Monthly Archives: April 2015

Pre-Dominican trip, April 29, 2015

This is (probably) my last post on this blog while still on Canadian soil.  I will be leaving tomorrow for the Dominican Republic with some of the students from the Health Care programs on a humanitarian field trip. What am I … Continue reading

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Montreal Framing, April 28, 2014

Recently, I had the chance to see a bit of what is referred to as “Montreal framing” or sometimes “Quebec framing”. Those of you who followed the “Plans and Specs” module with me will remember that we discussed this technique … Continue reading

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Nest Boxes Delivered, April 24, 2015

Today I had a chance to deliver the nest boxes that were discussed in the last post.  I took the pile of parts and pieces down to Huntingdon and to the group of students that is affectionately known as the “Sunshine … Continue reading

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Bluebirds and Tree Swallows….April 21, 2015

I was recently asked to make some parts for some birdhouses for the special needs adult students at the Adult/Vocational Centre in Huntingdon (otherwise known as HAECC). This is a program that offers a safe learning environment where older students … Continue reading

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Here I am!! (Insulation/soundproofing), April 20, 2015

Hey All, I was at a staff pedagogical day today in the gymnasium in Huntingdon at the Adult Centre.  As I was there and looking about at the room we were in, I made a few observations I would like … Continue reading

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Where am I? April 16, 2015

My last post was March 31…a long time ago, too long, I know. I find it hard to keep posting when I am not teaching and on top of that part of the time I was on holiday, so it … Continue reading

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Welcome!! March 31, 2015

This is the first time in my years of teaching that I have had the opportunity to teach the the first module (Trade and Training) in the “Construction Carpentry” program of study at the Chateauguay Valley Career Education Centre. It … Continue reading

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