Computer Configurations for Classroom Administration



The BARE MINIMUM to do grades [GRADEGID V 2.5] and word processing [PC-WRITE 2.71] would be:

A fair system would be:

A better system would be:

The best system would include:

BEWARE of all computer ads! Most of the lower prices you see in big print have a small print part saying "monitor not included". A good monitor can easily add $350. Lately I have seen ads that say "keyboard not included". Missing either of these will make a computer very hard to use.

In the Chicago area, The Chicago Computer Exchange has refurbished used computers for reasonable prices. Link to their web site for the most current prices.

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Last Update 7/10/97 by Roy Coleman