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Advertising and Critical Thinking

Posted on Dec 7, 2014 by Craig Richardson Last Activity on Dec 8, 2014

Advertising and Critical Thinking Skills Advertisement is a powerful manipulative force as well as a powerful creative force. Learning how to identify the different strategies used by advertisers and how they are used is an important life skill and involves critical thinking skills.   One project involves having students first evaluate advertisements from different media and brainstorm on the different strategies they believe are being utilized and how effective they believe them to be and whether they are used alone or in tandem.   Second, students will learn about different advertising strategies by watching video and reading articles before creating a summary chart.   Third, students will use various media to create their own advertisements using digital manipulation including still photos and video as well as audio effects.   Fourth, we will explore our views on the ethics of digital manipulation and the inaccurate messages they convey in both advertising and other medi... 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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Where do you see yourself in the future program plan

Posted on Dec 5, 2014 by Mamdouh Samy Last Activity on Dec 17, 2014

This program plan uses the youth media create with purpose principle to urge students to think about their success in the future, where do they see themselves and how are they going to work to reach their goals. I thought of this to motivate youth to learn the media making process while taking the time to imagine their future and start planning for it early. I hope you find this useful and I look forward to your comments and suggestions to enrich it further  
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Special News Bulletin

Posted on Dec 4, 2014 by Susan Chen Last Activity on Dec 4, 2014

The following lesson plan puts to use the Adobe Premiere Elements.  It is an opportunity for the students to explore how to use this technical resource as they creatively put together a presentation.
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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 Dec 5, 2014

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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PSA For Anti-Tobacco use 8th grade

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 by Tracy Shields Last Activity on Nov 24, 2014

Students used smart phones and personal devices to record and edit their videos.  The resource uploaded is a simple style development and used to demonstrate the project.  Other videos were more complex but he file sizes are not supported on this site.
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Group B : Week 8 Final Assignment Stop Motion Animation curriculum

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 by Megha Arora Last Activity on Dec 2, 2014

In this 8-session We have Stop motion animation curriculum, We have used Adobe Premiere to create a stop motion animation. Stop motion is an animation technique to make a physically manipulated object or persona appear to move on its own. The object is moved in small increments between individually photographed frames, creating the illusion of movement when the series of frames is played as a continuous sequence.
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UK Team Game Development Competition

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 by mark gatehouase Last Activity on Nov 18, 2014

Invitation to compete in the Second UK Team Game Development Competition run in conjunction with Autodesk and UKIE. The Brief is to design a playable game level and produce a trailer to promote your game on You Tube. Your level MUST start in a shed and finish in a waterfall. What happens in between is down to your creativity and skill! you can make it with Flash, Cinema 4d or any other combination of professional packages! Entry is open to all UK Level 3 students in teams of 2-4. To win teams need to produce the following by 13 February 2015. 1. a playable game level in the form of an executable file. 2. a trailer suitable for use on you tube to promote your game 3. a powerpoint that shows your pre production, concept art, story line, game play elements etc. Dare to be the best! Register your team now Registration closes on 12 December 2014
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The Quadratic Function and the new Quadratic Formula in Intercept Form

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 by Nghi Nguyen Last Activity on Nov 18, 2014

There are so far 8 common methods to solve quadratic equations. They are: completing the squares, graphing, FOIL factoring, quadratic formula, the Bluma Method, the factoring AC Method, the Diagonal Sum Method, and the most recent Transforming Method. Students are usually confused to select the best method to solve a given quadratic equation. When a given quadratic equation can't be factored, the quadratic formula would be the best choice to solve it. There is a new Quadratic Formula in Intercept Form that is simpler and easier to remember than the classical formula.
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Incorporating Instructor and Student Video into course content

Posted on Nov 15, 2014 by Valery Keibler Last Activity on Dec 1, 2014

A 7-lesson plan to introduce instructors to creating short videos to support lesson plans. Breaking the course into the tow components:  Instructor video creation: In the process of making the videos, they will learn storyboarding, shot composition, photo poster creation, photo editing, video creation, and reflective assessment.Coaching students to create content-relevent short videos, screening techniques, and how to moderate a feedback session. The course includes 8.5 hours of professional development activities and is intended to allow instructors to take existing text-based courses and infuse the content with media.
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AYV Exhibition Toolkit

Posted on Nov 7, 2014 by Adobe Youth Voices Last Activity on Dec 2, 2014

A companion to any curriculum or project, to cultivate youth engagement and creativity throughout the different steps leading up to exhibition. The resources in the Exhibition Toolkit illustrate strategies to bring youth works to a specific audience in meaningful ways.
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Digital Storytelling with Adobe - Webinar Series

Posted on Nov 6, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Nov 27, 2014

Learn to use Adobe Software to create engaging and professional multimodal texts.  This 3 week webinar series will help you to develop your digital storytelling skills. During this webinar course you will learn how to work with images, audio, storyboarding and movie making.  We will spend time looking at Adobe Creative Cloud Software and Apps including:  Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Photoshop ElementsAdobe LightroomAdobe AuditionAdobe StoryAdobe Premiere ElementsAdobe Voice.  The webinars will focus on the stages of creating your digital story: Session 1 - November 6, 8pm - 9pm - (Syd AEDST) Creating and working with images using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop Elements and Adobe LightroomSession 2 - November 13, 8pm - 9pm - Preparing your story with Adobe Audition and Adobe StorySession 3 - November 20, 8pm to 9pm (Syd AEDST) Bringing it all together with Adobe Premiere Elements and Adobe Voice Session Recordings Session 1... Read More
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Earthquake Explorers - Updated

Posted on Nov 5, 2014 by Henrietta Miller Last Activity on Dec 7, 2014

Year 6 students used the simple tools of 'timeline' and 'narration' in Adobe premiere elements to create 1 minutes movies in which they demonstrated their understanding of the causes and effects of earthquakes.
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Developing Creative Learners in K-12 Classrooms

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Dec 5, 2014

Creativity is no longer an elective, it's the future.  In a recent survey, 85% of people agreed that creative thinking is critical for problem solving in their career.* And with the challenges the world is facing today in our global economy, in our environment, and in social issues, the need for creative ideas has never been greater. Which is why we believe creativity must be a priority in education. Today’s students want to make a difference in the world. And they want to do it their way, using the tools of the connected world they’ve grown up in. Our opportunity is to provide an engaging learning environment that supports learning on any device, any time, from any location. And our imperative is to foster creative thinking, collaboration, and the development of digital skills. This webinar will share the strategies and tools used in our classroom to ensure students are given these opportunities to develop creative confidence to become innovative thinkers of the future. Join our... Read More
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Awesome movie effects with Premiere Elements

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Oct 16, 2014

Make some movie magic! In this more advanced session, Sara Martin will teach you how use Adobe Premiere Elements- the video editing software that helps you bring your creative vision to life to add a variety of cool visual effects to your movies. You’ll even learn how to use a green screen to put the subject of your movie in a whole new’ll learn how to use Adobe Premiere Elements to add a variety of cool visual effects to your movies. You’ll even learn how to use a green screen to put the subject of your movie in a whole new scene.  The session recording can be seen below.
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Create your first movie with Premiere Elements

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Nov 11, 2014

Say “Action!” In this introductory session, you’ll learn how to use Adobe Premiere Elements to make a simple movie. You’ll import video clips and other media, use the Timeline for basic editing, and add transitions and titles. Moviemaking is easy with Adobe Premiere Elements, the video editing software that helps you bring your creative vision to life. In this introductory session, elementary and middle school technology educator Sara Martin will teach you how to make a simple movie. The session recording is shown below.
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