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|Tool Factory Workshop Deluxe V3|
Item #: 2144
Gr. K-12, Inclusion
Original Price: $289.95
New Price: $119.95
Savings: $170 - that's a 60% discount!
Additional licenses are just $55 each!
We've added a highly requested slide show program to its popular Tool Factory Workshop suite of software. One mouse click turns any word processing document, spreadsheet, or database, into an instant graphical slide show presentation. V3 reinvigorates the student-friendly office suite with new speech-by-phonics tools, configurability for multiple learning levels, and new features for layering graphics. All applications are nested into the same interface, allowing users to switch seamlessly from one application to another with ease.
Tool Factory Resource Bank is available from every application. Get hundreds of clip art files and easily edit, create, and archive new banks of clip art. Customize any of the existing banks, save multiple versions of each bank, or create new banks altogether. The resource bank helps you organize existing content, or archive images taken from the internet. Since the banks are searchable, it's easy to compile materials specific to a particular subject.
Tool Factory Workshop V3, cited as “the most child-friendly office suite ever built,” is fully configurable to the age level or learning ability of any student. Adding four more great products to the Tool Factory Workshop suite, it includes:
Tool Factory Workshop V3Tool Factory Word Processor – Use tools for word-wrapping, animation, and character speech to craft impressive book reports, journals, presentations, and posters.Tool Factory Spreadsheet – Drop a spreadsheet anywhere on the page. Connect the tables using simple algebraic formulas, then watch the answers play out dynamically. Tool Factory Database –Organize data with pictures, numbers, drop-downs, then have every student in the class enter data into the same file.Tool Factory Math Draw – Craft scaled drawings using layers, virtual protractors, rulers, measuring tools, scales, grids, and hundreds of stamps and fills.Tool Factory Resources Bank – Get hundreds of copyright-free clip art files and templates.Tool Factory Resources Bank with hundreds of copyright-free clip art files and templates.Free Online Training Program at www.toolfactory.com
Tool Factory Workshop Deluxe V3 also adds:Tool Factory Slide Show - Drag an entire folder of photographs onto the page, and automatically build a self-running slide show with exciting transitions in one click!Tool Factory Painter - Smudge a digital photograph, apply realistic stamps such as blades of grass and leaves, or utilize filters to craft fantastic digital paintings. There are hundreds of stamps and fills to get you started!Tool Factory Decision Tree - Build enormous decision trees that classify text, pictures, and audio using “yes” or “no” questions.Tool Factory Logo – Select a graphical character and use problem-solving commands to “program” your character’s movement.
Use the programs interchangeably to achieve curriculum goals. One click from any application turns student projects into an instant slide show! Students and teachers alike can create exciting illustrations, write lab reports, and craft instructional worksheets with the programs in Tool Factory Workshop. Tool Factory Math Draw has a fantastic grid feature for crafting scale drawings of experiments. The rotating ruler’s scale will automatically pick up the same grid scale. Automatically measure for any edge, area, or perimeter. Use the database to log data from experiments, then write up reports with the word processor! Dynamically show angle measurements, as you move objects around on the screen. Log the results of experiments in Tool Factory Database, then use Tool Factory Math Draw to craft instant diagrams for lab reports. Switch to Tool Factory Spreadsheet for charting and graphing the results.
Use it with a Whiteboard!
Switch the program's toolbars to the bottom so that younger students can reach them. Activate the Whiteboard controls and instantly gain access to the “right mouse” and “CTRL” icons from the toolbar.
Online Support Materials are free and always available at www.toolfactory.com. We've created a visual presentation for every application which anyone can download and immediately use for student instruction. There's a printable tutorial for every single feature of every single program in the suite. Construct your own class manual by printing free how-to instructions for your daily lessons. Visit the copy machine and dash to class! There is free clip art, lesson plans, printable worksheets, and classroom activities. New material is posted regularly, so check www.toolfactory.com for great classroom resources.
Get all the critical software tools for your technology program, meet all the technology standards, plus it’s completely adaptable for special education. An important precursor to more complex office suite programs, Tool Factory workshop establishes core knowledge that lets students transition easily to the most common adult programs.
It's Critical for Special Education and ESL!
The built-in speech voices can “talk” every letter, phonic blend, word, or sentence – as you type! Listen to the computer "sound out" every word, as you are typing, in any application.
The same interface is shared by every application so users switch seamlessly between programs without re-learning. Click-and-drag is all that’s required for any application.
“It’s an intuitive introduction to technology integration, my students love the ease and playfulness of Tool Factory Workshop.”
|Tool Factory Word Processor V3|| |
|We guarantee this is the most child-friendly word processor you've ever used. Click anywhere on the page and just start typing - it's as easy as pencil and paper. With full multimedia support, you can drag-and-drop photographs, drawings, video, and audio…and your images stay right where you put them! You'll spend hours creating presentations, projects, and flyers based on the huge collection of clip art which is included on the desktop. Craft impressive book reports, journals, presentations, and posters using simple animation features, character speech, and graphics tools. Creating a classroom newspaper is a breeze with V3's linking tool, which allows users to auto fill from one column to another column anywhere in the document! The text-to-speech tools are totally adaptable with a new "sound it out" feature that can speak phonic letter blends as you type. Change to a male or female voice, adjust the speed of the speech, and hi-light every word as the speech engine reads aloud. The interface can be simplified with larger icons, or less icons for younger users. There are loads of activity ideas on Tool Factory's website along with a free download-ready training program. It's ideal for use with a whiteboard.|
|Tool Factory Math Draw V3|| |
|Draw, then measure….or measure, then draw! Tool Factory Math Draw has a fantastic grid feature for crafting scale drawings of experiments. The rotating ruler’s scale will automatically pick up the same grid scale. The caliper measuring tool can give automatic measurements for any edge, area, or perimeter. Dynamically show angle measurements, as you move objects around on the screen. Watch algebra and geometry classes come to life on an interactive white board! This vector-based drawing package includes a powerful range of tools for creating spectacular drawings. Using the same kid-friendly interface as the suite of programs in Tool Factory Workshop, this package is fully configurable to meet all student needs. Create lines, shapes, and other geometric drawings. Build plans and maps. Because it's vector-based, Tool Factory Draw give students the ability to easily adjust, move, and rescale the shapes they have created without losing any quality. Use a wide range of drawing tools, shading, graduated and solid fills, rotation and scaling facilities, a drawing grid, and a range of themed color palettes. In addition to all of these tools, the same bank of clip art found in Tool Factory Workshop is available right on the desktop.|
|Tool Factory Spreadsheet V3|| |
|Finally, there's a spreadsheet designed for 21st Century learners! Start the kids calculating on Tool Factory Spreadsheet in kindergarten, then switch to Microsoft Excel by middle school. All the formulas work in the same way, but you have a lot more instructional options to guide your students. Drop a spreadsheet anywhere on the page. Connect the tables using simple algebraic formulas, and watch the answers play out dynamically. Use the interactive graphing feature to insert all the common types of charts and graphs. Watch your graph automatically update as students enter values into the spreadsheet's cells. Use this feature on a whiteboard and discuss relationships between numbers with the entire class. At the click of a mouse you can enhance any spreadsheet with pictures, video, and sound effects. Click-and-type to add instructions to the margins or record the instructions using the built-in sound recorder. There's even a voice engine that reads the text out loud.|
|Tool Factory Database V3|| |
|Keep pace with global changes. A multi-user database allows students to work collaboratively to collect data in the same file, at the same time, across the school's network! Collaborative work is a core skill in the standards for 21st Century Learning. Like all Tool Factory Workshop products, the database is fully configurable for any age level or learning ability. The text-to-speech tools have been seamlessly integrated so every word can be spoken as the students' type. Tool Factory Database supports a wide range of file formats, making it ideal for use with a digital camera, scanner, or any clip art. The program is fully configurable for any age level or learning ability. Students can take surveys, and build their own database in a matter of minutes. There's a fantastic graphing feature that lets you build colorful charts and graphs in just a few mouse clicks. Extensive search and sorting capabilities give you the power to quickly wrangle large amounts of information with ease. Any database can be viewed as a list or spreadsheet to quickly show all the records at once.|
|Tool Factory Painter V3|| |
|This is one powerful art program! Like all the other Tool Factory Workshop applications, Tool Factory Painter is fully configurable to the age and abilities of any student. You get full control of the pen size, shape, and density. The stamping feature lets you easily grab clip art or photographs, and stamp them onto the page. Students will be stunned by the realism of the different painting tools. There are hundreds of images provided with the program, but you can always use your own pictures. Tool Factory Painter is ideal for use with a digital camera or scanner. Transfer your photographs and drag them right onto the canvas. Then use the photos handles to resize and crop your images. The crop feature is now built in. There's also an "Acquire" feature which allows you to capture a live image, right off your camera or video webcam.|
|Tool Factory Logo V3|| |
|Tool Factory Logo provides endless opportunities to develop problem-solving and investigation skills. Logo is a computer programming language that is so simple, student in early elementary can succeed. Create simple commands, as well as sophisticated programming strategies. Attach a photograph or a piece of clip art as your “turtle” and watch it obey simple movement commands. The program includes a range of turtles, backgrounds, and resources appropriate for each level. The control pad is configurable for various ability levels with a progressive feature set that makes it suitable for all ages. Turn on "trails" and with a few simple commands, the “turtle” will draw a fancy spiro-graph flower on a very colorful background. Explore angles, measures, and logic. The flexibility of the program allows it to support simple computer graphics as well as sophisticated programming techniques. The familiar and kid-friendly interface found on all the programs in Tool Factory Workshop has been used here as well, making it easy for students to move from one program to the next.|
|Tool Factory Decision Tree V3|| |
|Tool Factory Decision Tree is an innovative tool that gives students the power to build decision trees using text, pictures, and audio. Students are encouraged to sort and classify information as they formulate "yes" or "no" questions to divide and subdivide information and photographs. Banks of words, pictures and sounds give students loads of curriculum-related content to get started. Simple mouse clicks are all that's necessary to add information to the starter set, and easy steps lead users to categorize each item. The result is a poster-sized decision tree that can be saved or printed out for projects, bulletin boards, and work away from the computer. Zoom in and out, view work as a map, or edit questions through a clearly designed tool bar. Students have full control over their branching decision trees.|
|Tool Factory Slide Show V3|| |
|Drag an entire folder of photographs onto the page, and Tool Factory Slide Show will automatically build a self-running presentation with exciting transitions in one click! Now it is even easier to create slide show presentations. Click to add additional slides to your show, edit each slide by adding images, sounds and video from the bank or from your computer. View your slides in storyboard view or flip through your individual slides. Preview your presentation and admire your work. Integrated as a part of the new version of Tool Factory Workshop, students will make an easy transition from one application to the next. Slide show presentations have never been this easy!|
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Minimum system requirements: PC: Pentium, Windows, 32 Mb RAM, 16 Bit Color, 800X600, 8X CD
|Tool Factory Workshop V3|| ||Gr. K-12, Inclusion|
|Tool Factory Workshop is cited as "The most child-friendly office suite ever built!" It includes a Word Processor, Spreadsheet, Database, and Math Draw program. It's configurable to the age level or learning ability of any student. Plus, each program uses the same interface, for easy transfer of skills. |
|Tool Factory Workshop Deluxe V3|| ||Gr. K-12, Inclusion|
|Workshop Deluxe adds 4 more great products to the Tool Factory Workshop suite. It includes: Word Processor, Painter, Spreadsheet, Database, Math Draw, Decision Tree, Logo, and Slide Show.|