Administrative Assistants Ltd., of Ontario, is a developer of quality administrative software solutions for schools. Visit AAL’s web site: http://www.admassist.com (800) 668-8486 See AAL’s ad on page 12

Adobe Systems Inc., of San Jose, Calif., is a leading producer of illustration and design software. Visit Adobe’s web site: http://www.adobe.com (800) 834-3396 See Adobe’s ad on page 33

The Beaumont Foundation of America, based in Austin, Texas, aims to fulfill the promise of the Information Age by providing every American with access to technology and the skills to use it. Visit the Beaumont Foundation web site: http://bmtfoundation.com (866) 505-2667 See the ad for the Beaumont Foundation on page 7

CDI, of Markham, Ontario, remarkets high-quality refurbished computers and instructional technology equipment across North America, with the goal of increasing student-to-computer ratios while stretching school technology budgets. Visit CDI’s web site: http://www.cdihomeroom.com (888) 226-5727 See CDI’s ad on page 15

The Consortium for School Networking, of Washington, D.C., is a national nonprofit organization that promotes the use of information technologies and the internet in K-12 education to improve teaching and learning. Visit CoSN’s web site: http://www.cosn.org (888) 604-5209 See CoSN’s ad on page 31

Follett Software Corp., of River Grove, Ill., is a leader in library automation and management tools for K-12 education. Visit the Follett Software web site: http://www.fsc.follett.com (800) 621-4345 See the ad for Follett Software on page 39

Gateway Inc., of San Diego, is a Fortune 250 company focusing on building lifelong relationships with businesses, schools, and consumers through complete technology personalization. Visit the Gateway web site: http://www.gateway.com (800) GATEWAY See the Gateway ad on page 3

The George Lucas Educational Foundation, of San Rafael, Calif., is a nonprofit organization that documents and disseminates stories about exemplary practices in K-12 public education. Visit the GLEF web site: http://www.glef.org (415) 507-0399 See the GLEF ad on page 6

GTCO CalComp Inc., of Columbia, Md., is a leading manufacturer of interactive digital input devices—including desktop tablets and drawing boards for use with graphics and imaging software, large-format scanners, and wireless electronic whiteboards—for use in the classroom. Visit the GTCO CalComp web site: http://www.gtcocalcomp.com (800) 344-4723 See GTCO CalComp’s ad on page 10

Harcourt Inc., headquartered in Orlando, is a global education company serving students and teachers in pre-kindergarten through grade 12, adult learners, and readers of all ages. Visit the Harcourt web site: http://www.harcourt.com (888) 677-7357 See Harcourt’s ad on page 14

IBM Corp., headquartered in Armonk, N.Y, provides powerful tools that help enrich educational programs. Visit the IBM web site: http://www.ibm.com (877) 222-6426 See IBM’s ad on page 17

LeapFrog SchoolHouse, of Emeryville, Calif., publishes award-winning pre K-8 curriculum and assessment content specifically designed for the classroom. Visit the LeapFrog SchoolHouse web site: http://www.leapfrogschoolhouse.com (800) 883-7430 See the ad for LeapFrog SchoolHouse on page 8

Meridian Creative Group, of Erie, Pa., is a leading provider of math software for every student. Visit the Meridian web site: http://www.meridiancg.com (800) 530-2355 See Meridian’s ad on page 21

Microsoft Corp., of Redmond, Wash., is a world leader in software for personal, business, and education use. Visit Microsoft’s web site: http://www.microsoft.com (425) 882-8080 See the ads for Microsoft on pages 5 and 13

Numonics Corp., of Montgomeryville, Pa., is a leading manufacturer of interactive whiteboards and other collaborative communications products for use in the education, training, and presentation markets. Visit the Numonics web site: http://www.interactivewhiteboards.com (800) 523-6716 See the ad for Numonics on page 25

Pearson Education Technologies, of Tucson, Ariz., is a leading provider of educational software and learning solutions to K-12 schools and adult learners. Visit the Pearson Education Technologies web site: http://www.pearsonedtech.com (888) 627-LEARN See the ad for Pearson Education Technologies on the back cover

SMART Technologies Inc., of Calgary, is a market leader in developing products for shared spaces, including the SMART Board, an electronic interactive whiteboard. Visit the SMART Technologies web site: http://www.smarttech.com (888) 42-SMART See the SMART Technologies ad on page 23

United Learning, of Evanston, Ill., is a leading provider of streaming media and video content for supplemental classroom instruction. Visit the United Learning web site: http://www.unitedlearning.com (800) 323-9084 See the ad for United Learning on page 9

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