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Keith Schroeder Winner of ASCD Suite & 20 Ways HS Are Using Twitter

Good Morning Everyone!
I want to make a NEW  announcement today that we have a winner for the ASCD suite.  Keith Schroeder from the Bay Port School District in Green Bay, Wisconsin is the lucky winner of the Adobe Digital School Suite. Keith is a dynamic High School Library Media Specialist providing his staff professional development training incorporating information & technology literacy standards into their curriculum, team teaches lessons with his staff, oversee the operation of the Library Media Center, maintains the Bay Port High School website, and assist High School students in the LMC.

I am hoping I can have Keith provide a guest blog post to share his new learning experiences with Adobe Digital School Collection with our readers. Congratulations Keith!!!  I also know that Keith is an avid Twitter user and utilizes Twitter in his High School library Media position to enhance his own professional development, but also shares a multitude of critical insights with othe…

Infographics Are Intriguing

I am finding infographics quite intriguing.  The visual display of data really draws me in and makes an instant and meaningful connection with the world around me.  It is relevant, inspiring, and visually appealing- and yes it will be your next essential hook to draw in and capture your students attention while showcasing the wonderful  world of understanding data all around them.  So why not create your own infographics on February 1st in support of Digital Learning Day?    Don't know where to start- well I have a few creative resources you. 13 Free Online Tools to Create Your Own Infographics 1.Wordle - Create beautiful and fully  customizable word clouds with this free tool.  Simply paste in your  text and click “Go”, or specify your own color scheme, layout, and  fonts. 2. Visual.ly is a brand new online  application which allows you to create detailed data visualizations and  infographics such as the one below.  They are still in private  beta-testing, however you c…

Today is the Day- Here is the Lucky Winner of ADSC!

We have a winner!  Please view the following video clip to see who our luck winner if of the Adobe Digital School Collection Suite!


Congratulations to all of our entries through their thoughtful blog reflections of how they are or are planning to use ADSC.  More contests will be around the corner with our other members of the Adobe Influencer team members, and I will keep you posted on those contests too.I hope you continue to look to Adobe products to enhance your student digital projects and creation in your classrooms, school  libraries or workplace environments. 

The winner of the ADSC suite is Kristel- she has noted in her blog post reflection on January 13th that she is  just starting her  student teaching practice on Tuesday. She plans  plan to use ADSC suite to create digital lessons and digital projects within her classroom with students. I hope to have Kristel provide a guest blog post to keep us updated on her new discoveries and provide examples of how she is infusing the …

Monday Afternoon Blend- Last Chance To Enter Adobe Digital School Collection Contest

This week we are wrapping up the last blog post of the six week series from the Adobe Digital School Collection (ADSC).  You can enter to win this creative suite by replying to the blog post below and share with us how you are  currently using Adobe tools and resources in your classroom, or share a creative idea of how you would use the ADSC suite in your classroom if you won these digital resources. 

Teacher Resources Available on the Adobe Education Exchange
Adobe also provides a number of free lesson plans, assessment tips and digital portfolios to help educators incorporate technology through the use of Adobe Digital School Collection software – when teaching about math and science, language arts, history/social studies, and visual and performing arts.  Resources can be found on the Adobe Education Exchange 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 pr…

New Year Blend- One of Your Last Chances to Enter

Happy New Year Greeting to Each and Everyone One YOU!
With the New Year brings many new opportunities to start fresh or dig even deeper into your goals that you have for your self.  If you are still looking at targeting an edtech learning goal for yourself or your classroom, now is the perfect time to try Adobe's Digital School Collection (ADSC) suite! I want to emphasize this week some great success stories in the form of video clips to showcase first-hand how ADSC is making an educational impact with improving visual literacy and multimedia skills sets, 21st century skills, and making learning fun, engaging and motivating for each and every student in your classroom!

Also look and see what other educators are saying about this blog post around the country from Nancy Sharoff:
http://just-in-time-tech.blogspot.com/2012/01/holiday-season-may-be-over-but-giving.html
So what are you waiting for? Take an educational risk this year that is sure to pay off in true educational value, l…