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4a) Internet Resources: WWW sites, ftp sites, etc.

The Children's Software Company: http://www.childsoft.com/childsoft
	Highly recommended. Lots of product reviews and information.

Childrens Software Reviews WWW site:
	http://qv3pluto.LeidenUniv.nl/steve/reviews/archives.htm
	Several reviews of childrens software products.

Info Mac archive: http://hyperarchive.lcs.mit.edu/HyperArchive.html

University of Michigan's archive site:
	http://ubu.hahnemann.edu/UBUdex/mac.html or
	gopher://gopher.archive.merit.edu:7055/11/mac
	Best bets are the /game and the /misc directories

http://web.nexor.co.uk/public/mac/archive/data/game/index.html
	Macintosh shareware site


US Dept. of Education archive: Get to gopher.ed.gov and take
	Educational Software

Casady & Greene:  http://www.holonet.net/casadyg/demo.html (Mac)
Claris: http://www.claris.com/ (Mac)
Internet Shopping Network: (Mac)
	http://www.internet.net/cgi-bin/itextit?/demos/index.html


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4b) Printed Resources: Magazines, Catalogs, & Books

Family PC magazine - Reviews of hardware and software for home/family use, as  
well as ideas for fun things to do with computers.  $2.95 at newstands, $14.95  
subscription (10 issues), $22.95 overseas.  P.O. Box  400454, Des Moines, IA  
50340-0454, or call 800-413-9749.

Club Kidsoft magazine, CDROM and software catalog - the magazine is intended  
for kids, the catalog for adults.  The CDROM has lots of demos, and software  
that can be unlocked from the CDROM when you purchase by phone and get an  
unlocking code.  A great source for software demos and they generally have  
decent prices, too.  One year subscription (4 issues) for $29.95.  718  
University Ave, Suite 112, Los Gatos, CA  95030-3317 or call 800-354-6150.

Educational Resources catalog - huge selection of software for preK - 12  
grade, as well as software for teachers/educators.  Most software available as  
home versions, school versions, lab pack and many site/network licenses  
available.  Some software available for Apple II and IIgs too.  1550 Executive  
Dr., Elgin, IL  60123 or by phone USA/Canada 800-624-2926, in Illinois  
708-888-8300.

The Edutainment Catalog - 932 Walnut St., Louisville, CO 80027 or 800-338-3844

MacUser, December 1994 - This issue had a great article with mini-reviews of  
300 children's software packages available for the Macintosh, but most are 
also available for DOS/Windows.  Borrow this issue from a friend or go to 
the library and photocopy it if you don't already have it!  It is too much 
to include here, but a great resource!

That's Edutainment: A Parent's Guide to Educational Software, by Eric Brown.  
Osborne McGraw-Hill 1995. A book that "will reveal the concepts behind the new  
wave of entertaining educational ("edutainment") software and help you choose  
the right programs to supplement the skills your child learns in school."   
Includes reviews of 100 edutainment titles, plus a CDROM of software demos.  
List price $29.95

The Computer Museum Guide to the Best Software for Kids (Boston
Computer Museum book)

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