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Axonometric Projection

This site deals with Isometric and related projections. Gives useful background on Axonometric projection. This site is meant as a resource for teachers and pupils in second level schools in Ireland.
 

Design Resources & Training

An excellent and extensive site covering design basics and communication of design. Has sections on sketching, colour and rendering as well. Give yourself an hour to look around it.
 

Digital Design & Technology

designed to support teachers involved with ECT and CAD/CAM. While based around a specific software the sections on “Effective Practice” and “Student Showcase” are well worth a look. They are an excellent illustration of the potential of these new technologies in a school setting.
 

Fi In Schools

The homepage of the “Formula 1 in schools” competition. This competition engages students in designing, drawing using CAD and manufacturing using CAM a one twentieth scale race car. The cars are raced and judged at a national event. Maybe your school took part last year? This years registration of teams is open right now.
 

PDST

Professional Development Service for Teachers. The aim of PDST is to provide high quality professional development and support that empowers teachers and schools to provide the best possible education for all pupils /students.
 

SolidProfessor

SolidProfessor is a SolidWorks Solution Partner delivering the largest library of SolidWorks video training and tutorial courses on the market. The SolidProfessor Technology Grant provides the SolidProfessor online learning system for SolidWorks to Students, Instructors, and Engineering Labs.

 

Widipedia-Hyperboloid Structure

Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia. You’ll find it an excellent source of background and reference information. It is easy to navigate and free to use. Try some other topics which interest you – you’ll be amazed at what’s out there!
 
Link to other DCG Related Topics

Axonometric Projection
Cycloids
Shell Structures
Mining Geometry
Hyperbola
Geometrical Construction
TD Quizes

 
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CAD Computer Specifications

Details of the Computer specifications for CAD Computers available through the DES 2015 hardware grant for schools for use in DCG can be found under the CAD & SolidWorks link on the left of the screen.

 

Updated Room Layouts

Updated Room Layouts for Post Primary Schools are currently available in both CAD and PDF format from the DES website.

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New JC & LC Technology Books

Golden Key Publishers, who published “Technology for Leaving Certificate” in 2015 have informed us that “Technology for Junior Certificate” by Paul Enright will be available in August 2016 .

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ICT for teaching & Learning

Example of a flipped learning approach in a Tech Graphics class.

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