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Portraits and Selfies

Posted on Nov 19, 2014 by leonard oliver Last Activity on Nov 19, 2014

Part 1 Examples of portraits Take 4 different portraits of friendsUpload to a drive folder called Project 4. Share with leonard.oliver@nsd61.caCreate subfolder called finished projects Part 2 Ultimate Selfie Take one self portraitUpload to a drive folder called Project 4. Share with leonard.oliver@nsd61.caCreate subfolder called Ultimate Selfie
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Contrasting images

Posted on Nov 19, 2014 by leonard oliver Last Activity on Nov 19, 2014

This is a simple project that allows kids to play with and discover the tools, layers filters and effects in Photoshop.  The teacher can then evaluate how much specific students know and how comfortable they are with the program.
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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 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/game-design-competition-tickets-14287244533 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 Nov 16, 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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Photoshop Basics using the AYV Media Mashup activity

Posted on Nov 12, 2014 by Katherine Yamashita Last Activity on Nov 12, 2014

This Basics video uses Photoshop Elements 12 to introduce Photoshop basics by showing a montage and text piece being assembled. Assets for this lesson are included in this resource This video supports the AYV Media Mashup Activity.
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Peer Conferencing with Acrobat

Posted on Nov 12, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Nov 13, 2014

Find out how you can collaborate with peers more easily than ever. Adobe Acrobat Pro is more than just the leading PDF converter—it’s also packed with smart tools that give you even more power to communicate. In this advanced level session, educator and digital learning coach Rachelle Wooten will teach you how to use the PDF and voice commenting tools in Acrobat to harness the power of peer conferencing. Session links and recording can be accessed below.
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Creating Student Portfolios with Acrobat

Posted on Nov 12, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Nov 13, 2014

Create polished PDF portfolios of student work! In this beginner session, you’ll learn how to use Adobe Acrobat to assemble different types of media and add comments, custom stamps, rubrics, and student reflections. Create polished PDF portfolios of student work using Adobe Acrobat, the leading PDF converter that’s packed with smart tools for communication. In this beginner level session, educator and digital learning coach Rachelle Wooten will teach you how to create a portfolio that brings together different types of media. She’ll also show you how to add comments, custom stamps, rubrics, and student reflections. You can see session resoures and recording below.
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Adobe & AISWA - ePortfolios & Flipped Learning

Posted on Nov 12, 2014 by Tim Kitchen Last Activity on Nov 12, 2014

This post features the slides and resources shared by Dr Tim Kitchen with teachers in Western Australia who are part of AISWA (Australian Independent Schools Western Australia). Session 1 is on ePortfolios with Adobe Acrobat. Session 2 is on Flipped Learning with Adobe Voice, Presenter & Premier Pro.
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Marketing plan on a page

Posted on Nov 10, 2014 by Melissa Jones Last Activity on Nov 10, 2014

A "plan on a page" allows you to clearly and succinctly summarize a more robust action plan in a way that makes communication easy. In the professional development workshop, Telling the Story of Your Institution: The Basics, we introduce the idea of creating a marketing plan and plan on a page for your school or classroom.  You'll find in this resource a sample PDF marketing plan on a page for an institution, as well as a blank InDesign template you can use to build your own plan on a page.
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Veterans Day + First Lady + DreamWorks Penguins

Posted on Nov 10, 2014 by Aimie Billon Last Activity on Nov 10, 2014

Hello there, We have a very special Veterans Day piece of content and curriculum featuring the First Lady, Penguins of Madagascar and Got Your 6 available to all.  We’ve been thrilled to have it shared by the Today show, People, USA Today, TIME, InStyle and so many other incredible outlets. For broadcast resolution, you can find several high resolution files HERE. For digital purposes, you can find the 3 versions of the embeddable PSA on our YouTube page: 6 minute- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmRHhdVGHMI60 sec with penguins- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FR8ivdg7eBA60 sec with FLOTUS- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lWYtqXX4kUAlso, on our website, there is a downloadable info packet that contains background on the video, suggested curricula and discussion questions HERE: http://www.gotyour6.org/penguins-of-madagascar/And, you can find social media posts with additional visuals & graphics on our Social Media Presskit HERE: http://thesocialpres... Read More
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Telling the Story of Your institution - The Basics: Institution Marketing Plan

Posted on Nov 9, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Nov 9, 2014

The key sections in your marketing plan should include: A goal for your Marketing Plan - A description of the objective to be achieved, usually stated as a SMART goalObjectives – what are the objectives of your marketing strategyVision Statement - A clear, succinct target message to be communicated to each audienceKey messages – What do you want to say about your institution?Audience - A definition of the key audiences to be reached and their marketing needs.Collateral - A list of content that needs to be developedChannels - An identification of the communication channels available including social mediaThis file is to be used as part of the 'Telling the Story of your School' course. 
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Telling the Story of your Institution - The Basics: Marketing Health Audit

Posted on Nov 9, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Nov 9, 2014

Marketing Audit - Take time to reflect on your current school marketing or promotions plan. What are is the first impression the community creates about your institution?What objectives are you currently driving towards with your institutional marketing?What audiences are you reaching?Are they the right ones?Is your message aligned with the message that your community wants to hear? This file is to be used as part of the 'Telling the Story of your School' course. 
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Simple Photo Montage Photoshop Activity - Focusing on Selection and Colour Adjustment Tools

Posted on Nov 6, 2014 by Jessica Gauci Last Activity on Nov 18, 2014

This lesson has step by step instructions with screenshots for creating a simple photo montage. Sample images are included as resources. Photographs could be taken by participants themselves and more focus on camera angles, shot types and lighting can be emphasised. This lesson could be extended to be a project based learning unit where students write an imaginative story.
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Digital Storytelling with Adobe - Webinar Series

Posted on Nov 6, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Nov 20, 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 - We had a sli... Read More
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Self Portrait Unit of Work using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

Posted on Nov 6, 2014 by Jessica Gauci Last Activity on Nov 12, 2014

This unit of work was designed for Year 7 students, however it can be used for any year group. The booklet steps through a variety of literacy activities, theory tasks and practical tasks using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. The practical tasks are based on the subject of Self Portrait. The booklet contains step by step instructions with screen shots and examples.
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