PP FULL DAY Tuesday Sept. 22th 2015 MYP LGR
8:05 to 9:10 Introduction (Mr. Morin)
Welcome (Mr Morin)
Sharing Activity (Ms Clarke)
Making Groups A B C based on progress so far(Mr Morin)
9:10 to 10:10 First Rotation
D-220 Gr. A: Work on your PP (Ms Clarke, Ms Johnson, Ms Keus)
MYP LGR Gr. B: Understanding the Criteria (Mr Marsh, Mr Messom)
TBC Room Gr. C: Format- Media- Turnitin (Ms Snyder, Mr Morin)
10:10 to 10:30 Break
10:30 to 11:30 2nd Rotation
D-220 Gr. B: Work on your PP (Ms Clarke, Ms Johnson, Ms Keus)
MYP LGR Gr. C: Understanding the Criteria (Mr Marsh, Mr Messom)
TBC Room Gr. A: Format- Media- Turnitin (Ms Snyder, Mr Morin)
11:30 to 12:30 3rd Rotation
D-220 Gr. C: Work on your PP (Ms Clarke, Ms Johnson, Ms Keus)
MYP LGR Gr. A: Understanding the Criteria (Mr Marsh, Mr Messom)
TBC Room Gr. B: Format- Media- Turnitin (Ms Snyder, Mr Morin)
12:30 to 13:30 Lunch
13:30 to 14:30
D-220 and MYP LGR Gr. A B C Work on your own PP (All Mentors present)
Agenda for Friday Sept. 18th 2015 Advisory – LGR
Ms Snyder: Organization and Tools
Go over Blog
3 Boxes – Signed by your supervisor and a mentor
Tuesday Sept 22nd: Outline of Day presented
Student Guide & Timeline of the process
Challenging goal, quality product, manageable and feasible at NIS
Get 3 Boxes Signed – Chat
3 Boxes signatures: from your supervisor and one mentor or 2 mentors.
You can choose any mentor although one is assigned to you on the list below.
For PP Students and PP Supervisors:
For those who would really like a printed version of the PP Student Guide contact Mr Morin. Please do only If you are convinced that you would use and appreciate a printed version. We will collect them back at end of year for use next year.
Subject of e-mail: “Printed Guide”.
Before 17:00h. TODAY! Before 5:00 PM Today, Monday Sept. 14
The NIS PPP Student Guide contains a time line, step by step process, tips and reminders to support you in your journey.
Friday September 18 during extended advisory: all Grade 10 students will meet in the MYP LGR at 8:05
Your 3 Boxes signed by PP supervisor and at least one PP mentor.
The PP mentors are:
Amy Keus <firstname.lastname@example.org>Robin Marsh <email@example.com>Minza Snyder <firstname.lastname@example.org>Ruth Clarke <email@example.com>Andrew Messom <firstname.lastname@example.org>Emily Johnson <email@example.com>Francis Morin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Reminder: All meetings and actions related to PP are documented and analyzed in the Process Journal. Your journal can include different media format such as video, audio or hand written entries. See the “NIS PPP Student Guide” to bring quality in your journal entries.
During this meeting you should:
1. Establish a system for direct communication and regular meetings
2. Show your 3 boxes
To access the various APA guides, go to the Library website located at:
The cite will provide help with citing various resource types (books, websites, images etc.) as well as help with in-text citations.
Personal Project: Final Instructions
Wednesday February 20th.
- HARD copy of Report and Excerpt of Process Journal to supervisor by 15:45
- Product or evidence of outcome to supervisor by 15:45
- SOFT copy of Report and Excerpt of Process Journal to Drop Box is 18:00 Student large storage
2 PDF files in a folder with your name: PPP_first&last name_Report
- PDF Soft copy of Report to Turnitin due at 18:00 (PDF only)
Note: If supervisor is absent bring hard copies and product to C-142 before 15:45 Mr Morin
This is a video of how you should format your paper. It is missing the RUNNING HEAD in the header.
Your RUNNING HEAD should be in cap-locks with a semicolon and then a shortened version of your title. It should be left justified.
RUNNING HEAD: Model Airplanes
RUNNING HEAD: Energy Efficient Houses
Title Page ( Student name, school name, year, title of project and length (word count if written)
Define the goal including (Title of project, Context, a clear goal, how you intend to achieve your goal and an AoI focus)
Selection of Sources
Application of Information
Achieving the goal
Reflection on Learning
Excerpt of Process Journal is a different document
The process journal is handed in to supervisor on due date and may be returned to student.