Overview

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Grade levels: Primary, Intermediate, Middle, High

Adobe Spark is the integrated web and mobile solution that enables students and teachers to easily create and share impactful visual stories. Students and teachers can quickly and easily create video slideshows, design page layout documents, and robust websites. It can be accessed from your BCPS HP Device or Chromebook and all work is saved in the online in the cloud.

Access: Adobe Spark is free for teachers and students to use with their BCPS credentials. Users can go to the Apps Portal (link also located in the BCPS Links folder in your Chrome browser) and click on the Adobe Spark icon. Then they can follow the instructions linked below.

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For any questions around the use of Adobe Spark, please reach out directly to Ryan Twentey (rtwentey@bcps.org), Coordinator, Office of Visual Arts.

Learning How

Getting Started with Adobe Spark

Adobe Spark is web-based, so each login will always have the latest tools and options available.

Support Resources from Adobe:

BCPS Tutorials:

ISTE Standards for Students

    • Innovative Designer. 4b - Students select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers design constraints and calculated risks.

    • Computational Thinker.5c - Students break problems into component parts, extract key information, and develop descriptive models to understand complex systems or facilitate problem-solving.

    • Creative Communicator. 6c - Students communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations.

Ideas for Use

  • Page Layout: Posters, Flyers, Graphic Organizers - Students and faculty can create school-wide flyers, posters, or ads from scratch or using pre-made templates.

  • Slideshow: Portfolio, Exhibitions - Students and faculty can create video slideshows for virtual art galleries, student portfolios, and can be exported for use as morning announcements.

  • Video: Video Demonstration - Students and faculty can create video slideshows for video demonstrations using images, text, video, or narrated video clips of content.

  • Website: Art Gallery/Exhibition - Students and faculty can create art galleries and virtual exhibitions of visual content through the creation of a webpage.