HOM & Rapid Prototyping

When I think of rapid prototyping I think of quickly putting together a model and then sending it through test runs or seeing what does and doesn’t work about it and then making another prototype to see how that one works. And once you have gone...

SKillz Portfolio

    Over the past week I have been going around the school and taking a survey about different states people would and wouldn’t want to live. I surveyed 22 different people and below are the results in a spreadsheet form and a graph form. The...

Shumlin

  The use of heroine among Vermonters has dramatically grown over the past years and has caught Governor Shumlin’s eye. Shumlin has made it clear that heroine is an ongoing problem that needs to be stopped. A lot of addicts have identified that...

stimulus #4

  A Dartmouth graduate, Alison Stace-Naughton came into our IDEA class to tell us about her career and what she is currently working on. She gave us a PowerPoint presentation on the different things she has worked on while she was at Dartmouth. One...

Stimulus #3

The Ted Talk “Where Do Good Ideas Come from?”  by Steve Johnson and the article “Thinking Out Loud” by Clide Thompson both talk about the concept of ideas. The Ted Talk credits the creation of the coffee house for producing a lot of good ideas. The...

Stimulus responce #2

For our IDEA class we were asked to view a video called “IDEO Shopping Cart Project.” A lot of the clip was about the company IDEO, it is an innovative company that creates and designs different things for hundreds of other companies. It’s a team of...

What Motivates Me

Many different things can motivate people. First it starts by being interesting and curious with whatever you’re doing or working on. Being competitive for me is very motivational, wanting to do something better than the next guy will push you to do...

HOM

  Persisting- I think Im pretty good at this, i always try to push my self to find a way to figure out the problem.   Listening with understanding & empathy- I also listen to what others have to say, although i need to do a better job on...

What is IDEA?..Great question

Thank you for visiting my blog..My name is Dougie Avellino i go to Woodstock Union High School in Vermont. The 2013-2014 year will be my lasy year at WUHS as i plan to continue my education throughout college.This blog will primarily be about the IDEA...