TOOLS OF THE TRADE
By: Alexis Gonzalez
Edmodo is an educational website that is based on social network concepts adjusted to the classroom. Edmodo is used to connect and share school-related things, with students, parents, and teachers.This tool allows you a way of communication after school and it contains written
Easelly is used to create info graphics and posters that share ideas, and communicate information.Its a good way to present data and
Remind is a broadcasting message used to alert people of upcoming events and important things that are school-related. Its beneficial because it reminds you of things you could forget
Tackk is used to show information in a more creative way. Its beneficial because its not as boring as a normal presentation and you can actually have fun with assignments and such. Tackk is very user-friendly and helpful.
INQUIRING AND ANALYZING
Explain and justify the need for a solution
Ex. My car won't start and i need to go places.
Identify and prioritize primary and secondary
Ex. Examine the car, check the manual etc.
Analyze a range of existing products that inspire a solution for the problem
Ex. Get a new battery, buy a new car, etc.
Develop a detailed design brief
Ex. My car won't start and i need to get places. I need to examine the car and find out what needs to be done for my car to start.
Develop a design specification
Ex. Make sure the heading is done correctly, Make sure you get what you pay for, etc.
Develop a range of plausible ideas
Ex. New car, Used car etc.
Present a final chosen design and justify its selection
Ex. Make sure the service is done correctly would be the best idea cause you would want to get what you paid for.
Develop accurate planning/drawing and outline requirements
Ex. You are going to have a fixed car that runs properly
CREATING THE SOLUTION
Construct a plan
Ex. Call a tow truck..etc.
Demonstrate excellent technical skills
Ex. Certified mechanic, updated tools etc.
Ex. Check off to do list
Justify any changes
Ex. No changes made
Ex. Show it off
Design relevant testing methods
Ex. Test drive, Check if new parts are in good condition, etc.
Evaluate success of solution against design specifications
Ex. My car did get fixed but i didn't save money, overall it was a success
Explain how it could be improved
Ex. I wouldn't improve anything
Explain the impact of the solution on the audience
Ex. They're happy cause they had their car fixed