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

Bigchalk, of New York City, is an education destination delivering all the components required supporting the learning community. Visit bigchalk’s web site: http://www.bigchalk.com (800) 860-9228 See the bigchalk ad on page 7

Book Systems Inc., of Huntsville, Ala., provides high-quality, innovative solutions for library management, including affordable library automation software that lets you tap into the internet. Visit the Book Systems web site: http://www.booksys.com (800) 219-6571 See the ad for Book Systems on page 18

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 14

ERIC Document Reproduction Service (EDRS), of Springfield, Va., is the document delivery component of the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC). Visit EDRS’s web site: http://www.edrs.com (800) 443-3742 See EDRS’s ad on page 17

Films for the Humanities and Sciences, of Princeton, N.J., is a leading supplier of educational media to schools, colleges, and libraries. Visit the Films for the Humanities and Sciences web site: http://www.films.com (800) 257-5126 See the ad for Films for the Humanities and Sciences on page 32

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 47

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 ads on pages 2 and 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 8

Hewlett-Packard Co., of Palo Alto, Calif., is a leading manufacturer of all the essential components of technology infrastructure—servers, storage, management software, imaging and printing, personal computers, and personal access devices. Visit the HP web site: http://www.hp.com (800) 752-0900 See HP’s ad on page 9

LeapFrog SchoolHouse, of Emeryville, Calif., publishes award-winning preK-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 10

McGraw Hill Digital Learning, of Columbus, Ohio, provides research-based, standards-aligned technology solutions that improve student performance and teacher productivity. Visit McGraw Hill Digital Learning’s web site: http://www.mhdigitallearning.com (614) 430-4226 See McGraw Hill Digital Learning’s ad on page 19

Meridian Creative Group, of Erie, Pa., provides math software for every student. Visit the Meridian Creative Group web site: http://www.meridiancg.com (800) 530-2355 See Meridian’s ad on page 30

N2H2 Inc., of Seattle, is an internet access management company specializing in fast and scalable filtering solutions. Visit N2H2’s web site: http://www.n2h2.com (800) 971-2622 See N2H2’s ad on page 5

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

Safari Technologies, of Lawton, Mich., designs, manufactures, and sells video-on- demand, IP-based multimedia networking software and hardware products for education. Visit the Safari Technologies web site: http://www.safaripathways.com (800) 782-7230 See the ad for Safari Technologies on page 31

Scantron Corp., of Tustin, Calif., provides schools with advanced survey software, turnkey systems and services, and products for the collection, management, and interpretation of data. Visit the Scantron web site: http://www.scantron.com (800) 722-6876 See the ad for Scantron on page 33

Telemate.Net Software, of Atlanta, is a division of Verso Technologies Inc. and the creator of leading web filtering and reporting products. Visit the Telemate.Net web site: http://www.telemate.net (770) 936-3700 See the ads for Telemate.Net on pages 23, 25, and 28

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 11

World Book Inc., of Chicago, is an industry leader in the production of award-winning encyclopedias, reference sources, and multimedia products for the home and schools. Visit World Book’s web site: http://www.worldbook.com (800) 967-5325 See World Book’s ad on page 13

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