Adobe Spark Post

Written by Kara Osmundson

Last published at: August 19th, 2021

What is it?

Adobe Spark Post is a web-based tool and an iPad app used to create graphics, infographics, collages, or social media posts. There are multiple templates and styles to choose from. Select a template and customize fonts, colors, video and imagery, or start from scratch. Browse the templates to get ideas for class projects! Read more about Adobe Spark.

Why use it?

Adobe Spark Post is a great tool to use to synthesize and summarize information. Imagery greatly contributes to story-telling and communication, and this app is very visually oriented. The products that are created are easy to share and look very professional. 

How do I use it?

The district creates Adobe IDs for all students which are already licensed for Adobe Spark. If you don't use the provided account, Spark may not work. 

Instructions for student login to Adobe Spark

Written Directions

Get started on a MacBook: Login to Adobe Spark and browse the options or click the blue "+" to create a new project. 

Get started on an iPad: Download Adobe Spark Post from Self Service. Click Log In using Adobe ID or Education account. Use your Shakopee Schools email address and password to log in. Browse the options or click the blue "+" to create a new project.

Adding, editing, and sharing content.

1. To create a graphic, you can choose collage, social media option, portfolio, flyer, or select a template you want to use to get started. You can  “Remix” a theme make it your own or start from scratch by selecting "custom size."

2. Use the buttons along the right side to add elements to your graphic and edit your design.

3. Select "preview" at any time to view your work.

4. When you're finished, select "Publish and Share Link."
If using the web version of Adobe Spark, do not share the URL you see when editing. That will not be viewable by other people. Be sure to click on Share and copy the link provided.

Video Directions

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