an assigned hypothesis or research question
5. Contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems
EL 6 Demonstrate competence in the use of technology in problem-solving and decision-making.
1. Identify two or more types of information and communication technology tools or resources that can be used for informing and solving a specific problem and presenting results, or for identifying and presenting an informed rationale for a decision
2. Students describe the information and communication technology tools they might use to compare information from different sources, analyze findings, determine the need for additional information, and draw conclusions for addressing real-world problem