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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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The New AC Method for factoring trinomials

Posted on Mar 6, 2015 by Nghi Nguyen Last Activity on Mar 6, 2015

Factoring polynomials, especially trinomials, are main subject of high school math. So far, the factoring AC Method has been the most popular method to factor binomials. This method could be improved if we apply the Rule of Signs of Quadratic functions into its operational approach. The New AC Method works simpler and faster than the existing AC Method. The most important advantage is it can avoid the lengthy factoring by grouping.
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Creating Interactive Learning Activities with Presenter

Posted on Feb 25, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Mar 9, 2015

Add a whole new dimension to your flipped classrooms. Use the interactive components and learning dashboard in Adobe Presenter to keep tabs on student responses and interactions. Add a whole new dimension to your flipped classrooms using Adobe Presenter, the software that lets you create HD video lectures for classroom teaching, distance learning, flipped learning, and MOOCs.  Education specialist Pip Cleaves will teach you how to use the interactive components and learning dashboard in Presenter to keep tabs on student responses and interactions—even when you’re not in the classroom.
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Making Flipped Classroom Videos with Presenter

Posted on Feb 25, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Mar 9, 2015

Flipped classroom instructional videos have never been easier. Learn how to use Adobe Presenter to record, edit, and publish a video. This software lets you create HD video lectures for classroom teaching, distance learning, flipped learning, and MOOCs. Education specialist Pip Cleaves will show you how to record, edit, and publish a great video.
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How do you Do it? Insights from School Administrators - A #CreateEdu Webinar

Posted on Feb 23, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Feb 24, 2015

Setting creativity as a school-wide value and aligning staff and students around innovation is no easy task. Hear from three school leaders who are driving this change in their institutions. We’ll meet and hear from Mark French, Principal of Rice Lake Elementary, Tim Lauer, Principal of Lewis Elementary School, and Carolyn Foote, Librarian for Westlake High School. See the session recording below. 
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The New AC Method for solving quadratic equations

Posted on Jan 31, 2015 by Nghi Nguyen Last Activity on Jan 31, 2015

So far, the factoring AC Method has been the most popular one in solving any quadratic equations in standard form that can be factored. This article analyzes the disadvantages of the factoring AC Method. Then, it suggests a simpler and faster solving method, that eliminates the lengthy step of factoring by grouping and solving the 2 binomials.
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Teaching for Creativity in the Common Core Classroom

Posted on Jan 28, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Feb 1, 2015

How can creativity and innovation enhance your Common Core strategy? Join Ron Beghetto of the University of Connecticut for a discussion of strategies you can use tomorrow in your school. About the session How can creativity, something often called uncommon and original, be combined with the CCS, something that is common and convergent? Consequently, many teachers may find themselves at a crossroads — feeling they must choose between nurturing student creativity or conforming to common standards. This webinar is about strategies for reconciling these two competing priorities. About the presenter Ron Beghetto, University of Connecticut Prior to joining the faculty at UConn, Dr. Beghetto Associate Professor of Education Studies at the University of Oregon. Dr. Beghetto earned his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Indiana University (with an emphasis in Learning, Cognition and Instruction). His research focuses on creativity in educational settings -- examining... Read More
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The Public Domain Project

Posted on Jan 21, 2015 by Kev Lavery Last Activity on Apr 10, 2015

Literally thousands of public domain media files that you can use in whatever you like.  The Public Domain Project The Pond5 site is a little buggy and awkward but totally worth it for these amazing  resources. 
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Bringing Innovation to Your School - A #CreateEdu Webinar

Posted on Jan 19, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Jan 19, 2015

How can schools help to develop the next generation of innovators? Join Suzie Boss, a Project-based Learning advocate and author, to see how educators are designing challenges that unleash student creativity. About the session This webinar will share examples of educators who are designing right-sized challenges to unleash students' creativity and deepen their problem-solving abilities. Join us to pick up some strategies you can borrow and put to use in your own learning environment. About the presenter Suzie Boss, Project-Based Learning Advocate and Autor Suzie Boss is a journalist and consultant  who focuses on the power of teaching and learning to improve lives and transform communities. She has developed programs for nonprofit organizations that teach youth and adults how to improve their communities with innovative, sustainable solutions. She is coauthor of Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Age and Thinking Through Project-Based Learn... Read More
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Who's Telling Your Story - A #CreateEdu Webinar

Posted on Jan 19, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Jan 19, 2015

Your school’s stories are already being shared online; are they the stories you want shared? Join Darren Kuropatwa of the James-Assiniboia School District for an exploration of easy digital storytelling techniques you can use to take control of the story of your institution Who's telling your stories? Shouldn't it be you? How can you share your stories of learning in an already full day? In this webinar we'll explore lightweight digital storytelling ideas & techniques you can implement in your school tomorrow to document learning and foster reflective ways for you, your students and teachers to share what they're learning; we'll share the stories you want told about your school. We won't just talk about it, we'll do it. Then we'll talk about how each of us might practically adapt these ideas in our own schools.
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Does Creativity Matter in the World of Work?

Posted on Dec 11, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Mar 4, 2015

DOES CREATIVITY MATTER IN THE WORLD OF WORK? What are the core competencies the upcoming generation needs for success? Explore the results of a recent survey conducted with 1,000 hiring managers nationwide, focused on two key questions for educators: which competencies are important and how job seekers can best demonstrate their skills and knowledge? About the session The entire notion of career is shifting and so are requirements for students entering the workforce. What are the core competencies the upcoming generation needs for success? Does creativity matter? Explore the results of a recent survey conducted with 1,000 hiring managers nationwide, focused on two key questions for educators: which competencies are important and how job seekers can best demonstrate their skills and knowledge? In this webinar, we’ll discuss gaps that exist in preparing the next generation and see what innovative institutions are doing to close them.  About the presenter Tacy Trowbridge, Adobe... Read More
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Convert quadratic functions from form to form, and vice versa.

Posted on Dec 6, 2014 by Nghi Nguyen Last Activity on Dec 6, 2014

Conversion of quadratic equations from form to form (standard, intercept, and vertex form) is extra-learning that gives students a better understanding of the various aspects of the quadratic function subject. This article generally explains the process to convert a quadratic function from one form to another.
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Flipping Learning with Adobe

Posted on Nov 30, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Jan 6, 2015

Flipped Learning and Adobe are a perfect match. Through the use of Adobe Presenter and Adobe Captivate a strong structure for flipped learning can be constructed.  In this three week course you will discover ways you can use Adobe software to easily create content for flipped learning experiences in your class.  Learn to create interactive content that feeds back to you learning analytics and engagement data. We will spend time looking at eLearning Software such as Presenter 10 and Captivate 8. These webinars will show you how to create, deliver and analyse student engagement with digital content: Session 1 - November 24, 8pm - 9pm - (Syd AEDST) Creating simple Tutorials with Adobe Presenter and Adobe CaptivateSession 2 - December 1, 8pm - 9pm - (Syd AEDST) Adding Interactive Components to your tutorials using Adobe Presenter and Adobe CaptivateSession 3 - December 8, 8pm to 9pm (Syd AEDST) Using Presenter for Learning Analytics and Going Mobile with Adobe Captivat... Read More
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Convert quadratic functions from Standard Form to Intercept Form and Vertex Form

Posted on Nov 26, 2014 by Nghi Nguyen Last Activity on Jan 15, 2015

Quadratic functions is a main core Math subject at high school level. That is why, studies on quadratic equations have been numerous and diversified. This article explains a general method to convert a quadratic function, in standard form y = ax^2 + bx + c, to intercept form y = a(x - x1)(x - x2), and vertex form y = a(x - p)^2 + q.
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Quick & Dirty fun student directed creation of web based commercials delivered via Connect

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 by Dan Blevins Last Activity on Feb 9, 2015

Students will collaborate in 3-4 member teams to create a commercial to market a new computer or smart device over the web. Connect is the delivery system to view the draft and final commercial versions, archive the commercials, and poll the effectiveness of the commercials. The lesson is an example of Project Based Learning and Universal Design for Learning. Mutual trust between students and the teacher is necessary as well as good teacher classroom management skills. This is a fun lesson for students and the teacher...Dan Blevins, AEL
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Adobe Connect Overview

Posted on Sep 26, 2014 by Walter Zweigle Last Activity on Oct 2, 2014

Get current with the latest in Web technologies, tools and tips for online training, eLearning, distance education and similar Web-based communications. See Adobe® Connect™ in action. Join us for a one-hour Web seminar and learn how to easily combine learning assets with real-time interactivity for Web-based instructional experiences.
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Australasian time friendly Adobe in Education Live PL (2014)

Posted on Sep 23, 2014 by Tim Kitchen Last Activity on Oct 4, 2014

This post features a two page flyer outlining Adobe in Education live professional learning sessions that are generally in friendly dates & times for Australasian educators.
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Sowing the seeds for a more creative society

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 by Melissa Jones Last Activity on Dec 11, 2014

How do we prepare students to participate in a more creative society? View this recorded session, featuring Mitch Resnick of the MIT Media Lab for a discussion of new technologies and activities designed to help children think more creatively. About the session We live in a world that is changing more rapidly than ever before. Much of what we learn today will be obsolete tomorrow. Success and happiness depend on the ability to think and act creatively. In short, we are living in the Creative Society. But there is a problem. Most activities in children's lives, whether it's lessons in the classroom or games in the living room, are not designed to help children develop as creative thinkers. In this presentation, we will discuss new technologies and activities designed specifically to help children learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively, so that they are prepared for life in the Creative Society. we will focus particularly on Scratch, a new programming language... Read More
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AdobeEdu Professional Development: 2014-15 Training Catalog

Posted on Aug 18, 2014 by Melissa Jones Last Activity on Mar 17, 2015

This PDF contains a full listing of all AdobeEdu teacher training content for the 2014-15 school year, including self-paced workshops, courses, live events and our Train the Trainer program. Titles, times and dates subject to change. Please visit the Professional Development section of the Adobe Education Exchange for the most up-to-date information. REVISED DECEMBER 2014: The PD catalog PDF below has been revised and updated include new content developed in the Fall of 2014. We've also uploaded a two-page overview of all courses, webinars and workshops for December 2014.
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Australasian Adobe Webinars 2014

Posted on Aug 17, 2014 by Tim Kitchen Last Activity on Sep 29, 2014

This post features a flyer of free Adobe webinars aimed for Australasian educators (educators from Australia, New Zealand & Asia Pacific). Note that this is version 2 of the flyer as there were some inaccurate dates/times in the original version.
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Assets for Adobe Connect Room

Posted on Jul 21, 2014 by Ana Laura Gomes Last Activity on Oct 2, 2014

Some assets to improve your room at Adobe Connect. Countdown - a small countdown to point out when your meeting will start. you will be able to personalise the minutes to go. Randomizer - it will pick up a random name among your attendee list. Social Stream - the attendee will be able to connect they own twitter or instagram account and post based upon a hashtag that you provide. Connect Extensions - the full colection of assets. obs.: this assets are swf files.
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Open Knowledge

Posted on Jul 14, 2014 by deston tanner Last Activity on Aug 30, 2014

One of the unique features of this course is that we're building the modules around existingOpen Educational Resources. Instead of creating our own lectures videos, we're curating the best from the open web, and we'd like to invite you to help us by contributing your discoveries to our growing list. We ask that anything you add be tagged with the appropriate module/week number (see below) as well as any relevant descriptive terms.
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Professional development - effective communication

Posted on Jun 20, 2014 by Ana Laura Gomes Last Activity on Jul 16, 2014

this is a small podcast about effective communication, with Erik Palmer. the main focus is communication in general, but there is a small piece pointing the necessity of digital communication. this should be part of every first lesson of every teacher who teaches web/digital technologies. cheers,
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