Author Archives: Geo Monley

About Geo Monley

I teach Wood shop, Architectural Design, and Mathematics to high school students in Mill Valley California where I also run an Adult woodworking program through TUHSD Community Education (Marinlearn.com).

Reflection on Volunteer Hours for Maker Professional Development Course, Sonoma State University

As I have taught students to use the bandsaw, or any tool for that matter, I have found it tricky to get a whole class of 25 or so students to see what I am doing close up. I had … Continue reading

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LED Sequins student elective activity.

We have a day next week where students sign up for enrichment activities. I offered that can sew an LED sequin and batter onto their cloths. I stocked the materials. Now I just need to practice it myself.

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Band Saws continued

I made an extensive power point for explaining the workings of a band saw including use and safety. Showed this to students in class. Then I made a multiple choice and short written response quiz on Moodle so they could … Continue reading

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Marble Maze

The electronics unit ended with a whimper. A few students still need to finish the required circuit. I did not have time to make an electronics quiz. I did have them put up their hacked notebooks with an LED and … Continue reading

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What will happen Thursday?

I want to make a quiz course where students will have to take a multi-meter and measure an assortment of resistances, currents and voltages. I also want them to be able to do calculations.This is going to be a formative … Continue reading

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Preparation and planning for the coming week.

So I spent many hours organizing electronics components into bins designed for student access. I have them on a cart so that I can roll it away. Also on the cart are three locking drawers. In those drawers are the … Continue reading

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Project Ignite from Autodesk

I have had students working with projectignite.autodesk.com. I set up a classroom on there. Students have been working their way through the set: Let’s Learn Circuits. As they have done so, I made some checkpoints.Here they are. Students needed coaching … Continue reading

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