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Simple ePortfolios with Adobe Acrobat Pro

Posted on Apr 26, 2015 by Tim Kitchen Last Activity on Apr 27, 2015

This post features the slides used during Dr Tim Kitchen's webinar with Queensland educators during an One Channel session on Monday April 27, 2015 Having students produce portfolios of their best work for the purpose of assessment, reflection and presentation is well recognised as an important part of the learning process but managing portfolios is often difficult. This webinar demonstrates how Adobe Acrobat can be used as a very effective and easy to use digital portfolio tool. Acrobat is much more than a PDF reader and creator, it is a one stop document management tool that allows for multimedia integration and interactivity. This webinar looks at how to make the most of Acrobat with a focus on using it as a tool to produce powerful student ePortfolios. Check out CreateEDU TV  Have you considered becoming an Adobe Campus Leader?  
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Easy Publications with Adobe Slate

Posted on Apr 26, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Apr 27, 2015

Adobe Slate makes your words and images move – in minutes. No design skills required. Create a beautiful visual story that delights readers on any device. Your students are creative. Help them make their words and images move. Slate combines text and images to create engaging and dynamic reports or essays and familiarizes your students with layout, design and interactivity on the iPad. Creating beautiful, visual stories has never been so fun and easy! Slate also gives teachers an innovative way to deliver information that engages students. It allows you to share professional looking classroom updates with faculty and parents. Impress readers with a delightful read on any device. Join Joe Dockery as he shares how you can use this exciting new mobile app from Adobe in your classroom.  Presenter Joe Dockery teaches a variety of multimedia courses in the High Tech Learning Center at Mount Si High School in the Snoqualmie Valley School District. He is also in charge of technology staf... Read More
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The future of digital learning

Posted on Apr 24, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Apr 26, 2015

As leaders in the education space, we have a responsibility to plan for the future while driving student outcomes today. Join Adobe and Chris Dede of the Harvard Graduate School of Education for a look at the future of digital learning. Discover how emerging trends will shape your institution, and what you can do now to prepare. About the presenter Chris Dede, Harvard Graduate School of Education Chris Dede is the Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education.  His fields of scholarship include emerging technologies, policy, and leadership. His funded research includes five grants from NSF and the Gates Foundation to design and study immersive simulations, transformed social interactions, and online professional development.  In 2007, he was honored by Harvard University as an outstanding teacher and in 2011 he was named a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association. Chris has served as a member of the Nation... Read More
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Create a classroom activity app with Brackets and PhoneGap Build

Posted on Apr 22, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Apr 23, 2015

Create an app that lets students generate ideas for classroom activities (e.g., make a mural, write a poem) just by shaking a smartphone! In this more advanced class, Interaction Design professor Mark Shufflebottom will teach you how to use Adobe Brackets—an open source code editor for web designers and front-end developers—to build the app. Then, he’ll show you how to use PhoneGap Build—an open source app development framework—to access the accelerometer in the phone. About the presenter Mark Shufflebottom is professor of Interaction Design, working at Sheridan College of Advanced Learning, Ontario, Canada. He started his media career in 1996, after completing a graphic design course at the Arts Institute Bournemouth, he headed up to Scotland to work for a charity. While there one of his first commissions was to build a website for the charity, this led to a deep interest in web design which later developed using Flash and back-end programming.In August 1999, he r... Read More
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Create your first app with Brackets and PhoneGap Build

Posted on Apr 22, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Apr 23, 2015

Time to create your first mobile app! In this beginner-level class, Interaction Design professor Mark Shufflebottom will teach you how to build an app using HTML in Adobe Brackets—an open source code editor for web designers and front-end developers. Then, he’ll show you how to upload your app to PhoneGap Build—an open source app development framework—for deployment to mobile platforms. About the presenter Mark Shufflebottom is professor of Interaction Design, working at Sheridan College of Advanced Learning, Ontario, Canada. He started his media career in 1996, after completing a graphic design course at the Arts Institute Bournemouth, he headed up to Scotland to work for a charity. While there one of his first commissions was to build a website for the charity, this led to a deep interest in web design which later developed using Flash and back-end programming.In August 1999, he returned to Bournemouth to work for an international magazine publisher, working first of a... Read More
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10 Tips to Achieve Creativity and Innovation in Education

Posted on Apr 17, 2015 by Rafiq Elmansy Last Activity on Apr 18, 2015

Our current world is evolving more rapidly than the capacity of any existing education system. The challenge of learning is getting even harder for the next generations. We do not have a prediction of how tomorrow will look like, but we know that flexible process models are able to face the changes comparing with fixed-style models; we know that the ability to adapt helped our ancestors to survive on this planet for about six million years. This leads us to the question; what is the most important skill to teach our kids in schools? The answer:  How to build creative and innovative minds that can adapt and face future unpredictable challenges. Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Larry Page provide successful examples of how adopting innovation in education can help in building creativity and better abilities in order  to solve problems. In this article, I try to explore the different actions that can be taken during class sessions to improve creativity and innovation for both young an... Read More
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ECAWA Conference Resources - 2015

Posted on Apr 11, 2015 by Tim Kitchen Last Activity on Apr 19, 2015

This post features the slides and other resources shared by Tim Kitchen during his workshops and presentations at the Educational Computing Association of Western Australia (ECAWA) conference on April 16 & 17, 2015 at Scotch College in Perth. http://ecawa.wa.edu.au/conferences/state-conference-2015/ Scroll down to access Tim's slides and Slate resources (you will need to be logged in to access) Click here to see the latest Adobe PL offerings on the Adobe Education Exchange Check out CreateEDU TV on Vimeo.com Have you considered becoming an Adobe Campus Leader?    Find Tim Kitchen's blog at http://timkitchen.net/
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Student Portfolios Using Slate - Professional Development - T4T - Winter 2015

Posted on Apr 9, 2015 by James Adkins Last Activity on Apr 9, 2015

This resource is a Professional Development Plan for a 3.5 hour workshop using Slate for student digital portfolio creation. 
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Gamification Elements

Posted on Mar 29, 2015 by Valery Keibler Last Activity on Mar 29, 2015

Gamificaion is an interesting concept which may increase learner engagement and retention.  This course is intended to allow educators to consider the elements required for ramification of a course by exploring the elements of a successful program, duoLingo. The resource provided is a PPT with screen captures from duoLingo.  An instructor could introduce Ps, Ai, or other Adobe programs and allow participants to crate their own ramification elements after discussing the PPT.  If desired, instructors can create their own video using the PPT to supplement their instruction.
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My Story: Story Telling using Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Elements, Presenter and captivate with Success

Posted on Mar 25, 2015 by Shanlee Liu Last Activity on Mar 30, 2015

A professional development plan for educators, staff and administrators was designed with a month long flipped on-lined training for participants to learn essential skills and functionality necessary on their own pace in order to advance to the 3 hours face to face workshop session. At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to create a lesson plan template and post a link to their digital media product. This is a work in progress. Your suggestion will make it better. Thank you so much in advance.
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IGNITE Talks - What does creativity in education look like to you?

Posted on Mar 25, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Mar 27, 2015

Kickstart your work to put creativity at the center of what you do. Join leading educators in the creativity space as they present their visions for the future in brief, inspiring IGNITE-style talks. Featured speakers include: Amy Burvall Make du Jour - Fostering Creativity on a Daily Basis I've been a Hawai'i private school teacher for 20 years and am currently on a Theory of Knowledge learning journey with IB Diploma students at Le Jardin Academy. You can find me in various spots on the Web, as I continue the History for Music Lovers project on YouTube, blog about the MOOCS I'm participating in, develop the L3 and VoxBoxED21 projects, or tweet about education and design. I LOVE Remix Culture, Copyright Reform, Media Theory, Typography, Art History, Graphic Design, Cheeky/Whimsical Art and Open Web/Open Culture. I ADMIRE Marshall McLuhan, Henry Jenkins, Michael Wesch, Austin Kleon, Mitch Resnick , Stephen Fry, David Byrne, Jim Groom, Alan Levine, Howard Rheingold, Alejandro Piscitelli, Rick Falkvinge and... Read More
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Matific K-6 Maths Online resource

Posted on Mar 24, 2015 by allan levenstein Last Activity on Mar 24, 2015

Matific is a fantastic maths resource with over 750 interactive episodes for K-6 maths and follows the new Australian curriculum. Matific is available across all platforms PC, Mac, IPad and Android. It is available either via the website ( www.matific.com) or as an app from the app store or Google play It is the most interactive and engaging product on the market today.  Matific teaches fundamental maths concepts using manipulation of familiar objects. The algorithm within each episode is randomly generated so the student will never be able to just learn the answer by repetition.   A truly great product.
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Take a Creative Stand Against Bullying

Posted on Mar 24, 2015 by Melissa Jones Last Activity on Apr 1, 2015

This lesson plan and associated technical tutorials provide a suggested approach to addressing bullying in your classroom by getting students to create original works of digital art that can be shared as part of the international Bully Project Mural site. Be sure to complete the free online professional development workshop, Take a Creative Stand Against Bullying, before teaching this lesson.
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