mPOL 2023 – Less Is More

“Thank you for coming to my presentation of learning. I am the expert on my own learning. I am also responsible and accountable for my own learning. You can expect me to give an honest evaluation of my progress. We will discuss my strengths and opportunities for growth. Thank you in advance for listening and for offering feedback that I can use to improve as a learner.” – PLP’s Presentation of Learning Declaration.

There is an idea in the world of design: “Less is more”, the concept of meaningful simplicity. I found this important in my work more than ever moving into grade 11 and in honour of this, let’s reflect on my learning in no more than 100 words.

— Reflection (in exactly 100 words) —

As we move higher in the academic world, it becomes exceedingly vital to be able to write and articulate a concept clearly and concisely as the workload and complexity of tasks only increases. This idea started from my persuasive speech of the Manhattan Project in which I would realize the importance of simplicity to keep my audience engaged. The significance of succinct writing was also crucial in our modern interpretations of Macbeth as we tried to simplify Elizabethan English into text comprehensible to modern day Canadians. Moving forward, from videos to graphic novels, I hope to continue developing this skill.

Concise Writing Tips: Say More With Fewer Words.

Manhattan Project –

Macbeth Project –

That is all and thank you for reading!

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