Next Generation Adobe Acrobat XI

A Principal's Reflections

Adobe recently announced its next-generation Adobe Acrobat XI software, complete with cloud services to help K-12 and higher education teachers and administrators handle complex document challenges and alleviate productivity inefficiencies. Acrobat XI Adobe educational technology

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Adobe Spark — All-purpose Desktop Publishing Tool for the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Adobe Spark is a free graphic design app that allows students and teachers with no design experience to create impactful graphics, web stories, and animated videos. You can access files in Dropbox, Google Photos, YouTube, Vimeo, or upload them from your local computer.

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Adobe Creative Cloud launches today - CS6 apps, sync, storage system

Educational Technology Guy

On Monday, April 23rd, Adobe announced Adobe Creative Cloud Student and Teacher Edition, and Creative Suite 6 Student and Teacher Edition for institutions, educators and students worldwide. and Adobe Edge preview – and deep integration with Adobe Touch Apps.

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Sharing Adobe Spark Creations with Google Slides

EdTechTeam

The first is Adobe Spark , a set of three powerful creation tools for students and users of any age. Here is a quick overview of Adobe Spark with links to several use cases: Post – a graphic design tool perfect for capturing book quotes and creating classroom posters.

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Creativity, Adobe EDU, and You!

CUE

Online learning has never been as accessible as it is in 2018. If you are looking to be more creative with your curriculum and leverage the power of high-quality and simple tools, then check out the Adobe Education Exchange! The post Creativity, Adobe EDU, and You!

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5 Easy Ways To Make Your Digital Content Accessible To Everyone

The Web20Classroom

For others we need to differentiate and make the content more accessible to accommodate for a disability. As classrooms and digital spaces become more ubiquitous educators must understand how the content they create and put in these online spaces must be made accessible for all.

Adobe Foundation and Discovery Education partner for Digital Media Curriculum

Educational Technology Guy

The Adobe Foundation and Discovery Education have partnered together to provide free curriculum and resources to help educators use digital media to improve teaching and learning in the classroom. The curriculum will be provided through the Discovery Educator Network and includes access to professional development resources, webinars, video tutorials, community forums, classroom materials activities and online resources.

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Lack of Technology Can Impede Creative Skills, Adobe Research Finds

EdTech Magazine

Lack of Technology Can Impede Creative Skills, Adobe Research Finds. Creative problem-solving also is a major proficiency of a successful 21st-century employee, Adobe finds in a report titled, “ Creative Problem Solving in Schools: Essential Skills Today’s Students Need for Jobs in Tomorrow’s Age of Automation.”. Limited student access to software and other tech, at school and at home. Adobe Makes Tech More Accessible.

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Adobe Announces New K12 Creative Cloud Offer

techlearning

Today, Adobe announced a new Creative Cloud offer available exclusively to K-12 schools and districts: beginning May 15, 2018, Adobe Creative Cloud will be available to K-12 schools for $4.99 For more information, visit the Adobe blog post.

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Class Tech Tips: Sharing Adobe Spark Creations with Google Slides

techlearning

The first is Adobe Spark , a set of three powerful creation tools for students and users of any age. How will your students access the Google Slides presentation? Then teachers type in this link to access the editable slide deck where they can share their work.

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Adobe Spark for Simple Multimedia Projects

The Electric Educator

One great option is Adobe Spark - a free tool from the creators of PhotoShop, InDesign, and many other professional design products. There are three different project options in Adobe Spark - posts (still image), page (mini web-site) or Video (photo slide show).

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Adobe Launches Spark With Premium Features  Free of Charge

techlearning

Additionally, Adobe offers a free platform, the Education Exchange , where educators can access free courses taught by their peers and share teaching materials and curricula.

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Adobe Spark: Easily create and share videos, images, and newsletters

iLearn Technology

What it is: Adobe Spark is a collection of fantastic (free!) How to integrate Adobe Spark in the classroom: The collection of tools in Adobe Spark are perfect for students and teachers alike. creative tools available online or as an app download.

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App of the Week: Adobe Capture CC

eSchool News

Adobe Capture CC. Use Adobe Capture CC to help students pick out (and use!) Pros : Access to granular photo elements; ability to create and share photo element libraries; fully compatible with Adobe CC apps.

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Class Tech Tips: Adobe Spark and Nearpod: Tips for a Must-Try Combo

techlearning

So I’ve put together a list of ways Adobe Spark and Nearpod are a fantastic pair of EdTech tools! Adobe Spark in the Classroom If you haven’t used the Spark tools before they are totally free, intuitive creation tools for students, professionals, and creatives in any industry.

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Adobe Education Exchange - An Excellent Educational Platform for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

May 12, 2015 Adobe Education Exchange is a great educational platform that hosts a wealth of resources for teachers and educators. You can use it to access a wide variety of teaching and learning.read more. educational web tools

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

Exchange Ideas With a Growing Community

A Principal's Reflections

The Adobe Education Exchange is a central location for educators to meet, share, discuss, and collaborate on topics of interest to the Adobe education community. There are numerous benefits associated with becoming a member of the Adobe Education Exchange.

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Read Works Provides Access to Handy Text Passages

SpeechTechie

I recently discovered ReadWorks - this website provides free access to reading passages and much more, with skill and strategy units on many topics in comprehension. an app such as Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to use highlighting and other annotation tools.

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Google Offers Free Cloud Access to Colleges, Plays Catch Up to Amazon, Microsoft

Edsurge

education grant offering free credits for its cloud platform, with no credit card required, unlimited access to its suite of tools and training resources. Amazon Web Services has dominated the cloud service business by being around longest (2006) and nabbing corporate and governmental customers like Comcast, Adobe and the Department of Defense. now, but Google says it plans to extend access to other places in the future.

Animonths: Use Splashtop Remote to Access Flash Animation

SpeechTechie

There are a lot of great interactive animated activities online that were created using Adobe Flash, the multimedia platform that was once the medium of choice to add interactivity to webpages.

Tons of Professional Development Resources for Teachers and Educators

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Adobe Education Exchange is a great educational platform that hosts a wealth of resources for teachers and educators. You can use it to access a wide variety of teaching and learning materials such.read more

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Android on Chromebooks! Here are some resources and apps to check out

Educational Technology Guy

id=org.kiwix.kiwixcustomp het Accessibility resources and apps [link] Toontastic 3D https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.toontastic Android has come to Chromebooks and is available on EDU Domains!

Android Apps for Education - work on Chromebooks and Chrome OS Tablets too!

Educational Technology Guy

And don't forget about all of the Chrome Apps, Extensions and full websites Chromebooks and the Chromebook Tab can access. The Adobe Creative Cloud apps, including Photoshop Mix , Lightroom Mobile , Illustrator Draw , Photoshop Sketch , Adobe Comp CC , and Creative Cloud Mobile will be available for free download, expanding creative options for students and the capability of stylus and world-facing camera.

5 fun presentation tools for end-of-year projects

eSchool News

Student creations automatically save to the device’s camera roll and online, accessible via a direct link. Adobe Spark. Adobe Spark is a design and media-creation platform that’s easy to use and that offers plenty of inspiring templates to get started.

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Class Tech Tips: Classroom Tips for Teaching Vocabulary with Keyword Searches

techlearning

Keyword Searches in Spark I’m a huge fan of Adobe Spark and if you’ve visited my blog before that’s no surprise. You might have grabbed my free Spark graphic organizers or picked up a copy of my book, co-written with Ben Forta, 40 Ways to Inject Creativity into Your Classroom with Adobe Spark.

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Engaging Design/Engineering Site Earns Teachers Raves

techlearning

Cons: Episodes and games use Adobe Flash and will not work on iOS devices; accessibility features have some limitations.

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Virtual office hours revisited

IT Bill

For example, during the first few weeks of a course, have each student—or small groups of students—visit with you in Adobe Connect for the sole purpose of checking out tool functionality, and to hear and see each other laugh. Accessibility Learner Engagement Transactional Distance

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Digital Poets! Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can: animate their poems with digital poster tools, like EduBuncee , Flowvella , Sway , HaikuDeck , Adobe Slate , Canva , Tackk , Visme , Smore , ThingLink , Biteslides , and EduGlogster. Click to access that resource!

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Making 360º Media: A Conversation about Immersive Storytelling and Media Literacy

Digital Promise

Will Cavada: When I first started teaching the media class it was more of a graphics class based on the print world—Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. How do you tell a story if you’re just doing animation and using Adobe After Effects?

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The Case for PDFs in Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

This might be to save money on maintenance or to make them accessible from anywhere or any number of other great reasons, but the change isn’t without its own set of problems. With a free PDF reader (like Adobe or hundreds of others), students can open and get started right away.

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Inject Creativity Into Your Classrooom With the Latest Publication From EdTechTeam

EdTechTeam

Adobe Spark is a free, simple-to-use creation tool that integrates technology into the storytelling process at school. It is approachable, accessible, and most of all fun for kids, and it works on nearly any device found inside today’s classrooms.

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Celebrating ConnectED’s Achievements Toward Transforming Education

Digital Promise

Adobe. Students were prompted to find images that represent contemporary pop culture, and then to use Adobe Photoshop Elements to create their own Warhol-inspired work. And, students who were absent could access the materials from home and arrive prepared upon their return.

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5 Fun Presentation Tools for End-of-Year Projects

Graphite Blog

Student creations automatically save to the device's camera roll and online, accessible via a direct link. Adobe Spark. Adobe Spark is a design and media-creation platform that’s easy to use and that offers plenty of inspiring templates to get started. Adobe Spark offers rich opportunities to demonstrate learning while getting creative with design elements. As the school year winds down, tests and final projects are looming.

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Six Great Apps for the ACER Chromebook Tab

EdTechTeam

The new ACER Chromebook Tab works just like a Chromebook with access to the core Google for Education apps such as Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drive. The Tab features access to Chrome Web Store and Android Apps and it includes a built-in pen, which opens up the possibilities for this device in the classroom. Adobe Apps. Android App) – The whole suite of Adobe Creative Cloud Mobile Apps run on the Tab.

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How One Professor Uses Podcasts to Teach Empathy and Social Justice

Edsurge

Most technologies—GarageBand or Adobe Audition—are easy to learn,” she says. Course Hero is an online learning platform where you can access course-specific study resources contributed by a community of students and educators. Calarco says it’s important to recognize that not all students have the same access to quality technology. But because IU offers Adobe Creative Suite products free for students, I focus on teaching them how to use Adobe Audition,” she says.

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Audio Projects for Digital Learners: 30+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Just search audio, radio or podcasts to access them. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! “Radio is the most intimate and socially personal medium in the world.” ” – Harry von Zell. One of the safest ways to integrate technology is to get students to record their thoughts, ideas, or learning with web tools and mobile apps.

Subscriber Special: September

Ask a Tech Teacher

workbooks include embedded links to websites and digital tools making it easy for students to access them. student has easy access to all metrics and assessments, encouraging accountability for Big Ideas and Essential Questions. iAnnotate or Adobe) to mark up rubrics and examples, then erase at the end of the year. student has easy access to all required materials–links, webtools, research, and more.

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Is SCORM still relevant?

Neo LMS

Create a SCORM content on Adobe Captivate and expect it to work on all SCORM-compliant learning platforms. Some more SCORM benefits include its accessibility, adaptability, and affordability. In order to publish content in SCORM format, you need authoring tools such as Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline, and licences can become quite costly.

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Class Tech Tips: Spark Video Activities for Google Classroom

techlearning

Spark Video is a powerful, easy-to-use video creation tool from Adobe. It’s totally free for schools who can access all of the premium features at no cost. I shared this announcement from Adobe Spark earlier this year which describes how to access the free features at your school.

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