Storytelling with Adobe Slate and My Dad

RafranzDavis.com

I’ve been an Adobe Voice user and have used it countless times with students. A few weeks ago, I was able to get a peek inside Adobe Slate and I’ve been anticipating its release since. Adobe Slate was simple enough for him to use and we appreciated that.

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What Would Abe Lincoln’s Social Media Campaign Look Like? A New Classroom Use For Twitter and Facebook

Edsurge

During the 2008 presidential election, Barack Obama and his team pioneered the use of social media as a powerful campaign tool. It’s easy to forget, given how commonplace the use of social media is today, that back in 2008. But Obama’s use of mobile devices and social media changed political campaigns forever. Now, imagine what earlier campaigns might have looked like if social media tools had been available.

Adobe Voice: Easy Tool for Quick Presentations

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

I tried out the new Adobe Voice iPad app yesterday and made a video for my 9th grade students to view. Adobe Voice is easy to use. I would like the ability to add more text to the slides, but the app is called Adobe VOICE, so the obvious emphasis is on speaking rather than reading. As a workaround, I could save PPT slides as jpgs and upload the jpgs to Adobe Voice. Adobe Voice can be used by experienced and novice iPad users.

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Class Tech Tips: Adobe Spark Activities for Elementary Students

techlearning

All students have stories to tell about their learning, and I’m so excited that the Adobe Spark creation tools are now available for students under 13 years old. This post includes a handful of Adobe Spark activities for elementary students! Graphic Arts Creative TL Advisor Blog edtec

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Class Tech Tips: Teaching Digital Citizenship with Adobe Spark

techlearning

Adobe Spark is a popular suite of creativity tools for students. Students might see someone posting something they shouldn’t on a social media platform. You can help students put their digital citizenship skills into action using Adobe Spark.

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

techlearning

I recently had the chance to review the new research conducted by Adobe Education on creativity in the classroom. If you are looking to promote creativity in your classroom, the Adobe Spark tools are free, easy-to-use and compatible with a wide range of devices.

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Presentation Tools that Ignite Student Creativity

Class Tech Integrate

Adobe Spark Example of a Adobe Spark Web Story Spark offers 3 different presentation types: Social Media Posts, Web Stories (similar to a PowerPoint), and Videos. Students can search for media and information without having to leave the application.

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7 Free Edtech Things. Cause Free Edtech Things are Always a Good Thing

techlearning

Adobe Spark – I love Adobe Spark even more. Videos, quick and easy to create websites, and social media graphics all in one shiny package.

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

Doug Levin

As such, expect an abbreviated (TBD) publishing schedule for ‘A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News’ in August. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition). This is an area where it would improve the job of edtech developers if we said, 'Here’s what you’re allowed to gather and share.' Knorr of Common Sense Media. EdTech News News news

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Final Project #EdTech Ideas @AdobeSpark @EDpuzzle @PowToon @weebly @SutoriApp @PearDeck @flippitynet

techieMusings

Adobe Spark – Pages, Posts, & Video. Use Spark Posts to create images optimized for social media or Pinterest. Use Adobe Video to create a video presentation with voiceover. Using @SutoriApp for Students to Track Study Progress & Reflections #edtech. As we are nearing the end of the school year, I wanted to pull together just a small sampling of ideas for final projects to share with teachers at my school.

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Errors in Innovation and Call-Out Culture of Edtech

RafranzDavis.com

We stick too closely to our embedded social media norms to use the tool that personally connects us to those creating for our classrooms. Adobe Acrobat (If you must have a PDF, open it in Acrobat.

Looking for Trusted Advisers? Look No Further

Ask a Tech Teacher

Social Media: @alicekeeler, YouTube. Alice Keeler is a Google Certified Teacher, New Media Consortium K12 Ambassador, Microsoft Innovative Educator and LEC Admin & Online and Blended certified. Social Media: @cultofpedagogy, iTunes podcast.

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Digital Assessments: More than an online quiz

Class Tech Integrate

There is a sea of assessment tools out there in the EdTech world: Kahoot, Google Forms, GoFormative, Nearpod, Socrative. EdTech gives us the opportunity to add Voice & Choice to how the students want to be assessed.

How technology can cultivate creative art skills in students

Neo LMS

The Edtech boom has led to improved results in student engagement and better understanding of difficult concepts. While some teachers are still grappling with the intricacies of EdTech, Gen Z kids are more than eager to welcome technology into the classroom. How Edtech can help.

Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

Digital Diversity: Minority Women in EdTech - SXSWEdu, Tues., Edtech Summit Keynote - March 14th, Istanbul, Turkey. Nick Provenzano (@TheNerdyTeacher) invited Kid President , one of the most inspiring kids on social media, to visit his high school.

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Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

Digital Diversity: Minority Women in EdTech - SXSWEdu, Tues., Edtech Summit Keynote - March 14th, Istanbul, Turkey. Nick Provenzano (@TheNerdyTeacher) invited Kid President , one of the most inspiring kids on social media, to visit his high school.

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Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: BYOD ISTE Sessions for Tuesday

Teacher Reboot Camp

Social Media for the Library (B311). Light A Spark with Adobe Creation Tools (B319). Conference Highlights #ISTE2017 #NOTATISTE byod edtech ISTE ISTE 2017Baby Savvy caught up with our good friend, Cori Coburn (@coburncori) who helps on the organizing teams of various conferences, including ISTE. This year Cori helped oversee the BYOD sessions. You take your device and learn interactively. Cori gives a quick overview of Monday’s BYOD sessions.

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6 Great Apps to try on the new Windows 10 | @Microsoft_EDU

TeacherCast

Once you have marked up your website, you can then share it with your students using OneNote or other social media tools. Adobe Photoshop Express. Adobe Photoshop Express is the perfect lightweight companion to get students started in graphic design and photo editing.

Virtual Valentines: The Global Valentine Project Sharing Love and Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

We love digital tools like Buncee and Green Screen , Adobe Spark. Just share that love on social media. One of the big things that we would like to know is how many miles away you are from different people, so we’ve got a little map going for social studies.

Testing Giving You The Blues? Get Creative with EdTech Formative Assessments

MSEDTechie

20 years ago we never would have imagined that the position as a Social Media Manager would be an actual job, and just about every company or organization would need to have someone manage their social media accounts.

Graphic Design Tools for ALL Students

Class Tech Integrate

Social media, web page adds, video game consoles, and the environmental print around them all use graphic design tools to give our students information. While there have been tools like Microsoft Paint and Adobe Photoshop out there for years, they haven't always been "student friendly."

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CUE’d Up with Sarah Thomas – Episode 2 Featuring Rafranz Davis

CUE

She uses her platform across the edtech ecosystem to advocate for STEM and creative learning through making while simultaneously challenging communities through the lens of digital equity and diversity. Note: They might be shared out via social media.). This week on.

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Graphic Design Tools for ALL Students

Class Tech Integrate

Social media, web page adds, video game consoles, and the environmental print around them all use graphic design tools to give our students information. While there have been tools like Microsoft Paint and Adobe Photoshop out there for years, they haven't always been "student friendly."

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60 Tools to Inspire Students with Chromebooks – SULS009

Shake Up Learning

14:38] – The last content creation tool for today is Adobe Spark. Post your answers on your favorite social media platform using the #ShakeUpLearning hashtag, or share them in the Shake Up Learning Community ! [41:44] Adobe Illustrator Draw. Adobe Photoshop Mix.

The Learning Mixologist – #ISTE19 (FREE Preview) – SULS017

Shake Up Learning

We share some of our favorite recipe cards for Shaking Up and Infusing your lessons by utilizing a variety of technology platforms in the classroom, such as Adobe Spark, G Suite, and podcasting.

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

Edsurge

Today the social media site for professionals. It is marketing the solution as a professional development tool that can help faculty learn how to use classroom tools such as Moodle, Adobe Captivate and learning management systems. Education Technology Enterprises Edtech BusinessLinkedIn loves to learn. announced an online learning portal with thousands of courses aimed at helping individuals pivot or pick up new skills for their careers.

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

techlearning

Our school had a Twitter account and a blog, but in the years since I’ve left the classroom, the way educators use social media to share the story of teaching and learning has definitely changed. There are new tools, platforms, and strategies for using social media.

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Things I Wish My Teacher Knew… – SULS007

Shake Up Learning

Post your answer in the Shake Up Learning Community on Facebook , or share it on your favorite social media platform with the hashtag #shakeuplearning. Adobe Spark. Post your answers in the Shake Up Learning community or on your favorite social platform.

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Can Marketing Automation Bring College Enrollment Numbers Up?

Edsurge

And increasingly, colleges are shifting to digital marketing strategies, social media outreach and mobile platforms. Others like Adobe Campaign and Oracle Eloqua are contenders and niche players. But colleges are using marketing platforms like Marketo for more than upping enrollment—automation software works to maintain email lists, manage social campaigns, as well as website call to actions. Education Technology Market Trends Edtech Business

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Class Tech Tips: Reading Activities for Students Using Book Creator

techlearning

If you try one of these out with your students, make sure to use the hashtag #BookCreator when sharing on social media! Adobe Spark and Nearpod: Tips for a Must-Try Combo ] Alternate Endings After students finish a book as a class, ask them to rethink the ending.

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Student Projects In MySimpleShow - Explainer Videos Have Never Been So Easy To Create

The ASIDE Blog

Without overstating it, the account creation, built-in tutorials, interface understanding, text-to-speech rendering, icon menus, upload options, and download ease are among all the best in the #edtech world.

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Class Tech Tips: How-To Find Success in Your Co-Teaching Partnership

techlearning

Class Tech Tips: Teaching Digital Citizenship with Adobe Spark Online Course for Co-Teachers Carving out time for professional development during the school day can be a challenge. Participants will interact with a wide range of media and will engage in different kinds of thinking activities.

The Student Technology Conference - Saturday Schedule and Welcome!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

31 at 9a ET - a student-directed global conversation about #edtech [link] Peer learning w/ #students grades 6-12 at #StuTech2015 on Jan. Saturday, January 31st, 2015, is a GREAT day for student teaching and learning!

Meet Some Heroes at This Week's Connected Educator Cafe Sessions

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Kathy Schrock : Educational Technologist, DEN Guru, Adobe Ed Leader, Google Certified Teacher, Sony Ed Ambassador ( kathy@kathyschrock.net ) Shannon Miller : Teacher Librarian, Mom & Wife who loves connecting, creating, collaborating & change. Thursday, October 24 "Making Informal PD Count" Lucy Gray : Apple Distinguished Educator Lucy Gray is an education technology and social media consultant; co-founder of the Global Education Conference.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

was named in an investigation by The Associated Press last year for sharing racially charged content on social media.” ” Via Politico : “ Stanley Buchesky , formerly a managing partner at the venture capital firm The EdTech Fund , will work [at the Department of Education] on budget and finance issues.” ” Among The EdTech Fund’s investments : Teachboost and Citelighter. A reminder to avoid Adobe products.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Department of State has received emergency approval from the Office of Management and Budget to collect additional information regarding certain visa applicants ’ travel and employment histories, familial connections, and social media usage in accordance with a notice it posted in the Federal Register May 4. ” “When UConn broke up with Adobe : A parable of artists and copyright” by Tom Scheinfeldt. (National) Education Politics.