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. The desktop app gives access to all three in one spot while a mobile device requires the download of three different free apps.

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Smashing Adobe


A little over a year ago, I kinda fell in love with Adobe Voice , for its easy, elegant storytelling affordances. There’s a magical audio sweetening feature as well as a library of music options. You can also save to Adobe Creative Cloud.

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Create Elegant Webpages from Words and Images with Adobe Slate

Learning in Hand

Adobe just released its newest free storytelling iPad app, Slate. Adobe Slate is simple software for creating and publishing webpages that look great. It’s a sister app to Adobe Voice , so if you’re familiar with Voice, you’ll feel right at home in Slate. Adobe Slate is free.

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


SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Might we also study whether learners with solid K12 library inquiry experience perform better than the student in the general SHEG sample ?

Adobe Spark: rebranded apps & a platform-agnostic website for free student creation


A little over a month ago, I posted about my affection for the growing Adobe suite of tools/apps in Smashing Adobe. A couple of years ago, I kinda raved about Adobe Voice in Adobe Voice: Elegant, easy(!) previously Adobe Post). Adobe apps creativity adobe

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20 Web Tools and Apps for Learners to Create Fun Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Powtoons – Create fun animated videos with a library of music, text, and characters to choose from or upload images. Adobe Spark – A web tool and iOS app to create animated videos with images, your voice, and more in minutes. Dvolver – Create a short film and choose from their library of characters, backgrounds, and props. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

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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). Experience a “Breakout” Exclusively on a Mobile Device (B334). GeoGebra Online and Mobile Math Apps for Your Classroom (B336). Baby 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.

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New generation of Chromebooks designed for millions of students and educators

eSchool News

In the coming weeks, Chromebook administrators will be able to create a library of approved Android apps and install them on select managed Chromebooks. Adobe has released a suite of Android apps optimized for Chromebooks.

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


Adobe Spark – I love Adobe Spark even more. Customizable, searchable, able to create personalized and sharable link lists with mobile app and browser-based versions. Books Try Overdrive , which connects you to your local library or academic institution.

Quick List of Apps For Learners And Curators

The Web20Classroom

When it comes to mobile learning there are loads of great sites for apps for kids and teachers. 3) Adobe Ideas- You never know when a great idea is going to strike. Adobe Ideas is always at the ready to capture a drawing, sketch, list or what ever you need. Add to your library, tag and save. I am mobile so I can do it from anywhere and still take part in the learning!

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Promethean Planet joins forces with ClassFlow

eSchool News

With ClassFlow, Promethean Planet users can search among the library of thousands of teacher-created lessons and resources now available in the ClassFlow Marketplace.

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#ETTChat: Kathy Schrock


Since the early 1990’s, she has been involved in educational technology as an Adobe Education Leader, a Google Certified Teacher, and a Discovery Education STAR and Guru.

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Learning to love in a dual-platform relationship (Part 2)

Kathy Schrock

I installed Adobe Premiere Elements and Photoshop Elements and various Adobe Creative Cloud applications. The rendering time of videos in both Adobe Premiere Elements and Adobe Premiere was super speedy on the Dell XPS 15 Touch.

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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.

QR Codes: The Desktop Version And A Follow-Up

The Web20Classroom

Get your mobile device, scan, and be taken away to the magical world of the Internet to get some great information. The biggest question I have gotten is "What do I do if my students don''t have mobile devices." For Firefox, Mobile Barcoder sits at the bottom of your screen.

Adapting to the New Classroom


The first step in moving from a teacher-centered approach to a student-centered approach was digital conversion and building a 1:1 system so that every student has access to a mobile device 24/7. iMac lab with Adobe Creative Suite ?

Four Takeaways from AcceleratED and IntegratED #IPDX16

Reading By Example

Students use a mobile device, such as an iPad, to complete a set of tasks related to your learning goals. They recommended Story Corps for conducting and recording interviews with mobile devices. Adobe Voice – Quick and easy iPad app to develop multimedia presentations.

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Class Tech Tips: Tips for Using Nearpod with Early Learners


I modified the most recent lesson I used with a group of Pre-K students from their library of pre-made content. If you haven’t downloaded a lesson from Nearpod before, you can add either a free or paid lesson to your library. Can you use Nearpod with early learners? You bet!

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Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation


Luhtala sees school policies banning phones as a disconnect between school and the real world, where mobile devices are aiding productivity more than ever. Adobe Capture : “This is one of my two favorite new things,” Luhtala said.

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


Our students now in elementary school have never had a time in their lives where mobile technology wasn't present. Students can use computers, laptops and mobile devices such as tablets and cell phones. If you have mobile devices, you can allow students to have unique projects.

November 14 - Ed Tech News, Our Weekly Podcast, and the Hack Education Roundup!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The recordings of recent shows are posted: Mark Surman from Mozilla on the Open Badges project , David Loertscher on Library 2.0 , Gina Bianchini on Mightybell , Tim Wilson on Redirect , Peter Cookson on a Children''s Education Bill of Rights , and more! The Library as Makerspace Preventing STEM Dropouts Is NYC’s General Assembly the University of the Future?

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tuesday, November 18th, is day two of the fifth annual Global Education Conference. We had a great opening day of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page. The list of Tuesday''s sessions, in US-Eastern Standard Time, is below. Unlike our opening day, Day two actually starts at midnight, US-Eastern Time!

Learning Revolution Free PD - Angela Maiers Tonight - LOTS of 2014 Global Education Conference Updates - Proposal Deadline, Keynotes, and Volunteering

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. This virtual conference will be hosted in Adobe Connect and registration is free for librarians and leaders of libraries. The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 21st, 2014 In a gentle way, you can shake the world.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

’” “ Library of Congress wracked by DNS attack,” FCW reports. The company, which helps universities build mobile apps, has raised $17.4 Pluralsight has acquired Train Simple , a provider of Adobe software training. Presidential Campaign Politics. On the Republican Party platform and presidential ticket: “ Trump plan would base student loans on employability,” the Hechinger Report says.