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Day 7: Dec 2, 2020

This is the home stretch. One week left!

What they need to do: 

We have some task assignments this week to take care of various important items. Here it is:

Create a bibliography - Kaylum

  • Replace the image sources at the end of the book with a full bibliography.

Give your class a sales pitch - Eric

  • Give a quick little sales pitch to your class (2 mins)
    • Make sure they get the link to the product page, because that is where they will buy the book from.

Put together the book - Beatrice

  • Add the remaining book recipes into the book. We should have 50 in total by the end.
  • Basic slime picture is blurry, try to find a replacement for it.
  • Use a slightly wider font for recipes just so they are easier to read.
  • Play around with a colourful background, just make sure the background isn’t dark or bright, something like a light pink is nice
  • Try a navy blue or burgundy font not black or use a white box behind the font.

Table of Contents - Nicole

  • Add dots to the table of contents to make all page numbers line up and easier to read (Just like the way Lexy showed us).
  • Change yellow in table of contents to orange.
  • Put colour coding circles in the top right and put page numbers inside circles.

Create PowerPoint to Present to Lower School kids - Daria & Nicole

  • Work with Mr. Dennison and create those slides!
  • Make sure Mr. Dennison sees our product page and has an idea of our sales plan.

Cover Page - Daria

  • Change font of cover page to match recipe titles
  • Make sure the colour of author names are readable

Send in a Picture of yourself - Kaylum, Daria, Nicole

  • The picture will be used to show the authors of the book. (Amazon needs this)

 

We really are getting there, so let's keep going! We need to be done our tasks by Saturday!

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Day 6: Nov 25, 2020

We are so close! The book is coming together really well.

What they need to do: 

We have some task assignments this week to take care of various important items. Here it is:

Complete Slime Recipes - Daria

Complete all 10 recipes. Write them out online and email them to Beatrice (bmilasan@bayviewglen.caby Saturday night.

Create 5 Additional Recipes - Eric

We need five more recipes Eric. Please create these recipes and make sure they are different from the ones that we have. Send to Beatrice (bmilasan@bayviewglen.ca) by Saturday Night.

Put together the book - Beatrice

Take Eric's five additional recipes and Daria's ten and add them to the book. Format the book so everything is consistent. Make the book in portrait orientation.

Table of Contents - Nicole

Complete the table of contents and make sure to colour code all recipes. Colour code all recipe pages as well and organize book from easiest recipes to hardest.

Create PowerPoint to Present to Lower School kids - Daria & Kaylum

Keep the PowerPoint brief (2-3 slides), make sure it is kid friendly and reference the product page and sales pitch for what to say.

Emails - Nicole, Kaylum & Eric

The three of you need to email Ms. Astrella about getting a spot in the prep school assembly. Kaylum you are also in charge of emailing Mr. Frederico about upper school assemblies.

Send in a Picture of yourself - Kaylum, Daria, Nicole, Eric

The picture will be used to show the authors of the book. (Amazon needs this)

Colour Code Slimes - Everyone

Colour code your slimes by difficulty (Red = Hard, Yellow = Medium, Green = Easy). Email your colour codes to Nicole (nbourne@bayviewglen.ca) by Saturday night.

Advertise to Class - Everyone

Ask your teacher to make a short presentation to class. Introduce the book to the class and read out the sales pitch we have typed up. 

We really are getting there, so let's keep going!

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Day 5: Nov 18, 2020

The book is almost done! We are in the home stretch.

What they need to do: 

We have some task assignments this week to take care of various important items. Here it is:

Slime Making Video - Daria

Create at least three videos that does a step by step tutorial on making the slimes of your choice. These videos will be shared with people that pre-order our book. Email these videos to Nitish: nitish@explorerhop.com.

Operations Team - Beatrice, Eric and Nicole

Your job is to put these recipes all together in one document. Complete that document with the cover page and a table of contents please. Here is a link to the document that you three will be putting everything together on.

Complete Slime Recipes - Daria

Complete each recipe. Write them out online and email them to Beatrice (bmilasan@bayviewglen.caby Saturday night.

Emails - Daria and Beatrice

Daria please reach out to Mr. Dennison about the assembly. Beatrice please reach out to Mrs. Hulan about getting on the newsletter. Please let the team know about those emails and the results on teams. Make sure you show them our product page

Announcement - Beatrice and Nicole

If we are able to get a spot in the assembly to make an announcement please be ready to make the announcement. Here is our sales pitch.

What else we need to do: 

Go through all of our recipes and colour code them by difficulty in red (hardest), yellow (medium) and green (easy). Send your list of colours to Beatrice (bmilasan@bayviewglen.ca).

Send Nitish (nitish@explorerhop.com) a picture of yourself via email. We need to be able to show pictures of the authors to be able to sell on Amazon. 

A big week ahead but we've all already accomplished so much, let's keep going!

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Day 4: Nov 11, 2020

We are making great progress! Big week lies ahead now.

What they need to do: 

We had some task assignments this week to take care of various important items. Here it is:

Slime Making Video - Daria

Create a video that does a step by step tutorial on making the slime of your choice. This video will be shared on our product page. Email this video to Nitish: nitish@explorerhop.com.

Operations Team - Beatrice and Nicole

On Saturday night you should have received all the recipes. Your job is to put these recipes all together in one document. Complete that document with the cover page and a table of contents please. Here is a link to the document that you two will be putting everything together on.

Assembly Announcement Script - Eric

Put together a script that advertises our book at the assembly next week. Go over key points like how much the book costs, where the book can be bought and make sure you convince other students why they should buy the book!

Email the principal - Kaylum

Email the principal and other teachers and staff that can help us out. Make sure you show them our product page. Ask about making an announcement at upcoming assemblies and also ask about being placed in the next student newsletter. 

What else we need to do: 

Create our recipe pages. Each recipe should have a title, ingredients needed, warning on if it is edible, estimated time to make and instructions/procedure on how to make the slime and pictures! (If you can not make the slime yourself find the pictures online). Make these recipes as slides on powerpoint (remember only portrait orientation). By 10 pm on Saturday November 14, 2020 you should have completed your recipes, downloaded them as a PDF and emailed the PDF of recipes to both Nicole (nbourne@bayviewglen.ca) and Beatrice (bmilasan@bayviewglen.ca).

Send Nitish (nitish@explorerhop.com) a picture of yourself via email. We need to be able to show pictures of the authors to be able to sell on Amazon. 

A big week ahead but we've all already accomplished so much, let's keep going!

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Day 3: Nov 4, 2020

We're on the right track we look to be in good shape for our book!

What they need to do: 

We had some task assignments this week to take care of various important items. Here it is:

Slime Making Video - Daria

Create a video that does a step by step tutorial on making the slime of your choice. This video will be shared on our product page.

Sales Pitch Videos - Kaylum and Nicole

Both of you should create separate videos talking about why people should buy our slime recipe book.

Product Page Description - Beatrice and Eric

Both of you should work together to come up with concise points for our product page description. Remember the 5 Ws: Who, What, Where, When and Why. Here is the google doc for the product page description: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ouSI20iI41eYoeZuCFPQVpkZ1cD1uJkLZmTQmPn2Z7M/edit

 

What else we need to do: 

Create our recipe pages. Each recipe should have a title, ingredients needed, warning on if it is edible, estimated time to make and instructions/procedure on how to make the slime and pictures! (If you can not make the slime yourself find the pictures online). Here is the google doc to where we can put our slime recipes: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CCNPjvuPZu6nEpwlDtdJ0qeq-fqN8GsJfitdG5iia6Y/edit?usp=sharing

 

I am excited to see what we have all come up with by next Wednesday!

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Day 2: Oct 28, 2020

Wow we've made great progress already and it has only been a week!

What they need to do: 

Every week the kids will take a new role.  This week our roles and what they need to do is: 

CEO-Nicole:

Make sure everyone is on task with their tasks for the week. Check in to make sure everyone is making their recipe rough drafts. You are the team lead this week!

Sales-Eric:

Come up with a basic sales pitch to get people to buy our book. Think of what you would say if you had to advertise the book at an assembly.

Marketing-Beatrice:

Finish the logo and cover page designs. Think of alternative designs. We will vote and pick which to go with next week.

Finance-Kaylum:

Come up with a price to sell our book.

Ops-Daria:

Build off Kaylum's work last week and make a one page recipe template that everyone can use to build our book.

What else we need to do: 

Create rough drafts of our recipe. Each recipe should have a title, ingredients needed, warning on if it is edible, estimated time to make and instructions/procedure on how to make the slime. Here is the google doc to where we can put our slime recipes: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CCNPjvuPZu6nEpwlDtdJ0qeq-fqN8GsJfitdG5iia6Y/edit?usp=sharing

Link to documents: 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jrcMg00ZmiwBvnl1OqWizdeklv6F0kPYXZODT51L054/edit?usp=sharing 

I am excited to see what we have all come up with by next Wednesday!

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Day 1: Oct 21, 2020

What an awesome start to the program! 

Here is what we are doing: 

Business:  Create their own Slime Recipe Book and Live Show demonstrating how to do it. 

Raising Money for:  Toronto Zoo.  100% of all profits will go to Toronto Zoo

What they need to do: 

Every week the kids will take a new role.  This week our roles and what they need to do is: 

CEO-Daria:

Make sure everyone is on task with their tasks for the week. Check in to make sure everyone has brainstormed company and team names. You are the team lead this week!

Sales-Beatrice:

Start thinking of a basic sales pitch to convince people to buy our slime book and come watch our virtual show.

Marketing-Nicole:

Start planning for how we will get the word out about our book and show. Will we use social media? How will we advertise?

Finance-Eric:

Research about pricing. Find out prices for similar recipe books.

Ops-Kaylum:

Create a template for displaying our slime recipes for our book. All the recipes should be displayed in the same format. 

What else we need to do: 

Create Company Name and Book Title:  Brainstorm names for the company as well as brainstorm title for our book. All students are expected to have brainstormed a few ideas by our next class.

Link to documents: 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jrcMg00ZmiwBvnl1OqWizdeklv6F0kPYXZODT51L054/edit?usp=sharing 

Reminder to everybody:

Please come with ideas for the company name and title of the book by next Wednesday. As for your individual roles you do NOT need to finish ALL of the tasks assigned to your role by Wednesday. You only need to get started on the task and have something to share.

I am excited to see what we have all come up with by next Wednesday!

 

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