Retro Image Editing with 8Bit Photo Lab

Do you sometimes long for the pixilated blocky graphics from your youth? Yea, me too. Well, Android users rejoice. You can create your own 8-bit works of art with 8Bit Photo Lab from Ilixa.

Features

8Bit Photo Lab is a free app that allows you to adjust the color, resolution, and dithering of your photo to give it the look of the pixilated screens from the 80s. There are several pre-set filters to get you started including filters that mimic the look of the green screened Commodore, the sepia tones of a Gameboy, or even the multicolor output of the Apple II. I felt like I was back in grade school playing Tass Times in Tonetown on the old Apple IIe. Browse the slideshow to see my examples some effects.

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In addition to the pre-set filters, there are a wide variety of controls so you can continue to manipulate the color, resolution, and dithering. You can even introduce the banding of a CRT screen and some image glitching. It is fun to try out the different controls to see how it changes your image.

8Bit Photo Lab editing screen.
8Bit Photo Lab editing screen.

The editing interface is very easy to use. When you are done, you can save your images to your device or share them out on social media.

 

The free app is probably good enough for you photo dabblers out there. For the rest of you, you might want to upgrade to the pro version for a mere $2.49. This gives you a bunch more presets, pallets, and effects, as well as more control over the settings. The pro version also gives you a higher output resolution.

Other Apps by Ilxia

If the name Ilxia sounds familiar, it is because I already reviewed their app Mirror Lab. You can read my review here. They have another fun photo editing app called Mosaic Art Lab.

Mosaic Art Lab is, again, a free app with pro upgrades available for $4.49. The interface is similar and as easy to use as 8Bit Photo Lab and Mirror Lab. One of the features I like in Mosaic Art Lab is the Random button. The Random button will select a random image on your device and apply a random filter. Using it you tend to get some amazing happy accidents.

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In the Classroom

In the post about Mirror Lab, I listed several ways you could use the app in the classroom.  For example…

  • Explore the different filters and have your students all create a different image based off of one starter image.
  • Build student visual literacy skills and have students create images based on different emotions. Have them write about why each image represents each emotion. Make sure they use their visual vocabulary.

Those ideas hold true for both of these apps as well. You could also…

  • Create some of your own images and have the students use them as starter images for stories, poems, or musical compositions.
  • 8 Bit Lab would be a great tool for having students create images that go along with their favorite sci-fi stories.
  • App-smash and try using a combination of the three apps to layer on special effects. Granted, this is also a great time to discuss the trap of over-editing an image.

For me, anything that gets your students taking and editing photos while building their creativity is fantastic!

Ilxia has developed a wonderful suite of editing apps that are fun and easy to use. Whether you use them in the classroom or use them to create your own art, they are all worth exploring.  Download them all today and start creating! Share your art in the comments. I’d love to see what you and your students create.

Unleash Students’ Inner Writer with Storybird

I don’t know about you but for me, writing is hard. Nothing is more stressful than staring at that blank page waiting for the words in my head to organize themselves enough for me to write them down. I bet you have a few students who feel the same way. Storybird is a beautiful website that you can use to inspire your students to write and not fear the blank page. It is actually more than a writing website. It is a writing community where your students (and you) can read and write visual stories and poems.

The Art of Creative Writing

Storybird Artful storytelling (2)Writing with Storybird starts with amazing artwork. Writers select artwork from the huge Storybird art library and use that piece of art as the inspiration for their story or poem. The artwork becomes the inspiration for your story or poem. Artwork is a great way to inspire your writers to create stories.

Using the art as their guide, students can write a picture book, a longform book or chapter, or create a poem using an interface that reminds me of magnetic poetry.

Writing, Challenges, and Courses

Storybird has more than just amazing art to help unlock your student’s writing potential. Students can participate in a variety of community challenges that help give them some direction to their creative writing. For example, in the What in the World? challenge, students select an image from artist Julius Tan’s collection of wild and wacky scenes. Then they write about this new world. What do they see, hear, or smell? Then end challenge is to create a three-page picture book about this new place. There are over 20 challenges for writers of all levels. Select one that helps to build your students’ use of dialog or an advanced challenge to push their skills. Browse the challenges on the Challenge page. Storybird Guides

If you are looking for more targeted skill building you and your students can take one of the many writing courses available. Courses are multi-lesson, self-paced experiences created by writing experts. For example, you can learn all about writing fantasy from best selling author, Shannon Messenger.  If you are not up for a full course, you can also explore the How-to-Guides.

If you are looking for more inspiration, browse the community library and read books and poems created by other community members.

Writing Gamified

One of the coolest features of Storybird is the gamified elements. It will only get your students writing, it will keep them writing through badges and crowns (the in-system rewards). As your students write every day or complete challenges, they earn crowns. With crowns, they can unlock access to the courses and How-to-Guides. If you are writing too you can also earn badges and crowns.

Teacher Resources

Storybird includes resources for teachers including classroom management tools. With the educator tools, you can set up multiple classes, build a class roster, assign challenges, grade assignments, and give student feedback. Students join your class using a passcode. Their completed work is submitted into the class library where you can review it, grade it, and give feedback. storybird-review.png

Looking for a new idea for a fundraiser? Storyboard has you covered for that too. Your students can create their own books and then parents can log in and order hard or soft cover copies of the book, or stationary or artwork featuring their poems. Your class raises money from each sale. If you ask me it beats the heck out of cookie dough or wrapping paper, am I right? Read more here.

Pricing

Initial sign up is free. The way I understand it, you can access all of the features listed above with the free account. Some features, such as courses or guides might just take time to access as you build up crowns to unlock the features. However, for faster access, you can become a community member. A month by month membership will cost you $8.99 a month. Or, sign up for a year at a time and the monthly rate drops to $4.99. You can read all about membership benefits on their benefits page.

Whether you are a teacher who is looking for a way to get your students writing or a young aspiring author looking for that extra kick of motivation, check out Storybird. To bring you a little inspiration, I will leave you with my own poem. Happy writing!

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My amazing poetry.

 

Add Some 3D to Your Coloring with QuiverVision

As I write this, the entire midwest is hunkering down for our first big blizzard of the season. While the winds blow outside, I’ve decided that it is the perfect time to pour myself a glass of wine…er… I mean a cup of hot chocolate and do some coloring. Not just any coloring mind you, some augmented reality coloring with QuiverVision.

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QuiverVision is an app that brings your coloring pages to life. The app is free to download on iTunes, Google Play, and Kindle. The app works with special coloring pages that you can download from the QuiverVision Coloring Packs website.

There are several color pages available on the website. Some are simply coloring pages while others have interactive content and quizzes. Find one you like and simply print, then color, and then let the app do the magic. There is a mix of free and paid content. For the paid content, you are able to print off any of the pages but you cannot access the augmented content unless you make an in-app purchase. One of the packs I tried to use was only 99 cents to unlock.

At first, I was not too impressed with the educational content of the pages. I think I was just using the wrong pages. I tried a few others and was pleasantly surprised. I liked the interactivity of the different pages. The cell coloring sheet gave you information on each part of the cell. It also included a quiz. I’d be interested to see what the paid content is like.

Watch the video to see some of the interactive features in action. With this coloring page, you create your own flag. While using the app, I can change the wind speed and watch my flag wave. The video was captured in the app. I turned off my sound but you can also capture audio. Could be an interesting way to have students give an oral report on their flag. Have them talk about what the colors and symbols mean. (However, before they create their flag, have them watch this video with Roman Mars from 99% Invisible on why city flags are great examples of bad design. Don’t let them fall prey to bad design choices.)

Companion Apps

There are three other apps from QuiverVision: Quiver Education, Quiver Fashion, and Quiver Masks.

Quiver Education seems similar to QuiverVision but with more educational content. Quiver Education costs $5.99 so I am assuming you do not need to pay for the additional educational content.

Quiver Fashion is perfect for your budding fashion designer. With Quiver Fashion, you can print out the coloring pages, design your own clothing, create collections, and have virtual fashion shows.

Quiver Masks is my favorite. Masks uses facial tracking to overlay your custom mask onto your own face. There are 19 coloring pages to choose from. Some are hats while others are full face masks. You can use the app without the coloring pages by using the preloaded masks. However, it is more fun to color your own mask. Check out my cool cat hat. That should keep me warm during the blizzard, right?

In addition to putting cute masks on your face, you can record video with your mask on. This could be a fun way to add some interest to your students next speach. Have them do it wearing a virtual hat or mask.

You can even do a face swap with the Masks app. Don’t try this with your own face. It’s just creepy.

If you want to get started with augmented reality but you are not sure where to start, give the apps from QuiverVision a try.

Now, where is my wine? I’m going to color while I watch the snow fall.

 

Track Your Daily Mood through Color with Year in Pixels

I’m in a grumpy mood today.  Maybe it’s the lack of sunshine on this cloudy November day. Maybe it’s the fact that my vacation is almost over and I have to come back to reality. Maybe it’s because all of the apps I want to review are iPhone apps and my iPhone died a couple months back. Whatever the cause, I’m feeling a kind of blah. I’m feeling a bit grey.

That got me thinking about the connection between mood and color. One of my favorite books to read to my kids when they were little was My Many Colored Days by Dr. Suess. A wonderful story about the many colors of our moods. Somedays I’m happy pink, or busy buzzy yellow, or sad and lonely purple. Today. today is a grey day.

Today, because of my colorless mood, I found an app to help you and your students track the color of your days – Year in Pixels.

The Year in Pixels Movement

For all you Bullet Journalers out there, Year in Pixels is not new. It is something that many of you probably already do in your envy-inducing, organized Bullet Journals. (I’ve tried it. I want to get better at it. I bow to all of you who do it.)

The concept of Year in Pixels is simple. Create a grid that represents every day of the year. Each square is a pixel. Create a color key for your moods. Color the square, or pixel, for each day the color that represents your mood. When the year is over you have a visual representation of your mood that year. To learn more about the concept, you can read this tutorial on the Bullet Journal site. You can also read more about this technique on this post by the Little Coffe Fox.

As someone who is fascinated by color, and data, and art, I really like the idea of seeing how my mood changed over time as represented by color.

The App

Enter your daily mood.
Enter your daily mood.

If a hard copy IRL Year in Pixels seems a bit more than you are ready to commit to, try the Year in Pixels Android app by Teo Vogel or the iOS app by Bullet Journal. I (obviously) took a look at the Android version.

The app is straightforward. You have a grid of pixels. One pixel represents one day. Every day you open the app, select your color, add some emotions, and if you are feeling really chatty, write a journal entry. This information is saved and displayed on your grid.

I like the inclusion of the emotions and a place where you can write. It adds some details to your mood color. You can customize the emotion vocabulary just in case you are feeling uniquely you on that day. You can even customize your color choices. You can set up your own emotion color library.

There is not much more to this app beyond color and journal entry. However, seeing your moods track by color can be a power self-reflection tool.

In the Classroom

Day one
Day one of tracking.

Whether you are using the app or the marker and paper technique, Year in Pixels is an excellent is an excellent social emotional strategy for your students. Not only are you helping them reflect on their daily mood and the cause of that mood, you are also building visual literacy skills as you connect color to emotion.

Have your students track their mood for a week then have them review their gid and discuss or write about their mood that week. They can also discuss what caused their mood that week. Have them track another week and compare. What trends do they see? This technique could lead to some powerful discussions about happiness and emotion.

All this talk of color and mood is starting to brighten mine just a little bit. I think I need to go color. I hope the rest of your day is pink!

 

 

Works of Art with your Phone using Mirror Lab

Today I decided to take a little time to explore my artistic side and see what I can create using Mirror Lab. Mirror Lab by Ilixa is an app for Android and iOS that gives you the ability to turn your pictures into kaleidoscope, fractal, geometric, and glitchy works of art. You can get started with the free version and upgrade to pro if you need the extra functionality. I did all of my manipulations using the free version.

Overview

Edit screen on Mirror Lab
Edit screen on Mirror Lab

Using the app, you can take photos from your phone and apply a wide variety of special effect filters. These are not your typical Instagram filters, these filters add special effects such as mirror images and multiple mirrors to create unique works of art. To begin, open a photo and choose your filter. Each filter has different settings. You can also move the image around to create different effects.

The beauty and simplicity of this app is addicting. I spent a few hours playing around with the different effects on several images that were on my phone.

According to the app information page, there are over 50 different filters and effects you can apply. If that is not enough for you, for $4.99 you can go pro and add a bunch more.

After you are done creating your image, you can save your image. In the free version, you save the image as a JPEG. Upgrading to pro gives you the ability to save as a PNG. The Pro version also bumps up your working resolution from 3 Megapixels to 12.

Image Examples

Here are a few side-by-side comparisons of a starting image and different filters.

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In the Classroom

The obvious use in the classroom is to create amazing images. Here are a few ways to use Mirror Lab in the classroom.

  • Explore the different filters and have your students all create a different image based off of one starter image.
  • Build student visual literacy skills and have students create images based on different emotions. Have them write about why each image represents each emotion. Make sure they use their visual vocabulary.
  • Have students take pictures of their world. A picture of something familiar and have them use the filters to make the familiar into something different.
  • Take pictures of ordinary objects. Use the filters to change the images. Have students build their inquiry skills and see if they can figure out what was in the original picture. Have them support their thoughts with evidence.

These are just a few ways you could use this app with students.

Whether you want to use the app for your own creative pleasure or you are going to use it with your students, Mirror Lab is an excellent create app. It is easy to use and fun to see your images transform into something amazing.

Have you created works of art with Mirror Lab? Share your images in the comments.

 

3D Design with Morphi

I will admit that I am not a designer and have very little experience creating 3D Designs. I tinker but that is about it. There are a lot of 3D design tools out there with tinkerers like me in mind. They are easy-ish to use yet powerful enough to create some amazing things. Morphi is one of those tools.

Morphi Overview

Morphi is a multiplatform application for creating 3 D designs. It is available for Windows, Mac, and iPad.  The tool is relatively easy to use and has some interesting features. The app costs $9.99 per device for up to 20 devices. Over 20 and the cost goes down to $4.99. I played around with the windows version using the 15-day free trial.

Features

I spent about an hour checking out the tool. I did not watch any tutorials, I just jumped right in. The controls are fairly intuitive. Here are some of the features I liked.

  • You have the ability to create shapes, text or free draw. I really like the free draw because you can turn on symmetry points and create some fun designs. Morphi4
  • Convert your 2D drawings into 3D designs in the click of a button. The image to the right is a 3D version of a scribble I created using a 5 mirror symmetry setting. I first drew the image and then converted it to 3D. Now I have the ability to change the height and size and combine it with other elements.
  • Create, group and combine shapes. In the image below, I was able to combine some simple shapes into a little house. No, it is not a complicated one but I also only spent a couple minutes moving my shapes and getting them to align. There are some useful align tools to help you get the shapes into the right place in 3D space. Not as easy as it looksMorphi
  • Your creation can be exported as an STL so it can be 3D printed. I did not try this but it seems straightforward.

There are some other features mentioned on the website that I did not get a chance to try out such as texturing tools and augmented reality editing. I hope to play with those more through the course of my 15-day trial.

In the Classroom

If you are using 3D modeling in your classroom, Morphi might be a tool to consider. It is a great way to get all your students thinking in 3-dimensional space. The drag and drop features and easy to use controls make creating fairly simple. Not really simple because creating in 3D is not super easy. It can actually be really hard. The Morphi interface makes it easy to navigate in 3D space and create shapes. I also really like the 2D to 3D features. That is a great way to get your students started. Morhpi has more information about classroom uses on their educator page. There are also some great ideas for what to have your students create and some tutorials videos to help you get started.

I am looking forward to spending some more time in this app during my 15-day trial. For $9.99 a device, it seems like a pretty powerful tool to get you creating 3D masterpieces.

Are you or your students using Morphi? Share some of your designs? I’ll leave with one more of my amazing creations. Don’t judge – I only played with it for an hour. I think it is beautiful!  Enjoy!

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30 Tools in 30 Days: Day 27 Incredibox

Day 27: Incredibox

Is the music in you? Do you need to drop a beat and get your groove on? Me too! Head over to Incredibox and let the music flow.

Incredibox is a flash-based website and app that allows you and your students mix up an original tune with the help of some animated beatboxers. (They are kind of loveable, yet kind of creepy.) There are five different versions to choose from each with its own set of beats, effects, voices, and melodies. Creating a custom tune is simple. Just drag an accessory on to a beatboxer and he starts a loop. Layer on more sounds to create a track that is one of a kind.

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My crew of beatboxers playing my jam.

Incredibox lets you record your track and download it as a wave file. You can also share your it through a link or social media. Listen to my original jam Sunrise. Your mixes are public so others can listen to your musical masterpiece. The ones with the most likes make it into the Top 50. You can search the library for mixes by title or email. Listen, like, and share.

Classroom Ideas

Incredibox a fun and easy way to get your students creating their own music. The controls are simple and don’t get in the way of their creative genius. Just drag and drop.

Here are some ideas for how to use it with your students.

  • Create their own mixes for a student-created dance party mix.
  • Mix up soundtracks for their favorite books and stories. Or their own stories.
  • Generate music for their multimedia productions.
  • Create a theme song for their podcast or video show.

Or – your students could create a live version of their mix like this creative group.

Head over to the Goodies page for more gems like this one.

Whether you want to get your students creating music for their multi-media projects or live out your secret DJ dream, Incredibox is a fun and easy tool to help you let the music play. Now excuse me while I jam. Hit it you loveable, creepy little beatboxers.

30 Tools in 30 Days: Day 23 Microsoft Sway

Day 23: Microsoft Sway

On this lovely Thanksgiving Day, we spend time with family and friends and give thanks for all that is good in our lives. In honor of Thanksgiving, I wanted to create a something that captured what I’m thankful for and would showcase the huge number of pictures I take throughout the year. I used Sway from Microsoft to create a visual portfolio of pictures I took as part of my 2016 Photo A Day Challenge. (Learn more about the Photo A Day Challenge from blogger FatMumSlim here. Love, love, love it!!)  Check out my 2016 portfolio below.

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Sway is part of the Microsoft Suite of tools. It is a free app that requires a Microsoft account. With Sway you can create interactive portfolios, presentations, reports, blog posts and more. It took me about an hour to create my 2016 Photo A Day portfolio.

Here are a few of my favorite features.

  • Use the templates for a quick design or customize settings including layout, font, and color pallet.
  • Format your end product using a horizontal or vertical scroll.
  • Group media and customize how they display and how your viewers can interact with the content.
  • Add co-authors for collaborative work.
  • Embed media such as images, video, audio, and text.
  • Set up your final page to auto play or be completely interactive.
  • Control access and editing rights.
  • Share your creation through social media channels.
  • Embed on your website or blog.
  • Export your final product as a Word doc or PDF.
  • Integrates with OneDrive.

The controls were fairly easy to use and intuitive. However, I did struggle a little bit with some of the formatting tools but I think that was more user error than tool issues.

There are many different ways you could use Sway in the classroom for yourself or with your students.

  • Create a class website showcasing student work.
  • Student Portfolios.
  • Digital stories or interactive fiction.
  • About Me projects and Resumes
  • Visual research reports
  • Visual lab reports

Sway allows you and your students to create unique interactive media. It is very similar to Adobe Spark Page. I have to play with each of them more to see which one I like better. I am an Adobe girl at heart but I am open to new tools. In short, Sway is fun and easy to use. I am very happy with my final portfolio and will use this tool again.

Have you used Sway? Share your ideas or creations in the comments!

30 Tools in 30 Days: Day 21 StoryCorps

Day 21: StoryCorps

I discovered StoryCorps about five years ago while wandering through the Chicago Cultural Center. I was with an old friend and we both stopped to examine the small recording booth, intrigued by its warm lights and cozy interior. “I have stories to tell,” He said to me with a sigh. Then asked, “Do you have some stories?” I smiled, “Of course I have stories, ” I replied. Then we both shrugged, walked away, and began weaving our tales.

Part of me wishes we stepped into that booth and recorded our conversation. We were childhood friends who drifted apart long ago and just reconnected as adults. There were so many questions we had for each other. So many shared memories that we each remembered differently. A lifetime of separate experiences to share. As we laughed through the back and forth of the memories, 30 years fell away and we became those two kids once again. Its been years now since we have spoken, but I still remember that day of reconnecting through our stories. I wish I could listen to it again. Connecting us in unexpected ways – that is the power of conversation.

We all have stories to tell and StoryCorps has spent over 15 years helping people capture their stories through intimate conversations in a small recording booth. Their mission is to not only capture our stories but to help us build connections through the art of conversation and interviews.

Our mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.

To learn more about StoryCorps, watch this video from founder, Dave Isay.

As Thanksgiving approaches and we gather with friends and family to eat food and watch football, StoryCorps is kicking off their annual Great Thanksgiving Listen. StoryCorps encourages us all to take a moment, turn off the TV, turn on the audio recorder, and ask each other questions. They have created an excellent toolkit to help us break down the generational barriers and learn more about each other. They have also created an excellent standards-aligned toolkit for educators.

For an extra challenge, the StoryCorps team suggests taking your recordings and creating a digital story, using Adobe Spark Video. (Learn more about Adobe Spark Video from yesterday’s post.) Using visual storytelling elements such as old photographs, documents, quotes, and current pictures, you can create an amazing keepsake from your interview.

StoryCorps is not only asking us to record these moments but to share them to create an archive of our collective history. You can visit their site to browse through the interview archive.

Technolgy has made recording these precious moments so easy. There are free apps and digital recording tools that allow us to record our interviews with a touch of a button. Not sure what tool to use. Here is a list of apps and recording tools to help you participate in the Great Thanksgiving Listen.

As you make your Thanksgiving plans, think about adding some time for capturing stories. Personally, I think about all the family members I used to spend Thanksgiving with who are now gone. I wish I had taken the time to record their stories not only for me but so that my kids could listen and get to know them and the life they lived. StoryCorps says it best.

Listen. Honor. Share.

Happy listening!

30 Tools in 30 Days: Day 20 Adobe Spark Video

Day 20: Adobe Spark Video

A few weeks back I wrote a post singing the praises of Adobe Spark Post (read it here). Today’s tool is Post’s big sister – Adobe Spark Video.

Adobe Spark Video is my go-to tool for creating amazing videos quickly. What I love about this tool is that the technology does not get in the way of the creation process. Many of the video tools out there can be intimidating to new users. The complexity of working with multiple tracks and advanced editing tools may be a barrier to those who are new to video creation and editing. Adobe Spark Video, on the other hand, makes video creation incredibly easy and accessible to even our youngest learners.

You start with your title, then select the template that best fits the story you want to tell. Are you telling a Hero’s Journey or are you teaching a new concept? There is a template that fits your needs. Each template provides guidance on the different elements for each type of story. You could use these templates to create storyboards for your students to help them plan their story. A good video starts with good planning!

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Select your story template.

The creation screen looks more like you are creating a slideshow instead of a video. For some, that should make video creation more approachable. Each slide (or story element) can be customized with text, icons, photos, video, music, and narration. You control the content and the layout. Choose a theme to set the overall look and feel of your video. To add content, you can use your own media or search for openly licensed media through Adobe Spark. To add narration, you simply press the microphone button on each slide and talk. The narration will be added to that element. To me, this is reminiscent of  Microsoft PhotoStory.

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Creation screen.

For those of you who are control freaks, not judging, just saying, you might be a bit frustrated by the limited amount of customization. There is limited control over font style and element layout. You can select from the menu of choices but there is not a whole lot of customization past that. For advanced users that may be a negative. However, for those new to moviemaking, I feel the limited choices are a plus. Often I have seen the creation process stall because there are too many options.

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Pick a theme and start creating.

Adobe Spark Video is free but you need an Adobe ID or you can use your Facebook or Google login. As I mentioned in the Spark Post post, Adobe has created an excellent guide to answer your questions about using Adobe Spark tools with students. You can find the guide here. Videos are saved in the Adobe cloud but can also be downloaded and saved locally.

Here is a list of ways you could use Adobe Spark Video in the classroom.

  • Fact-based fiction: Students create a video based on their own creative story, However, facts and research are used to create believable settings and characters.
  • Historical figure “autobiography”: Pick a historical icon and tell their story.
  • Personal reflection: Students tell their own stories with their own voice and visuals.
  • Teaching video: Students create an instructional video using step by step verbal instructions in conjuntion with good process images.
  • Wordless stories: (My favorite) Students create a visual story with no words or narration. Only images and music.
  • Student News: Use Spark Video to create a weekly news program
  • Product Commerical: Sell an existing product or one dreamed up by your students.

There are many more ideas you could add to this list.

In short, this is an awesome video creation tool. It works on your desktop or on an iOS device. Still hoping for an Android version soon. I am in love with this tool. Its simplicity is its strength.

Are you using Adobe Spark Video in your classroom? I’d love to hear about it in the comments!