Friday, February 28, 2014

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Mr.G's Alumni: Yaset Evo at the Math Museum in NYC!

Yaset Evo, is an Alumni of my Soldworks (CAD) class. He is a current NJIT student and a volunteer at the The Museum of Mathematics.  Here is his blog.

Mr.G's Alumni: Erick Rosenblatt's VW Repair

Here is another student portfolio.  Erick Rosenblatt is an Alumni of my class.  He did great work.  In this porfolio he used a combination of photos, drawings, call-outs, and writting, to take the reader through the repair.  This layout was inspired by the famous VW repair writer, John Muir.

Narrowing it down to "one" problem

The assignment was to narrow down a problem to just one solution.  And...  that solution must work even when you (the student) graduate.  Here is an example of one solution from Xavier.  Check out the link at the bottom.  Note!  The QR code and there is a VIDEO at the bottom Xavier's blog post.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Mr.Cannito's Woodshop: Tree making

Next door to my autoshop, is the woodshop.  Mr.Cannito, a 40 year vetran teacher, is working to build set pieces for an upcoming school play.  

Mr.G's student work: First blog post

Today taught my students to use blogger to publish their work.  Here is a quick example:

Monday, February 10, 2014

One, Two, and Three point perspective drawings

My student Falgun has published his drawings:

Go-Kart throttle design

Hello teachers and students,

Last year in my public school class, we worked on a Go-Kart.  Not the whole Kart...  just the throttle. The assignment was to transfer a drivers foot motion pushing the "gas" pedal, to the turning motion on the throttle at the carburetor.  I did not design the solution for the students... I simply set the parameters and then stayed back.  Click "Read More" to see this project.

Noisy School Chair Hack

The following steps will show you how to fix the noisy chair problem.

Automotive Tech Class intro- Spring 2014

Chalkboard Car Drawing

I did this chalkboard drawing to introduce my 2nd and 3rd period class to drawing.  I made a list of vocabulary words to go with this lesson...