Making a Difference

As computer costs decline, it becomes feasible for every student, regardless of economic circumstance, to have a computer and use it in school. This creates exciting possibilities for improving the educational experience of all students worldwide, as suggested by the next five exercises. [Note: Check out initiatives such as the One Laptop Per Child Project ( Also, research “green” laptops—and note the key “going green” characteristics of these devices. Look into the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (, which can help you assess the “greenness” of desktops, notebooks and monitors to help you decide which products to purchase.]

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