Adobe Spark offers three easy to use tools for building websites, editing videos, or designing graphics.
Students and teachers can access Adobe Spark through Clever at clever.sfusd.edu, download the app through self-service, or on the web at spark.adobe.com. Sign in with your SFUSD account and select "Enterprise". Creative Cloud Mobile applications are available for free in iPad Self Service. Contact DoT at firstname.lastname@example.org if the app you need is not available.
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.
Use 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 Spark Pages to create digital portfolios, visual multimedia reports, webpages, and more.
Use Adobe Spark 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 Spark Video to create documentaries, book reports, portfolio reflections, PSA's, and much more!
Utilize 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 Spark Post to create infographics, book quotes, flyers, logos, and much more.
Adobe Spark Pages Tutorial
Learn how to get started creating visual stories and web pages with Adobe Page. This tutorial walks you through the new UI to get going.
Adobe Spark Video Tutorial
This short tutorial will walk you through getting going with Adobe Spark Video.
Adobe Spark Post Tutorial
Learn how you can get started using Adobe Post with this quick tutorial.
Adobe Education Exchange offers lessons and other resources for using Adobe Spark in the classroom.
Common Sense Media Aligned Lessons
The following lessons and topics from Common Sense Media will help students use Adobe Spark effectively and responsibly.
Digital 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 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 Spark with your students.
Check out the digital creation tools webinar from SFUSD's Digital Learning Team to learn more about Adobe Spark and how you might use it in the classroom.