Monthly Archives: November 2013

Stairs, Nov. 27, 2013

A little review, and I get to share some of my own homework for the University of Sherbrooke: on of the things we had do do was a “post-it” exercise.  I took a photo of it and it looks like this: Basically, … Continue reading

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Stairs, Nov 24, 2013

Reminders: the critical factors that determine “correct” staircase calculations (all numbers are in millimetres): Code:                  -unit rise < 200, > 125                       … Continue reading

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Life and times of Johnny H. and Darren P., cont’d, Nov 18, 2013

I thought you may like to see Darren and I in the bowels of the Maison Radio Canada building; This is us in the recording room waiting for D-day…….do we look nervous? Here we are in the studio awaiting the … Continue reading

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Life and Times of Johnny H ( and Darren P), Nov, 17 2013

Today Darren Pinkham and I went to the bowels of the “Maison Radio Canada” early in the morning to do a radio interview on the weekend program “All in a Weekend” with the host Sonali Karnak.  Darren and I spoke about … Continue reading

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Stairs pre-op, Nov. 15, 2013

Hey!! Firstly, a reminder that any of you can reach me at:   jhodges@nfsb.qc.ca   .Some of you are already keeping in touch, asking questions about your work and letting me know what is going on in your lives.  I … Continue reading

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Stanley Park, Nov 14, 2013

We just got back from the west coast with the team, including teachers and administrators.  Although we enjoyed a mostly dry climate, it was damp and cloudy for pretty much the entire time. I drove our vehicle up to Kamloops … Continue reading

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New uses for concrete, cont’d, Nov 13, 2013

Last post we looked at an unusual use for concrete – made by students like you for a social purpose and a social benefit.  This project is a great example of the positive connections that can be made between a … Continue reading

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