Tool Factory Launches 4 Technology Books for Education
Sunderland, VT - Tool Factory's technology guidebooks are being used by classroom teachers. Book topics include podcasting, digital cameras and fundraising. Each book is illustrated with simple step-by-step instructions and the accompanying CD includes classroom-ready support materials such as PowerPoint presentations, printable worksheets, teaching guidelines and more.
Tool Factory's Simple Guide to Podcasting - A quick read gives educators the basics of podcasting. The Bonus CD includes a PowerPoint presentation to help teach podcasting, along with edit-ready planning worksheets. MultiMedia & Internet@schools magazine described the book as "...the best instruction manual I have ever seen. The guide provides step-by-step illustrated directions and a comprehensive explanation of what podcasting is and how it works. I found the history section so fascinating that I made it required reading for my class before we even explored a single project." For more information: http://www.toolfactory.com/products/page?id=PBook
Adventures In Podcasting - Incredible Lesson Plans for Your Classroom - Find out how other teachers are implementing new podcasting technology! The best lesson plans from a pool of over 500 submissions were selected and compiled into this collection. Forty incredible podcast lesson plans are designed to stretch students' imagination, plus a bonus with CD with editable worksheets makes every resource adaptable to any classroom requirement. For more information: http://www.toolfactory.com/products/page?id=PBook2
Tool Factory's Educators Guide to Digital Cameras - Based on seven years of classroom training, this illustrated step-by-step guide was developed as a supplement for digital camera staff development courses. It arms the beginning photographer with all the critical tips-and-tricks for taking professional photographs. Every page is designed to portray the leading concepts "at-a-glance." Clear charts and visual examples show the reader how to frame shots and take better photos. Straightforward illustrations point out which buttons are critical for each task. There's even an 80-slide PowerPoint presentation included on the Bonus CD so that the course can be taught in class the next day! For more information: http://www.toolfactory.com/products/page?id=DCBook
Tool Factory's Educators Guide to Fundraising - Find a myriad of sources for grant research, plus grant writing tips and Tool Factory's proven methods for fundraising. Success stories are sprinkled throughout the text. The Bonus CD contains all worksheets and templates in a printable format. Simply edit the forms and templates and make them your own! There's even a fundraising PowerPoint presentation included to help schools run staff development seminar for the faculty! For more information: http://www.toolfactory.com/products/page?id=FBook