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Internet Sites:

• Papers about the Use of Laptop Computers in Schools
NoteSys provides links to papers about school laptop use, and also offers links to a list of schools with laptop programs. http://www.notesys.com/LinkSite/papers.htm

• EducationWorld: Laptops Change Curriculum — and Students

• Research on Laptop Learning
“Powerful Tools for Schooling: Second Year Study of the Laptop Program”, conducted by Rockman to evaluate Microsoft’s Anytime, Anywhere Learning program.

• Computer Classroom and Laboratory Design Bibliography
Incorporating computer technology into the education process also involves redesigning the physical space where instruction takes place. Articles in this guide provide examples and advice on modifying existing classrooms to accommodate new technologies and on designing and building new teaching environments.

• Computer Basics Tutorials
A collection of online tutorials compiled by the Queens Borough Public Library.

• The CD Information Center
Extensive information about CD-ROM. Includes technical aspects, lists of equipment manufacturers, much more.

• Free Online Dictionary of Computing
Includes over 7900 entries defining computer terms.

• BABEL: A Glossary of Computer Oriented Abbreviations and Acronyms
Version 00A. Copyright 1989-2000, Irving & Richard Kind.

• Virtual Computer Library
Links to many online computing resources, categorized by magazines, books, organizations, journals, and conferences.

• Tech Support Guy
Tech support guy is a free service that will answer questions concerning IBM compatible software, especially Microsoft Windows 95, 98, and NT.

Online Communities:

• PCWorks
A list for asking and answering questions about computers and the Internet.
To subscribe, address an e-mail message in the following manner:
To: majordomo@imagicomm.com
And in the body of the message, type: subscribe pcworks

An unmoderated list for discussion of any PC-related issue (including Macs). Send a request for help, give advice, etc.
To subscribe, send an email message to: LISTSERV@MAELSTROM.STJOHNS.EDU
In the body of the message, write: SUB PC-ASK YourFirstName YourLastName

• Lockergnome – Chat Room
“Find online help on topics such as software, Web sites, Microsoft Windows, the Internet and digital cameras.”

• Computer/Tech Chatboard at Teachers.net