2017 Adobe State Of Create Study
The Adobe State of Create 2016 study is an important read, chock full of important data on the role of creativity in business, trends in education, global imperatives, and more. I was looking for the study today, and am posting the link so I have it on hand for future (and so that you can find it easily, too).
2017 Adobe and Disney Announce Emoji Contest For Students
Students aged 18 to 24 years old, here's your chance to see how Disney and Adobe pros make magic. Five grand prize winners will win a five-day trip to Los Angeles, California where they'll meet with the team behind Disney's "As Told By Emoji" video series. To enter, make an emoji of a Disney character. Here are all the details.
2017 Gen Z In The Classroom
The Adobe Education team has published a detailed report on Gen Z In The Classroom - Creating The Future. This one is a critical read for educators.
2017 Creative Cloud Apps On Chromebooks
2017 Adobe Spark And TrilbyTV
2016 Adobe Spark Safe Search
Adobe Spark is immensely popular among younger users, even very young users. To make Spark safer for our youngest fans we recently significantly revamped safe-search of both photos and icons. That said, no safe-search filter is truly foolproof, and so we've implemented a blacklist mechanism so that we can quickly block offensive images if they do somehow get through the filter. If you run into problematic images, please email us with the exact search term and a copy of the image.
2016 Adobe Spark In 4th Grade
Watch how a 4th-grade teacher uses Adobe Spark to keep her students engaged.
2016 Back To School With Adobe Spark
It's Back-To-School time, and teachers all over are prepping for another year spent in the company of fresh eager (yeah, I know, but I'm trying to sound upbeat) faces. Back in prehistoric times, when I was in school, that meant sharpening lots of pencils, trying to get last year's chalk mark remnants off the board, obtaining a stack of clean projector transparencies and duplicator carbon sheets ... ouch! Teachers these days do much the same, although we've (thankfully) traded much of that ancient technology for shiny Chromebooks, iPads, and desktop computers.
Over the past two school years, I've had the good fortune and privilege of meeting lots of passionate teachers the world over, and many have shared the innovative ways that they are using our FREE Adobe Spark in their classrooms. Last year I shared some of these ideas here on this blog, and that post proved so popular that I am posting an update and including additional suggestions that teachers have since shared with me.
2016 Monica Burns On Spark In The Classroom
2016 Joel Aarons On Adobe Spark
Joel Aarons is an Adobe Education Leader and a Media Arts teacher I met in Melbourne, Australia. He's also become a big fan of Adobe Spark and its role in the classroom, and recently wrote a really useful article on Digital Portfolios with Adobe Spark Page. Educators, this one is well worth eyeballing.