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Emojis past and present

Project Published Feb 15, 2017 Last updated on Jun 8, 2017

In this project, students use Adobe Creative Cloud to design and create two emojis—a Disney character and an unrelated historical person. Using the emojis as avatars, they write a fictional text message dialogue conversing about a topic of mutual interest. What would Elsa and Al Gore discuss? Or Nemo and Jacques Cousteau? The goal is for students to communicate their understanding of their chosen characters in a fun, creative and visual way.

Learning Objectives

  • Use Adobe Creative Cloud to create Disney character and historical person emojis
  • Write a text message dialogue using the emojis as avatars
  • Present the dialogue and reflect on their learning

Note: this project was originally provided to use in conjunction with a Disney and Adobe emoji contest (February - March 2017), but is now optimized for use with many different audiences and settings.

1-2 Hours
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Jennifer Cochran

Posted on Mar 5, 2017 8:28:32 PM Permalink

​This is only open to ages 18-24 enrolled in a post secondary institution. Unfortunately!

Karel te Lintel Hekkert

Posted on Feb 23, 2017 7:35:02 AM Permalink

​I thought it was "Netherlands second", but we are not in too

Arina Pricop

Posted on Feb 22, 2017 6:25:51 AM Permalink

​So.. if I'm from Romania I can't participate? oohh :(

Rachael Stokes

Posted on Feb 21, 2017 11:52:12 PM Permalink

​This looks really cool and will fit right in with the year groups that I may be aiming this at! Wicked! Will keep in touch about the outcomes