3D Mice and Revit

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Autodesk and 3DConnexion have teamed up to bring the technology of 3D Mice to the forefront of the BIM process. Revit Architecture 2012, Revit Structure 2012, Revit MEP 2012, and Navisworks 2012 have all added new functionality for 3D Mice.

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Teaching Technical Success: Spotlight on Henry Street High School

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Henry Street High School was very successful this year at the Durham Skills Event, with a fifth consecutive Gold Medal in the Automotive Diagnostic Skills competition, a Gold Medal in the Mechanical CAD competition using Autodesk Inventor software, a Silver Medal in Hairdressing, and a Bronze Medal in Cabinet Making.

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Great Tools for Screenwriting!

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Many people think a film is simply cameras, lights, microphones, etc. However, a film first begins with an idea, which is written on a screenplay. Final Draft 8 is a comprehensive screenwriting software for Windows and Mac. Final Draft is the industry standard for screenwriting. Even many major Hollywood productions are written using Final Draft.

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New Ways to Get Students to Enjoy Mathematics!

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Crocodile Clips has launched their new website featuring math based games designed for learning mathematics in an enjoyable way. Students from around the globe are signing up to compete against each other and against other schools in these fun and challenging games.

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Using the fischertechnik ‘Mechanics + Statics’ Set for Teaching Fundamentals of Construction, Engineering and Physics

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how fischertechnik can become a valuable tool in your classroom. Today we will look at one of my very favorite fischertechnik sets , the “Mechanic + Statics” set (item #93291), which is widely used in classes addressing such topics as Physics, Shop, Construction, Engineering, Bridge Building, and even Architecture.

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