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Introducing an exciting partnership

Adobe + Pear Deck

Pear Deck has partnered with Adobe to unleash creativity and boost digital literacy. With these ready-to-teach lessons powered by Pear Deck, students can use technology to channel their creativity and tell their unique stories in new and exciting ways.

Adobe Express

Adobe Express gives students and educators everything they need to create stunning graphics, flyers, photos, presentations, web pages, and videos — and express themselves in unique and beautiful ways both inside and outside the classroom.

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Pear Deck allows educators to build effective and engaging instructional content — right from Google Slides. This powerful learning tool makes it easy for teachers to build interactive slides with custom questions, formative assessments, embedded audio, and more.

New to Pear Deck? Get started in three easy steps.

To celebrate our partnership with Adobe, new Pear Deck users can enjoy 90 days of Pear Deck Premium, no credit card required. To learn how to create a new Pear Deck account, click through here.

Once you have the Pear Deck Add-on for Google Slides or Add-in for Microsoft PowerPoint Online installed, simply follow the directions below!

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Click on one of the Decks below to get a preview of the Deck and make a copy for Google Slides or Microsoft PowerPoint Online.

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Once the presentation is open in Google Slides or PowerPoint Online, open the Pear Deck Add-on through the Add-ons menu in Google Slides or the Add-ins menu in Microsoft PowerPoint. You can edit the existing questions or add your own custom questions from the slide library. You can also use it exactly as it is!

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Click the ‘Start Lesson’ button to start your interactive lesson!

How to access Adobe Express

Adobe Express is entirely free for K-12 teachers and students. If your district already has Adobe products, it’s likely you already have access. If not, check out step two to create a premium K-12 account and invite your students!

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If your district has Adobe products:

  • Look for the Adobe Express product card in Clever, Classlink, Canvas, or Google Classroom. Clicking on the app from those district portals/LMS systems will grant you a license and sign you in automatically!
  • Visit express.adobe.com/sp and choose “Continue with Google” if you usually sign in with your district Google account, or “Login with Adobe ID” and enter in your district email address.
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If you have a Google Workspace for Education account:

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Explore Adobe Lessons

These lessons have been designed to teach students how to express themselves creatively by designing graphics, writing poetry, producing videos, and more. Once they get comfortable using Adobe Express’ innovative tech tools, the sky’s the limit!Click through to each activity to preview the slides and get your copy of these ready-to-teach lessons.

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