Injecting Creativity in Ryde, Sydney


About 70 teachers from 13 schools registered for the Inject Creativity into the Curriculum with Adobe professional learning event hosted  by Ryde Public school on May 29.

One of  the highlights of this event were the following hands-on workshops run by Adobe Education Leaders (AELs), Adobe Campus Leaders (ACLs) and Adobe software experts …

  • InDesign, desktop publishing made simple by  Michael Turner (ACL)
  • Adobe apps in STEM – Brett Kent (AEL)
  • Photoshop tips & tricks – Bec Smith
  • Adobe Drawing tools on the iPad – Jane Chen (Adobe Solution Consultant)
  • Spark Video & Premiere Rush, video production made easy – Tim Kitchen

Comments about highlights (from the feedback) of this event included …

  • Learning how to use the programs better and how to implement in a Stage one setting
  • Getting to practise using the character animation program
  • The STEM tools and tips.
  • The capabilities of the programs that Adobe has to offer
  • The overview of all the programs. Looking forward to experimenting with them all!
  • Seeing all the products – I didn’t know there were so many!
  • Adobe mobile/iPad apps are great for infants – e.g adobe draw, spark post and spark video
  • Learning about the new painting app that hasn’t come out yet
  • Seeing the elements of the apps in action
  • Learning about the ADOBE CC applications and how they could be used and implemented in a primary school setting.
  • Choosing a workshop that you were interested in. The small group enabled more attention and ability to ask questions
  • Loved Adobe Spark, simple tool, easy to use but maximum return for time invested. A new story telling tool!!
  • Watching a selection of video grow into a great presentation
  • Learn about use of Photoshop and Premiere Pro with VR
  • Practical tips in InDesign.
  • seeing how to create VR with Photoshop
  • Discovering how I can engage students with presentations without them needing to stand in front of the class- animator.
  • Learning about 3D virtual reality cameras
  • Learning about the applications in Adobe
  • Learning about new programs that can be implemented into the classroom to improve student engagement
  • Knowing more about photoshop
  • Creativity!
  • Tim’s presentation style was excellent.
  • Learning to make a video on Adobe Spark
  • Great Presenter, very personable.
  • Seeing staff have light bulb moments and not being scared of the technology on offer.
  • I thoroughly enjoyed the drawing tool session with Jane.

Click here to access the main resources shared during this event via the Adobe Education Exchange