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Feb 2 - Welcome

  • Thu - Welcome
    • Welcome & Introductions
    • Course Outline - Course Overview, content and expectations
    • Requirements:
      • UserID and Password
      • Binder, Pen and Paper
      • A good attitude
  • Fri - Introduction to Computers and Drafting - Orthographic projections
    • Shop Tour
    • Lab Rules
    • Bookmark and add to toolbar this wiki and agenda page
    • some computer basics- Handout and Handin folders - file management, the network, etc.
    • Please complete the File exercise #1 at the end of the File Naming Rules page located here
    • Technical drawing - drafting, orthographic and isometric drawings
    • What is drafting?
    • Key terminology on the whiteboard
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Feb 6 - Drafting

  • Mon - Review of Orthographic drawings
    • Please complete the File exercise #1 at the end of the File Naming Rules page located here
    • Technical drawing - drafting, orthographic and isometric drawings
    • What is drafting?
    • Key terminology on the whiteboard
    • The Orthographic projection: top, front and right side views
    • Isometrics and obliques
  • Tue - Drawing practice
    • Practice with Orthographic projections and Isometric drawings
    • Drawing sheets D8\D2\D27\D29
    • Take up sheets D8\D2\D27\D29
    • Let's do sheets D3\D5\F1
  • Wed - Introduction to Sketchup
    • File management and Orthographic drawings
    • Take up sheets D3\D5 and F1
    • Tonight's homework: finish drawings package
    • Naming Conventions, Server hand-in and out
    • Create class folders and bookmark for this page
    • Intro video: Massive Black
  • Thu - Course Selection
  • Fri - Google Sketchup
    • Let's tour the interface and tools using Sketchup
    • Drawing packages - are due (completed) Monday.
    • Quick Sketchup Interface Tour - Tutorial
    • This exercise will get you started in Google Sketchup
    • Please complete Exercises 1-3
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Feb 13 - Sketchup and Drafting

  • Mon - Drawing and Google Sketchup
    • Drawing package due today
    • Let's continue our work with Sketchup
      • Saving Sketchup files as an image - Tutorial
      • Please complete exercises 4-5
      • When you finish exercise 4, save a copy as an image file and save it to the handin folder, myname, Sketchup_#4
      • Please complete the contents of the "Sketchup" page for homework if you haven't finished in class; drawings Pt1, Pt2, Pt3 and then complete Exercise 5.
  • Tue - Sketchup
    • Making plans
  • Wed - Google Docs and Portfolios
    • Setting up GoogleDocs
    • Be sure to use ONLY the TIJ10 Tech Portfolio Template and share your site properly!
    • Portfolios - setting up your portfolio
      • Please create your site and complete the form which emails me your web address
      • Under your main page, make a Project #1 page. Under this, make 4 pages
        • Research, Plans, Production and Reflection (RPPR)
  • Thu - Editing portfolios and submitting web forms
  • Fri - PD day
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Feb 21 - Safety

  • Mon - Family Day
  • Tue - Portfolios and Begin Safety
    • Portfolio Audit - Who's got their Portfolio set-up?
    • Safety Sign-off sheet - You must be present to be signed off!
    • General tool safety
    • Bandsaw safety
  • Wed - SMARTRISK assembly
  • Thu - Creating portfolios and Safety
  • Fri - Safety
    • Safety Test! (bandsaw, belt\disc sander, drill press)
    • Portfolio edits
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Feb 27 - Safety - Top design

  • Mon - Finish Safety
  • Tue - Top design and Safety retest
  • Wed - Safety Review\Test and Top design
    • Safety test - Scroll saw\router table\mitre saw
  • Thu - Top Design
    • Practical safety tests in groups of 3
  • Fri - Top Design
    • Practical safety tests in groups of 3
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Mar 5 - Top Design - Finish Safety

  • Mon - Making plans
    • Continue working on your top plans
    • Practical safety tests in groups of 3
  • Tue - Making plans
    • Continue working on your top plans
    • Practical safety tests in groups of 3
  • Wed - Making plans
    • Stock Prep if plans and safety is completed
  • Thu - Making plans
    • Stock Prep if plans and safety is completed
  • Fri - Making plans
    • Stock Prep if plans and safety is completed
    • Have a safe and enjoyable March Break Mar 10-18
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Mar 19 - Finish Plans and Start Construction

  • Mon - Complete safety Practicals
    • Finish plans (Drawings and procedure)
    • Many students do not have plans and\or procedure list on their web sites. Questions?
    • Update Web Portfolio (Let's audit this - Is your's linked?)
    • Plans Due Tuesday (tomorrow!)
  • Tue - Last group of safety practicals
    • Audit of design drawings, procedures and portfolios
  • Wed - Begin Top construction
  • Thu - Top Construction (shortened classes)
    • Parent-teacher interviews
  • Fri - Top Construction
    • Plans
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Mar 26 - Top Construction

  • Mon - Top construction continues
  • Tue - Top construction
    • Be sure to document your process for your portfolio!
    • See me for the camera!
  • Wed - Top construction
  • Thu - Grade 10 Literacy Test Displaces us
    • Portfolio Catch-up day in the Computer lab (We will move from 203)
    • Make changes to your sketchup drawings and add some pics
  • Fri - Top construction resumes
    • Relay for Life Presentation
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Apr 2 - Finish tops

  • Mon - Top Construction - Final Week
    • Tops and Portfolios are due on Thursday at the end of class
    • Be sure your drawings are included as well as photos, reflections, etc.
    • Don't forget to document your process!
  • Tue - Top Construction
  • Wed - Top Construction
  • Thu - Top Construction Wrap up.
    • Please be sure your web portfolio is up to date
  • Fri - Good Friday - Happy Easter
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Apr 9 - Begin Picture Frames

  • Mon - Easter Monday
  • Tue - Top Testing
  • Wed - Picture Frame Project Kickoff
  • Thu - Sketch up frame designs
  • Fri - Sketch up frame designs
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Apr 16 - Picture Frame Construction

  • Mon - Finish frame designs today
  • Tue - Begin Stock Prep
    • Be sure to know your wood requirements and Thickness
  • Wed - Frame Construction
  • Thu - Frame Construction
  • Fri - Frame Construction
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Apr 23 - Frame and Stand Construction

  • Mon - Frame construction
    • Construction continues today - frames and stands
    • Make the best use of your time - If one machine is busy, work on another aspect of your construction
    • Update portfolios either at home or in the classroom
    • Take pictures as you go!
  • Tue - Construction continues
  • Wed - Construction continues
  • Thu - Construction continues
  • Fri - PD day - Don't come to school!
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Apr 30 - Frame and Stand Construction

  • Mon - Frame construction continues
    • Bring in your photos for your finished frames
    • Keep your portfolios updated - record your design changes in SketchUp
  • Tue - Frame construction
  • Wed - Frame construction
  • Thu - Frame construction
  • Fri - Frame construction
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May 7 - Wrap up Frame\Stand

  • Mon - Frame wrap-up this Wednesday
    • Be sure your frame and stand are complete
    • You need to bring in a picture ASAP- Tomorrow!
    • When your frame is finished, please complete your portfolios
      • Portfolios must contain:
        • Research
        • Design
        • Production and
        • Reflection
  • Tue - Frame wrap-up
  • Wed - Frame wrap-up
  • Thu - Begin our next project
  • Fri - Project design
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May 14 - Summative!

  • Mon - Treasure Box Research and Design
    • Please get your portfolios setup for the treasure box project
    • Include the usual 4 pages (Research, Planning, Production and Reflection)
    • Start your research and creative thinking
    • Don't forget The Design Process
    • Sketchup Drawings
  • Tue - Design and research continue
  • Wed - Design and research continue
  • Thu - Design and research continue
  • Fri - Stock prep day
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May 22 - Summative

  • Tue -Treasure Box Stock prep day
  • Wed - Treasure Box construction
  • Thu - Treasure Box construction
  • Fri - Treasure Box construction
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May 29 - Summative

  • Mon - Treasure Box Construction
  • Tue - Treasure Box Construction
  • Wed - Treasure Box Construction
  • Thu - Treasure Box Construction
  • Fri - Treasure Box Construction
    • Summatives are due Friday Jun 15 at the end of class
    • Please be sure your portfolio is complete as well
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Jun 4 - Summative

  • Mon - Treasure Box Construction
  • Tue - Treasure Box Construction
  • Wed - Treasure Box Construction
    • If you finish your treasure box please work on completing your portfolio
  • Thu - Treasure Box Construction
  • Fri - Treasure Box Construction
    • Summatives are due Friday Jun 15 at the end of class
    • Please be sure your portfolio is complete as well
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Jun 11 - Summative Portfolio

  • Mon - Treasure Box Construction
    • If finished construction, please work on your portfolio
    • Connor will be photographing boxes and uploading to the handout folder.
    • If you have finished all of your box, and all of your portfolio (Seriously?) then try the clone your house exercise
  • Tue - Treasure Box Construction
  • Wed - Treasure Box Construction
    • Anyone interested in applying Flock?
  • Thu - Treasure Box Construction
  • Fri - Treasure Box Construction
    • Treasure Boxes due today!
    • Our last day for construction
    • When your box is complete please put it on the desk in the mezannine (with your name on it!)