This book describes the major educational computer applications and provides methods for using computer tools effectively in the teaching/learning process. The author focuses on the word processor, database, spreadsheet, Internet, and hypermedia software, tools that all classrooms with computers have. The book is independent of hardware x equally applicable to Macs or PCs x and speaks to methods that apply across grade levels and disciplines. The book has been extensively class tested and written with a view of what will work for teachers. Many helpful models, lesson plans, skill x building tips and activities are included to allow students to pick up this book and put it to use in the classroom right away. For anyone interested in computer education, computer-based instructional design, professional development seminars.