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Adventures in Technology! Incredible Lesson Plans for the Classroom - Book/CD Set

Item #: NBook | Grades K-12

Introduce new and exciting ways to integrate technology into your classroom curriculum! Tool Factory’s newest book: Adventures in Classroom Technology includes 32 lesson plans designed to stretch students’ imagination and get them thinking creatively about the curriculum. Aligned to work independently or as a supplemental tool to Tool Factory Podcasting, Tool Factory Movie Maker, Tool Facotry Workshop V3, and Flip Video technology tools. A bonus companion CD of editable worksheets lets teachers tailor every activity to their own curriculum.

Bonus CD Included:

Don’t forget the bonus CD! There’s a copy of every worksheet from the book included on CD. The worksheets are in an editable format to allow users to edit and personalize the worksheets to make them their own and match them to fit their classroom lessons!

By Educators, For Educators:

More than half of the lesson plans were inspired by original ideas from educators all across the country! Adventures in Classroom Technology is written to help you take your students on an exciting journey while also learning. Each lesson plans will demonstrate how everyday classroom curriculum can be enhanced using technology tools. Peak your students’ interests using the tools that they aspire to use!

The Lesson Plans:

We’ve divided the lesson plans into English, Math, Science and Social Studies chapters. Many of the lesson plans include cross-curricular applications to clue-you-in on ways to cover additional subjects and involve other classes in the projects. Educators can teach the lesson plans directly from the book, or make them their own by using the starter formats and editing them to meet their unique curriculum needs!
This title is also a part of the following product suites:

Staff Development - Choose Your Own Grades K-12
Create your own professional development seminar and our highly experienced trainers will come to your school to lead lively hands-on training on the cross-curricular application of the technology of your choice. $0.01
School of Digital VideoGrades K-12
Tool Factory will send a trainer to your school for an entire day of video recording and editing with cross-curricular technology integration planning! The price includes training for 7 people, but you can always add more. $3549.95
Flip Video Ultra Mobile LabGrades K-12
Tool Factory’s Flip Video UltraHD 60-Minute Mobile Lab has 12 60-Minute HD camcorders, batteries and rechargers, tripods, and all the software you need to start a classroom video program. The easy-to-use Flip Video cameras make this the perfect video equipment package for schools. $595.00
Multimedia Mobile LabGrades K-12
The Tool Factory Multimedia Mobile Lab gives you a great way to utilize four innovative forms of digital media allowing for a seamless crossover between subjects. Get all the video, photography, podcasting, and animation tools you need in one hard-shell rolling crate for easy transport between classes! $2849.00
Toshiba Waterproof Video Mobile Lab - Video cameras for the whole class!Grades K-12
Tool Factory’s Waterproof Video Mobile Lab has 12 Toshiba CAMILIEO BW10 video cameras, tripods, an HDMI cable, and the software you need to start a classroom video program, all in one hard-shell rolling crate! $2249.00
USB Document CameraGrades K-12
This USB document camera gives your classroom indispensable technology at an affordable price! For only $79.95 you get both a document camera, and as a bonus, the Adventures in Technology lesson plan book to help you more effectively use technology in your classroom. $69.00
USB Document Camera BULK Order (50 or more)Grades K-12
This USB document camera gives your classroom indispensable technology at an affordable price! For only $79.95 you get both a document camera, and as a bonus, the Adventures in Technology lesson plan book to help you more effectively use technology in your classroom. $64.49
Lesson Plan Name Grades
Building Vocabulary with Digital Fotos. 8 to 12
Presents ways that students could use digital cameras to develop Spanish vocabulary.
A Different Perspective 6 to 12
Teaching wheelchair bound students the joys of photography.
Let's Rock and Roll K to 5
Photograph rock formations in the area and how the land was formed through erosion, land upheavals, and sediment building.
What Firemen Read 9 to 12
Armed with digital cameras, iPods with recorders, and great attitutdes, students will interview community members and find out what their favorite books are and why. Students will compile the results in both print and web formats and share their findings with the world.
Idiom Ideographs 9 to 12
ESL students will learn the meaning of idioms by creating audio-visual meaning representations. Student projects may be audio, pictorial or dramatic.
Weekly Current Events Podcasts 9 to 12
Student pairs pick a week of the school year and they are responsible for creating a 5 minute podcast that sums up the week. They should include school activity news, school sports and academic news, and then community news and entertainment.
City's 50th Anniversary: A Snap Shot in Time K to 12
Walnut is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The project would have students from all age levels taking picture and creating a living snap shot of the community regardless of age, sex, or beliefs. This would be put on display in City Hall and used as a video for the local Cable Network.
SciPod Studies K to 5
The project involves the older students reading from their science texts and recording new vocabulary as well as the definition, and using the recordings to study these new ideas. The podcasts can be shared with other readers, non-readers, and/or struggling students, as well as traded with other studetns to quiz eachother for benchmark mastery.