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Developing Creative Learners in K-12 Classrooms

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Oct 29, 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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Advanced Animated Infographics with Flash Professional

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Oct 30, 2014

Make your infographics even more engaging. In this more advanced session, University of Denver interactive software engineer Joseph Labrecque will teach you how to use adobe Flash Professional to enhance your infographics with user-driven navigation along the Timeline. Adobe Flash Professional is the authoring environment for creating and delivering immersive web experiences, applications, games, and multimedia content.  A recording of the session will be placed below.
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Easy Animated Infographics with Flash Professional

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Oct 30, 2014

Learn how to create animated infographics using Adobe Flash Professional, the authoring environment for creating and delivering immersive web experiences, applications, games, and multimedia content. University of Denver interactive software engineer Joseph Labrecque will teach you how to supercharge your infographics with drawings, images, and text, and then export them to HTML5 Canvas for playback on Adobe Flash Player. Recording of the session will be linked below.
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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 Oct 28, 2014

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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Creating E-Portfolio for Success: Website Design for Educators using Adobe Muse CC

Posted on Oct 24, 2014 by Shanlee Liu Last Activity on Oct 25, 2014

Creating interactive website for K-16 educators of any subject using Adobe Muse CC is the collaborative trend for every day teaching and learning. This tutorial will demonstrate step-by-step process from watch Adobe TV, Adobe for Academics, Adobe training videos ahead of time, come to a face-to-face session or on-line seminar, then publish the website to Business Catalyst. Educators can revise and edit their web side anytime and anywhere using Adobe Creative Cloud. 
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FormsCentral Tutorial: Turn-in Box

Posted on Oct 24, 2014 by Judy Durkin Last Activity on Oct 24, 2014

This is a short tutorial on building a Turn-in Box in FormsCentral. FormsCentral is a terrific online program for going paperless! I use it to create quizzes, visual writing prompts, and in this instance, Turn-in Boxes which I place on my website. By using the turn-in box, I have a time-stamped record of when students turn-in their assignment. It is easy to download student files and the whole process is totally paperless. Save paper. Save the planet. Use FormsCentral!
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Design a Logo with Adobe Illustrator

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 by Zak Johnson Last Activity on Oct 16, 2014

These resources are provided for use with the Up and Running with Adobe Illustrator professional development workshop.
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Representing statistics visually

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 by Duane Erickson Last Activity on Oct 16, 2014

This is a cross-curricular project where students turn statistical data into an easily understood visual representation. Please note that I only provide an example of this assignment. Any lesson plan or grading rubric should be customized to fit the specific needs of your curriculum. In this example, I use US Census Data to create a color coded county map of the state of Idaho representing the percentages of people living below poverty level. 
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Enhancing Online Courses with Photoshop

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 by Brenda Soto-Martinez Last Activity on Oct 16, 2014

This is a lesson plan for the Enhancing Online Courses with Photoshop Workshop. The purpose is to train faculty and /or Staff of Distance Education Departments of a Higher Education Institution in the use of Photoshop to design multimedia content (graphics, highlight content, etc) for their online courses. The plan includes details for the workshop including direct instruction, guided instruction and independent practice. Also, a session opening and closing. The duration of this one session is 5 hours total. Tools and functionalities will be discussed. As support material, you will find a video of a basic introduction on creating a Photoshop Session and some examples of actual content created for Online courses in Business, Engineering, Science, Math and Humanities Schools. This examples are within a PDF Portfolio as a Showcase
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911 Memorial Collage

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 by Tanisha Bronaugh Last Activity on Oct 24, 2014

Beginning Graphics students use Photoshop to create a 911 Memorial collage. This collage should look somewhat seamless. NO hard or unrefined edges. Edges must be blended together! When you are finished it should look like 1 image!!Collage must be: 11x17300 resolution This project is a good way to get newbies acquainted with various tools in Photoshop. I sometimes provide the students with a folder of royalty free images; it is interesting to see the variations students come up with, given the same variety of images. This project could also be done using Illustrator! I complete this assignment with a class critique.
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Dreamweaver Professional Development Sample Project

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 by Zak Johnson Last Activity on Oct 23, 2014

These resources are provided for use with the Adobe Professional Development workshop Up and Running with Adobe Dreamweaver.  Download the file before proceeding through the learning-project steps.
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Create your first movie with Premiere Elements

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Oct 20, 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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Creating A Digital Portfolio

Posted on Oct 10, 2014 by LaDale Whaley Last Activity on Oct 30, 2014

The professional development, lesson offers a basic understanding of creating a digital portfolio using Adobe Acrobat Professional. Upon completing the workshop participants will have a basic knowledge and understanding of Acrobat as well as a digital portfolio.
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Examples of InDesign

Posted on Oct 10, 2014 by Zak Johnson Last Activity on Oct 10, 2014

These examples were created for use with the Up and Running with Adobe InDesign workshop. The materials included are: Newsletter-complete.jpegNewspaper Student Example.pdfWalker Evans.pdf
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Adding Polish to your newsletter with InDesign

Posted on Oct 1, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Oct 15, 2014

Build your Adobe InDesign skills! Learn some advanced techniques for creating newsletters, including how to reuse settings from other InDesign files. In this more advanced session, you’ll dive deeper into Adobe InDesign—a professional page layout application for print and digital publishing. Educator and Illustrator expert Eric Dumas will teach you some advanced techniques for creating polished newsletters, including how to reuse settings from other InDesign files. You can watch the session recording below.
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Create a School Newsletter with InDesign

Posted on Oct 1, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Oct 15, 2014

Make a great-looking school newsletter with Adobe InDesign! In this beginner-level session educator and Illustrator expert Eric Dumas will teach you Learn a set of simple tasks that help you and your students create a publication for your class, club, or team. You'll learn how to create a newsletter with Adobe InDesign—a professional page layout application for print and digital publishing. Session recording is below.
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Futurist Inspired Dancers

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 by Ashley Stroud Last Activity on Oct 25, 2014

This lesson was the result of a collaboration between my digital illustration program and the dance department at our performing and visual arts high school. Tied by the theme of the dance drama, The Grid, the Void, and the Sign, we took photographs of the dancers jumping, practiced gestural drawings during their rehearsal, and then composed digital artworks inspired by the Futurist art movement using geometric forms in repetition to show movement through space and time. The lesson covers these Adobe Photoshop skills: editing Camera RAW photographs, B&W adjustment, watercolor, pointalism, pencil drawing, woodcut effects, pattern making, selection tools, and layer masks.
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Journey To Discover Identity

Posted on Sep 26, 2014 by Gaye Kershaw Last Activity on Sep 26, 2014

The Big Idea - Journey Students will explore the art elements shape and pattern and the arts language that supports it. They will undertake a ‘Journey To Explore Identity’ to help understand how“...modern Australian identity reflects the many groups of people that call Australia home”. They will explore these art elements during specific, guided 2&3D & ICT activities, the results of which will be recorded in visual diaries & photographically. Students will create project based artworks using personal responses to open ended questioning. They will use a range of equipment and techniques, select, arrange and make choices to create artworks that communicate ideas and feelings for a particular purpose.
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AET- Changing the Story with Adobe Photoshop

Posted on Sep 25, 2014 by Thomas Walsh Last Activity on Sep 25, 2014

In this lessons student will gain a new perspective on the content they are interacting with while learning some basic Photoshop skills. This resource can be adapted to most subject areas and students from 4th grade to adult.
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Altering History

Posted on Sep 23, 2014 by Duane Erickson Last Activity on Sep 23, 2014

The purpose of this project is for students to consider one person, or object, and the significance they had on a historical topic or time period by looking at an original photo and then altering the photos by removing that person or object. This project can be used with any historical topic that has pictures which portray the time period or event.  Project Steps Find an original image that has some sort of historical significance. Explain why the image is significant.Use Adobe Photoshop (or other image editing software) to remove a person or object.Describe what changes that you made to the photo.If your edited photo depicted the actual event, explain how would history or public opinion have been altered? 
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