Adobe Preparing to Make Waves

A Principal's Reflections

Adobe, a leader in providing creative tools to schools and educators, is preparing to announce some exciting news early next week. Live Streamed Webcast : On April 23rd, Adobe will be hosting a launch event to announce how the company is reinventing creative software with the first release of Adobe Creative Cloud and the new Creative Suite 6. This will be the first full public demonstration of Adobe Creative Cloud in action. Adobe educational technology

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Class Tech Tips: Sharing Adobe Spark Creations with Google Slides

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The first is Adobe Spark , a set of three powerful creation tools for students and users of any age. Creating with Adobe Spark In my book Tasks Before Apps: Designing Rigorous Learning in a Tech-Rich Classroom I talk about the importance of empowering students as creators.

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Class Tech Tips: Teaching Digital Citizenship with Adobe Spark

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Adobe Spark is a popular suite of creativity tools for students. You can help students put their digital citizenship skills into action using Adobe Spark. Ready to get started with Adobe Spark? Check out the Adobe Spark for Education page for more ideas for your classroom!

Sparking Student Creativity with Big Ideas from Adobe MAX

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It has been a whirlwind first day at Adobe MAX! As I was listening to an overview of Rush today, I couldn’t help but think of the ways this tool connects to Spark Video — another favorite from Adobe. I've had the pleasure of working with this company.

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Report: The Credentials People Get Are Not Always the Ones Companies Want

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based think tank Foundation for Excellence in Education, and Boston-based analytics software company Burning Glass Technologies. “We’re Adobe Certified Associate. Employers seek job candidates who know Microsoft and Adobe products, but don’t necessarily demand candidates be certified in those programs, according to the report. The company developed the Adobe Certified Associate credential.

Class Tech Tips: 3 Ways Adobe Spark Promotes Creativity in the Classroom

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I've had the pleasure of working with this company. I recently had the chance to review the new research conducted by Adobe Education on creativity in the classroom. I’m so excited about the findings of Adobe’s research on creativity in the classroom.

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Adobe unveils 2015 Creative Cloud release

eSchool News

Adobe’s 2015 release of Creative Cloud includes major updates to Adobe’s desktop tools, including Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, Premiere Pro CC and InDesign CC; as well as new connected mobile apps for iOS and Android.

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30 Companies That Offer Teacher Discounts In 2016

TeachThought - Learn better.

30 Companies That Offer Teacher Discounts In 2016. From Apple to J.Crew, these companies offer exclusive discounts on just about everything a teacher could possibly need for the new semester! 30 Companies That Offer Teacher Discounts In 2016. Adobe.

5 Creative Ways to Connect Young Adults to Reading

The CoolCatTeacher

Links mentioned Websites mentioned by Karen Scott Adobe Spark AASL Best Websites for Teaching and Learning Karen Scott – Bio as Submitted Karen Scott Librarian I work in a middle school library full-time and have been doing so for 21 years.

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

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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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Celebrating ConnectED’s Achievements Toward Transforming Education

Digital Promise

Digital Promise and other nonprofit organizations including EveryoneOn and The Learning Accelerator have been working with companies and schools to ensure these programs and offers are making their way into the hands of teachers, students, and families across the country. Adobe.

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Podcasting Equipment Setup and Software I use on the 10-Minute Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

Kip then edits in Adobe Audition on his Lenovo Laptop. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Class Tech Tips: Spark Video Activities for Google Classroom

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Spark Video is a powerful, easy-to-use video creation tool from Adobe. I shared this announcement from Adobe Spark earlier this year which describes how to access the free features at your school. I've had the pleasure of working with this company.

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Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

In the past, local experts have worked with my students to examine the microorganisms in our river water, search for fossils, explore caves, build adobe structures, create shoes and materials with local plants, act as meteorologists, and much more.

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Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

In the past, local experts have worked with my students to examine the microorganisms in our river water, search for fossils, explore caves, build adobe structures, create shoes and materials with local plants, act as meteorologists, and much more.

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Class Tech Tips: How To Tell Your School’s Story on Instagram with Spark Post

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A few years ago I came across the Spark tools from Adobe. Schools, companies, and individuals use fonts, colors, and logos that make it easy for other people to notice their content. All you have to do is add Spark to your Adobe Admin Console.

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Grammar Check Websites and Apps That Save Your Writing

Ask a Tech Teacher

Global Lingo surveyed 1,029 people and found that 59% “would not use a company that had obvious grammatical or spelling mistakes on its website or marketing material”. 74% answered yes when asked whether they noticed spelling or grammar on a company’s website.

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Looking Back on Three Years of the ConnectED Initiative: Did It Deliver?

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corporations, from Apple to Adobe. As EdSurge reported, to be part of the initiative, companies “had to commit to providing goods or services worth at least $100 million.” But as Betsy Corcoran outlined in her July 2014 article , some companies had yet to deliver on their promise of clearly outlining how educators could apply for those products and services. “If Did companies fully deliver on their ConnectED promises? Take Adobe , for example.

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Autonomy Breeds Change

A Principal's Reflections

The inspiration for this idea came from Google’s 80/20 Innovation Model where engineers are encouraged to take 20 percent of their time to work on something company-related that interests them personally.

Forward-thinking startups announced as Innovation Incubator winners

eSchool News

The full list of finalists: · Adobe Voice, Adobe. · The program began in 2006 and has provided support for dozens of successful products and companies in their efforts to improve education through the use of software, digital content, and related technologies.

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LinkedIn’s New Learning Platform to Recommend Lynda Courses for Professionals

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Learning and development has become one of our most important priorities,” LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner said at a press event in the company’s San Francisco office Thursday morning. LinkedIn Learning will also offer free courses from “influencers”—industry and thought leaders selected by the company. Companies will be able to purchase licenses for employees and recommend or assign courses to them. The company, which is in the midst of being. LinkedIn loves to learn.

Here Are the 10 Michelson Runway Startups Vying For Future Funders

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But the latest cohort at Michelson Runway, an startup accelerator geared towards higher-ed companies, highlights a broader approach to innovation in education. Now in its third year, MIchelson Runway offers early-stage education companies $25,000-100,000 in investment, along with legal advice, product feedback and opportunities to connect with other entrepreneurs and potential funders. The company is asking for $10 million by October 2018.

Classroom Videos: How-to Tips and Tricks

The CoolCatTeacher

I use the Adobe Suite throughout. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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Virtual Valentines: The Global Valentine Project Sharing Love and Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

We love digital tools like Buncee and Green Screen , Adobe Spark. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Moodle: The Unsung Hero of LMS Options

Ask a Tech Teacher

There are many companies out there that will assist in training your stakeholders and troubleshooting issues associated with your new Moodle LMS. Adobe Connect to provide online meetings within Moodle for teachers, administrators, and even students.

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Classroom Videos: How-to Tips and Tricks

The CoolCatTeacher

I use the Adobe Suite throughout. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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Tech Employees Question Credentials, Prerequisites and Privilege With #UnqualifiedForTech

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David Demaree is a product manager for Typekit Adobe. On Sunday, the self-taught programmer tweeted the following: Hi, I'm a Site Reliability Engineer at a large tech company. I'm a Sr Incident Responder at a gaming company. Jake Behrens is an evangelist and engineer at Apple. Jon Parrott is works is a developer programs engineer at Google. They all work in the the tech industry, and what also unites these three is their unconventional path to their current jobs.

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Kadenze’s March Toward Online Art Education, 1 Year Later

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While online education companies offer engineering, programming and business skills, one company wants to make sure that the fine arts isn’t being left behind. based company offers 50 classes from flagship schools like Columbia and Stanford. It goes beyond Adobe and Autodesk, the obvious ones,” he says. the company partners with 20 some institutions to offer courses in everything from concert technology to programming for the visual arts.

Class Tech Tips: Movie-Making in the STEM Classroom with Spark Video

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Class Tech Tips: Teaching Digital Citizenship with Adobe Spark ] Spark Video in STEM You may have heard the news this month on the new resources from Adobe Spark. I've had the pleasure of working with this company.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition)

Doug Levin

" Tagged on: July 30, 2017 Tristan Harris: The Manipulative Tricks that Tech Companies Use to Capture Your Attention | TED → A handful of people working at a handful of tech companies steer the thoughts of billions of people every day, says design thinker Tristan Harris. Harris shares how these companies prey on our psychology for their own profit and calls for a design renaissance in which our tech instead encourages us to live out the timeline we want.

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Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

In her consulting life, she has led CoSN’s Leadership for Mobile Learning initiative, developed strategic plans and content for companies, provided professional development coaching to school districts, and presented at numerous conferences.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 24, 2017 School district to retain IT department | The Sentinel → Several members of the IT department were present at Thursday’s meeting to urge the board not to outsource IT services to a company that proposed to do so. Tagged on: March 23, 2017 Why You Should Care About The Supreme Court Case On Toner Cartridges | Consumerist → Can a company that sold you something use its patent on that product to control how you choose to use after you buy it?

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 24, 2017 School district to retain IT department | The Sentinel → Several members of the IT department were present at Thursday’s meeting to urge the board not to outsource IT services to a company that proposed to do so. Tagged on: March 23, 2017 Why You Should Care About The Supreme Court Case On Toner Cartridges | Consumerist → Can a company that sold you something use its patent on that product to control how you choose to use after you buy it?

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CodeNow launches #CodeHow videos

eSchool News

Humble Bundle partners with companies to produce games and related content, and donates a portion of the proceeds to charities and nonprofits. It is a complimentary program that seeks to provide technology companies with the tools to host their own trainings.

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Top 5 Things I’ve Learned About Creativity – From Michael Cohen

EdTechTeacher

As a lover of lettering, I couldn’t wait to start using my Adobe software on my new MacBook to create some awesome typographic designs. Guest post from Michael Cohen, aka @TheTechRabbi. In March, I was fortunate not just to attend, but present at SXSWEdu.

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The Cause That Unites Chief IT and Academic Officers

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Canvas , whiteboards and a company called Blackboard. hulking gathering of higher-ed technology staff, faculty and companies. As schools increasingly outsource services to companies, “going from managing staff to managing vendors requires a whole new set of capabilities and skills for CIOs [chief information officers],” he tells EdSurge. That’s what an Adobe-commission survey , published in partnership with futurist Bryan Alexander and the New Media Consortium, revealed.

How Nontraditional Educators Will Influence Digital Learning #DLNchat

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Mozilla, Microsoft, Adobe, Autodesk have all been active leaders. a 2017 @indeed study: ‘72 percent of employers think bootcamp grads are ‘just as prepared’ to be high performers as degree holders.’ ” Franzwa added, “Now some of the big tech companies like Facebook no longer require a bachelor's degree. Could the rise in MOOC-based and other certificates affect how traditional college degree paths are designed?

School STEM Labs Inspire Students, Power Innovation

EdTech Magazine

If that works at companies like Google and Apple, the same mindset should be in schools.”. The district equips students in grades three through 12 with Chromebooks , but to access software necessary for STEM activities, such as computer-aided design programs and Adobe Creative Cloud , the IT department needed high-powered Windows-based computers, says Jeff Faust, the district’s technology director. School STEM Labs Inspire Students, Power Innovation. meghan.bogardu….

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Errors in Innovation and Call-Out Culture of Edtech

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Sometimes tech companies get it wrong and too often, we as a collective of educators stick a bit too closely to “brand loyalty” to call them out on it. So excited when tech companies create pathways for those reluctant to use tech teachers.

When the Stars Align: A New Constellation of Innovation

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And it’s not just students; much of the conversation about redesigning learning experiences usually has minimal influence from companies. But this event had representatives from the likes of LinkedIn Learning to Adobe to Hypothesis, there were companies present who are trying make products to better support teaching and learning—and who will eventually hire or promote graduates.

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