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Christmas Blend- What Makes You Perk?

Did you know that Starbucks makes a great cup of coffee around the holidays known as their annual Christmas Blend?  It is smooth, robust with a rich bold flavor- with a hint of reindeer they proclaim. You actually feel special to drink this holiday cheer and are willing to spread the good news.  What is it that certain things in life motivate us to want to share our good fortune, share a new learned skill or dabble in to a risk and try something new or just plain makes us perk?

I ponder these questions often and I know it is different for each of us.  What are you going to try new this year to excite your inner passions, to make change and learn a new skill? Why not try jumping into the wonderful world of the Adobe Digital School Tools known as ADSC?

It is so easy to try, just download a 30 day trial of the version of your choice between Adobe Elements, Adobe Premier, Adobe Acrobat X. Watch a preview of what the Adobe tool can do for you through Adobe TV and see how the creation suite can transform and enhance classroom productivity and student digital project creation. Also, check out the great resources for using the ADSC in your classrooms in the Adobe Education Exchange.There are 23 lesson plans, tech guides, user guides, teacher guides, and completed examples to view. There are over 36,000 members in the community and that number continues to grow.

 Or if you are interested in the mobile app side of things, test drive these tools with Adobe's new Android apps. Also check out the large collection of FREE and low cost Adobe iPad apps through iTunes- you are going to love what you see here!

So what are you waiting for? Take an educational risk this year that is sure to pay off in true educational value, limitless creativity and aid in your own personal and professional technology skill sets!  ***Be sure to also add a reflection to this post to enter to win the exclusive ADSC suite.  Your blog reflection is your contest entry and your chances are very, very good! Drawing will take place on January 15th and the winner will be noted on my blog and tweeted out to the world!

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