40 Ways to Inject Creativity into Your Classroom with Adobe Spark


40 Ways to Inject Creativity into Your Classroom with Adobe Spark

ISBN: 1945167513

Pages: 140

Publisher: EdTechTeam – October 15, 2018

Co-author: Monica Burns

This title is out of date, and has been replaced by a newer edition.

Adobe Spark is a fun, free content-creation tool that anyone can use. Easily accessible on web browsers, Chromebooks, and mobile devices, Adobe Spark’s intuitive and easy-to-use design makes it the perfect tool for learners of all ages to create video book reports, modern, responsive webpage “papers”, video journals, science posters and videos, web newsletters . . . and so much more!

In the hands of creative educators, Adobe Spark provides students with a fun way to embrace critical communication and creativity skills. But what if you don’t consider yourself a “creative educator” or just aren’t sure where to start?

That’s where “40 Ways to Inject Creativity into Your Classroom with Adobe Spark” comes to the rescue! Experienced educators Ben Forta and Monica Burns offer step-by-step guidance on how to incorporate this powerful tool into your classroom in ways that are meaningful and relevant. They present 40 fun and practical lesson plans suitable for a variety of ages and subjects as well as 15 graphic organizers to get you started. With the tips, suggestions, and encouragement in this book, you’ll find everything you need to inject creativity into your classroom using Adobe Spark.

Chapter listing

  • Introduction
  • 1: Welcome Back Message
  • 2: Student Introduction Videos
  • 3: Daily Video Journal
  • 4: Video Book Reports
  • 5: Interesting Quotations
  • 6: Community Highlights
  • 7: Math Is All Around You
  • 8: Video Storytelling
  • 9: Create a Haiku
  • 10: Rhyme Time
  • 11: Project Proposal
  • 12: Sight Word Video
  • 13: Digital Citizenship Spotlight
  • 14: Special Occasion Class Project
  • 15: Perform a Poem
  • 16: Multimedia Biography Reports
  • 17: Collaborative Storytelling
  • 18: Science Lab Reports
  • 19: Public Service Announcement
  • 20: Digital Bulletin Boards
  • 21: ABC Movies
  • 22: Document a Field Trip
  • 23: Caption a Special School Moment
  • 24: Creating Engaging Slides for Presentations
  • 25: Classroom Newsletter
  • 26: Spot Math in Action
  • 27: Publish Google Docs
  • 28: Curiosity Wonder Wall
  • 29: Destination Wish
  • 30: Showcase a Discovery
  • 31: Share a Research Question
  • 32: Giving Eyes to the Exit Slip
  • 33: Curate Research Materials
  • 34: Foreign Language Vocabulary Practice
  • 35: Explore Keyword Searches
  • 36: Sequence Short Stories
  • 37: Virtual School Tour
  • 38: Digital Portfolios
  • 39: Goal Setting
  • 40: Reflection Collection
  • Graphic Organizers

Supporting Resources

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