I became an Adobe Education Leader (AEL) via the Macromedia Education Leaders program after the purchase of Macromedia by Adobe. AELs collaboratively develop and share new strategies for using Adobe software solutions in our K-12 schools.
I’m an Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) in Web Communication Using Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 & Visual Communication using Adobe Photoshop CS4.
I create and educate with these Adobe software products:
CS4, CS5, CS6 Master Collection
- Dreamweaver > Build and maintain web sites that conform to web-based standards (CSS and XHMTL)
- Fireworks > Use to easily optimize web page images and build interactive visuals.
- Photoshop > The de facto image manipulation and creation tool.
- Soundbooth > Sound recording and editing, great for podcast creation.
Adobe Digital School Collection
- Photoshop Elements 8
- Premiere Elements 7
Presenter (formerly Macromedia Breeze)
- example > Waterwheels 1, grade 5 eLearning module
- example > Math MCAS Review, grade 3 eLearning module
Build interactive simulations and web-based training tutorials.
Professional photo management software. I manage my photography library, perform image manipulations, and export lower resolution images for the web. I use the following camera equipment:
- Digital SLR cameras: EOS Canon 7D and Rebel XT (350D)
- Canon lenses: EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II, zoom EF 70-300mm 1:4-5.6 IS USM, macro EF-S 60mm 1:2.8, wide-angle telephoto 24-105mm f/4L IS
- Canon flash: Speedlite 580EXII
- Promaster Multi-Function Timer Controlled Remote Shutter Release (code 3070)
- Canon TC-80N3 Timer Remote Controller
- Manfrotto Pro Tripod (055XPROB) with Joystick Ball Head (322RC2)
The PDF building tool for document distribution just the way you want.
- example > I see/ It means PDF form (Laptops in American History)
- example > Lost Vertebrate PDF Portfolio, grade 4 Biome unit
- example > Fillable evaluation rubric (Becoming America Project)
Photoshop.com (formerly Photoshop Express)
- example > Slideshow presentation widget embedded into blog post. Kilauea volcano
Adobe Ed Leaders blog
Learn about the innovative ways my fellow AELs are using the latest Adobe software products.