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What do you have in your head?

Posted on Mar 26, 2015 by Ana Laura Gomes Last Activity on Mar 26, 2015

This idea come up visiting a behance portfolio of Akatre Studio, Paris, France - https://www.behance.net/gallery/23194649/Zero-To-Five-by-Akatre?isa0=1# it would be a great project for photoshop classes, even illustrator: what do you have in your head? the people could take pictures of real objects over/in front their heads or make photoshop collages. if working on illustrator, they could draw objects, vectorize their own photos and create portraits. 
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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 27, 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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Virtual 3D Backgrounds with After Effects

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

Bring some Hollywood “wow factor” to your movies. In this more advanced session, technology educator Jason Carthew will teach you how to create a virtual 3D background for chroma-keyed video footage with Adobe After Effects—the industry-leading animation and creative compositing software. You’ll be making stunning SciFi movies in no time! About the presenter Jason Carthew teaches the Industrial Technology: Multimedia courses for years 9 through to 12 at Crestwood High School. He has trained teachers across New South Wales (Australia) in the use of Adobe products for teaching and learning. These courses focused on improving Flash, Premier Elements, Photoshop and Dreamweaver skills with the teachers. Jason has utilised his skills in the production of independent films such as the short film AIWU, which was shown at the New York Independent Film Festival and the feature film Dead Down Under (in post production). Both films relied heavily on Flash and After... Read More
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Animated 3D Titles with After Effects

Posted on Mar 24, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Mar 25, 2015

Cool titles make your movies look even more professional. In this beginner-level session, technology educator Jason Carthew will teach you how to create an animated 3D title for chroma-keyed video footage with Adobe After Effects—the industry-leading animation and creative compositing software. About the presenter Jason Carthew teaches the Industrial Technology: Multimedia courses for years 9 through to 12 at Crestwood High School. He has trained teachers across New South Wales (Australia) in the use of Adobe products for teaching and learning. These courses focused on improving Flash, Premier Elements, Photoshop and Dreamweaver skills with the teachers. Jason has utilised his skills in the production of independent films such as the short film AIWU, which was shown at the New York Independent Film Festival and the feature film Dead Down Under (in post production). Both films relied heavily on Flash and After Effects to achieve the SFX components . Jason on TwitterJa... Read More
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Video Essayist - Jacob T. Swinney

Posted on Mar 23, 2015 by Kev Lavery Last Activity on Mar 28, 2015

Jacob T. Swinney is an amazing filmmaker who cuts together gorgeous visual essays. These are mesmerizing and mature pieces dedicated to filmmakers and beautiful examples of the practice. Jacob T. Swinney
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Shape of Design

Posted on Feb 28, 2015 by Aalia Rahman Last Activity on Mar 1, 2015

The Shape of Design by Frank Chimero is a free odd little design ebook. Instead of talking about typography, grids, or logos, it focuses on storytelling, co-dependency, and craft. It tries to supplement the abundance of technical talk and how-to elsewhere by elevating why great work is done.  Shape is a book about objectives, and it zooms out to answer a couple big questions: How does it feel to make things for other people? And how can we do so in a meaningful, engaged way? -I do not own rights to this book. The description was taken from the book itself. You may read the book online, download the book or order a print.-
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Lead By Example

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

When we returned from winter break on January 5th I challenged my students to step out of their comfort zone and step up the creative effort. I felt the best way to make the challenge stick was to accept it myself so on the 4th I recorded a few videos, uploaded them to a YouTube playlist, and announced on the 5th that I'd add to the playlist every school day from that point forward. Crazy, eh? Teachers, like students, need a challenge. This is day 33 of a new series of Mac Lab videos (not counting finals and the first day of semester 2) and I'm currently on a 33 day hitting streak with 92 videos in the playlist. These tutorials aren't intended to be refined or polished (and they're not). They're intended to be a daily extemporaneous exercise—though subject to rerecording when I become especially maladroit (which happens all too often). The idea harkens back to the spirit of Confessions of a Video Tutorial Junkie. But because not enough kids were embracing the challenge,... Read More
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The Puzzle of Motivation

Posted on Feb 25, 2015 by Mike Skocko Last Activity on Feb 25, 2015

In this TED Talk, Dan Pink presents the case for changing the way we attempt to motivate our students (just substitute schools and students for business and employees in the talk).  After watching, you might realize that the real puzzle is why so many folks continue to resist the evidence or deny the validity of the research.  The Puzzle of Motivation
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Lesson Plan: Creating materials for a Music resource site

Posted on Feb 24, 2015 by Tonya Mills Last Activity on Mar 29, 2015

Your lesson plan should do the following: Integrate content from at least one of the six classes.Contains elements from out Adobe Indesign, Premiere Pro, and Muse classes.Provide instruction for your students on some aspect of principles covered in this class.Contains a section dealing what the students will learn in each program mentioned above.Encourage students to be creative.Some pointers are given as to what the student may consider doing, but, ultimately it is up to the student to decide what to do with their project.Give students resources for technical help.I've included a list of resources students could use to receive help.Give students instructions on final output/submission requirements.And I've also included an assessment and submission requirement.
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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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Comic Sans Criminal

Posted on Feb 22, 2015 by Colin Byers Last Activity on Feb 22, 2015

Graphic designers have a plethora of fonts at their disposal. However, time and time again I see people using fonts incorrectly. Fonts have purpose, they are part of a designer's tool kit. Wouldn't you want your font to be representative of your brand, product or business? Well, if you do, then perhaps you should check out this link, it's good for a laugh, but it's no joke.
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Create a promotional poster for a school event

Posted on Feb 21, 2015 by Jim Babbage Last Activity on Mar 28, 2015

Select an upcoming school event (Black History Month was one of my favorites) and have students work in pairs to create an event poster, using images they have created themselves, along with supplied artwork such as a guest speaker photo, school logo and promo copy about the event. Encourage students to research public domain imagery to help add more visual strength/relevance to the poster and to learn about copyright. During the creation of the poster, students should post iterations of the work on Behance, using WIP. Teachers and students can post helpful, constructive feedback during the creation process. Once the poster is finished, students should post the final work as a project, link it to the WIP and make sure that they share credit and attribution to their partner and list the external resources they used to finish the project. After the assignments are submitted, don't just grade them; invite a range of faculty and staff to view the final work and pick their top three posters. Once the result... Read More
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Preparation for Building a Website

Posted on Feb 18, 2015 by Cindy Kilpatrick Last Activity on Mar 14, 2015

A 3-5 day orientation unit during which student will become familiar with the elements of websites, identify their personal preferences related to websites, how that might differ from others’ needs and taste and use that knowledge to plan a website on a topic of personal interest.
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My pledge to support creativity in education

Posted on Feb 5, 2015 by Matthew Miller Last Activity on Mar 18, 2015

In the hopes that this will inspire you to support creativity in education, I wrote my pledge on a whiteboard and challenged myself to fill the board with pictures, at least some of which told a bit of a story or related to stories I know.  I hope you enjoy it.  This is released into the public domain; if you'd like to use it for anything, feel free.
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Student Feedback and Celebration with Adobe Voice

Posted on Feb 5, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Feb 11, 2015

Create an animated video to boost engagement with your students! In this more advanced session, technology educator Mark DuBois will teach you how to use Voice for student feedback and celebration. Create an animated video to boost engagement with your students—no filming required! Adobe Voice is a free iPad app that lets you create stunning animated videos in minutes.  Session Recording will be linked below after the session.
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Beginning Digital Storytelling with Adobe Voice

Posted on Feb 5, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Feb 16, 2015

Create an animated video just by talking! In this beginner-level session, you’ll learn to use the Adobe Voice app to create a “What I Did on My Summer Vacation” story.  Adobe Voice is a free iPad app that lets you create stunning animated videos in minutes. In this beginner-level session, technology educator Mark DuBois will teach you how to create a fun digital story.  Session Recording will be linked below after the session. 
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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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Create a Homepage with Dreamweaver and CC Extract

Posted on Jan 28, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Feb 6, 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 Feb 16, 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 Mar 2, 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 Feb 4, 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 Feb 16, 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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