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What's it all about? ➜ This Google Sheet contains details on all of the competition categories available for the 2019-20 STLP year.
Last Update: 10/04/19 Updated rubric and description for KATE DPOJ Category (Section 2A), Also addition of DPOJ Resources (Section 2C)
REGIONALSRegister by October 18 1AREGIONALS: LEVEL 1 PROJECTSLevel 1 Project RubricTeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRICUp to 4 PresentersStudents plan and carry out the project. At Level 1 present project ideas/current progress, answer judges’ questions and demonstrate (as needed). Compete against rubric, not others.
Level 1 Team ReflectionTeamK - 12thVIEW DOC3 Projects per schoolSTLP Coaches guide teams through completion of Team Reflection. Each team should provide at least one completed copy of the Level 1 Team Reflection to judges.
Resource: "I Am A..." Standards PostersN/AK - 12thVIEW POSTERSN/ASTLP is rubric driven and project rubrics are built around ISTE Standards for Students. Utilize these posters to help make the standards and Team Reflection meaningful to students.
Resource: Access the STLP logoN/AK - 12thVIEW LOGON/AAccess the STLP logo (in various forms, styles, and colors). The STLP logo should be displayed proudly in your presentation and presentation space.
1BREGIONALS: SERVICE TEAMSService Team: EngineersIndividual9th - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 candidates per schoolInterview for position on STLP Engineers service team. Provide leadership and technical support at STLP State, KySTE Spring Conference. Review qualification carefully.
Service Team: Live ProductionIndividualK - 8thVIEW RUBRIC2 candidates per schoolInterview at Regionals with hopes to be on Live Production Team at State. Work with KET professionals to help produce and broadcast STLP State
Service Team: Media ArtsIndividual6th - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 candidates per schoolInterview at Regionals with hopes to be on Media Arts Team at State. Work with team to create high quality short films highlighting events happening at STLP State.
Service Team: Social MediaIndividual6th - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 candidates per schoolInterview at Regionals with hopes to be on Social Media Arts Team at State. Promote State events via STLP social media platforms. Help announce Wall of WInners finalists.
Service Team: Blogger Corps **Individual6th - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 candidates per schoolAttend Regionals to gather info for writing sample blog entry about the event. Submit your finalized blog post as part of the DPOJ registration. No interview occurs.
DPOJRegister by January 82ADIGITAL PRODUCT ONLINE JUDGING (DPOJ) CATEGORIESDPOJ: Book TrailerTeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 entries per school Book trailers are short multimedia products that capture the essence of a book (without giving away the ending) in the fashion of a Hollywood movie trailer
DPOJ: Digital ArtIndividualK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 entries per school Look for creative students who produce digital art for projects, web sites, materials, etc. All original Digital Art work has no clip art or images from any other source.
DPOJ: Digital MusicIndividualK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 entries per school Create original digital music piece using available software. Review rubric for details about how to properly document the type of music being produced. Rock on!
DPOJ: Digital StorytellingIndividualK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 entries per school Use digital tools in any combination of music, sound effects, images, text, narrations and more to present a digital telling of their own original story.
DPOJ: DocumentaryTeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 entries per schoolEntries tell stories about a person, event, or a place from recent or past history. It may include some still images or other media but the majority should be motion footage.
DPOJ: ePublishingTeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 entries per schoolStudents publish digital materials. Provide a URL link to a strong sample of how students are making publications for learning.
DPOJ: Feature VideoTeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 entries per schoolA Feature Video is a short piece used to inform or entertain the audience about a specific topic (of your choice).
DPOJ: Girls Who CodeTeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC1 entry per schoolExisting Girls Who Code groups enter their GWC project or a compliation of their challenges. Want to start GWC? Contact:
DPOJ: Graphic DesignIndividualK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 entries per schoolSoftware is used to create and combine symbols, images and/or words to create a visual representation of ideas and messages. All aspects of the content should be original.
DPOJ: Infographic IndividualK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 entries per schoolInfographics are visually stimulating ways to present data/information in a simplified and understandable manner. Create design elements such as charts, graphs, maps, etc.
DPOJ: KATE ProductTeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 entries per schoolEach year a new topic is introduced by the folks at KATE for their DPOJ category. Stay tuned for that updated rubric to release.
DPOJ: Manipulated ImageIndividualK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 entries per schoolTake one or more original images and combines them, change them, add/remove items, etc., in order to create a totally new original image.
DPOJ: Minecraft (STLP Gaming)TeamK - 12thTo Be Updated1 entry per schoolFor this competition, teams utilize Minecraft: Education Edition to complete a build following a provided prompt and demonstrate the use of code to create a unique object/event.
DPOJ: Multimedia ContentIndividualK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 entries per schoolUse digital tools to create original content by combining at least three of the following media types: animation, audio, design software, images, interactive device, text, and video.
DPOJ: Original PhotoIndividualK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 entries per schoolEnter original photos that utilize composition, framing, and feel without over dependence upon software enhancement (filters, effects, etc.)
DPOJ: PSA VideoTeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 entries per schoolThe Public Service Announcement (PSA) video should market a product or idea and be persuasive. It meets the precise time limit of 15, 30, or 60 seconds (including credits)
DPOJ: Screen Capture TutorialIndividualK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 entries per schoolScreen capture tutorials are short multimedia products that utilize screen recording tools to actively teach a skill or process as it occurs on the narrator’s device.
DPOJ: Technical WritingIndividualK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 entries per schoolProvides clear and precise instructions or directions for using technology to solve a real problem. Student identifies a specific problem and provides a creative/innovative solution.
2BDPOJ: SERVICE TEAMSService Team: Block Code CrewIndividual6th - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 may apply per schoolSubmit application with hopes of being selected to serve on Block Code Crew service team at STLP State. Help with the implementation of STLP Robot World playground at State.
Service Team: Blogger Corps **IndividualK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 may apply per schoolSubmit blog entry based upon experience at Regionals in the fall (see Section 1B). If selected, serve at STLP State as a guest blogger writing stories to cover events around venue.
Service Team: PhotojournalistIndividual9th - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 may apply per schoolSubmit sample work in hopes of being selected to serve on Photojournalist Team at State. Photojournalists work independently at State to capture imagery for use in STLP resources.
2CDPOJ: RESOURCESKET Media Arts ToolkitResourcesK - 12thVIEW TOOLKITWhole School ResourceGreat connections to DPOJ categories with thanks from partners at KET Education. Find tips on how to start creating media and learn how artists are using media in their artworks.
KET Education ConsultantsCONTACTKET’s regional education consultants provide in-school consultations and trainings on a variety of topics and are ready to help your STLP leverage digital tools to enhance Media Fluency
STLP19 Digital Product ChampsVIEW CHAMPSGet inspriation from the Digital Product Chapions from the 2019 STLP State Championship.
STATE CHAMPIONSHIPRegister by March 83ASTATE: LIVE CHALLENGES (NOTICE: All State Live Challenge Rubrics are to be considered "Under Review" and are subject to change ahead of STLP State)Coding ChallengeIndividual9th - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 stuidents per schoolOne student finds a solution to a prompt by creating a script/code in a timed environment.
Extreme Networking ChallengeIndividual6th - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 students per schoolStudents that are experienced enter this category to take a test and show what they know and can do with a network.
Proven Learning Quick Tech RecallIndividualK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC2 students per schoolQuick minds and fast fingers using a clicker system will allow your student to answer questions on technology topics.
Racing to the FutureIndividualK - 12thVIEW WEBSITE6 students per schoolStudents work with components of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) in building an understanding for the world of competitive racing
Art on Demand (6-8)Solo6th - 8thVIEW RUBRIC1 student per schoolOne student creates an original piece of art following the prompt within time limit. Category is a BYOD event
Art on Demand (9-12)Solo9th - 12thVIEW RUBRIC1 student per schoolOne student creates an original piece of art following the prompt within time limit. Category is a BYOD event
Photo on DemandSoloK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC1 student per schoolCapture an image based upon the given theme within time limit
Web Build Challenge: CodingSoloK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC1 student per schoolOne student builds a website on demand using a coding language instead of a GUI based web building program. This is a times challenge. Category is a BYOD event.
Web Build Challenge: DesignSoloK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC1 student per schoolOne student builds a website on demand focusing on design and creativity. This is a timed challenge. Category is a BYOD event.
2 Person Team
K - 12thVIEW RUBRIC1 team per schoolUsing student built robots (using all LEGO components only) two robots in a circular ring, with the goal being to push the opposing robot out of the ring within the time limit.
Bench Challenge
2 Person Team
K - 12thVIEW RUBRIC1 team per schoolThe team MUST be made up of two students. The two students will answer questions. The best pair with a top combined score will troubleshoot a computer.
Georgetown College Robot Use
2 Person Team
K - 12thVIEW RUBRIC1 team per schoolChallenge is to create a robot that is either a transformation of another item OR transforms the way you do a task. Students bring their own robot.
UK Computer Science Challenge
2 Person Team
6th - 12thVIEW RUBRIC1 team per schoolComputer Science is an exciting field choice for many students. Here students have an opportunity to learn a language on site and create a solution to the prompt. (BYOD)
KY CinemaniaTeamK - 12thVIEW WEBSITE1 team per schoolProduce a video, less than 3 minutes long, and post it online within 48 hours after registered teams recieve emailed instructions. Videos will be due in the days before State.
Help Desk Support ChallengeTeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC1 team per schoolStudents present how they help support technology within their school/district/community back home. Describe how technical support is provided and share examples.
KY TravelTeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC1 team per schoolWhat is special about your town/local community? Create a travel campaign to highlight the best things about your hometown and share with judges. Category is BYOD.
Newscast ChallengeTeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC1 team per schoolIf your school has a news program, let us know more about it. Come describe the process you utilize to get the news show done on time. Create PSA video and presentation display.
NKU App Design ChallengeTeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC1 team per schoolWhat mobile app can your students create that uses gamification to teach teach/re-enforce STEM discipline subjects? Maybe an app that could help your school? Android apps only.
RCX: Robo Challenge XtremeTeamK - 12thRCX INFO PAGE1 prequalified teamHave a robot? Want to get involved with a regional event? RCX may be just the thing. Compete in regional RCX competitions and earn a spot to compete for a State Championship.
Sphero HeroTeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC1 team per schoolCreate an original (short) dramatic story, build an obstacle course as the stage for the story, and program a Sphero to navigate the stage autonomously while students narrate to judges.
Swift Playgrounds App Design ChallengeTeam6th - 8thRUBRIC SOON2 teams per schoolNEW for 2020! Demonstrate your Swift Playground app build for panel of judges. More info soon!
Swift Xcode App Development ChallengeTeam9th - 12thRUBRIC SOON2 teams per school NEW for 2020! Demonstrate your Swift XCode app build for a panel of judges. More info soon!
UK Engineering: Minds on InnovationTeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC1 team per schoolThinking about problems and finding solutions are part of the engineering world. Have a team create an original idea, products, or processes which solve a problem. Share with judges.
STLP Game Design ChallengeTeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC1 team per schoolGame design involves system-based thinking, critical problem solving, art, storytelling, interactive design, game logic and rules, and computer skills. Present your game to judges.
UL Podcast ChallengeTeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC1 team per schoolCreate and share an original podcasting series using a variety of hosting options. Present and discuss your podcasting experience with judges.
3BSTATE: DPOJ FINALISTS- Invited from DPOJ round 1 (see 2A)Each product that is advanced by judges to State during the January DPOJ process will need to be re-registered with an updated URL for STLP State Judges.
- Register/submit links to productsLink URLS to the Digital Products for State judging must be accurate, open, & not require a special account to view. If judges cannot access, no choice but to disqualify product.
- All judging done digitally
DPOJ State rubrics are included in the DPOJ rubric links in Section 2
Since judging occurs all digitally and all at once, access and accuracy of the links are vital. Double/triple check all links (even from outside of school) before submitting State registration
- No physical copies needed at State
Unlike in earlier years, Digital Products do not need to be dropped off to State judges in physical form. Judges will only utilize the URL links you provide in your State registration.
- FInalists recognized at Award ShowDigital Product finalists will be named 1st or 2nd place in their grade division during the STLP State Awards Show. If not present, your award will arrive to school in weeks after event
- Reference orginal DPOJ rubricsDPOJ rubrics include scoring guides for both DPOJ and State judging events. Some are slightly different. Review all rubrics to understand what judges will be looking for.
3CSTATE: LEVEL 2 & 3 PROJECTSLevel 2 Project RubricTeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRICOnly if advanced from Level 1 at RegionalsLevel 2 Project judging occurs during the morning session of STLP State. Project teams are now competing against other project teams (same Grade Division) that have been randomly assigned to into their judging group. Only one team from each Level 2 judging group will advance to Level 3. Level 2 Projects should be able to demonstrate how the project has developed and been deployed since Level 1 at Regionals. At least one completed Level 2 Team Reflection document should be provided for judges.
Level 2 Team ReflectionTeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRIC
Level 3 Rubric (use L2 Reflection)TeamK - 12thVIEW RUBRICOnly if advanced from Level 2 at StateLevel 3 judging occurs in the afternoon immediately after Level 2 finalists have been announced. Reaching Level 3 means your project will be recognized on stage during the award show and is eligible to be names STLP Best Project in State for your Grade Division. Expect multiple judge visits and plan for converstational interaction...not your rehearsed presentation.
Resource: "I Am A..." Standards PostersN/AK - 12thVIEW POSTERSN/ASTLP is rubric driven and project rubrics are built around ISTE Standards for Students. Utilize these posters to help make the standards and Team Reflection meaningful to students.
Resource: Access the STLP logoTeamK - 12thACCESS LOGOAll Level 2 & 3 ProjectsAccess the STLP logo (in various forms, styles, and colors). The STLP logo should be displayed proudly in your presentation and presentation space.
ALL YEAR ACTIVITIESDeadlines Vary - Reference STLP Calendar4GET RECOGNIZEDStart by letting us know about your STLPSchool wideK - 12thVIEW FORMOne form completed annually per schoolEach STLP school is asked to complete the online form to help us know where our active STLP groups are located, how many students are participating, etc.
Complete the online form annuallyAnnually completing the online form is a prerequisite for participation in any of the STLP Big 3 competitions (Regionals, DPOJ, and/or State).
5GET CONNECTEDJoin KySTLP listserv STLP CoachAllSUBSCRIBEN/AThe KySTLP listserv is a subscription based email group that allows STLP Coaches to crowd-source questions, ideas, etc. Take action to join or leave the listserv at your own discretion.
Join Twitter, follow @STLPKentucky FOLLOWStay up to date on STLP events, see what other STLP groups are doing, and share what your STLP is doing! Follow from your Twitter, or create new account for your STLP.
6LEVEL UP (BADGES)Earn "Achieve" type badgesSchool wideK - 12thVIEW BADGESNo limitEarn public recognition for completing tasks/participating in events. Example: register a project for a Regional event. Multiple Achievement Level Up badges available.
Earn "Collaborate" type badgesVIEW BADGESNo limitWork with others to accomplish STLP goals. Example: Google Meet with another STLP to peer review project presentations. Multiple Collabortion Level Up badges available.
Earn "Contribute" type badgesVIEW BADGESNo limitSharing content, news, ideas, feedback as a way to connect STLP with your school, parents, community and peers. Multiple Contribute Level Up badges available.
Earn "Progression" type badgesVIEW BADGESNo limitLevel Up by earning cumulative badges. Example: compete in every catevgory of a Big 3 Event, like DPOJ. Multiple Progression Level Up badges are available.
Earn " Challenge" type badgesVIEW BADGESNo limitTackle new activity challenges within a limited timeframe. Challenge badges are available only during specific windows of time throughout the STLP year.
7GOLD STATUS 2020-21- At the end of the STLP year, apply onlineSchool wideK - 12thREVIEW LIST OF CURRENT GOLD STATUS STLPs1 application per schoolUtilize the Gold Status application process as an activity for your STLP students. Let them work on the application as a team as an end-of-the-year activity.
- Apply this year for designation next yearGold Status application deadline is near the end of the school year intentionally, as your STLP will reflect upon your activity over the current year to apply for Gold Status for next year.
- Two options: Retain Gold or Request Gold"Retain" Gold Status is for STLPs with a current Gold Status designation. "Request" for STLP's that have allowed their Gold Status to lapse or are new to applying got Gold Status.
- "Retain" is for returning Gold Status groupsSUBMIT YOUR GOLD STATUS RETAIN or REQUEST FORMMaintaining your school's Gold Status is helpful. Current Gold Status schools have a greatly abbreviated application process when submitting to "Retain" as compared to "Request"
- "Request" is more in-depth applicationLetting your Gold Status lapse means your STLP will return the "Request" Gold Status application process.
- Both options require earning Level Up badgesGathering Level Up badges is an important part of the Gold Status application process. The application will ask you identify how several of those badges were earned.
- Applications have student input/participationThe Gold Status application review process is lengthy and takes the whole of "summer vacation" to complete. Expect to learn if your STLP acheived Gold Status at the start of school.