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Flipped Learning for Your Classroom

Create exciting and engaging flipped learning content with Adobe Spark.

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Digital Publishing with Your Students

Learn and teach the basics of digital publishing with Adobe InDesign.

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Get Started Now: Adobe Creativity in Every Class

Learn to enhance creativity in your classroom with Adobe Creative Cloud.

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Design Graphics with Your Students

Learn and teach the basics of digital graphics with Adobe Illustrator.

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Certifying Adobe Skills in Your Classroom

Learn the basics of incorporating ACA accreditation into your curriculum.

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Augment Reality with Your Students

Learn and teach the fundamentals of augmented reality with Adobe Aero.

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Creating Video Promos with Your Students

Starts Jan 13, 2020

Create engaging promotional videos with Adobe Premiere Rush.

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Exploring Graphic Design with Your Students

Starts Jan 13, 2020

Create impactful digital graphics and illustrations with Adobe Illustrator.

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Create the Impossible: VFX with Your Students

Starts Jan 20, 2020

Create stunning visual effects with Adobe After Effects.

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Integrating App Design into Your Curriculum

Starts Jan 27, 2020

Design and create innovative user experiences with Adobe XD.

Featured Teaching Resources

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Adobe Digital Careers curriculum ACA exam alignment guide

The Adobe Digital Careers Teaching Resources align to the key design, research and communication, project management and technical skills that are required for students to be successful in their future digital career and to satisfy the objectives for the Adobe Certified Associate exams. This document provides details on alignment of the Adobe Digital Careers resources to the Adobe Certified Associate e…

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Video Production Documents - Storyboard Template and more, with Google Docs!

Production Roles, Pre-Planning sheet, storyboard template, script template, and shot list templates: There are tons of different versions that you can download for free after a quick Google search, but I wanted a version that I could share with students via Google Docs. We use the Gsuite religiously in my class to collaborate on projects, so I wanted a template that my students could use to work togeth…

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Lesson Plan

Advanced image editing techniques

Adobe Photoshop has many advanced image manipulation features, including the ability to manipulate color, use filters, change or create an image's perspective, warping images, and creating 3D images that enable user to create powerful images. Use this activity to introduce your students to some advanced imaged editing techniques to help them design creative, unusual, and stunning imag…

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Lesson Plan

Introduction to UX & UI Design

User experience (UX) design is commonly defined as the process to design experiences and interactions with a digital or physical product that is useful, easy, and enjoyable. User interface design (UI) is commonly defined as the process of designing the visual look of the product and the functionality of the interaction. In this activity, students will be introduced to user experience (UX) and user interfa…

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Lesson Plan

Working with clients

In design and video production business world, students can expect to work with clients. These might be internal clients—another department needing materials designed—or external clients seeking an organization’s services. Use this activity to Introduce best practices for working with clients to create projects that address client’s audience, purpose, and goals. File Updates: Files updated on Septemb…

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Assessment

Adobe Certified Associate in Graphic Design and Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator CC (2018) Objectives

This document identifies the skills an individual must master in order to earn a current version of the Adobe Certified Associate certification in Graphic Design and Illustration using Adobe Illustrator CC (2018) release. This certification is valid for three years after the date on which it is earned. For more information on the Adobe Certified Associate program, visit edex.adobe.com/aca

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Latest Higher-Ed Research: Video, Infographics, Learning Analytics, Flipped Courses, e-Portfolios & Podcasts

I have recently returned from the ASCILITE Conference in beautiful Singapore where I heard the latest higher-educational research relating to video, podcasts, infographics, and learning analytics. There were many other presentations, but these were my key interest areas. The conference proceedings include all of the papers presented. If you haven’t heard of ASCILITE, it stands for the Australasian So…

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Project

Creating and Applying the Golden Spiral in Digital Media

This is an assignment that I haven't done for a couple of years, so you may need to adapt the instructions on making a custom shape in PS to the latest version of CC. This is a fun project. Yo teach my students about the Golden Proportion, I first show them the first 15 minutes of the incredibly outdated but still fun cartoon: "Donald Duck in Mathemagic Land." Here's the link: https://www.youtube.co…

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Assessment

Creating a Prototype in Adobe XD

After wireframes, it’s mockups and then prototypes. What’s the best way to go? What are the pros and cons of each method? These are questions that new designers and developers — and even experienced ones consider changing their workflow. Down the road, you can decide what’s best for you and your team. Today, we will create a mockup of our design into a pixel-perfect comp in Photos…

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Package Design: Mini Cereal Box

I saw a great project by Lori Cullen on Creativity With Cereal, and I wanted to share my take on this lesson. In this project, students will create a new breakfast cereal brand, logo and build a mock packaging design. The students seemed to enjoy creating something original and seeing it to completion in the form of a mini cereal box. You could always take the project up a notch by mixing in som…

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animate cc project kimberly dawson

I have created a project in Adobe Animate cc for middle school level students that can be completed in just a few minutes. For practice I use the drawing tools, then an image, create my own colors and then add motion using the time line. I have also used the ease options located in the time line for the movement of the fish. This is a fun project for young students and can be done in about 10 minute…

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Technical Tutorial

Adobe Spark - Webpage Tutorial

This resource is a printable PDF that details the process of creating a webpage using Adobe Spark. All photos and text required to complete the activity are included. This is a great way to introduce the different concepts associated with creating a Spark webpage. Once students complete the activity they should have the confidence to create their own. I've also used this resource for training teachers…

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