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The highest we have is Elements as well, and in some cases even Elements 2.0

In our main lab I have used GIMP with good success, although it can be
quirky and the learning curve is high. My 8th graders picked it up pretty
easily, but I am not sure if it would be easily accessible to 6th. In
5th-7th we have been able to do most of what we wanted to do (for
curriculum-related drawings and images) with Paint, and K-4 we use KidPix.

I need to clarify which Adobe tools are in which suite, but I am also
wondering about starting to purchase some of the ³bigger² tools for our
middle school. I guess it depends on the level and type of use. I recall a
session on the new Acrobat Standard at which I saw some great features for
graphic design, and integration with Elements.

Eric



on 2/20/09 11:30 AM, Ellen Matthews wrote:

> We are a K-8 school and presently have Photoshop Elements in our two computer
> labs--not classrooms or carts--for student use. We have one person in the
> building who has CS4 on a couple of computers and wants us to upgrade 3 more.
> Does anyone else provide this level of Photoshop for middle school students?
> Is Elements enough?
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> Ellen Matthews
> Educational Technology Specialist
> Shelburne Community School
> 345 Harbor Road
> Shelburne, VT 05482
> 802.985.3331 x272
>