Project: Graphic Design Career & Designers

Teacher: Tiffany Pryor
School: Highland Park High School
Location: Topeka, Kansas USA
Start Date: 10/11/2010
End Date: 01/14/2011
Project Plan
Unique Requests of
Participating Mentors:

We would like mentors who have a professional or personal interest in digital-based art and would like to mentor a student about Graphic Design as a career.


Students will be learning about the Graphic Design career and history. They will research and present a PowerPoint Presentation about the history of a favorite logo and it's Graphic Designer.


1. Art: Graphic Design 2. Research & Writing Skills 3. Individual & Cooperative Learning 4. Technology & Communication Skills



Grade Level:


Content Area:

Graphic Design / Education & Career Research

Student Outcomes:

1. PowerPoint & Presentation (includes Research) 2. Telementor Messages 3. Class Attendance & Involvement

Evaluation of
Student Outcomes:

1. PowerPoint Rubric 2. Evidence of Research (Submit) 3. Telementor Messages Rubric 4. Class Attandance and completion of daily work

Teacher Role:

1. Teach curriculum 2. Encourage positive and proactive communication between students/mentors 3. Grade Student Outcomes

Mentor Role:

1. Write and Respond to messages 2x a week 2. Assist with research by providing resources or personal experiences as a Graphic Designer 3. Review PPT drafts and student's personal logo design