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Diane Kendall

Diane Kendall is a former middle school and high school teacher, textbook editor, and Teachers College, Columbia University instructor who became fascinated with the home-school technology connection and received her first grant to write children's software from Apple in 1979. She is the author of numerous articles and books on technology and kids including Computers and School Age Kids (Ceridian, 2001), Computers and Young Children (Ceridian, 2000), and Kids, Computers and Homework (Random House , 1996). She works as the editor of her own small publishing firm, Children's Software Press which publishes booklets for teachers, students and parents and has traveled all over the world speaking on technology. Diane has been a columnist on the Power to Learn site since 1997.