Tech Salad

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October 31, 2013
by Bea Leiderman
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Rotating Objects – Google SketchUp

Last week I was in Ms. Curfman’s STEM class working with students on making 3D models of buildings they designed on paper. We built houses together to learn the basic tools. Now they have a question for me, so I’ve … Continue reading

January 27, 2011
by Bea Leiderman
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Self-Taught

Recently, a student I have worked with occasionally came to my office dancing around excitedly. He had just managed to move something he created in Google Sketch-Up into something else he was working on in Vue. Nobody showed him, and … Continue reading

November 12, 2010
by Bea Leiderman
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SketchUp Experiences

Last week I was at Peak Experiences in Midlothian, dropping my daughter off at a birthday party. On my way out, I walked past a small office and noticed the man at the desk was working on a very complex … Continue reading

March 11, 2010
by Bea Leiderman
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Sketchy Cones

Mr. Smith will be working with parabolas in his class today. He asked for a review of how to draw cones in SketchUp. Here’s an easy tutorial for him to follow.