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

NeverEndingSearch

A little over a year ago, I kinda fell in love with Adobe Voice , for its easy, elegant storytelling affordances. You can also save to Adobe Creative Cloud. Soon after, I became fond of Voice , Adobe Slate hit the scene.

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

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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.

Class Tech Tips: Adobe Spark Activities for Elementary Students

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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!

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

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Social Media : Students consider the sources of a tweet and the information contained in it in order to describe what makes it both a useful and not useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

He has worked as a technology entrepreneur in a variety of different fields related to children’s media. Steve: Lucy’s our social media guru… Lucy: Yes there is. State Department, and others typically focusing on educational technology and social networking.

Learning on the move

Learning with 'e's

It was nice to be invited to present a session for Sheffield Hallam University on mobile learning earlier today. The university has quite a strong research group in this area, and my talk, presented online via Adobe Connect had to be on point. The] mobile phone.

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Go on an Epic Selfie Conference Adventure

Teacher Reboot Camp

Selfie- a picture taken of oneself shared via social media. The people you meet will become part of your Personal/Passionate Learning Networks (PLN) and you can continue to connect with them on the social networks you already frequent.

Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

Nick Provenzano (@TheNerdyTeacher) invited Kid President , one of the most inspiring kids on social media, to visit his high school. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

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Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

Nick Provenzano (@TheNerdyTeacher) invited Kid President , one of the most inspiring kids on social media, to visit his high school. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

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9 Best-in-Class Digital Storytelling Tools

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Try them all and then let students pick the one that works best for them: Adobe Voice. Adobe Voice is an easy-to-use digital storytelling app for iPads. Use Adobe Voice to teach all aspects of writing non-traditionally — without the need for pen and paper.

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

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Adobe Spark – I love Adobe Spark even more. Videos, quick and easy to create websites, and social media graphics all in one shiny package. Customizable, searchable, able to create personalized and sharable link lists with mobile app and browser-based versions.

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

Doug Levin

Tagged on: July 28, 2017 The FTC on COPPA: 5 New Takeaways for Schools and Ed-Tech Companies | Digital Education - Education Week → Broadly speaking, this federal law requires operators of commercial websites, online services, and mobile apps to notify parents and obtain their consent before collecting any personal information on children under the age of 13. Knorr of Common Sense Media.

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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.

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Google Document URL Tricks

Learning in Hand

Example: Classy Graphics Manifesto Previewed documents load faster and work much better in mobile browsers than the standard shareable version. This is particularly true with Google Drawings, which does not have a mobile app.

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

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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.

Errors in Innovation and Call-Out Culture of Edtech

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We stick too closely to our embedded social media norms to use the tool that personally connects us to those creating for our classrooms. Or maybe we’re the only community that needs the FCCs Lifeline for mobile support).

Tools Harvard Computer Science Students Use to Collaborate, Stay Organized

MindShift

Malan has been pleased at how these meetups have gradually begun happening in social spaces, becoming a connection point between digital and analog support. He attributes some of his success with students new to computer science to the intentionally social aspects of the class.

Adobe Spark offers visual storytelling capability

eSchool News

New web, mobile solution offers creativity, sharing for visual stories. Adobe has launched Adobe Spark , an integrated web and mobile solution for creating and sharing impactful visual stories. Spark Page: an iOS mobile app that helps users create beautiful web stories.