AbleSoft Inc., of Pennsauken, N.J., 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:
See the ad for AbleSoft on page 26
Adobe Systems Inc., of San Jose, Calif., is a leading
producer of illustration and design software.
Visit Adobe’s web site:
See the ad for Adobe on page 28
Aims Multimedia, of Chatsworth, Calif., provides quality curriculum-based multimedia to schools, school libraries, and universities.
Visit the Aims Multimedia web site:
See the ad for Aims Multimedia on page 36
AlphaSmart Inc., headquartered in Cupertino, Calif.,
develops and markets affordable and effective technology solutions for the education market.
Visit AlphaSmart’s web site:
See AlphaSmart’s ad on page 7
America Online, based in Dulles, Va., offers schools a safe and easy internet content program at no cost. Visit the AOL@school web site:
See the ad for AOL@school on page 18
The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), of Alexandria, Va., is an international nonprofit association of professional educators committed to the success of all learners.
Visit the ASCD web site:
See the ad for ASCD on page 59
AWS Inc., of Gaithersburg, Md., delivers hyper-local news, weather, and sports information to broadcasters and schools via television, internet,wireless web, and PC desktop software. Visit the AWS web site:
See the ad for AWS on page 29
bigchalk.com is an education destination delivering all the components required to support the learning community. Visit bigchalk.com’s web site:
See the bigchalk.com ad on page 10
Blackboard Inc., of Washington, D.C., is the creator of Blackboard.com, a free service that enables instructors to add an online component to their classes or even host an entire course online.
Visit Blackboard’s web site:
See the ad for Blackboard on page 27
Century Consultants Ltd., of Lakewood, N.J., has been helping school districts manage information in innovative ways since 1977.
Visit the Century Consultants web site:
See the ad for Century Consultants on page 21
Classroom Connect, located in Foster City, Calif., sells internet literacy products, online interactive curriculum, and resources for integrating the internet into the curriculum. Visit the Classroom Connect web site:
See the ad for Classroom Connect on page 31
Compaq Computer Corp., headquartered in Houston, is a world leader of the PC industry.
Visit Compaq’s web site:
See Compaq’s ad on pages 2 and 3
Computer Prep, of Phoenix, designs and delivers technology training materials that fit the learning needs of today’s business and academic environments.
Visit the Computer Prep web site:
See Computer Prep’s ad on page 20
Dell Computer Corp., of Round Rock, Texas, is the world’s leading direct-sales computer company.
Visit Dell’s web site:
See Dell’s ad on pages 24 and 25
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:
See Earthwalk’s ad on page 43
Edmark Corp., of Redmond, Wash., has been a pioneer in developing innovative and effective educational materials for children for more than 30 years.
Visit Edmark’s web site:
See Edmark’s ad on pages 12 and 13
Enterprises Computing Services Inc. (ECS), of Woodstock, Ga., provides technology solutions that have been proven to maximize efficiency and
productivity in business, government, and education.
Visit the ECS web site:
See the ad for ECS on page 16
Epylon.com is a cost-free, easy-to-use online purchasing system for education and government professionals. Visit the Epylon.com web site:
See Epylon’s ad on page 5
eschoolmall.com, of Horsham, Pa., is a leading provider of comprehensive online procurement solutions for K-12 schools.
Visit the eschoolmall.com web site:
See eschoolmall.com’s ad on page 11
eSchool News Online, of Bethesda, Md., provides breaking headlines, a school technology career center, discussion groups, a free news archive, free content for web sites, and a weekly eMail newsletter.
Visit the eSchool News Online web site:
(800) 913-0115, ext. 115
See the ads for eSchool News Online on pages 55.
The 2nd Annual eSchool Technology Conference and Exposition, sponsored by eSchool News, takes place in Orlando, Fla., October 2-4. The event provides blueprints, tools, and practices for the 21st century educator. Visit the eSchool Technology Conference and Exposition web site:
(800) 913-0115, ext. 199
See the ad for the eSchool Technology Conferenceand Exposition on pages 39, 40, 41, and 42
FamilyEducation Network, of Boston, is a leading provider of web site editing tools and templates for educators. Visit the FamilyEducation Network web site:
See the FamilyEducation Network’s ad on page 47
Gateway Inc., of San Diego, is a Fortune 250 company focusing on building lifelong relationships with businesses and consumers through complete technology personalization.
Visit the Gateway web site:
See the Gateway ad on pages 78 and 79
The Grants and Funding for School Technology Conference provides attendees with everything they need to know to identify and secure essential funding for their school technology programs. Sponsored by eSchool News, the event takes place in Philadelphia September 14-15.
Visit the Grants and Funding web site:
(800) 913-0115, ext. 199
See the ad for the Grants and Funding for School Technology Conference on page 58
IBM Corp., headquartered in Armonk, N.Y., provides powerful tools that enrich educational programs.
Visit the IBM web site:
See the IBM ad on page 35
iMind, of Corte Madera, Calif., offers web-based instructional management and assessment tools for teachers. Visit the iMind web site:
See the ad for iMind on page 34
Jackson Software, of Glencoe, Ill., is the creator of GradeQuick, a grading, attendance, and seating chart software system. Visit the Jackson Software web site:
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 from home. Visit the Keystone National web site:
See the ad for Keystone National on page 19
Lesson Link, of Temcula, Calif., is dedicated to providing web-based academic courses to students, schools, and corporations in need of learning.
Visit the Lesson Link web site:
See the ad for Lesson Link on page 22
The Lightspan Partnership, of San Diego, is a leading provider of curriculum-based educational software and internet products.
Visit Lightspan’s web site:
See the ad for Lightspan on page 45
Meshworx.com, of Corona, Calif., provides a high-speed network for K-12 education only, complete with internet service, filtered caching, content, and thin clients. Visit the Meshworx web site:
See the Meshworx ad on page 37
NetTV, of San Rafael, Calif., is focused on producing superior-quality digital technology tools to enhance today’s learning environments. Visit the NetTV web site:
See NetTV’s ad on page 33
PowerSchool Inc., of Folsom, Calif., is a leading provider of web-based student information systems to K-12 schools. Visit the PowerSchool web site:
See the ad for PowerSchool on page 15
Riverdeep Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., designs, develops, publishes, markets, and supports interactive learning solutions for K-12 education.
Visit the Riverdeep web site:
See Riverdeep’s ad on pages 8 and 9
Simplexis, of San Francisco, is a simple, reliable, and comprehensive online purchasing system for K-12 schools. Visit the Simplexis web site:
See the ad for Simplexis on page 23
Skillstutor.com, of Columbia, Md., offers online assessment and lessons to help adolescent and adult students master essential academic and job skills.
Visit the SkillsTutor.com web site:
See the SkillsTutor.com ad on page 60
SMART Technologies Inc., of Calgary, is a leader in developing products for shared learning spaces, including the SMART Board, an electronic interactive whiteboard. Visit the SMART Technologies web site:
(888) 42 SMART
See the ad for SMART Technologies on page 38
The Superintendents’ Technology Summit, sponsored by eSchool News, will take place in Palm Springs, Calif., October 30-31. The summit is a chance for senior education leaders to come together among
respected colleagues to understand and influence the impact of technology on our schools.
Visit the Superintendents’ Technology Summit web site:
(800) 913-0115, ext. 199
See the ad for the Superintendents’ Technology Summit on page 53
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:
See the ad for Teacher Universe on page 51
Tech Corps, headquartered in Maynard, Mass., is a national nonprofit organization that recruits and supports volunteers from the technology community to assist schools with the introduction
and use of new technologies.
Visit the Tech Corps web site:
See the Tech Corps ad on page 62
TIAA-CREF, of New York City, provides renowned investment expertise for education, research, and related fields. Visit the TIAA-CREF web site:
See the ad for TIAA-CREF on page 14
Timecruiser, of Fairfield, N.J., provides a web community with online tools and resources for schools. Visit the TimeCruiser web site:
See the ad for TimeCruiser on page 32
Turner Learning Inc., of Atlanta, Ga., is the educational division of Turner Broadcasting and is dedicated to enhancing education by making commercial-free, cable programming and curriculum materials available to schools. Visit the Turner Learning web site:
See the ad for Turner Learning on page 17
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:
See the ad for Youthline USA on page 30
Zenith Electronics, of Glenview, Ill., is a leader in
Visit the Zenith web site:
See the ad for Zenith on page 49