Looking for an alternative to the traditional exit ticket?

As we approach a new year, we are often reminded to have an exit ticket to check for understanding. Many teachers I know use sticky notes from their students. That leaves a paper trail and isn't really a "green" option if you do it often. I decided having students do their exit tickets digitally made... Continue Reading →


Let’s build a snowman

This lesson walks you through using Photoshop's selection tools. Click on this link to download the source file for this lesson. Concepts to cover: Magnetic Lasso--selects based on lines of different colors. Magic Wand--selects based on similar tonal ranges. (Contiguous=touching colors, tolerance = 1 pixel + x-lighter + x-dark) Ctrl T= transforms/resizes Ctrl D=deselects Ctrl... Continue Reading →

Teach4Gr8ness HANDOUTS

Graphic Design Hacks How can you make your presentations, worksheets, and social media look better and get students attention? Make graphics that students will remember. Ignite Creativity with Adobe Spark  Make your projects Sparkle! Getting started with Spark instructions Harnessing the Assessment Power of Video: EDpuzzle #edpuzzleworkshopUse this link to get additional storage space for your Edpuzzle... Continue Reading →

About Me

Dawn Bradley is the lead graphic design teacher for Granbury ISD. She has taught in public education at the high school level for 19 years. She began working with and teaching Adobe Products in 2001 with Photoshop 5. She has been an Adobe Education Leader, since 2016. She is also an Adobe Education Trainer and... Continue Reading →

Fun and Engaging Apps to use in the Classroom

Photopea Photopea is an advanced image editor, which can work with both raster and vector graphics. You can use it for simple tasks, such as resizing images, as well as complex tasks, such as designing webpages, creating illustrations, processing photographs and more. https://www.photopea.com/ Pixlr Editor is a browser photo editor for all your editing needs. Have full control over your images,... Continue Reading →

Working with the Blend Tool

Working with the Blend Tool The Blend Tool (W) can be used to morph multiple shapes or multiple colors. Start by opening a new document. Select the Rectangle tool (M). Change the fill to a dark shade of red and no stroke. Draw a wide rectangle that extends across the entire artboard. Hold down ALT... Continue Reading →

Combining Images for Fun

The DisFUNctional Family Photo Open the files family 1 and family 2. We want to combine these two photos so that all four people are in the photo. First, we need to edit the boys in family 1. We need to slide them over to the side because they would overlap with the adults in the photo. 1. Select your Content... Continue Reading →

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