Students and Teachers Gain Rich-client Web Design, and Dynamic Web

May 20, 2002

The innovative new K-12 Site License Solution gives schools access to teaching curriculum and teacher training with the freedom to use Macromedia Studio MX throughout the school for one set price based on the size of the school. For either $2,000 for K-12 schools with up to 500 students or $3,000 for schools with over 500 students, this new licensing solution allows schools to affordably provide Macromedia Studio MX to educators to help

students learn to use market-leading web development tools across the curriculum. For information on education pricing, go to

The site license solution includes sample curriculum to help teachers start teaching web design courses or integrate web projects into academic courses right away. Teacher training comprises interactive content from the online courses at Macromedia University ( “Educators are increasingly finding that integrating multimedia and Internet

development tools into the curriculum helps students improve communication, problem-solving, and collaboration skills through project-based learning,” said Pat Brogan, vice president of education and learning, Macromedia. “The K-12 Site License Solution gives schools the opportunity to use Macromedia Studio MX products beyond classes primarily involved in Internet development and apply them to all classes in the school. And now they can easily and

economically obtain all they need to get started-no contracts to sign, no computers to count!”

The K-12 Site License Solution offers a new purchasing option for K-12 schools in addition to the current Macromedia Volume Licensing Programs for higher education and K-12 institutions, including the Premier Education

Program and the Transactional License Option. Visit for more information.

The Macromedia MX family enables educators and students to create everything from HTML school websites to rich Internet applications.

“Macromedia Studio MX gives my students the power to communicate their ideas as they build professional skills,” said Ted Maddock, director of the Multimedia Academy, Mt. Diablo High School, Concord, California. “These new products are easy to use, with all you need right in front of you. Now students will be able to express themselves in ways they could not before.”

Macromedia Dreamweaver MX enables users to both design and code the full spectrum of solutions from websites to Internet applications. Macromedia Flash MX, which began shipping in March, enables the development of rich Internet applications and content that deliver the best user experiences. Macromedia Fireworks MX provides the easiest way to create, optimize, and export interactive graphics in a single, web-centric environment. Macromedia provides customers a quick way to storyboard websites that can be exported into Dreamweaver. The developer edition of Macromedia ColdFusion MX is a non-expiring, full-featured edition that works on a single computer to enable customers to develop rich Internet applications.

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