Post-conference masterclasses will be held on Friday, 5 October 2018 at offsite locations. Cost to attend the workshops is in addition to the conference registration fee.
Facilitator: Dr Tim Kitchen, Senior Education Specialist and other Adobe Education Leaders
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Adobe Sydney Office – Tower 2, Darling Park, 201 Sussex Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Price: $140.00 per person
You are invited to the amazing Adobe Office to enjoy penthouse views of Sydney as well as some quality Adobe related professional learning from Dr Tim Kitchen and a range of Adobe Education Leaders who are full-time Australian teachers.
We aim to cover the following software, resources and concepts during each session with a mix of hands-on workshopping and demonstrations:
- Photoshop tips & tricks for teachers
- Real time animation with Adobe Character Animator
- Working with the free Adobe Spark tools
- Multimodal Text with Adobe Muse and Adobe Spark
- Video production with Adobe Premiere Pro (Beginners and Advanced sessions)
- Classroom resources on the Adobe Education Exchange
- Tours of the Adobe office in action
Completing the Adobe Masterclass will contribute six (6) hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 6.2.2; 7.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
ROBOCUP JUNIOR WORKSHOP
Facilitator: Karen Binns, Apple Teacher and Alexander (Sandy) Bush, RoboCup Junior Australia
Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Location: University of New South Wales – High Street, Kensington NSW 2052
Price: $140.00 per person
RoboCupJunior Australia is a project-oriented educational initiative that supports local, regional and international robotic events for young students. This workshop will engage participants in a hands-on investigation of the workings of the Mindstorm EV3 robot.
Learn the basic requirements to design, build and program a LEGO Windstorms Rescue Line robot. The workshop will cover the rules and how to build an Australian Curriculum classroom unit based on this challenge. It will also cover the skills and procedures related to programming a robot to compete in this challenge. We will also look briefly at the Maze, Soccer and On Stage Challenges that are run concurrently at the RoboCupJr competition.
Whether you want to compete or just learn more about the competition, come and join us for a morning of exploration lead by a group of enthusiastic students and their teachers.
This workshop will be a hands-on robotics session for all levels of users. Depending on the level of experience, you can learn the basics of programming an EV3, or investigate the use of other sensors.
Participants in this workshop will need to bring a laptop with the EV3 software downloaded from the Lego website: https://www.lego.com/en-us/mindstorms/downloads/download-software. Please make sure that you are able to connect a USB device to your laptop.
Completing the RoboCup Junior Workshop will contribute three (3) hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 6.2.2; 7.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.