Applications & Technology: CAD

CAD: HS.98: Brainstorming Solutions (all,IA) (PDF)

There are many benefits to using computers and design software, however there are some negative factors (i.e. expense, complications to learn, outdated equipment/software, etc.). While introducing CAD to students, utilize LK lesson HS.98, Brainstorming Solutions, to determine when CAD is most appropriate.

CAD: MS.56: Modifying and Evaluating Actions (1,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

After having students complete a CAD project (Landscape design, House plans, etc.) teach the LK lesson on Modifying and Evaluating Actions. Have the students evaluate, identify potential problems and modify their projects.

CAD: HS.27 : Using Creativity (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

Graphic programs can be used to create concrete items such as buildings or it can be used to create a visual concept. Involve students in an exercise to create a visual drawing of an idea or thought.