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Teaching for Creativity in the Common Core Classroom

Posted on Jan 28, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Jan 30, 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 how teacher a... Read More
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Create a Homepage with Dreamweaver and CC Extract

Posted on Jan 28, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Jan 29, 2015

Learn the first steps of turning an Adobe Photoshop web comp into a code-based design using Adobe Dreamweaver and CC Extract. Dreamweaver is the all-in-one visual development tool for websites and mobile content, and CC Extract is the service that makes it easy to extract PSD comp information for use in web and mobile sites. In this session, educator and web developer Sheri German will show you how to extract images to bring into a CSS starter page. Both Part 1 and Part 2 session recordings are linked below
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Present Yourself Well on Camera

Posted on Jan 27, 2015 by Jonathan Huer Last Activity on Jan 27, 2015

As more and more interviews are completed remotely and one’s online presence forms the first impression, students need to understand how to present themselves appropriately on camera. This lesson is designed to allow them to become familiar with three basic framing and lighting options, understand the pros and cons of each, and practice applying those to a few choice situations. In teams of two, students will perform three tasks, matching each task to a particular shot type (close-up, medium, or full). Students will appear on camera and also work behind the camera to create brief artifacts demonstrating they can make the correct choices and present appropriately on camera.
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Promoting ABC2 Writing Strategy

Posted on Jan 27, 2015 by Mike Skocko Last Activity on Jan 27, 2015

Our school's english and social science teachers have developed a writing strategy they call ABC2 (the 2 is superscript—it reads: ABC squared). While all staff are supposed to be utilizing the strategy as we engage in "writing across content areas" (a district-wide model), adoption has been spotty. In an effort to make my own students masters of the strategy and promote ABC2 school-wide, we're redesigning the PDF (provided below), making posters, designing t-shirts, creating animations, videos, and kinetic typography. The four videos accompanying this resource primarily deal with typography in Illustrator.  After a brief hiatus for finals and launching the new semester, the resource of the day is back. Teachers, like students, need a challenge. Mine, for the remainder of the school year, is to create new quests for my students each day. I've no idea if I'll be able to achieve this goal but my students, for the most part, have had fun on this journey.  These tutorials aren't inte... Read More
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Video Essayist - Every Frame a Painting

Posted on Jan 27, 2015 by Kev Lavery Last Activity on Jan 27, 2015

Editor Tony Zhou has been uploading video essays to YouTube for the past 9 months. They are informative, insightful and entertaining. He looks at different production elements, story elements and filmmakers across his engaging video essays. He also gives further insight on his Tumblr.  This is a resource that anyone who watches film (and especially those who study it) can not be without.  Every Frame a Painting YouTube Every Frame a Painting Tumblr He's also a massive fan of Adobe products. 
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The Public Domain Project

Posted on Jan 21, 2015 by Kev Lavery Last Activity on Jan 26, 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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The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity

Posted on Jan 18, 2015 by Jim White Last Activity on Jan 18, 2015

A number of people asked me about a phrase I used in a post; the "shadow artist". For more on what a shadow artist is and how to come out of the shadow into your own creative self, go to http://juliacameronlive.com/. It must be time for me to go through the program again!
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Polished Permission slips with EchoSign, InDesign and Acrobat

Posted on Jan 14, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Jan 15, 2015

Add polish to the digital permission slips you create using Adobe InDesign, Acrobat and EchoSign. Make inefficient paper permission slips a thing of the past using Adobe InDesign software and the Adobe EchoSign digital signature solution.  In this more advanced session, technology educator Scott Trudeau will show you how to add polish to your digital field trip permission slips.  See the session recording below.
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Easy Digital Permission Slips with Acrobat and Echosign

Posted on Jan 14, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Jan 14, 2015

Make inefficient paper permission slips a thing of the past using Adobe Acrobat PDF creation software and the Adobe EchoSign digital signature solution. In this beginner-level session, technology educator Scott Trudeau will show you how to create and send a digital field trip permission slip. You’ll get signed copies back in minutes! Session Resources can be seen below.
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Call for Entries - STEAM Film and Animation Festival 2015

Posted on Dec 28, 2014 by Mark Gatehouse Last Activity on Dec 30, 2014

STEAM Film and Animation Festival 2015 To be hosted at Carshalton College on 9th May 2015 between 11.00 and 18.00. Productions to be screened over three areas, two projection and one interactive area. With the winners being announced through the day as they are screened. Entry is open to students from around the world, not just UK. Entries must be submitted by 28th February 2015. To enter a film or animation into the STEAM Film and Animation Festival 2015 is simple! Students or Staff can enter eligable  films produced in their Sixth forms, Colleges or Schools over the last 3 years. Dig out the best examples of your student showreels. Post a comment on the Behance Page containing: Your name or names of the production team College/school they attend or attended when the video was produced. This must be or have been a level 3 course ( Diploma, A level, USA -... Read More
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Creating Interactive Rubrics with Acrobat Pro

Posted on Dec 26, 2014 by Candie Witherspoon Last Activity on Jan 6, 2015

This is a Professional Development Training Plan that I created as my final assignment in the Adobe Train the Trainer Course. Included with this Training Plan for Using Acrobat Pro and FormsCentral for Creating Interactive Rubrics is a copy of a Workshop Sign-up form, A KWL like pre-assessment survey form, and an Exit Survey or Feedback form. I love the templates provided through Adobe FormsCentral. They are great! Make your assessment process less painless by learning how to convert old Rubrics into interactive ones by simply scanning and tweaking, or start with a new file and create it directly in Acrobat Pro. I have also attached several AdobeTV videos on using Acrobat to be viewed as extra content information. This is just the tip of the iceberg.
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Create a Poetry App for the iPad 1

Posted on Dec 15, 2014 by Siobhán Murphy Last Activity on Jan 20, 2015

This lesson is proposed as the first of three sessions during which participants will create a magazine-style poetry app for the iPad. This (first) session deals with creating an animated title/intro page in Photoshop (think of it as an animated front cover for a magazine). The completed 5 second video that will be created in direct and guided practice may be viewed here. Here is a link to the resources created for this plan. 'title_intro.mp4' – MP4 of final video, so participants can see what they are working towards. 'title_intro.psd' – so participants can cycle through the layers during direct instruction, to see the effect of each step. 'daylight.jpg' and 'ambient.m4a' – so participants can recreate the video in Photoshop, during guided practice. 'session1_notes.pdf' – e-copy of notes to be emailed to participants (with clickable links to further resources). 'session1_notesPRINT.pdf' – hard-copy hand-outs for class, for use during guided and ind... Read More
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Visual Report

Posted on Dec 10, 2014 by Christia Bowden Last Activity on Jan 7, 2015

This professional development plan is for one three hour session that teaches educators how to show their students how to use Photoshop to create graphic representation for their reports and assignments. In this session participants learn how to alter an image by: using the crop tool, filters, rotating, and more. The image is used to create a planet that can be customized for a history report, book report, and more. In the example provided it shows an Edgar Allan Poe planet that could accompany a report or assignment for an English class. This session is easily adaptable to any subject.
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Giving Students a Voice: How to create storytellers using Adobe Voice.

Posted on Dec 9, 2014 by Albert Thomas Last Activity on Jan 27, 2015

This session is designed to be introduction to the Adobe Voice. The learning objective will be to explore ideas and ways to use Adobe Voice to as a creative tool for presenting ideas and provide engaging ways to introduce new concepts. At the end of the professional development, participants will be able to apply basic functionalities to successfully navigate the Adobe Voice App. and will create a foundation to their first lesson for students through Adobe Voice.  The participants should be able to identify and apply the basic operations of the app. and produce an intro presentation to share with others.
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Help Portrait Worldwide

Posted on Dec 8, 2014 by Clint Balsar Last Activity on Dec 8, 2014

This is taken direct from the website; "Help-Portrait is a global movement of photographers, hairstylists and makeup artists using their time, tools and expertise to give back to those in need." I participated in this for the first time this year and I would highly recommend that every educator finds their local group that will be participating in this next year (Dec. 5th, 2015) and volunteer to work it with a few of your students that are interested in photography. It was a great day of "giving, not taking portraits" and proved to be incredibly rewarding. It was a founded by celebrity photographer Jeremy Cowart and Kyle Chowning in 2008. It is a great opportunity to share the successful career that Jeremy has, as well. My students did a little research into his work before attending the event.
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Create your own website using Adobe Muse

Posted on Nov 30, 2014 by Petra Perz Last Activity on Nov 30, 2014

Participants will learn how to design a simple website in Muse. This will give them foundations to improve it and lead them later on to create websites for a variety of purposes.
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Make Instructional Videos with Adobe Video Presenter Express

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

Create simple instructional videos—no video production experience required! In this beginner-level session, technology educator and Adobe Education Advocate Dr. Tim Kitchen will teach you how to use Adobe Presenter to capture content and actions on your computer screen. See Session Recording below.
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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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Using Premiere Pro with After Effects and Photoshop

Posted on Nov 26, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Dec 8, 2014

Make amazing videos with help from the Dynamic Link feature in Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop, and After Effects! Premiere Pro CC is a powerful nonlinear video editor that lets you edit your way. In this advanced session, educator Matthijs Clasener will teach you how to create eye-popping effects using dynamic linking between Premiere Pro and Adobe’s image-editing and visual effects creation apps. Session links and recording can be found below.
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Easy video showreels with Premiere Pro

Posted on Nov 26, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Jan 3, 2015

Put together a showreel of video clips for any class or activity using Adobe Premiere Pro, a powerful, customizable, nonlinear video editor that lets you edit your way. In this beginner-level class, educator Matthijs Clasener will teach you how to create a showreel—and inspire you to use Premiere Pro for your next video-editing project.  Resources and Recording can be found below.
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PSA For Anti-Tobacco use 8th grade

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 by Tracy Shields Last Activity on Jan 13, 2015

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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Year 7 History Egypt Documentary

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 by Tim Creighton Last Activity on Nov 30, 2014

This is an easy project for Yr 7 History students. The News project follows a simple scaffold for students to demonstrate some of their knowledge on Ancient Egypt via a video news story. The project can be applied to any History topic, and indeed any KLA. This same structure can be applied across all History topics. The project uses a Green Screen for the Expert interviews. Sample student projects will be uploaded when finished.
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