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Here you can see the lesson for this upcoming week:
11/10 - Lesson 8 - Sophomore committee elections and presentations
If you know that you will be absent, fill out this form and let us know ahead of time.
Bite-Sized Agenda for 11/10/2018 :
12:30pm - 12:45pm Mentor Catch-Up Time
12:45pm - 1:15pm Work on Summer Programs Presentations
1:15pm - 1:45pm Sophomore Committee Elections in Courtyard
1:45pm - 2:00pm Voting time - link to vote is here. PLEASE DO NOT SHARE WITH MENTEES BEFORE SESSION. We will send it out during session after speeches are done.
2:00pm - 2:30pm Continue working on your summer program presentations
Mentees and Mentors will learn about skills pertaining to making a presentation
Mentees (with the help of their Mentors) will begin to make a presentation about one of their top choices of a summer program that they will present during a later session.
Sophomore Class will hear from the classmates and select their committee of representatives
Link to vote is here -
12:30pm - 12:45pm - Mentor Catch-Up Time
12:45pm - 1:15pm - Work on your Summer Program Presentations
1:15pm - 1:45pm - Sophomore Committee Elections
1:45pm - 2:00pm - Voting
2:00pm - 2:30pm - Continued Skill Building for Presentation and Communication - How to create and give a presentation. Topic: A Summer Program You Like
In your presentation, you should answer the following questions:
What is your program?
What school/organization is it through? Where in the US is it located?
What are the dates? Are there multiple sessions?
What is the subject area focus of your summer program?
What are three things you like about this program?
How do these things (answers from above) help contribute to fostering a growth mindset?
Where did you find your information?
Keep your presentations to below 5 minutes!
Communication and Presentation Skills:
Avoid filler words (um, ya, so like…)
Tips for Good Slides - Ted.com Blog Post
Avoid bright colors that clash
Use pictures (but not too many!)
No paragraphs- minimal amount of writing
Stay on topic
Keep slides uncluttered
Proofread your work!
2:30pm Dismissal - Reminder: Elections Speeches Next Week! Work with your Mentors :)