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

Achieve.com is an online service that brings schools a powerful, easy way for teachers and families to communicate on the internet. Visit the Achieve.com web site:

http://www.achieve.com

(888) 301-5132

See the ad for Achieve.com on page 25

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 9

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 59

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 the ad for Chancery’s K12Planet.com on page 12

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

ComputerPREP, of Phoenix, Ariz., designs and delivers technology training materials that fit the learning needs of today’s business and academic environments. Visit the ComputerPREP web site:

http://www.computerprep.com

(800) 228-1027

See ComputerPREP’s ad on page 19

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 14 and 15

Earthwalk Communications Inc., of Manassas, Va., is committed to bringing emerging wireless technologies and communication solutions to the education community. Visit Earthwalk’s web site:

http://www.earthwalk.com

(703) 393-1940

See Earthwalk’s ad on page 56

Epylon.com is a cost-free, easy-to-use online purchasing system for education and government professionals. Visit the Epylon.com web site:

http://www/epylon.com

(877) 4-EPYLON

See Epylon’s ad on page 5

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 page 13

Fortres Grand Corp., of Plymouth, Ind., produces 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 Fortres Grand ad on page 8

Homework Central, headquartered in New York City, is an educational web site tailored to fit both teachers’ and students’ needs by providing some 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 18

Jackson Software, of Glencoe, Ill., is the creator of GradeQuick, a leading grading, attendance, and seating chart software system.

http://www.jacksoncorp.com

(800) 850-1777

See the ad for Jackson Software on the back cover

N2H2 Inc., 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 47

NetSchools Corp., headquartered in Atlanta, is based on the belief that one-to-one, internet-based computing has the power to transform the learning process for all involved. Visit the NetSchools web site:

http://www.netschools.net

(877) 638-7247

See NetSchools ad on pages 40 and 41

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 27

NetTV, of San Rafael, Calif., produces superior-quality digital technology tools to enhance today’s learning environments. Visit the NetTV web site:

http://www.net-tv.net/Education/Education.html

(800) 440-6308

See NetTV’s ad on page 57

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

http://www.nschool.com

(877) 218-8700

See the nschool.com ads on

pages 31, 33, and 36

Power On Software, of Minneapolis, offers award-winning Macintosh network tools. Visit Power On’s web site:

http://www.poweronsoftware.com

(800) 344-9160

See the ad for Power On Software on page 38

Riverdeep Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., designs, develops, publishes, 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 10 and 11

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.sagebrushcorp.com

(800) 642-4648

See the ad for Sagebrush Technologies on page 48

SchoolCenter, of Carbondale, Ill., is a complete, district-wide web site solution that works on Windows and Mac platforms simultaneously. Visit the SchoolCenter web site:

http://www.schoolcenter.com

(888) 642-4448

See SchoolCenter’s ad on page 26

Simplexis.com, of San Francisco, is a comprehensive business-to-business marketplace for the public institutional sector. Visit the Simplexis.com web site:

http://www.simplexis.com

(415) 947-1030

See the Simplexis.com ad on

page 28

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 39

Teacher Universe, of Emeryville, Calif., creates technology-rich solutions for improving the quality of life and work for teachers worldwide. Visit the Teacher Universe web site:

http://www.teacheruniverse.com

(877) 24-TEACH

See the ad for Teacher Universe on page 49

TENCorp, of Needham, Mass., builds, installs, and maintains computer networks for K-12 schools, businesses, and towns. Visit the TENCorp web site:

http://www.tencorp.com

(800) 798-6363

See the TENCorp ad on page 55

Test U is an affordable, virtual campus created to help all students master standardized tests. Visit the Test U web site:

http://www.testu.com

See the Test U ad on page 7

Youthline USA, of Howell, N.J., is a unique, safe, and secure internet-based educational service for K-12 schools. Visit the Youthline web site:

http://www.youthline-usa.com

(888) 299-6884

See the ad for Youthline USA on page 42