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Adobe Spark

By: Helen Maddox

Adobe Spark is a very robust, free, video creation tool that is easy to use. Search through copyright free images, icons, and music to add to your Spark video project. Running on multiple platforms, and app for devices, makes this tool a great option for any classroom.  Spark provides students the option to represent what they know in a different way,  supports the UDL framework, making Adobe SPARK ideal to add to personalized learning plans for students.

Sample projects:

Beautiful Butterflies
A story told with Adobe Spark Video.

Immigration Story – Student Project 


Adobe Spark – Website

Adobe Spark Edu Guide ***

Get Started Training Videos:

for Young Learners:

Copyright and Fair Use Animation – Video from

Copyright Free Photos & Videos:

Pexels –
Pexels (videos) –
Pixabay –
Photos for Class –  Photos for Class
*New – Creative Commons CCSearch for Pictures – –


Training Videos: (previously called Adobe Voice)

Adobe Voice in 30 Seconds

Adobe Voice – Tips & Tricks – Customizing Theme Colors

Adobe Voice – Tips & Tricks – Optimizing and Adjusting Sound

Adobe Voice – Tips & Tricks – Sharing and Embedding

Adobe Voice – Tips & Tricks – Drop-in Animation

Adobe Voice – Tips & Tricks – Pan and Zoom

Adobe Voice – Tips & Tricks – Extend Page Duration 

Additional Resources by Educators:
Blog Posts
How to create videos with Adobe Voice – by Cherylnn Low/Tom’s Guide
How to use Adobe Voice on the iPad to make beautiful videos – by Stephen Ashby/iCreate Magazine

Digital Storytelling Rubrics