Saturday, January 25, 2014

Jumbo the toothbrush holder

This product can solve the problem of water getting stuck in the container... see the link below at:

Friday, January 24, 2014

Bite Size Question 2

1.  It is important to plan and monitor your coursework project.

a)  Give two reasons why charts are often used when planning a project.   [2]

b)  Produce a project plan for the design and manufacture of a school bench. Describe the main stages and  indicate a timeline for each stage. The total time taken for this project is 22 weeks.    [6]

Monday, January 20, 2014

Bite Size Question 1

1. It is important to evaluate ideas as they are developed. One way is by using PMI.

(a) Define the abbreviation PMI.  [3]

(b) State three different ways in which a completed artefact can be evaluated.  [3]

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Red Dot Design Concept 2014

Great link for innovative ideas and design concepts. See the link below for the online design exhibition at:

Bottle Crate and their story

This product called the 'Up and Down Box' won the red dot design award in 2013 for the best design concept.

Read the original article here at:

Monday, January 13, 2014

The Amazing T-Rex illusion

I found this on youtube recently. Could this product be incorporated with other functions, perhaps?

Friday, January 10, 2014

Sec 1E/NA Project: Toothbrush & Toothpaste holder

Showcasing some of the students' artifacts of 2013.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Sec 2NT project: Mobile phone holder with sound amplifier

Showcasing some of the artefacts done by 2T1 class of 2013. The idea for this project came about from a website that I came across recently. The link is:

Sec 1NT project 2013: Pencil holder with nightlight

Showcasing some of the artefacts done by 1T1 class of 2013.

Planning and Monitoring

Prezi slides that depict the do's and dont's of planning and monitoring in D&T coursework.