Adobe Creative Cloud Express offers three easy to use tools for building websites, editing videos, or designing graphics.
Students and teachers can access Adobe Creative Cloud Express through Clever at clever.sfusd.edu, download the app through self-service, or on the web at https://www.adobe.com/express/. 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.
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.
Learning, Challenges, and Templates galore!
- Access monthly challenges that explore creative identity expression and topics such as Digital Agency.
- Access quick learning with Lightning Learning courses to build skills around creative instruction strategies such as infographics, goal setting, digital portfolios, student presentations, graphic organizers, and more!
- More teaching ideas with Adobe Express
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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.
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 Creative Cloud Express Pages to create digital portfolios, visual multimedia reports, webpages, and more.
Use 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!
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 Creative Cloud Express Post to create infographics, book quotes, flyers, logos, and much more.
Adobe Creative Cloud Express 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 Creative Cloud Express Video Tutorial
This short tutorial will walk you through getting going with Adobe Creative Cloud Express Video.
Adobe Creative Cloud Express 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 Creative Cloud Express in the classroom.
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 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 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.
This page was last updated on January 30, 2023