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Tool Factory’s Staff Development Programs Give You New Ways to Access Educational Technology - 02/27/2009 - Valuable technology is within reach with Tool Factory's "School of "staff development packages. The cross-curricular technology and training includes hardware and software options appropriate for inclusive classrooms. Because the trainings are customizable for any range of learning needs, you may be able to purchase the staff development through mainstream, training, or special education budgets, or through Title I funding. Tool ...
Take Ten Minutes to Sharpen Math Skills with the Ten Minute Tasks Series - 08/26/2008 - East Dorset, Vermont. August 26, 2002- Educational software can never replace lessons delivered by teachers, but it can supplement and reinforce important skills taught in the classroom. The Ten Minute series was created to do just that. Five CD-ROMs focus on key math topics, and provide students with fun and quick ways to practice and test their skills in areas such as addition and subtraction, place value, multiplication and division, and fractions. Each activity and test is desi ...
Tool Factory Wins Two Notable Software Awards in 2007 - 09/11/2007 - Sunderland, VT, September 11, 2007- Tool Factory software titles Tool Factory Keyboarding Adventure and Letter Olympics have won Association of Library Service to Children (ALSC) notable software awards for 2007. The ALSC works to improve and extend library services to children from preschool through the eighth grade, in all types of libraries. They are responsible for the evaluation and selection of book and non-book library materials. Their annual "Notable List" rec ...
The Lunar Eclipse Was Visible From Vermont - 08/28/2007 - While this isn't exactly corporate news, it will be interesting for educators! ...
Olympus and Tool Factory are Inspired by Young Photographers - 08/08/2007 - Sunderland, VT. August 8, 2007- "Wow!" and "Amazing!" were the some of the words that fell from the mouths of our student photo contest judges! Tool Factory and Olympus held a bi-annual student photo contest for the past three years, and with 657 entries the judges found it quite inspiring to judge the fantastic shots of these young photographers! The contest is divided into two categories including best photography, and best photo manipulation. Judging is based upon ove ...
Tool Factory Podcasting For Windows Makes It Simple To Create And Publish Podcasts - 03/07/2007 - Sunderland, VT March 7, 2007- If you can "point-and-click", then you have all the skills necessary to create fantastic podcasts. You no longer need 3-4 different software programs to create a podcast! Tool Factory Podcasting combines a scripting tool, sound recorder, easy uploading, and built-in broadcasting -- all into one easy interface. Now anyone with a microphone, an internet connection, and a voice, can create podcasts from a Windows computer. Tool Factory Podcast ...
Mobile Digital Camera Labs Solve Your School’s Digital Camera Needs in One Purchase - 09/29/2006 - Sunderland, VT, September 29, 2006- Built tough, the Mobile Digital Camera Lab supplies all the equipment, software, cameras, and accessories you need to teach digital imaging in the classroom. The hard shell waterproof case will keep the cameras in practically new condition as you roll the camera lab from class-to-class! The Mobile Digital Camera Lab includes: * 10 FE Series Olympus Digital Cameras Text Box: * 1 SP Series Olympus Yearbook Qu ...
Students Compose Music as Early as Age Three with Tool Factory Musical Monsters - 06/02/2006 - Sunderland, VT June 2, 2006- Tool Factory Musical Monsters is guaranteed to cause tapping toes and clapping hands! Students build fantastic compositions with nothing more than simple mouse clicks. Each activity enables children to become familiar with important musical concepts such as melody, rhythm, pitch, tempo and timbre, while developing vital IT skills. Every mouse click and keystroke produces a delightful response and students quickly build confidence with complex musical t ...
Creating New Experiments in the Field of Science with Science Diagrams - 01/11/2006 - Sunderland, VT. January 11, 2006- A new way to both learn and teach the mechanics of science has been created through Tool Factory's new program Science Diagrams. With the ease and wide array of clipart, teachers and students can access an assortment of pre-designed science diagrams, as well as create a few of their very own to save to the clipart library. Subjects such as chemistry, physics, optics, biology and more are explored in this program. This product is great for children ...
Young Learners Have Gobs of Fun with The Blobs - 06/11/2004 - East Dorset, Vermont. June 11, 2004-- It's impossible not to smile in Paintbox Land, the vibrant world where droplets, spotlets, and splashes called The Blobs live to delight children. A software program designed especially for three to five year-olds, The Blobs introduces children to colors, numbers, and letters while thrilling and inspiring them with games and surprises. First-time computer users will have no trouble splashing around in this simply-designed ye ...


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