Project Report Form

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Project Report Form

Name

Inquiry Topic/Title

Inquiry Question

A clear essential question that motivates the study has been articulated and confirmed by a teacher/mentor.

 

/5

Project Plan

Must contain the following components

i) Name of teacher:

    Name of mentor:

ii) Summary of idea posted (200 word min).

iii) List of potential research sources (min. 10), including readings, websites, documentaries, books, videos, articles, etc.

 

 

/5

Research/New Knowledge

Post your research at least

 

once per week

i) Ongoing research posted weekly (including blogs, graphs, questionnaires, and other research…). State where you are going next

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

Week 6

ii) Works Cited (A list of all your sources have been posted). Annotated quotes, images, video clips posted.  APA Citations.

iii) Possible biases considered and posted.  

/20


Metamorphosis

A paragraph outlining student learning.

 

(once per cycle)

i) Re-state inquiry topic.

ii) Discussion of how your inquiry now impacts your thinking. (100-200 words)

iii) How will this investigation impact the decisions you make. (100-200 words)

iv) Describe the broader impacts this new knowledge might have on others locally and/or globally. (100-200 words)

 

iv) Overcoming challenges- challenges have been identified and reflected upon.

 

/10


 

Butterfly Effect- Learning Community

Support the Learning Community

 

(25 comments per cycle)

Minimum of 5 comments each week/approximately 25 comments per cycle.

 

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

 

Week 4

Week 5

Week 6

Meaningful comments have been regularly posted (not all at once).

Comments add to the inquiry of the topic and include links to other sources.

 

/20

The Burn

 

(2 x per cycle)

A response to someone else’s research, idea, or observation has been posted on the Butterfly Effect site.

A response has been made at least twice per cycle. At least one from another country.

Burn 1

Burn 2

‘The Burn’ acknowledges and celebrates the research and learning within the Butterfly Effect community that has burned on your memory.

The name of the classmate has been identified.

There is a clear explanation of why the post was chosen.

Looks beyond your own area of study on the site.

 

/15

Broaden Your Thinking

 

(Once per cycle)

Two disparate topics, ideas, visuals, lines, etc. have been chosen from a student on Butterfly from another country.

A question or statement has been created connecting two seemingly disconnected ideas.

The student has taken a risk to expand their thinking beyond the ordinary and obvious.

 

/10


Butterfly Effect- Sharing of Learning

Sharing of Learning

 

(At the end of each cycle)

Choose one or more people to share what you have learned during this cycle.  

Share your cited resources: quotes, graphs, questionnaires, video clips, articles etc.

Comments from each observer saved to folder.

 

/15

Cycle Total

 

 

 

/100

 

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