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1. Completing the DCG Student Design Brief

Saturday 20th September - Athlone Education Centre

2. Construction Studies - Preparing Students for Assessment

Saturday 27th September - Athlone Education Centre

3. DCG - Teaching the DCG Syllabus

Saturday 11th October - Athlone Education Centre

4. Introduction to Electronics - (Metalwork, MTW, Technology)

Saturday 18th October - Athlone Education Centre

 
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  SolidWorks 2009 & XP Computers. ....

Please note that SolidWorks 2009 installed on Windows XP computers will continue to function as normal post the 8th April 2014.   

Copies of the SolidWorks software that will install on computers using the Windows XP operating system is no longer available via the SolidWorks Custom Portal. Where a school may need to reinstall the software on XP machines, Solid Solutions have provided an XP compatible version of the software (2012) for downloading via the link below or it can be obtained by contacting Solid Solutions directly. Both 32 & 64 bit versions are available.

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  CAD Computers for Schools. ....

Under this new procurement agreement schools can purchase CAD specified Desktop & Laptop machines direct from Dell. Click on the links below for further details.

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  Activity Sheets (1 to 6) for J.C. Metalwork, Technology & MTW. ....

These Activity Sheets have been developed by the PDST for use by teachers and students of the Technology Subjects.  There are currently six worksheets available with six more planned for 2014.  The Activity Sheets vary in difficulty and are designed to aid students in their progression through Junior Cycle.  Each exercise has a number of activities which enable the student to combine theoretical elements with hands on practical experience.  The Activity Sheets are accompanied by an eDrawing which may be used to aid visualisation and enhance the understanding of the presented exercise.  Each Activity Sheet includes elements of :

  • Setting goals and learning objectives.
  • Practical project work.
  • Working drawings in 2D and 3D format coupled with Bill of Materials.
  • Associated theoretical content.
  • Design activities.
  • Cross curricular links.
  • Literacy and Numeracy based activities.
  • A logical sequence toward completion.
  • Critical reflection

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Updated ...The final six sheets in the series (No. 7 to 12) are currently under development and will be available from the 1st September 2014.

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Technical Graphics Resources. ....
PowerPoint Presentations which could be used as an introduction to Technical Graphics or as a tester course for new 1st year students.  Worksheets are provided to compliment the PowerPoint presentations.  The full PowerPoint presentation includes a brief overview of Technical Graphics and could possibly be set up for display at information nights or open days.  

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Winning Video

Click the link below to view the winning entry in the Film Makers section of the 2014 Irish Junior Mini Sumo Robot Tournament organised by Robotics Ireland in conjunction with Science Foundation Ireland and PDST.

The video was made by Cian Ruane and Shane Mc Cormick, both 5th Yr students in St. Gerald's College, Castlebar.

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Sample Project

Sample1st Year Technology workshop project. The format and layout is based on the style of the PDST Activity Sheets. This resource is provided by Shane Comisky, Adamstown Community School.

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Mini Sumo Robot

CPD Workshop notes and resources are now available under the "Events" menu option.

 

Hand Dryer

Introduction to the PIC. CPD Workshop notes available from the following link.

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