The 2019 Nth American AEL Summit took place from July 22 to 25 at the Adobe office in San Francisco with about 100 Adobe Education Leaders from all over the globe.
Meet some of the AELs and what they were looking forward to at the start of this event …
Clara Galán, Adobe’s Global Community Lead, K-12 & Higher Education, welcomed everyone to official start the Summit. Have a listen to her address …
Tacy Trowbridge, Adobe’s Global Education Programs Lead, then addressed the educators and shared about some of the recent changes Adobe has made to their education teams.
Adobe’s new Global Head of Education, Henry Hsiao introduced himself to the AELs and the wider education community with the following address that shared his vision for Adobe in Education.
Highlights of Day 1
Creative Catalyst Talks
The following Creative Catalyst Talks from various AELs were a highlight of the Summit.
Teaching Game Production & Creating Games for Social Good
by Andy Phelps
Andy is a Professor of Film and Media Arts at the American University Game Lab. He is soon to start another position as Professor of Human Interface Technology, at the College of Engineering at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch New Zealand.
Are Your Question Marks Big Enough? Why Epic Projects are Worth the Risk
by Lisa Gottfried and one of her students from New Tech High, California.
Lisa Gottfried has taught CTE Digital Design at New Tech High for 6 years and is an Adjunct Professor at Touro University in Innovative Education. In 2017/18, Lisa was recognised internationally for Innovation in Education with Blog Portfolios through HundrED.org and also won the “Innovation in the Classroom” grant from California Educational Research Association. She is also currently a professor for Touro University in the Innovative Ed. Masters program and is a proud member of the Adobe Education Leaders group.
Inspire Your School Community: Building The Leaders of Tomorrow
by Georgina Dean
Georgina is the Primary Google Learning Management Systems Coordinator at Modern English School Cairo. She has been the holder of the Excellence in Education Award for the past 3 consecutive years, and always looking for new ways to raise the bar in education by inspiring digital integration. She is about to start a new chapter in her education journal in Amman, Jordan.
TeachMeet: Ignite Creative Catalyst Talks
We also enjoyed hearing the following Ignite Creative Catalyst Talks from the AEL community.
Fostering creativity through storytelling
by Michael Hernandez
by David Dodds
Designing Adobe CC Micro-Lessons to Share with Faculty & Students: What & Why
by Shelley Rodrigo
Why what you are doing in school might be under threat
by Ian Usher
What is Instructional Design
by Deila Bumgardner
by Leonard Barbar
Understanding what ‘Flash’ has become when dealing with the modern, open web
by Joseph Labrecque
by Kelly Kermode
Integarted Learning Strategist
Creativity and Metacognition
by Phil Badham
Educational and Creative Technologies Consultant
You can see the above videos and lots more on the CreateEdu TV 2019 Nth American AEL Summit Vimeo channel
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