Teaching & Learning in the Creative Cloud A guide for Educators

Is education training?

or is education learning?

Do you need to know every tool in the box?

Not exactly…

The world of work is rapidly changing

Creative thinkers are in demand
Creative communication skills are needed everywhere

"Our challenge is to build digital media know-how across the curriculum, while complementing and enhancing creativity, critical thinking, and storytelling

(Courtney Miller - Director of Digital Learning Initiatives, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism)
Study based on interviews with 1,000 U.S., college-educated and full-time salaried employees ages 25+ http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/pressroom/pdfs/Adobe_Creativity_and_Education_Why_It_Matters_study.pdf

The Adobe Education Exchange

A worldwide community of Educators sharing proven techniques
Enroll in an Online Course
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Subscribe to the Adobe EDU Professional Development Channel on YouTube

Learn how to use Creative the Cloud at your own level

1. Click on a product you are interested in…
2. Show all tutorials
Step-by-step instructions example
Video Tutorial Example
Use granular search for learning
Build your Brand Tutorials
Learn how to integrate CC mobile apps
Easy video creation with Premiere Clip on mobile
Learn essential skills for Premiere Pro
Adobe Creative Cloud; Inspiration with a click

Get a jump start on creativity with Spark projects

Useful Links to Learn Adobe Spark and get inspired

Story telling app creations for browsers and mobile

Spark has loads of examples and links for some great inspiration
Create beautiful web stories

Portfolios, Social Newsletters, Presentations, Travel Journals, Research Reports, Photo Journals…

Create Animated Videos

Animated Stories, Advertisements, Announcements, Newsletters…

Create Stunning Social Graphics

Quotes, Advertisements, Memes, Greetings, Presentation Graphics…

Some approaches for fostering digital literacy in your courses

Don't re-invent content - leverage it
Up-level traditional assignments and projects in creative ways with Adobe's tools
Leverage student curiosity and excitement to bring new life to your classroom
Collaborate with your peers
Share your successes and your challenges
Refine your assignments keeping things fresh
Research the Adobe EdExchange for teacher tested and approved techniques
Contribute to the EdExchange with your favorite ideas

Your students and colleagues will thank you!

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