AbleSoft Inc., of Lancaster, Pa., is a leading developer and publisher of teacher productivity software and a provider of educational content for school and home use. Visit the AbleSoft web site:

http://www.microsports.com/ablesoft.htm

(800) 334-2722

See the ad for AbleSoft on page 27

Acer America Corp., headquartered in San Jose, Calif., is part of the Acer Group, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of microcomputers. Visit Acer’s web site:

http://www.acer.com

(800) 733-2237

See Acer’s ad on pages 62 and 63

AlphaSmart Inc., headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., develops and markets affordable and effective technology solutions for the education market. Visit AlphaSmart’s web site:

http://www.alphasmart.com

(888) 274-0680

See AlphaSmart’s ad on page 23

Bigchalk.com is a brand-new education destination delivering all the components required to support the learning community. Visit Bigchalk.com’s web site:

http://www.bigchalk.com

See the Bigchalk.com ad on page 15

Boxlight Corp., located in Poulsbo, Wash. is a leading source among educators for presentation equipment. Visit the Boxlight web site:

http://www.boxlight.com

(800) 689-6676

See Boxlight’s ad on page 55

Chancery Software Ltd., of British Columbia, provides student information systems that are accurate, timely, and easy to use. Visit the Chancery web site:

http://www.chancery.com

(800) 999-9931

See Chancery’s ad on page 24

Compaq Computer Corp., headquartered in Houston, is a world leader of the PC industry. Visit Compaq’s web site:

http://www.compaq.com

(800) 888-3224

See Compaq’s ad on pages 2 and 3

CompassLearning, of San Diego, is a leader in curriculum software and professional development. Visit the CompassLearning web site:

http://www.compasslearning.com

(800) 244-0575

See the CompassLearning ad on page 18

DDC Publishing, of New York City, provides internet research projects and applications. Visit the DDC web site:

http://www.ddcpub.com

(800) 528-3897

See the ad for DDC on page 21

Dell Computer Corp., of Round Rock, Texas, is the world’s leading direct-sales computer company. Visit Dell’s web site:

http://www.dell.com

(800) 822-6078

See Dell’s ad on pages 32 and 33

FamilyEducation Network, of Boston, is a leader in web site editing tools and templates. Visit the FamilyEducation Network web site:

http://www.familyeducation.com/tech

(800) 558-3382

See the FamilyEducation Network’s ad on the back cover

Fortres Grand Corp., of Plymouth, Ind., supplies an innovative security agent that resides invisibly between the user and the computer. Visit the Fortres Grand web site:

http://www.fortres.com

(800) 331-0372

See the ad for Fortres Grand on page 30

Homework Central, headquartered in New York City, is an educational web site tailored to fit both teachers’ and students’ needs by providing 75,000 links on 10,000 subjects. Visit Homework Central’s web site:

http://www.homeworkcentral.com

(212) 244-2870

See the ad for Homework Central on page 47

Knowledge Adventure, of Torrence, Calif., is a leader in developing, publishing, and distributing multimedia educational software. Visit the Knowledge Adventure web site:

http://education.com

(800) 545-7677

See the ad for Knowledge Adventure on

page 29

The Learning Company, of Cambridge, Mass., is a leading producer of affordable programs that give teachers the ability to integrate the internet into their classrooms. Visit The Learning Company’s web site:

http://www.learningcompanyschool.com

(617) 494-1200

See The Learning Company’s ad on page 19

The Lightspan Partnership, of San Diego, is a leading provider of curriculum-based educational software and internet products. Visit the Lightspan Partnership web site:

http://www.lightspan.com

(888) 425-5543

See Lightspan’s ad on page 10

Lucent Technologies, headquartered in Murray Hill, N.J., provides communications systems, products, technologies, and customer support. Visit the Lucent web site:

http://www.lucent.com

(888) 4-LUCENT

See Lucent’s ad on page 43

Magnetic Shield Corp., of Bensenville, Ill., provides an effective cure for magnetic interference on computer monitors. Visit the Magnetic Shield web site:

http://wwwmagnetic-sheild.com

(877) 290-5558

See the ad for Magnetic Shield on page 20

, of Seattle, delivers a suite of products that makes the internet a safer and more productive place for schools. Visit N2H2’s web site:

http://www.n2h2.com

(877) 336-2999

See N2H2’s ad on page 11

NCS Inc., of Minneapolis, is one of the nation’s largest single providers of student, curriculum, instructional, and financial management software and services to K-12 schools. Visit NCS’s web site:

http://www.ncs.com

(800) 736-4357

See the ad for NCS on page 38

NetSupport Inc., of Cumming, Ga., is a member of the PCI Group of companies, developers of the NetSupport range of award-winning remote control and IT training products. Visit NetSupport’s web site:

http://www.netsupport-inc.com

(770) 205-4456

See NetSupport’s ad on page 5

nSchool.com, of Norcross, Ga., is a free web-based education system providing a new level of communication between schools, students, teachers, administration, and families. Visit the nSchool.com web site:

http://www.nschool.com

(800) 370-2730

See the nSchool.com ad on page 14

, of Jacksonville, Fla., designs, develops, and markets automated video camera control systems and emerging wireless technologies. Visit ParkerVision’s web site:

http://parkervision.com

(800) 532-8034

See ParkerVision’s ad on page 37

Penn State World Campus, of University Park, Pa., helps busy educators integrate technology into learning environments through the internet. Visit the World Campus web site:

http://worldcampus.psu.edu

(800) 252-3592

See the Penn State World Campus ad on page 22

Power On Software, of Minneapolis, offers three award-winning Macintosh network tools: On Guard desktop security, LAN Commander software distribution, and Screen-To-Screen screen sharing and remote control. Visit Power On’s web site:

http://www.poweronsoftware.com

(800) 344-9160

See the ad for Power On Software on page 12

PowerSchool Inc., of Folsom, Calif., is a leading provider of web-based student information systems to K-12 schools. Visit the PowerSchool web site:

http://www/powerschool.com

(888) 470-0808

See the PowerSchool ad on page 16

Premio Computer Inc., headquartered in City of Industry, Calif., provides K-12 and university campuses with desktops and servers for all computing needs. Visit the Premio web site:

http://www.premiopc.com/edu

(800) 677-6477

See Premio’s ad on page 13

Procom Technology, of Santa Ana, Calif., is a leader in network attached storage devices. Visit the Procom Technology web site:

http://www.procom.com

(800) 800-8600

See Procom’s ad on page 31

Riverdeep Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., designs, develops, publishes, markets, and supports interactive learning solutions for K-12 education. Visit the Riverdeep web site:

http://www.riverdeep.net

(800) 564-2587

See Riverdeep’s ad on pages 8 and 9

Sagebrush Technologies, of Austin, Texas, is a leading provider of educational materials, information solutions, and bibliographic information to schools and libraries. Visit the Sagebrush Technologies web site:

http://www.sagebrush-tech.com

(800) 642-4648

See the ad for Sagebrush Technologies on page 35

Schoolpop.com, of Menlo Park, Calif., is an online shopping mall designed to raise money for the school of your choice. Visit the Schoolpop.com web site:

http://www.schoolpop.com

(877) 724-5767

See the ad for Schoolpop.com on page 39

Symbol Technologies, of Holtsville, New York, is a leader in wireless networking solutions for education. Visit the Symbol Technologies web site:

http://www.symbol.com

(800) 722-6234

See the Symbol Technologies ad on page 17

Synsor Corp., of Cincinnati, Ohio, is a provider of the ShuttleSystem line of changeable, ergonomic, interlocking furniture that reconfigures to meet changes in technology and teaching methods. Visit the ShuttleSystem web site:

http://www.shuttlesystem.com

(800) 411-1979

See the ad for ShuttleSystem on page 26

Tangent Computer, headquartered in Burlingame, Calif., designs computer systems tailored specifically for education and government applications. Visit Tangent’s web site:

http://www.tangent.com

(888) TANGENT

See the ad for Tangent on page 7

TIAA-CREF, of New York City, provides renowned investment expertise for education, research, and related fields. Visit the TIAA-CREF web site:

http://www.tiaa-cref.org

(800) 842-2776

See the ad for TIAA-CREF on page 25

YourSchoolShop.com, of Seattle, provides free online shopping that benefits K-12 schools nationwide. Visit the YourSchoolShop web site:

http://www.yourschoolshop.com

(206) 268-5499

See the ad for YourSchoolShop on page 28

Youthline USA is a unique, safe, and secure internet-based educational

service for K-12 schools. Visit the Youthline USA web site:

http://www.youthline-usa.com

(888) 299-6884

See the ad for Youthline USA on page 53