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Q A My sister and I are retired teachers who wrote a math program to give students in grades 2 to 5 additional practice using real-life situations. We are interested in transferring the program to CD-ROM CD-ROM: see compact disc.
CD-ROM
 in full compact disc read-only memory

Type of computer storage medium that is read optically (e.g., by a laser).
 and selling it. We need to contact companies that may be interested. Can you help?

--K. Ivery Williams

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CD-ROMs are ideal platforms for interactive learning tools. They offer students an opportunity to have fun while they learn. Your concept of using real-life situations should appeal to a young student. The longer students spend using interesting learning tools, the more they will gain from them.

You can discover more about publishing educational CDs by contacting companies and individuals who specialize speĀ·cialĀ·ize
v.
1. To limit one's profession to a particular specialty or subject area for study, research, or treatment.

2. To adapt to a particular function or environment.
 in this area. One black-owned firm that comes to mind is Ember Media, a full-service digital media production studio and CD-ROM publishing company based in New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
.

I featured Ember Media's CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , Clayton Banks, as a Black Digerati The "digital elite." People who are extremely knowledgeable about computers. It often refers to the movers and shakers in the industry. Digerati is the high-tech equivalent of "literati," which refers to scholars and intellectuals, or "glitterati," the rich and famous.  in a previous issue ("Learning A Lesson," Techwatch, April 2005). To gain more insight on how to publish an educational CD-ROM, contact Ember Media at info@embermedia.com (www.embermedia.com; 212-695-1919).

Additionally, the Educational Software Directory (www.educational-soft ware-directory.net) provides a comprehensive online listing of educational software resources.

Mail your technology questions to Cyberwise. BLACK ENTERPRISE 130 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10011 or send an e-mail to johnsonj@blackenterprise.com.
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Title Annotation:CYBERWISE
Author:Johnson, James C.
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Date:Nov 1, 2006
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