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Share your Adobe Spark Project

Posted on Oct 18, 2017 by Clarity Innovations Latest activity: Oct 18, 2017

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Celebrate your creativity and post your Adobe Spark project! Add a caption that captures your reaction to the project: How did you feel? What did you learn? This is discussion is part of the Adobe EdEx Professional Learning Course: Getting Started with Adobe in the Classroom

First year Graphic Design Teacher - Middle School

Posted on Oct 15, 2017 by Eizen Ramones Latest activity: Oct 15, 2017

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Hi Everyone, This site is truly amazing. I have gained a lot of knowledge and resources for my class. However, I've been hitting a roadblock as to the content for my particular grade level. I am teaching Middle School graphic design, with a mix of 7th and 8th graders. I am finding it a little difficult to teach Adobe Illustrator, because they tend to get confused by all of the tools and different effects that it has to offer. Also, I am not sure what I need to be teaching, since the school is pretty much g... Read More

What is your creative vision for education, and how can Adobe help you get there?

Posted on Oct 11, 2017 by Clarity Innovations Latest activity: Oct 13, 2017

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To complete your assignment for Workshop 1, respond to the following question: What is your creative vision for education, and how can Adobe help you get there? After posting your response, read and respond to 3 other course participants. This is discussion is part of the Adobe EdEx Professional Learning Course: Getting Started with Adobe in the Classroom

Share Your Photo Composite with Photoshop Mix

Posted on Oct 11, 2017 by Clarity Innovations Latest activity: Oct 21, 2017

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Celebrate your creativity and share the unique profile picture you created with Photoshop Mix! Include a short caption—what does your photo reveal about you? This is discussion is part of the Adobe EdEx Professional Learning Course: Getting Started with Adobe in the Classroom

Business Technology Position at Stevens High, Claremont, NH

Posted on Oct 10, 2017 by Lori Stammer Latest activity: Oct 10, 2017

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I am leaving the end of this week, Oct. 13, 2017, and the students need a great teacher. They have been working in Photoshop and Indesign, the classes are Desktop Publishing and Digital Marketing, two of 4 courses taught in this position. If you are interested, please contact Pat Barry, Principal at pbarry@sau6.org Thanks, Lori Stammer

Adobe Indesign Lesson Plans??

Posted on Oct 5, 2017 by Kristen Strickler Latest activity: Oct 5, 2017

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Hello! I am a 13-year veteran teacher, but for the first time I am teaching Graphic Design courses. I am curious if anyone would be willing to share their Adobe InDesign lessons or project ideas? I'm teaching at the high school level and the majority of my students are 11th and 12th graders. Any relevant content would be appreciated!

XD to Xcode

Posted on Aug 31, 2017 by Jamie Farkas Latest activity: Aug 31, 2017

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Is there a way to export an xd project to xcode?

Certification

Posted on Aug 29, 2017 by Kundan Narendra Latest activity: Aug 29, 2017

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I'm opening this discussion regarding Adobe Certified Instructor. Is this Course going to certify us as ACI ? If not, what is necessary to get that certification, because I think it is valuable in every aspect. What do all participants think about this ?

Job Tickets and Spec Sheets

Posted on Aug 22, 2017 by Jennifer DiBiasio Latest activity: Aug 23, 2017

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Hello! I am a Graphic Communications instructor at a vocational high school and I teach sophomores, juniors, and seniors. I am starting this year off by doing a review of prepress with the juniors. I like to give the students various job tickets and spec sheets to view and gather information from. We have a standard format we use for live work coming into the school so the students are accustomed to where information is located on our job tickets. I wanted to switch it up this year and give them outside j... Read More

Adobe Character Animator in After Effects

Posted on Aug 21, 2017 by Kundan Narendra Latest activity: Aug 21, 2017

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Is it possible to Work with Character Animator from After Effects, even if we don't have Character Animator... The Learning Centers that have After Effects, can update and upgrade the Software ?

Adobe Character Animator

Posted on Aug 12, 2017 by Kundan Narendra Latest activity: Aug 29, 2017

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I just learned to work this Amazing Application in Trainers Course. I did'nt even know about it. So, How can I get this Application to work more then 7 days ? Because I think any Adobe Application Teacher, would love to explore more this program. Waiting for your guidance.

Royalty-Free Images for High School Design Class...?

Posted on Aug 11, 2017 by A.J. Lara Latest activity: Aug 23, 2017

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Hello All, I'm a first year design teacher and I'm wondering where I can easily download (or better yet, have students download) free images to use and manipulate in a high school class? I'd love a nice stock library to choose from, but at this time I have no budget. Thanks in advance for any information. //a73

Digital Art Instructor Needed

Posted on Aug 7, 2017 by Peggy Fry Latest activity: Aug 16, 2017

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We are looking for a Digital Art Instructor for the West Contra Costa Unified School District. This position would be at El Cerrito High School and it is FULL TIME. This position is part of an Academy that is supported by business partners which includes The Whittier Educational Foundation/TechFutures. You would be part of a team of teachers that are supported by one Office Manager (paid by TechFutures). Please see the job posting and if you know of anyone that is looking to be a teacher, please have the... Read More

Teaching a semester long Digital Arts class, HELP!

Posted on Aug 7, 2017 by Jill McKay Latest activity: Aug 22, 2017

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I taught Digital Arts years ago, but so much has changed. I am just getting back into teaching and will be teaching a semester long course to mostly freshman. I will be teaching mainly Photoshop. Any ideas on what to teach in that short a time? I'm not sure how to effectively teach this in only one semester. I'm hoping to build the program into year long courses where I can teach Illustrator as well, but for now it is just PS. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

New Adobe InDesign User Developing an Interactive Syllabus

Posted on Aug 3, 2017 by Wesley Conwell Latest activity: Aug 12, 2017

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I am a new user to "InDesign" and found an interactive syllabus (https://edex.adobe.com/resource/a07cb5a0/) I would like to edit and use as a template for my class. What are the fundamental functions and tips I should use for editing the document using InDesign? I would like to dive right in and learn by doing.

Course Sequence

Posted on Jul 28, 2017 by Kathryn Acierno Latest activity: Aug 23, 2017

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I have just interviewed for a High School Digital Design Teaching position. The interview took place at a school that is rebuilding a digital design program from scratch. I was asked which programs I would teach and in what order would I teach them for DD1, 2, 3 and 4. First, In what order do you suggest these 4 courses (PS, Ai, Dw and An for example) be taught? If you think a different set of 4 should be taught, please suggest the 4. Second, what do you think of the idea that each year, each student c... Read More

Question: How to Download Assets from The AGP Digital Video Course?

Posted on Jul 11, 2017 by Jack Lefelt Latest activity: Jul 14, 2017

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Hi Greg/Kev/Sjaani, I'm trying to figure out how to download some of the raw files from two of the exercises we did in class (Shot Reverse Shot and Momentum). I'd love to use them in my own classes and have students work from the files that you provided for us. But I can't figure out how to download the files. I have them in my Creative Cloud Assets folder but ideally I'd love to be able to get all the raw files. Is this possible? Please advise! Thanks so much, Jack JLefelt@gmail.com

Ken Robinson states that there needs to be a fundamental shift in the way we approach education.

Posted on Jul 3, 2017 by Georges Van Cauwenbergh Latest activity: Jul 3, 2017

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I fully agree with Ken, however such a shift will take time. The culture that has been created since the industrial revolution is very strong. Breaking down such a culture requires more than making people aware. Adobe is doing the right thing by providing the tools to help creativity blossom. I just hope that Adobe will start making these tools affordable to everyone.

Our Kids Health and Technology

Posted on Jun 24, 2017 by Mamdouh Samy Latest activity: Jun 24, 2017

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I am sure we've all seen this before... A kid holding a gaming device or smartphone in his hands and sitting still looking to it all day long and his parents yelling at him to stop doing that but he never does so willingly! Many parents think it's best to limit the time kids use technology and this make kids crave it more, in my opinion, and don't see this as a viable solution for the problem. I was hoping to find a way or hear someone's experience on how to solve this issue, and make sure our kids stay... Read More

Looking for a slide deck about Lightroom CC

Posted on Jun 22, 2017 by Alex Wyckmans Latest activity: Aug 16, 2017

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Hi, I am going to give a an introduction course to a couple of people about Adobe Creative Cloud for Photographers and will also showcase Lightroom as the preferred tool for their Digital Workflow. Now before inventing anything new I was looking for some course material like powerpoint presentations etc. that I can use during the introduction part. Afterwards I will showcase live a workflow and walk over all the different modules that Lightroom has without jumping too deep into the details (that is for l... Read More

Class Critiques

Posted on Jun 21, 2017 by Renee' Smith Latest activity: Aug 16, 2017

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Educators who teach studio art / digital media courses have class critiques to provide feedback to students. Class critiques are critical to students’ creative growth and is a tradition in studio courses. There are educators who believe that students should have class critiques during half of class sessions. Some prefer class critiques every other class session. Others prefer to reserve class sessions for class critiques only, while students work on assignments outside of class. What are your thought... Read More