What is in this newsletter …
New approach to Edu Webinars
We have recently consolidated our planned 2022 Live Webinars and opened them up to all educators. See and share the new plan and register your interest via the Adobe in Education Events site for Australasian teachers. Note the new set of 30 min Live Adobe Demos with Dr Tim Kitchen.
Adobe is a Gold Sponsor of the 2022 EduTECH Conference which will be held as a face to face event in Melbourne on August 10 & 11. Sign up for the Adobe presentations and make sure you visit the Adobe stand and say ‘hi’ in person to the Adobe Education Team. We are planning about 20 demos over the two days.
2022 APAC Adobe Education Summit – September holidays
Dr Tim Patston (founder of Creative Actions) is the keynote presenter at The APAC Adobe Education Summit, the pinnacle event in APAC for any teacher interested in the use of Adobe applications and resources in the classroom, with a focus on K-12. Let your colleagues and wider education networks know about this hybrid event with an expected large online audience via Vimeo Livestream. Dr Patston is Australia’s leading researcher and consultant in the field of Creativity and Innovation in Education.
International Adobe Education Summit
Save the dates July 26-28, 2022 (USA dates) for the Adobe Education Summit 2022! Join leading educators for thoughtful sessions on how to take your classroom to the next level through creativity, inspired instruction, and time-saving lesson plans. Note that main sessions are recorded so register to access on-demand.
New Adobe Express feature
Multiple page projects are now available through Adobe Express. You can add multiple pages – including pages of different sizes to the same project.
The importance of encouraging digital creativity across the curriculum
Have a look at Dr Tim Kitchen’s presentation at the virtual Australian Teacher Education Association Conference.
New 30 min Lighting Learning Courses
Two new 30-minute, self-paced Lightning Learning courses have recently been added to the wealth of opportunities within the Adobe Education Exchange. Have a look at the Building Community with Adobe Express and the Writing Activities with Adobe Express courses.
Inject Creativity Live
The Inject Creativity Live show can be found on the Adobe for Education YouTube Channel. Each episode features a passionate educator keen to share how Adobe tools are making a positive difference to their classroom.
Episode 70 features author and educator Associate Professor Max Schleser from Swinburne University sharing the topic Immersive Media with Adobe Creative Cloud
Episode 71 features author and social media expert Dr Karen Sutherland from the University of the Sunshine Coast sharing the topic Teaching Personal Branding Starts with You
The next set of Adobe TeachMeets are happening on July 28 and on August 18. Adobe TeachMeets are a unique online professional learning opportunity for teachers at any level, in any curriculum area and with lots or no experience with Adobe. Each session involves a range of workshop breakout opportunities led by Adobe Education Leaders with small groups so you can have quality and in-depth practical experience with either a low-lift or professional Adobe application.
Inject Creativity Live – Episode 70 with Associate Professor Max Schleser
In this episode of Inject Creativity Live, Senior Adobe Education Specialist Dr Tim Kitchen and TAFE Queensland Online Learning & Media Developer Erin Raethke are joined by Adobe Education Leader Associate Professor Max Schleser from Swinburne University.
Discover more Inject Creativity Live episodes
For Victorian Teachers
Re-Generation Youth Festival
Adobe is supporting the the inaugural re-generation youth festival. This unique learning experience will provide students with an opportunity to learn a diverse range of entrepreneurial skills from building your own Social Enterprise to sustainability in fashion through a series of engaging activities.
Face to Face professional learning opportunities for Victorian teachers
- Tue Aug 29, 3.45PM (AEST) Digital Skills event at Frankston High School
- Thurs Oct 13, 3.45PM (AEST) Face to Face – Digital Skills PL event at Sommerville SC
Vic DET teachers – look up the Adobe section on Arc for more resources.
For NSW Teachers
Face to Face event in Sydney’s West
Free professional learning opportunity for teachers in any curriculum area at Hilltop Road Public School on Thursday 1st September, 4 PM to 5.30 PM.
NSW DoE teachers – look up the Adobe section of the T4L site for more resources.
New Zealand Youth Film Festival
Adobe is supporting the New Zealand Youth Film Festival.
Mapping the Australian curriculum to the Adobe Education Exchange
Attention all Australian teachers – a new resource that links a wider range of Adobe Education Exchnage teaching resources to the Australian Curriculum is now available via – https://adobe.ly/ac-projects Please share this resources.
Big Day In – Melbourne
Over 300 Year 10 & 11 students from a range of Victorian schools were involved in the 2022 Melbourne Big Day In which was held in the Design Faculty at The University of Melbourne.
Arts Alive at Shelford Girls Grammar – Melbourne
Adobe Express was a big part of Shelford Girls Grammar Schools recent Arts Alive week.
Produce a video pitching your skills
Adobe’s Lindsey Blass selected a lesson by expert educator Michael Cohen. She says, “I love how this lesson combines creativity and communication with flexible options for beginner and advanced students!”
Adobe’s Claudio Zavala Jr. has chosen to highlight our Pixar storytelling curriculum: “These activities are an amazing way to inspire students and expand their skills across media.”
Australasian Adobe Education Community on Facebook
If you haven’t already, please do join the Australasian Adobe Education Community Facebook group to keep regularly up to date with the world of Adobe in Education for the Australasian region.