June 21, 2002.  East Dorset, VT—Tool Factory, Inc. is proud to announce the inclusion of three top software products in educational bundles offered with Dell computers.  Dell has launched 6 different bundles to cover both curriculum and productivity software needs for educators.  A 90-day subscription to Tool Factory’s Elementary Zone is included with all six bundles.  In addition, three other Tool Factory titles are featured in the productivity bundles for K-12 schools. 

The Productivity Bundle for Grades K-6 includes Tool Factory Workshop and Junior MultiMedia Lab.

The Productivity Bundle for Grades 7-12 offers Tool Factory Workshop and MultiMedia Lab V.

Elementary Zone which is included in all six of Dell's bundles, has nearly 100 activities in math, science, and literacy, designed to complement curriculum while at the same time entertaining children with superior graphics, funny sound effects, and thoroughly engaging content.  Get a free 10-day trial at:

Tool Factory Workshop is an award-winning software suite designed especially for new computer users. It includes Word Processor, Spreadsheet, Database, and Painter applications, all of which are fully configurable to meet the needs of each individual learners. 

With Junior MultiMedia Lab, kids can build interactive multimedia projects, storybooks, and presentations with buttons, animations, film, sound, and more.  The program works with drag-and-drop simplicity, and is designed to be intuitive for young users. 

MultiMedia Lab V is an incredibly powerful authoring tool. Build a wide array of projects, including professional-quality web pages.  The program’s FTP client publishes student work directly on the web. 

The bundles were developed for Dell by Polarity, Inc., who selected Tool Factory as a participating publisher in its comprehensive software and courseware bundling program being offered to education PC manufacturers and VARs. Dell is the first PC OEM to join Polarity's program.

About Tool Factory

Tool Factory conducted an exhaustive search for unique educational software in various markets around the globe. Their flagship product line consists of 26 educational software tools, which were hand-picked for their innovative contribution to computer-based learning. To complement the tools and applications, Tool Factory is also distributing an extensive range of curriculum titles throughout North America. Their second catalog launches with 127 CD-ROM products, many of which are new releases in North America.

For press inquiries, please call Kendra Ericson at (802) 375-6549 or email Tool Factory, Inc. 3336 Sunderland Hill Road, Sunderland, Vermont, 05250, USA.