Adobe Education Exchange: February Update

If you haven’t come across the Adobe Education Exchange yet, it is well worth taking a look. You will need to register, but it provides a wealth of resources and a unique insight into the use of Adobe technologies by Educators. Here are the latest topics talking about what’s new from Adobe:

This month, we’re featuring what’s new from Adobe. We have four new tutorials to help you learn how to use the brand new, still-in-preview product, Adobe Edge. We know you’re dying to find out what’s coming in Photoshop, so check out new sneak peek videos to find out. Submit a hidden gem tutorial to enter for a chance to be the Next Photoshop Evangelist and garner international acclaim. And, as we do every month, we highlight some of the innovative resources and educators that make the Adobe Education Exchange so special.


Music to Image

Use this inspiring lesson where students create an image, in Adobe Photoshop, based on a song or several songs. In the process they go through a variety of tutorials, work in groups, and learn to interpret their feelings and or memories into an image that is personal.
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Adobe Edge Preview 4 tutorials

If you haven’t heard about Adobe Edge yet, now is the time to check out this new web motion and interaction design tool. View four new tutorials on using the latest Adobe Edge Preview to use web fonts and symbolscreate playback actions, and embed a composition.
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Using Flash in the Science Classroom – “Animate to Educate”

Check out this project example that uses Adobe Flash as an integration tool in the science classroom. While learning Flash skills these students produced animations as part of a project that showcases their knowledge of a variety of science concepts.
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Featured Members

Nicole Dalesio

Working with elementary students? Look no further than Nicole’s wealth of engaging and creative lessons and tutorials that integrate technology across the K-6 curriculum while using technology for creative purposes.
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Eva LaMar

Check out Eva’s posts to help you make the most out of digital media projects. She offers fun ways to teach Adobe Photoshop, copyright citation best practices, as well as digital assets for projects.
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What’s New?

Photoshop Sneak Peeks

Check out a new series of videos with sneak peeks of what’s coming in Photoshop.
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Next Photoshop Evangelist Contest

We’re on the hunt for the Next Photoshop Evangelist! We’ve asked fans to submit a 2-minute video showcasing their favorite “Hidden Gem” in Photoshop CS5. The winner will receive a trip to Photoshop World, the opportunity to showcase their Hidden Gem live at the show, time with the product team, Creative Suite 5.5 Design Standard & more. The deadline for entries is March 5.
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