Adobe Express

Essential Information

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Adobe Express, formerly named Adobe Spark, offers easy-to-use tools for building websites, creating and editing editing videos, and designing graphics. 

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Students and teachers can access Adobe Express through Clever at, download the app through Self-Service, or on the web at Sign in with your SFUSD account by clicking "Continue with Google". The Adobe Express app is available for free in iPad Self Service. Contact DoT at if the app you need is not available.

Quick Tips and Resources to Get Started with Adobe Express

Make sure you log in with your SFUSD Edu account! This allows for a safe experience filtered for education use and also gives you access to premium features (extensive stock photo library, special templates, etc.). Adobe Express is now in Clever! You can use Clever for login or follow these login instructions to login from the web.

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Curricular Uses, Resources, & Tutorials

Students might use these tools to build the following digital learning competencies, as described in SFUSD's Digital Learning Scope & Sequence

digital portfolio logoUse digital tools to document their process and contribute towards a digital portfolio that includes a curation of their best work and reflection on how that work contributes to their academic learning goals, personal interests, and career aspirations. 
Students can use Adobe Creative Cloud Express Pages to create digital portfolios, visual multimedia reports, webpages, and more. 

video iconUse Adobe Creative Cloud Express Video to edit & publish videos using original and repurposed media in order to demonstrate learning, engage in critical analysis, examine issues from multiple viewpoints, conduct research and communicate findings, and/or reach a broader audience. 
Students can use Adobe Creative Cloud Express Video to create documentaries, book reports, portfolio reflections, PSA's, and much more!

infographics iconUtilize graphic design principles to create digital content such as posters, flyers, webpages, and/or infographics that make data driven arguments and communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively.
Students can use Adobe Creative Cloud Express Post to create infographics, book quotes, flyers, logos, and much more. 



Common Sense Media Aligned Lessons

The following lessons and topics from Common Sense Media will help students use Adobe Creative Cloud Express effectively and responsibly. 

digital footprint logoDigital Footprint and Identity
Identify some of the benefits and risks of sharing information online and articulate that they have a digital footprint with information that can be searched, copied, and passed on. Common Sense Media lessons addressing digital footprint and identity

News and media literacyNews and Media Literacy
Identify credible & trustworthy sources of information, consider legal and ethical aspects of using the creative work of others, and apply this knowledge as they create & curate digital content. Common Sense Media lessons addressing news and media literacy

Coaching and Support

Check out this getting started guide curated by SFUSD's Digital Learning Team to learn more about using Adobe Creative Cloud Express with your students.

Check out the digital creation tools webinar from SFUSD's Digital Learning Team to learn more about Adobe Creative Cloud Express and how you might use it in the classroom.

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This page was last updated on March 8, 2024