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[Fwd: Re: [seul-edu] High School Educational Programs]

owner-seul-edu@seul.org wrote:

> From: "Kyle Hutson" <smyle@rockcreek.k12.ks.us>
> To: seul-edu@seul.org
> Subject: Re: [seul-edu] High School Educational Programs
> On 3 Jan 2002 at 8:54, Doug Loss wrote:
> > I think we need to approach the makers of as many of the reference titles as we
> > can (Microsoft is unlikely to be receptive, but Britannica and Grolier might be)
> > and ask if we can develop open source interfaces to their material.  I can't see
> > why they wouldn't be agreeable to passing along their data formats and APIs, as
> > this would only increase the usability of their titles.
> It's not free (~$600/yr), but if you've got a decent Internet
> connection, Worldbook Online (http://www.worldbookonline.com) is an
> excellect encyclopedia all available via the web, and very kid-
> friendly as well.
> --
> Kyle Hutson /  Director of Technology  / Rock Creek Schools:  USD323
> smyle@rockcreek.k12.ks.us                               785-494-8591
> Actually I am a laboratory mouse posing as an engineer as part of an
>                elaborate plot to take over the world

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