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Resources

There are many different educational software programs available. However, because computer hardware varies from school to school, we are refraining from making program-specific recommendations. Here are a list of resources that will help you learn what is on the market:

TESS (The Educational Software Selector), Educational Products Information Exchange. A comprehensive list of computer software listed by subject for preschool through college. Directories available quarterly from EPIE Institute, P.O. Box 839, Water Mill, NY 11976; tel. 516-283-4922.

3-2-1 CONTACT. Experiments, puzzles, and information about computer programming and technology. Grades 3-9. 10 issues per year, $11.95. Available from Children's Television Workshop, 1 Lincoln Plaza, New York, NY 10023.

CLASSROOM COMPUTER LEARNING. How to use a computer in the classroom. Teacher Resource. 8 issues per year, $22.50. Available from Peter Li, Inc., 2451 E. River Road, Dayton, OH 45439.

THE COMPUTING TEACHER. Teaching about computers, teaching with computers, impact of computers on curricula. Teacher Resource. 9 issues per year, $21.50. Available from International Council for Computers in Education, University of Oregon, 1787 Agate St., Eugene, OR 97403.

TEACHING AND COMPUTERS. Activities, blackline masters, and suggested ideas from other teachers. Elementary Teacher Resource. 8 issues per year, $19.95. Available from Scholastic, Inc., 730 Broadway, New York, NY 10003.