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Item #: 6628 | Grades K-12
This new educators-only podcasting bundle features the Olympus WS-802 4GB digital voice recorder, Tool Factory's Podcasting-V3 software, an Olympus noise reduction microphone, and the "A Simple Guide to Podcasting” and “Adventures in Podcasting” book/cd sets!
|Tool Factory Podcasting with Video|
|Find your voice with Tool Factory Podcasting with Video! Anyone with a microphone or video camera, a Windows computer, and an internet connection can publish podcasts or vodcasts to people anywhere in the world! The software combines a scripting tool, sound recorder, video recorder, easy uploading, and broadcast utility into one easy interface. You’ll never have to write a single line of programming code. Every copy includes a subscription to Clip Art Station for copyright -free music and sound effects, server hosting for 3 months on Web Page Station.|
|Olympus Digital Voice Recorder WS-802|
|CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY IN A SIMPLE DEVICE|
The WS-802 features two internal directional condenser microphones, achieving the best ever quality in sound recording for the Olympus WS series. Great new features include Voice Playback, Voice Balancer, and Voice Changer. The WS-802 boasts direct connect USB connection, calendar search function, and plenty of memory with 4GB internal and microSD compatible.
1,016 HOURS OF RECORDING TIME, 4GB MEMORY AND MICRO SD REMOVABLE MEDIA.
With 4GB of internal memory and 1,016 hours of recording time, you’ll be able to capture notes, lectures, and more – and still have room to store documents. The device also features a microSD slot with the potential to hold up to 32GB of additional memory.
NEW VOICE BALANCER FUNCTION
Voice Balancer adjusts voice levels to compensate for distance. This is perfect for interviews or meetings where one person’s voice might drown our others based on there the recorder is located.
NEW VOICE PLAYBACK FUNCTION
Voice Playback allows you to skip the non-voice portions of a recording and only playback the parts with recorded voices, making for more seamless recordings and easier to transcribe files.
DIRECT LINK TO YOUR MAC/PC
With the "USB Direct" design, it is easy to transfer your files over to your Mac or PC. Just plug the recorder right into your computer for fast downloads – no cables needed.
PCM, MP3 & WMA RECORDING
Record and playback in the format of your choice. With three compatible formats, the WS-802 offers more versatility and enables expanded recording capacity.
USB STORAGE DEVICE WITH BATTERY CHARGE FUNCTION
The recorder can connect directly to a PC with the built-in USB connector. You can transfer data and also charge the battery. It is equipped with a microSD slot so connection with PC’s are even more convenient.
Dampen or minimize unwanted background sounds – so you record a clean, high-quality audio file.
CALENDAR SEARCH FUNCTION
The Calendar Search Function allows you to easily search for files by date and play them back with ease
SCENE SELECT FUNCTION
Wherever you are, whether it’s a conference room, large hall, or at home dictating, the microphones will automatically adjust to capture the best sound depending on your setting.
99 INDEX MARKS AND FILE MOVE
Set up to 99 index marks per file with peace of mind
|Olympus ME-52W Microphone with Noise Cancellation|
|This microphone is ideal for recording voice and interviews. The ME-52W plugs directly into your computer or digital voice recorder, for uni-directional recording in high-noise environments. It will cut down on much of the background noise. It comes with windscreen cover, a tie-clip, and 3.3ft extension cord. It's the most versitile mic we've found!|
|Simple Guide to Podcasting - Book/CD Set|
|Get the book and get started! This is the perfect companion book to Tool Factory Podcasting. The pages are jam-packed with step-by-step instruction on how to record sounds and publish your own podcasts. Readers can delve into the text for a deeper understanding of the podcasting process, or simply browse the visual images which "show" every step in the process. There’s even a chapter on copyright laws and acceptable use policies for podcasting. The included CD has PowerPoint presentations to help you teach and learn about podcasting. This book is a wonderful practical guide to podcasting.|
|Adventures in Podcasting! Incredible Lesson Plans for Your Classroom - Book/CD Set |
|Raise your classroom podcasting program to a whole new level with Tool Factory’s book, "Adventures in Podcasting: Incredible Lesson Plans for Your Classroom"! The book includes 40 podcast lesson plans designed to stretch students’ imagination and get them thinking creatively about the curriculum. Send your students on a podcast adventure deep into the heart of a rainforest, or have them interview prospectors panning for gold out West in the 1800s! A bonus companion CD of editable worksheets lets teachers tailor every activity to their own curriculum. Plus there's a bonus chapter included, from "Tool Factory's Simple Guide to Podcasting".|
|Lesson Plan Name
|Building Vocabulary with Digital Fotos.
||8 to 12
|Presents ways that students could use digital cameras to develop Spanish vocabulary.
|Write to Read
||6 to 8
|There is nothing more motivating than teaching to the interests of students, and what middle school students' interests revolve around themselves and their friends. Digital storytelling of the school year gives them a voice and leades to improved language arts skills.
|Exploring My Environment for Speech and Language
||K to 5
|Student will photograph objects containing their targeted speech sounds and/or items in selected categories. These photographs will be used in a power point slide show for individual drill and copied to establish a "visual library".
|A Different Perspective
||6 to 12
|Teaching wheelchair bound students the joys of photography.
|Glad to Meet You, Newfane
||2 to 5
|This project takes a look at the resources, businesses and services within a community. At each location, the children get an abbreviated look at how that location benefits the community.
|Celebration of Cultures
||K to 5
|In the CELEBRATION OF CULTURES unit, students study one country related to their family heritage and complete multiple assignments to illustrate their understanding of that culture. They also create "family legacy books" in which they put Family Trees, Interviews with relatives and personal "Snapshot" Writings about important incidents and remembrances in their own lives.
|Cemetery Restoration Project
||K to 8
|An old abandoned cemetery is given the opportunity for new "life" through the efforts of its new owners, a Catholic school, and a new parish in the beautiful Frederick Valley near the foot of the Catoctin Mountains.
|Trees For Trout!
||4 to 4
|Classroom project that incorporates forestry and fish to investigate the lifecycle of trout and the effects of forest practices on them.
|Virtual Museum of Musical Instruments
||4 to 8
|Students create and build their own musical instruments based on existing characteristics of the four families of the symphony orchestra. They will take photographs of their completed instruments, record the sounds and post them to an existing web site which showcases student work. They will also create their own web page which will be attached to the teacher web site.
|Jobs I Can Do : Electronic Portfolio
||12 to 12
|This lesson will explain how to use digital photos to create electronic portfolio when working with 19 to 21 year olds with cognitive deficits.