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

(856) 488-8200

See the ad for AbleSoft on page 94

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:

(800) 733-2237

See Acer’s ad on pages 98-99

Adobe Systems Inc., of San Jose, Calif., is a leading producer of illustration and design software. Visit Adobe’s web site:

(800) 834-3396

See the ad for Adobe on page 32

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

(888) 274-0680

See AlphaSmart’s ad on page 8

Altiris Inc., of Lindon, Utah, developments and markets industry-leading PC software deployment and management solutions. Visit the Altiris web site:

(888) 252-5551

See the ad for Altiris on page 17 is an education destination delivering all the components required to support the learning community. Visit’s web site:

(610) 225-6343

See the ad on page 12

Blackboard Inc., of Washington, D.C., is the creator of, a free service that enables instructors to add an online component to their classes or even host an entire course on the web. Visit Blackboard’s web site:

(202) 463-4860

See the ad for Blackboard on page 77

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

(800) 689-6676

See Boxlight’s ad on page 94, headquartered in Chicago, is a free knowledge and learning center for people who seek thoughtful and engaging context to today’s affairs. Visit the web site:

(800) 747-8503

See’s ad on page 13

Canter & Associates, of Santa Monica, Calif., produces a self-guided multimedia video series that enables teachers to enhance teaching and learning through the web. Visit the Canter & Associates web site:

(800) 254-9660

See the ad for Canter & Associates on page 45

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

(800) 999-9931

See the ad for Chancery’s on page 40

Classroom Connect, located in Foster City, Calif., sells internet literacy products, online interactive curricula, and resources for integrating the internet into the classroom. Visit the Classroom Connect web site:

(800) 638-1639

See the ad for Classroom Connect on page 33

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

(800) 888-3224

See Compaq’s ad on pages 2-3

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

(602) 275-1603

See Computer Prep’s ad on page 41

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

(800) 822-6078

See Dell’s ads on pages 10-11 and


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

(703) 393-1940

See Earthwalk’s ad on page 91

Edmark Corp., of Redmond, Wash., has been a pioneer in developing innovative and effective educational materials for children for more than 30 years. Visit the Edmark web site:

(800) 691-2986

See Edmark’s ad on pages 18-19 is a cost-free, easy-to-use online purchasing system for education and government professionals. Visit the web site:


(877) 4-EPYLON

See’s ad on page 5, of Horsham, Pa., is a leading provider of comprehensive online procurement solutions for K-12 schools. Visit the web site:

(877) 960-7246

See’s ad on page 9

FamilyEducation Network, of Boston, is the largest K-12 community for parents, teachers, and students on the internet. Visit the FamilyEducation Network

web site:

(800) 558-3382

See FamilyEducation Network’s ads on pages 49, 51, and 54

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

(800) 331-0372

See the Fortres Grand ad on page 89

Gateway Inc., of North Sioux City, S.D., is a leading PC manufacturer and the creator of Gateway@work, an online software training solution. Visit the Gateway@work web site:

(800) 270-5740

See the Gateway@work ad on pages 22-23

Hargadon Computer, of Granite Bay, Calif., provides a full range of used computer equipment sales, management, outsourcing, and consulting. Visit the Hargadon Computer web site:

(916) 791-2100

See the ad for Hargadon Computer on page 43, of Watertown, Mass., is the world’s largest internet community for high schools. Visit the web site:

See’s ad on page 30

Homework Central, headquartered in New York City, is an educational web site for teachers and students, with 75,000 links on 10,000 subjects. Visit Homework Central’s web site:

(212) 244-2870

See the ad for Homework Central on page 25

IBM Corp., with headquarters in New York, is a world leader in computer and information technology. Visit the IBM web site:

(877) 222-6426

See IBM’s ad on page 27

Jackson Software, of Glencoe, Ill., is the creator of GradeQuick, a grading, attendance, and seating chart software system. Visit the Jackson Software web site:

(800) 850-1777

See the ad for Jackson Software on the back cover

Keystone National, of Bloomsburg, Pa., is an accredited high school that provides students with the means to earn high school credits or a diploma online from home. Visit the Keystone National web site:

(800) 255-4937

See the ad for Keystone National on page 59

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

(800) 545-7677

See the ad for Knowledge Adventure on page 84, headquartered in Portland, Ore., creates a communication bridge between teachers, parents, and students via the internet. Visit the web site:

(503) 284-0100

See the ads for on pages 71 and 79 (LSC), of Charlotte, N.C., is a subscription-based “thin-client” network, providing network computing services and software applications to the K-12 and adult learning marketplaces, via their Virtual Private Network. Visit the web site:

(704) 509-6608

See the ad for on page 72

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

(888) 425-5543

See Lightspan’s ad on page 78

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

(877) 290-5558

See the ad for Magnetic Shield on

page 44

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:

(877) 336-2999

See N2H2’s ad on page 21

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

(877) 638-7247

See NetSchools ad on pages 86-87

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:

(770) 205-4456

See NetSupport’s ad on page 83

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

(800) 440-6308

See NetTV’s ad on page 31

National School Boards Association, of Alexandria, Va., is a federation of state school boards associations. Visit the NSBA web site:

(703) 838-6722

See the ad for NSBA on page 60, 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 web site:

(800) 370-2730

See the ad on page 74

OCD Network Systems, of Dayton, Ohio, is a leader in educational technology integration. Visit the OCD Network Systems web site:

(800) 244-8915

See the ad for OCD Network Systems on page 42

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

(800) 344-9160

See the ad for Power On Software on page 34

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

(888) 470-0808

See the ad for PowerSchool on page 70

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 Computer web site:

(800) 677-6477

See the ad for Premio Computer on

page 81

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

(800) 564-2587

See Riverdeep’s ad on pages 28-29

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

(800) 642-4648

See the ad for Sagebrush on page 80, of Carbondale, Ill., is a complete, district-wide web site that works on Windows and Mac platforms simultaneously. Visit the web site:

(888) 642-4448

See’s ad on page 69, of San Francisco, is a comprehensive business-to-business marketplace for the public institution sector. Visit the web site:

(415) 947-1030

See the ad for on page 20

SmartStuff Software, of Portland, Ore., is a leading developer of cross-platform system utilities and productivity tools for institutional users in education, government, and business. Visit SmartStuff’s web site:

(800) 671-3999

See the SmartStuff ad on page 76

Steck-Vaughn Co., of Austin, Texas, is a leading producer of educational software developed by teachers and tested by students. Visit the Steck-Vaughn web site:

(800) 531-5015

See the ad for Steck-Vaughn on page 82

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

(800) 722-6234

See the ads for Symbol Technologies on pages 63, 65, and 68

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


See Tangent’s ad on page 85

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:

(877) 24-TEACH

See the ads for Teacher Universe on pages 73 and 75

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

(800) 798-6363

See the TENCorp ad on page 57

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

(877) 348-3788

See the TestU ad on page 7

Texas Instruments, of Dallas, is the creator of TI InterActive!, the only PC software that integrates TI graphing calculator functionality, word processing, and the internet. Visit the Texas Instruments web site:

(800) TI-CARES

See the Texas Instruments ad on page 24

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

(800) 842-2776

See the ad for TIAA-CREF on page 88

ZapMe! Corp., of San Ramon, Calif., delivers safe, meaningful, and entertaining educational content and services to the K-12 community via a global satellite network. Visit the ZapMe! web site:


See the ad for ZapMe! on page 37

Zenith Electronics, of Glenview, Ill., is a leader in plug-in presentation equipment. Visit the Zenith web site:

(847) 391-7000

See the ad for Zenith on page 95