2016 Spark Page Just Got Better
We just updated Spark Page with two much requested enhancements:
- Your Spark Page stories can contain links to other sites and pages. Previously links were only supported via buttons, but you can now turn any text into a link.
- We've also significantly improved the embedding options so that Spark Pages embedded into your site or blog will look a whole lot better.
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 Theme Preview Comes To Spark Video
Spark Video comes with a growing library of themes which provide your videos with everything from fonts, to colors, to animations and transitions. If you wanted to know what a theme looks like you need to actually apply it, click on it to see the new colors and fonts applied, then play it to see the new animations. To make theme selection easier we just added a preview feature to the Spark Video iOS app (it'll be coming to the web version, too), just tap the theme and the theme button will animate to preview the theme.
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.
2016 Visit The Spark Blog
If you haven't visited the Adobe Spark Blog recently, or at all, you should. The team has been on a roll, posting articles and insight on storytelling, sharing, inspiring, and more.
2016 Adobe Spark On Facebook Live
Yesterday Thibault Imbert, Adobe Spark Post's Product Manager, hosted a Facebook Live session and walked viewers through a demo, gave a sneak peek at upcoming product features, and answered questions from the audience. If you missed the session, the video is online.
2016 Adobe Spark Guide For Educators And Classrooms
Students the world over (and their teachers) love Adobe Spark, and we love them using it. We built Adobe Spark with students in mind, and even chose "Spark" as the name because it's a small thing that can ignite something much larger. With Adobe Spark, students can bring their ideas to life and watch them grow. To help teachers and students use Adobe Spark, we created the Adobe Spark Guide for Educators and Classrooms which you are welcome to download, read, and share.
2016 Say Hello To Adobe Spark
We just announced the release of Adobe Spark, our free (yes, I said FREE) one-stop content shop for creating and sharing visual stories that will wow your audience on any device. And by "stories" we mean web pages, images, and even videos. We want to help everyone - from the smallest of businesses, to bloggers and social media marketers, to a new generation of students (well, especially students) - communicate their ideas with impact, regardless of design experience or budget.