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{April 25, 2011}   BC2 Blog Post 5

Hello BC2 Students.  For this post I am asking you to reply in 250-300 words.  Please tell me about the following:

  • What have you learned about advertising this far?
  • What challenges has your group faced in trying to invent and market your product?
  • What types of decisions have you made so far about your product?
  • What kinds of resources were/are helpful to your group during this project?
  • If you could actually develop and market your product do you think it would be successful? Why or why not?
  • Who, if anyone, has stood out in a positive way in your group?  What have they done to help the group move forward toward project completion?

Due Tuesday, April 26, 2011 by the end of class.


{April 20, 2011}   BC2 Website Project

For this project, your group is coming up with a product which you will sell using your website.  The product has to be original, nothing that has been seen on television or on the internet.

You will be creating a website with which to market your product using

Your website must contain:

The picture of your actual product

A commercial advertising your product

Testimonials from people who have used your product

The actual marketing campaign for your product. (Details to come)

This project is due: Friday, April 29, 2011 


6 Strategies to An Effective Name

9 Effective Rules for Branding a Logo

11 Steps to creating a Classy and Clean Website

Ten Rules for More Effective Advertising


{April 15, 2011}   BC2 PSA Project Evaluations

Please complete by Monday, April 18, 2011

{April 15, 2011}   Extra Credit Opportunity

If you are willing to video tape for a fashion show: Friday, April 22, 2011 from 7-9pm at Michigan State University’s Campus please see me by Wednesday, April 20, 2011. 

{April 14, 2011}   BC3 Personal Website Project

For this project you will be building a website using You will be collecting a number of artifacts about your life to include in the website.  Some of the information will be professional information and some of the information will be personal information.  As you add this information to the website, you will ultimately build a place for potential employers, schools and programs to go and get information about you as a potential employee or student.

BC 3 Website Evaluation

Part 1: What I Want To Do!

This is the presentation part of this project… what you will be presenting.  You may chose to do a Powerpoint or a Prezi, just insert the word “frame” for “slide”.

BC3 Powerpoint Rubric

Examples of Successful Powerpoints

Future Career

My Future Career

How to Be a MMA Fighter

Part 2: Who I Am

Personal Statements are effective ways to tell a future college or university who you are, where you’re from, why they should choose you.  See the examples below for more guidance.

personal statement instructions[1]

Personal Statement Samples[1]

Examples of Successful Statements[1][1]

Part 3: What I Leave Behind

Resumes are the paper trail that you leave behind to show people your skills.  After the interview, the resume is the only thing people will be able to concretely link to you.  Bomb the resume = no job! 😦  See the examples below for how to write a good resume.

Sample Resume

Part 4: What I’ve accomplished (Artifacts)

Here you can scan and upload certificates, awards, scholarships, contest entries, video tapes, pictures and other evidences of things you have accomplished in your lifetime.  This can be things such as: Honor Roll Certificates, Pictures of trophies, Pictures/Videos of Projects (art, welding, videotapes of you performing), links to things you have created such as video games, websites, blogs, writing samples, etc.

You need to have at least four (4) artifacts.

Part 5 Recommendations and Letters of Reference:

You will need to have 2 Letters of Recommendation or 2 Letters of Reference to provide evidence of other individuals view of your character, work ethic and drive.  Good letters of recommendation give a clear picture of who you are, your skill set and are generic enough to be submitted for a variety of areas: scholarships, job applications, etc.

This project is Due: Monday,

April 25, 2011

{April 14, 2011}   BC3 Video Projects Evaluation

When filling this out please think about both: the Public Service Announcement Project and the Day in the Life of An Aggie Project.

This evaluation needs to be filled out by:  Friday, April 15, 2011

Tell what you think about his work. 

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Good Job Cy!

You are producing 3 Public Service Announcements about Bullying.  These videos must be:

  • 1 minute in length or more per video
  • include facts/statistics about bullying
  • represent in some fashion every member of the group on film
  • must be geared toward: physical bullying, name calling and a wild card issue of your choice
  • must address the student body of Dansville Schools- think about audience. (could gear toward elementary students, middle school students or high school students)
  • should be believeable- think about props, costumes, locations, etc.

Group Leaders:

~Garrett R. ~Katherine L.~ Meagan K.~ Taylor  B.~

~Adam B.~ Joshua W.~

Projects are Due: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 Beginning of Class

Public Service Announcement Plan Sheet


et cetera