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The future of digital learning

Posted on Apr 24, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Apr 24, 2015

As leaders in the education space, we have a responsibility to plan for the future while driving student outcomes today. Join Adobe and Chris Dede of the Harvard Graduate School of Education for a look at the future of digital learning. Discover how emerging trends will shape your institution, and what you can do now to prepare. About the presenter Chris Dede, Harvard Graduate School of Education Chris Dede is the Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education.  His fields of scholarship include emerging technologies, policy, and leadership. His funded research includes five grants from NSF and the Gates Foundation to design and study immersive simulations, transformed social interactions, and online professional development.  In 2007, he was honored by Harvard University as an outstanding teacher and in 2011 he was named a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association. Chris has served as a member of the National Academy... Read More
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Module 3: Entry Level Programming with Scratch

Posted on Apr 23, 2015 by Ryan Patton Last Activity on Apr 23, 2015

Module 3 Overview: SW expand upon their program to implement advanced structured programming techniques such as parallelism of functions, as well as manipulation of sprites on the XY grid. Estimated Time: 8 Days Vocabulary of Instruction: Quadrants, XY Coordinates, Pixels, Multitasking, Parallelism, Algorithm, Function, Forever Loop, Embedded If/Else,
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Create a classroom activity app with Brackets and PhoneGap Build

Posted on Apr 22, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Apr 23, 2015

Create an app that lets students generate ideas for classroom activities (e.g., make a mural, write a poem) just by shaking a smartphone! In this more advanced class, Interaction Design professor Mark Shufflebottom will teach you how to use Adobe Brackets—an open source code editor for web designers and front-end developers—to build the app. Then, he’ll show you how to use PhoneGap Build—an open source app development framework—to access the accelerometer in the phone. About the presenter Mark Shufflebottom is professor of Interaction Design, working at Sheridan College of Advanced Learning, Ontario, Canada. He started his media career in 1996, after completing a graphic design course at the Arts Institute Bournemouth, he headed up to Scotland to work for a charity. While there one of his first commissions was to build a website for the charity, this led to a deep interest in web design which later developed using Flash and back-end programming.In August 1999, he r... Read More
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Create your first app with Brackets and PhoneGap Build

Posted on Apr 22, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Apr 23, 2015

Time to create your first mobile app! In this beginner-level class, Interaction Design professor Mark Shufflebottom will teach you how to build an app using HTML in Adobe Brackets—an open source code editor for web designers and front-end developers. Then, he’ll show you how to upload your app to PhoneGap Build—an open source app development framework—for deployment to mobile platforms. About the presenter Mark Shufflebottom is professor of Interaction Design, working at Sheridan College of Advanced Learning, Ontario, Canada. He started his media career in 1996, after completing a graphic design course at the Arts Institute Bournemouth, he headed up to Scotland to work for a charity. While there one of his first commissions was to build a website for the charity, this led to a deep interest in web design which later developed using Flash and back-end programming.In August 1999, he returned to Bournemouth to work for an international magazine publisher, working first of a... Read More
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Captivate your students with interactivity and built-in feedback

Posted on Apr 15, 2015 by Matthew Miller Last Activity on Apr 23, 2015

A lesson plan for a series of six short lessons on Adobe Captivate followed by group and individual work practicing and putting into use what was covered. The workshop focuses on how you can use Captivate to include interactivity and built-in feedback loops to increase the usefulness of video lessons (particularly for flipped learning).   
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Student Portfolios Using Slate - Professional Development - T4T - Winter 2015

Posted on Apr 9, 2015 by James Adkins Last Activity on Apr 9, 2015

This resource is a Professional Development Plan for a 3.5 hour workshop using Slate for student digital portfolio creation. 
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Project Management - Resource

Posted on Mar 31, 2015 by Clint Balsar Last Activity on Apr 1, 2015

I am in love with the resource Trello! I have used it for several project focused activities, but found it indispensable during my time as a newspaper adviser. It utilizes your already set up Google accts. and works with a left to right workflow (although you can customize it to work any way you want).
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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 30, 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 Apr 1, 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... Read More
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Animated 3D Titles with After Effects

Posted on Mar 24, 2015 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Mar 31, 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... Read More
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Matific K-6 Maths Online resource

Posted on Mar 24, 2015 by allan levenstein Last Activity on Mar 24, 2015

Matific is a fantastic maths resource with over 750 interactive episodes for K-6 maths and follows the new Australian curriculum. Matific is available across all platforms PC, Mac, IPad and Android. It is available either via the website ( www.matific.com) or as an app from the app store or Google play It is the most interactive and engaging product on the market today.  Matific teaches fundamental maths concepts using manipulation of familiar objects. The algorithm within each episode is randomly generated so the student will never be able to just learn the answer by repetition.   A truly great product.
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The New AC Method for factoring trinomials

Posted on Mar 6, 2015 by Nghi Nguyen Last Activity on Mar 6, 2015

Factoring polynomials, especially trinomials, are main subject of high school math. So far, the factoring AC Method has been the most popular method to factor binomials. This method could be improved if we apply the Rule of Signs of Quadratic functions into its operational approach. The New AC Method works simpler and faster than the existing AC Method. The most important advantage is it can avoid the lengthy factoring by grouping.
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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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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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Bug Eaters (A game of basic logic)

Posted on Feb 11, 2015 by Arthur Wohlwill Last Activity on Apr 24, 2015

This is a Scratch based project for students to use basic deductive logic. In this exercise, students will try to match predators and prey based on using deduction. This game is based loosely on some games designed to teach scientific logic from this site: http://fieldlines.org/2012/03/03/teaching-the-logic-of-scientific-discovery-with-games-part-3-better-analogies/   A worksheet is also added for students to write down the process of their thinking. Even when students can do the exercise easily, articulating the logic is a second useful exercise.  A second version called "logic puzzle' adds a second exercise to the first.
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Flash Teacher and Student Tools

Posted on Feb 6, 2015 by Sally Mack Last Activity on Mar 28, 2015

These are Flash based interactives and animations for Mathematics, Middle Scool Science, Biology and Physics They have been made over a number of years and could be considered the products of a mis-spent middle age. ;-) They are located here. http://science.waltermack.com/flashTeacherTools/index.html
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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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