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Personal Project: Demonstrate Communication and Social skills

Guidance for completing the MYP Personal Project
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Demonstrate limited communication and social skills Demonstrate adequate communication and social skills Demonstrate substantial communication and social skills Demonstrate excellent communication and social skills

Outline of:

  • limited or irrelevant interaction with people involved in the project
  • little collaboration with those relevant to the project (if appropriate to the project).
  • A report that lacks clarity and coherence and/or does not follow the required structure.

Description of:

  • interaction with some people relevant to the project
  • working effectively with others (if appropriate to the project).
  • A report that is occasionally clear and coherent and that partially follows the required structure.

Explanation of:

  • effective interaction with those relevant to the project using appropriate modes of communication
  • working effectively with others (if appropriate to the project).
  • A report that is mostly clear and coherent and that follows the required structure.

Analysis and evaluation of:

  • valuable ongoing essential interaction with those relevant to the project using a variety of appropriate modes of communication
  • working effectively with others (if appropriate to the project).
  • A report that is consistently clear, coherent and effectively (or creatively) follows the required structure.

Exchanging thoughts, messages and information effectively through interaction

Reading, writing and using language to gather and communicate information

Social Skills
  • Excellent ability to communicate with a wide range of people in an appropriate manner.

  • Excellent  ability to express themselves fully and fluently with a range of media including written, oral, and visual communication.

  • Uses intercultural understanding to interpret communication

  • Gives and receives meaningful feedback

  • Uses discipline and/or text specific forms of expression for different purposes and audiences.

  • Uses appropriate forms of writing for different purposes and audiences

  • Uses a variety of media to communicate with a range of people

  • Working effectively with supervisor

  • Read critically and for comprehension

  • Read a variety of sources for information

  • Make inferences and draw conclusions

  • Paraphrase accurately and concisely

  • Make effective summary notes for studying

  • Preview and skim texts to build understanding

  • Structure information in summaries, essays and reports

  • Excellent ability to explain the purpose of their project and articulate their learning.

  • Respect and accept sociocultural difference
  • Consider, respect and analyse different opinions, points of view, ideas and preferences
  • Be empathetic
  • Respect different opinions and the points of view of others 
  • Delegate and take responsibility as appropriate  
  • Help others: facilitate the success of others
  • Take responsibility for own actions
  • Resolve conflicts and work collaboratively with appropriate roles in a team
  • Understand when and how to build consensus
  • Make decisions based on fairness and equality
  • Negotiate goals and limitations with peers and teachers
  • Help others when appropriate and encourage contribution from others
  • Drive change through an understanding of others and especially of group dynamic