Chapter 1 – Introduction & Adobe in Edi video Chapter 2 – Adobe XD workshop/demo by Steve Nichols Chapter 3 – Premiere Rush workshop/demo by Tim Kitchen Chapter 4 – InDesign workshop/demo by Adrian Bruch Chapter 5 – Key resources
The Inject Creativity Live episode recorded on May 19 featured Adobe Education Leader Steve Nichols from Perth sharing about the use of Adobe Audition in his multimedia classes. The thought leader for this episode was Dan Haesler, Director of Cut Through Coaching and Consulting talking about authentic student engagement.
It has been lovely to meet face to face with various teachers and students around Australia this month as we gradually expand our adoption programs wider than just online. This update features some recent announcements from the global Adobe Education team, a range of face to face and online professional learning opportunities and more.
If you would like a member of the Adobe in Education Team to virtually beam in to, or potentially visit, your students or colleagues to help enhance their use of your Adobe applications, click here to contact the team.
Dr Tim Kitchen (Senior Education Specialist, Adobe – APAC)
Adobe is partnering with the Khan Academy
We are excited to announce the launch of a major partnership between Adobe and Khan Academy that increases access to creative and digital skills for teachers and students across the globe. Our goal with this partnership is to support the development of new, free online learning resources that foster creative and critical thinking skills, helping all students reach their potential and ultimately, be better prepared for the future.
Click here to see a blog post by Mala Sharma, Adobe’s Vice President & General Manager Creative Cloud Product, Marketing and Community at Adobe.
New Adobe Education Exchange Course to help teach Creativity with Adobe and Khan Academy
Watch your students’ creativity soar with these FREE Adobe, Khan Academy, and Pixar in a Box lessons, activities, and projects.
In this self-paced course, educators and school leaders learn strategies to support their students’ creativity, communication, critical thinking, and collaboration skills. You’ll learn from expert teachers and access over 100 FREE lesson plans, activities, and projects that combine Khan Academy content and engaging Adobe tools.
2021 APAC Adobe Education Summit – save the date
The 2021 APAC Adobe Education Summit will be held on Wednesday September 29. This will be a virtual all-day event open during the school holidays for any educators in any sector. It will feature presentations from the local and global Adobe in Education team, Adobe Education Leaders, Adobe Creative Educators and other guests – all aimed to inspire teachers to enhance their digital creatively skills.
The Summit will also include a day exclusively for Adobe Education Leaders (Sept 28) as well as a day for Adobe Creative Educators (Sept 30). If you don’t yet have at least your level 1 ACE badge, now is the time to earn it via the Creativity for All course on the Adobe Education Exchange.
Another great new EdEx Course – Preparing Students for the Future with Essential Creative Skills
In this self-paced course, you’ll learn about essential creative skills like problem solving, communication, critical thinking, and collaboration — and how you can use Adobe apps to cultivate these skills in your students and prepare them for the future.
You’ll hear from expert educators who teach creative skills, dive into how to assess these skills, and access hundreds of FREE lesson plans and projects that combine educational content (in any subject area) with powerful and engaging Adobe tools.
Another Adobe Creative Jam opportunity for Uni students
On Friday June 11, encourage university students to Join Ring, Adobe, and hundreds of other uni/college students from the US, Canada, Australia & New Zealand to showcase their talent in front of the global creative community. Students will be encouraged to solve a challenge as issued by Ring, expand their skill-set, and win prizes and opportunities like a coaching session with a Ring design team member. No prior Adobe experience is required. Click here for more information.
Tacy Trowbridge – Podcast series
Join your curator Tacy Trowbridge and expert guests to discuss the power of creativity in education — from the practical to the abstract, inside and outside the classroom. The most recent episode features Mala Sharma, Adobe’s Vice President & General Manager Creative Cloud Product, Marketing and Community at Adobe. Other episodes feature
For Victorian educators – a Melbourne based face to face PL opportunity
John Paul College in Frankston will be hosting the first official Adobe in Education face to face event in Australia for over 12 months. It will be on Tuesday June 8 from 4.15 PM to 6.30 PM and will feature hands on workshops from Adobe Education Leaders. Click here to find out more and register your interest.
The Get to know your Adobe apps webinar series live sessions are almost over with just Session 3 of the Higher Ed version to be recorded on May 25. Make sure to check the great set of recordings that have come from this program featuring short demos of a wide range of Adobe applications in education from Adobe Education Leaders and other Adobe experts.
On Monday May 17 we recorded session 3 of the Get to know your Adobe apps webinar series for senior secondary teachers. This webinar was a deep-dive into Adobe Illustrator, Character Animator and Audition.
On Thursday 13th May, it was great to be back in a primary school classroom again after so many online engagements. Victorian Primary teacher Anna Mills invited me to meet her Year 5 students from Springside Primary School in Caroline Springs Melbourne who were some of the lucky ones to get Adobe Creative Cloud licenses from the Victorian Department of Education and Training.
The students has alreday mastered making video stories with Adobe Spark and I enjoined seeing some of their mathematics stories about different angles around the school.
The students produced some very creative posters and played with lots of the Adobe Spark features.
Every Vic DET secondary school has access to the Adobe Creative Cloud and many of the students shared how much they are looking foraward to working with Photoshop and other more professional Adobe tools in the future.
Click here for more information on Adobe Spark in education.
Here is Rob the Robot to tell you more about Adobe Spark
Click here for the Vic DET Arc portal to find out more about Adobe in Vic DET, how to access and how to learn more.
The Inject Creativity Live episode recorded on May 6 featured Adobe Education Leader Lauren Sayer from Melbourne Girls Grammar sharing about how to get started with Adobe Spark in the classroom. Claire Hackett and Tanya Marriott from Massey University in New Zealand told us about their work and the Earth Guardians Character Design Competition and Adobe Education Leader and though leader Brett Salakas shared one of his amazing poems.
Click here to see Lauren’s Spark Page titled Adobe Spark – From the beginning
On Monday May 3 we recorded session 2 of the Get to know your Adobe apps webinar series for Higher Education. Based on the survey during session 1, the apps most in demand for closer attention were Photoshop, Illustartor and Spark Page.