Expressing creativity at Yarra Valley Grammar

Yarra Valley Grammar is one of Melbourne’s most successful independent schools and I was invited to work with their Year 5 & 6 teaching team on Monday 12th December.

We started with a session titled The importance of creativity in teaching and learning. During this session, we touched on research from the World Economic Forum, Dr Ellis Paul Torrance, Professor Ellen Jane Langer, Dr Tim Patston, Professor Seymour Papert & Sir Ken Robinson.

I encouraged the teachers to look at the interviews we did with Sir Ken about 10 years ago, now available on a dedicated playlist within the Adobe for Education YouTube Channel.

The rest of the time together was based in learning how to use Adobe Express to build animated posters, short videos and webpages.

All the teachers were quick to learn and came up with lots of ideas related to the way they will be using Adobe Express throughout 2023 with their students.

A special thanks goes to Phil Callil, the Yarra Valley Grammar Director of IT and Digital Learning, for organising this event.