is looking for enthusiastic educators to join our team!
Tool Factory Introduces Internships
for Graduate and Undergraduate Students! All internships are unpaid
and are available via distance learning, no relocation to Vermont required!
For more information or a
detailed syllabus please contact Kendra
Internship - Gain experience in shooting photographs designed for
daily use in the classroom. Select shooting assignments of interest, touch-up,
crop and categorize images, then add captions. Images may be used in commercial
software products, catalogs, on Tool Factory and/or Olympus websites,
or as part of lesson plans and worksheets. Walk away with a 3.2 MegaPixel
Digital Camera and Published Photography Credit!
Integration Project - Students participating in this program become
published authors and gain firsthand experience in integrating software
programs into the curriculum. Students will select a software program
from Tool Factory's mainstream or special education CD-ROM product line.
After an in-depth review of the selected program, they will build worksheets
designed to help teachers integrate the software into the planned curriculum.
Utilizing the worksheets, students will design complete lesson plans,
or a teaching unit around the software program. If appropriate, student
may also develop tutorials, showing step-by-step instructions of the program's
controls. All worksheets, tutorials, and lesson plans will be uploaded
to Tool Factory's commercial websites. Students will receive author credits,
and those will be displayed online along with the educational materials
they've developed. Students are encouraged to refer to these credited
links when seeking future employment. Professors interested in the integration
of this project into their curriculum should contact Kendra
Internship - Gain
experience in building worksheets and curriculum for daily use in the
classroom. Student will select subject area of interest, research innovative
teaching ideas through the required reading and research, then build worksheets
around specific standards in the curriculum. The final project (writing
component) includes developing a complete lesson plan, or unit, which
makes use of selected worksheets that were developed over the course of
with Photography Internship -Gain experience in shooting photographs,
then build photo-enhanced worksheets and curriculum, designed for daily
use in the classroom. Student will select subject area of interest, research
innovative teaching ideas and shoot photographs in the selected curriculum
area. Those images will be used to build worksheets based on specific
standards in the curriculum. Photographs will be published as part of
Clip Art Station, the online educational photography library. Worksheets
will be integrated into Worksheet Station, a national repository for worksheets.
Lesson plans will be posted in the Curriculum area of Tool Factory's corporate
website. All projects will incorporate digital photographs taken by the
student. The final project (writing component) includes developing a complete
lesson plan, or unit, that makes use of selected worksheets, developed
over the course of the semester. Walk away with a 3.2 MegaPixel Digital
Camera and Published Photography Credit!
Internship - Students will gain experience in graphics production
as a profession. Clip Art Station is a national repository of photographic
images used for building classroom projects, http://www.clipartstation.com.
Currently it houses only photographs, however this internship will center
on expanding that offering to include drawn graphics. Interns will develop
libraries of 2D and 3D artwork including any/all of the following: slide
show backdrops, button sets, toolbars, textures, watermarks, characters,
wire frames, scenes, math artwork, and clip objects. Graphics may eventually
be published in commercial CD-ROM products, internet subscriptions services,
and will become a permanent part of the Clip Art Station library.
Photography Internship - The objective of this internship is to create
a visual dictionary of sign language. Student will shoot photographs and
videos of letters and words, then touch up, crop and categorize images.
Images will become part of the permanent library on Clip Art Station,
posted at http://www.clipartstation.com Captions will be added directly
online using a Clip Art Station editor's account. Images might also be
used in commercial software products, catalogs, on Tool Factory and/or
Olympus websites, or as part of lesson plans and worksheets. Walk away
with a 3.2 MegaPixel Digital Camera and Published Photography Credit!
Audio Internship - A
huge library of clip art is posted on Clip Art Station at http://www.clipartstation.com
Photos cover many major themes in the K-12 school curriculum. Tool Factory
would like to expand that library to include music and sounds. Students
will gain experience in recording sound effects and music clips designed
for daily use in classroom project. First, select audio assignments of
interest, record sound effects and music, then edit and categorize clips.
Sound files will be loaded into the Clip Art Station library, then student
will logon and add keywords, names and captions. Sound files created during
this internship will become a permanent part of the Clip Art Station online
library. They may also be published in commercially available CD-ROM products
such as Tool Factory Workshop.
Tool Factory is an equal opportunity
employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
is a woman-owned, Vermont-based business with the goal to make a difference
in US education by providing superior educational software. The catalog
offers over 150 titles, including IT tools, curriculum programs, and special
education software. Teachers,
students, and parents join the Tool Factory staff in testing products
to ensure that they are easy to navigate, fun to use, and beneficial to
the learning process. Tool Factory is now combining many of the special
education and mainstream products to better serve the inclusion classroom.
Olympus has teamed up with Tool Factory to create a complete digital imaging
program for K12 educators.
brand new offices are located in Sunderland valley, with a 10 mile views
of the Green Mountains in every direction. We invite you to submit your
resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax to: (802)375-6860
to: Tool Factory, Inc.,
3336 Sunderland Hill Rd., Sunderland, Vermont 05250.