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6Feb
2018
Blocking Inappropriate Images In Adobe Spark

One of the most popular features in Adobe Spark is the ability to search the internet for free Creative Commons images for use in videos, pages, and post. Spark is used extensively by children, and so we utilize safe-search to ensure that only appropriate images are returned. But, no public image search is ever 100% safe, that's an unfortunate reality.

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28Jan
2018
Free Adobe Spark For Schools and Districts

Last week at BETT in London we announced that Adobe Spark, including Premium Features, would be made available for free to students and teachers. The release is planned for April, so not a lot of details were provided with the announcement. But, there's been huge interest in the upcoming offering, and lots of you have been wanting more information. So, with time to spare on this flight from London back Stateside, I've compiled some notes that should hopefully better explain things. (Of course, details could change between now and the planned release in April).

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23Jan
2018
Adobe Spark Free For All Students

Students (and their teachers) love Adobe Spark. But, Spark isn't quite perfect, yet. The two most common concerns are expressed by teachers are the lack of support for minor (under 13) logins, and the lack of integration with existing school logins.

Well, both are about to be resolved.

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21Dec
2017
Using Adobe Spark To Advertise Your Class

Dr. Younus Y. Mirza, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies at Allegheny College, has shared how he uses Adobe Spark Video and Adobe Spark Page to advertise his classes in an informative and very personal way.

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10Aug
2017
Adobe Spark Post Back-To-School Posts

Just in time for Back-to-School, the Adobe Spark Post team has created 5 remixable posts for you to use in the classroom:

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8Aug
2017
Back To School With Adobe Spark

It's Back-To-School time, and teachers all over are prepping for another year in the classroom. 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 laptops, Chromebooks, iPads, and desktop computers.

Over the past few years, I've had the good fortune and privilege of meeting thousands of passionate educators the world over, and many have shared the innovative ways that they are using our FREE Adobe Spark in their classrooms. Just as I've done the past two years, I've compiled some of my favorite teacher-shared Spark classroom ideas into this post.

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4Jan
2017
Adobe Spark And TrilbyTV

TrilbyTV lets students and teachers publish videos on school digital signage. And how are those videos created? Adobe Spark, of course.

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15Dec
2016
A Guide To Using Video In Spark Video

Earlier today we announced an update to Adobe Spark, you can now embed video in your Spark Video stories. To help you get started, I used Spark Video to create this video which explains how to embed videos in your Spark Video videos. (Yep, I know how bad that sentence reads, but it was fun to write).

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15Dec
2016
Video in Spark Video

The Adobe Spark team is on a roll! In the past two weeks we've updated Spark Page and Spark Post, and now it's Spark Video's turn. We just announced Adobe Spark Video v3 which adds the single most requested feature, support for video files. You can now add MP4 and MOV video to Spark Video slides, you can trim, zoom, manage audio levels, and even automatically continue video on upcoming slides, and all with the clean, fun, friendly interface you've come to expect from Spark. Video in Spark Video is available now both on the web and on iOS.

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8Dec
2016
Spark Post Text Cutouts

And the Spark goodness keeps coming! Spark Post now supports text cutouts. Not sure what that means? Add some text to your Post, then select the shape, and tap the shape repeatedly. Slick, huh? So, we've improved Spark Page and Spark Post ... I wonder if more Spark Video goodness is on the way. ;-)

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