Standards & Software

Tool-based Software and Sunshine State Standards

Photo Editing SOFTWARE

The software programs listed here are just a few of many available Photo Editing programs on the market that are designed to help you edit, organize and share digital photos.

Software
Description
License
Platform
iPhoto Photo editing and sharing Commercial Mac
Imagewell Image editing and manipulation Free Mac
Picasa Photo editing, organizing, and CD creation Commercial/Free PC
Photostory3 Includes slideshows and soundtracks with photos Commercial Mac,PC
Adobe Photoshop Edit, organize, and share photos Commercial/Trial Mac, PC
Adobe Photoshop Elements Edit, organize, and share photos Commercial/Trial Mac, PC
Comic Life Turn photos into comic strips Commercial Mac, PC
Photo to Movie Convert digital photos to a digital slideshow Commercial, Trial Mac, PC

The varied capabilities of a Photo Editing tool includes, but are not limited to the following: edit photos such as to remove red eye, zoom in, add effects, change color or sharpen the focus; create a slideshow, photo journal, album, card, calendar, or e-book; print the photo, make a CD or send digital photos in an Email, publish to a website, import into a digital movie or a photocast.

Sample Lesson Plans

The following sample lesson plans provide a general idea on how the Photo Editing tool can be integrated in a content area and grade level. Although there may not be an example for every content area or at every grade level, the lessons from one content area or grade level can often be adapted to another due to its open-ended approach.

GRADE LEVELS K-2

Language Arts

Mathematics

Science

Arts: Visual

Social Studies

GRADE LEVELS 3-5

Arts: Theatre

Arts: Visual

Language Arts

Mathematics

Science

GRADE LEVELS 6-8

Arts: Music

Arts: Theatre

Arts: Visual

Language Arts

GRADE LEVELS 9-12

Arts: Theatre

Arts: Visual

Language Arts

Social Studies