Monthly Archives: September 2014

TIF, (Floors), Sept 30, 2014

Hey everyone, I just wanted to bring your attention to the Trade it Forward campaign that the New Frontiers School Board is creating/promoting.  I encourage all of you to look at the nfsb.me website and consider getting involved.  You would … Continue reading

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Floors, Sept 28, 2014

It’s always hard to start posting on the blog with a new group, and in this case, it is a little more difficult by the fact that I have never taught this module before, so I am feeling it out … Continue reading

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Well, an early night after a successful conclusion to the Insulation module.  I thank all of you for mostly “playing the game” and coming to school with a more or less positive attitude.  I did take some time to give … Continue reading

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Insulation, Sept 16, 2014

Hi Everyone…… I am posting to remind you that class will start at 4 pm today.  I did not mention it last night, but you will recall we spoke about it often in the past week. The blog……hmmm….what is it … Continue reading

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Insulation, Sept 15, 2014 – Exams

Hey all, It’s Sunday morning, and I wanted to give you a last post before your exams tomorrow evening.  I hope some of you have the chance to look it up before you start your examination. I will not elaborate … Continue reading

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Insulation Sept.11, 2014

Hi all, I have posted 4 videos I made in a previous class regarding vapour barrier installation around an electrical box: Part 1:  http://youtu.be/_eT0wI7ElbU Part 2: http://youtu.be/VqyE2JQUTDU Part 3:  http://youtu.be/4hitWqzcmOI Part 4:  http://youtu.be/Jdf4VsU5gRk Please note that it would usually be preferable to use the … Continue reading

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Insulation Sept 10, 2014

We are making progress in the activities I want to accomplish in this module.   Consider this post a “notice” that I will use this blog to outline the “essential” competency to be evaluated on your exam.  I will do … Continue reading

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Insulation, Sept 9, 2014

I’ve been waiting until this moment to write this post…. This past summer, I finally got around to insulating my basement. As we discussed in Friday’s class, the most important place to insulate in a home is the attic and … Continue reading

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Insulation, Sept 5 (second post today, albeit different dates), 2014

FYI, because of the heat forecast for the day we will jump ahead to the first class of Insulation instead of using the day to do clean up.  We will clean up on Monday. I also want to remind you … Continue reading

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Insulation, Sept 5, 2014

Hey! New module, new ideas, new techniques, new materials, new problems to understand and to solve…..what remains the same are the expectations of classroom behaviour and attendance.  I hope you have learnt by now the way in which I manage the class, … Continue reading

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