Monday, 28 October 2013

Note: English Fun Pack

Hi Class,

For those that are unsure about the summary part of the fun pack, it should be 80 words for 8 points.

Regards,
Rikesh

Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Chinese homework

1. Chinese workbook pg 26-29
2. Bring Chinese textbook and workbook A and B
3. Chinese practice paper

Thursday, 19 September 2013

19.9.13 Homework

Homework 16.9.13

English 
  • Finish writing Introduction and rising action of the essay     Due Tommorow

Science 
  • Do Science worksheet past year EOY.    Due Monday

ADMT 
  • Finish the Furniture Advertisment Movie. Hand up last call by MONDAY 10am. Send files via google drive, Dropbox, Mediafire etc.     Due Monday
Maths 
  • Finish Maths Worksheets geometrical construction worksheets and linear graphs practise
I&E 
  • Write Reflections on I&E blog
  • Groups do I&E Bazaar planning on the google drive document

Monday, 16 September 2013

Homework 16.9.13

English
  • Bring English File
  • Bring Level Test 2 Corrections
Science
  • Do Science worksheet
  • Handup Science Homework 5
ADMT
  • Finish the Furniture Advertisment Movie
Maths
  • Finish Maths Worksheet
I&E
  • Write Reflections on I&E blog

Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Camp: Important Details

The Exploring Entrepreneurship Camp will be conducted on Wednesday, 11 and Thursday, 12 September 2013 

Report venue: Indoor Sports Hall (ISH),
Reporting Time: 0800hrs

Please sit according to your class and index number.
You should be assigned your groups already:
  1. Group A (4 people)
    • Andres
    • Rikesh
    • Wen Loong
    • Yong Rong
  2. Group B (4 people)
    • Marcus
    • Elvis
    • Khit
    • Henry
  3. Group C (4 people)
    • Sneha
    • Albern
    • Zhi Kai
    • Zheng Yang
  4. Group D (5 people)
    • Veena
    • Hong Kai
    • Malcolm
    • Darren
  5. Group E(5 people)
    • Marc
    • Jowell
    • Dinesh
    • Olivia
    • Jodie

Each group should have 2 fully charged LDs.

I&E Groupings

  1. Group A (4 people)
    • Andreas
    • Rikesh
    • Wen Loong
    • Yong Rong
  2. Group B (5 people)
    • Marcus
    • Elvis
    • Khit
    • Henry
    • Arkar
  3. Group C (4 people)
    • Sneha
    • Albern
    • ZhiKai
    • Zheng Yang
  4. Group D (5 people)
    • Veena
    • Hong Kai
    • Malcolm
    • Darren
    • Jonathan
  5. Group E(5 people)
    • Marc
    • Jowell
    • Dinesh
    • Olivia
    • Jodie

Monday, 9 September 2013

EL Compre HW : Summary

Dear 105,

Miss Foo asked me to relay the message that for the comprehension that we received, the summary word count should be 100 words instead of 80.

Thank you,
Rikesh

Wednesday, 4 September 2013

September Holiday Homework

Maths: Make sure you complete the Direct and Inverse Proportion Homework
            Do all the SDL Exercises found in the Mathematics Google Site
            Complete the Mathematics Performance Task by this Friday 2359 hours

Science:

  • Biology: Complete the Health Science EOY 2012 Paper
  • Physics: -5pm: Report of PT should be in Mr Teng's pigeonhole                                            Complete Energy Homework
English:

-Complete Level Test 2 Corrections
-Do the EOY 2012 Paper 2
-File all the English Worksheets and Organize them according to the content Page

*****IMPORTANT NOTE: DO NOT DO THE BOOK REVIEW FOR THIS TERM*****

Hindi:

-Complete Assessment Book
-Complete Course and Activity Book
-Complete Language Usage Book

*****IMPORTANT NOTE: BRING YOUR HELP BOOKLET*****

Thank you...

Tuesday, 3 September 2013

Homework 3 September 2013

Sorry for the late post, just came back home 1/2 an hour ago

Science PT is due tomorrow, please submit hardcopy of your report.

Finish ADMT MMP Draft 1

Bring English File

Thank you...

Monday, 2 September 2013

Deadlines for Current Projects/Performance Tasks

It is important to meet these deadlines

Science Performance Task: 4 September 2013

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Maths Performance Task: 6 September 2013 (Submit via Google Form located @ GoogleSite)

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ADMT Furniture Design: 18 September 2013



Homework 2 September 2013

1. ADMT:

-Complete 1st Draft of your Multi-Media Presentation by 05/09/13
-Make sure you update your journal

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2.English:

Do Level Test Corrections
Bring English File on Wednesday

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3. Maths*:

Homework 8F (for those that did not submit)
Direct Proportion Homework

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*All due tomorrow (Tuesday), 3 September 2013

Thursday, 22 August 2013

Monday, 19 August 2013

EE I&E Non- Residential 2 day Camp

Dear Class
I have seen on the google sites that there is an I&E camp. It is said that the forms should be distributed during 19-23 August. Has anyone received the form? It has to be handed in by 28 August (Wednesday).

Timetable from Tuesday-Friday

Dear Class,

Here is tomorrows-Fridays timetable to the best of my knowledge, taking into consideration the English and Physics Swop. It is not 100% correct, just for your reference.

Homework 23 August 2013

Physics: Please complete the 'Moment' homework

Soft deadline is Tuesday, 27 August

I do not know the hard deadline.

Note: English PT is due on Tuesday, 27 August!

Homework 22 August 2013

ADMT: 1. Research and find the videos using the 10 techniques
           2. Plan the MMP

Maths: Homework 8E, Unit 8.7

I&E: Presentation Slides+Sketch

Hindi: 1.Assessment Book Page 1 Letter 2

          2. Internet Compo

Homework 21 August 2013

Maths: Homework   8E

Good Luck for your Physics Level Test

Homework 19 August 2013

1. Mathematics- Revision Handout for Level Test 2

2. ADMT- Due 1st Lesson of Next Week:
For information on what 10 techniques Miss Tina is talking about, visit Edmodo

All the Best for your Chinese Level Test Tomorrow!
Regards,
Rikesh

Sunday, 18 August 2013

Good Luck for your Level Test

Dear Class,

Good luck for your level test starting from tomorrow!

Remember to bring your own writing paper 

Best of luck!

Regards,
Rikesh

Notes to be taken for ADMT Team Furniture Design Journal

1. NAMES
of group members
indicate who is the team leader
2. TASK LIST
tasks completed by each member
indicate individual contribution
3. PROBLEM STATEMENT
WHAT you are designing
WHERE is the exact location
WHO are you designing it for
WHAT are the criteria for your design
list down at least 3, e.g.
a. interview findings
b. ergonomics considerations c. target audience needs
d. site specific considerations

etc.
WHAT?
Re-design the outdoor swings
WHERE?
at Kranji Countryside, Bollywood Veggies
WHO?
to allow for 4 children (at a time),
to take a breather in between farm tours.

CRITERIA?
The swing should
(interview findings)
- provide adequate shelter from the sun at mid-day, - be made of material that is a good insulator of heat
(ergonomics considerations)
- allow for sufficient leg room upon swinging action - comfortable & safe
(site specific considerations)
- blend in the nature theme of the farm
example PROBLEM STATEMENT
4. THE BIG IDEA
MINDMAP of ‘Furniture Design:Essential Questions’
What is furniture?
What is not furniture?
Using 5W 1H,
formulate 10 questions
you should ask yourself - to design unique / good / useful furniture

SUM UP your definition of what a furniture is
5. THE CHALLENGE
MINDMAP of ‘Furniture Design:Identifying Challenges’
Take pictures/ videos of different uses/ functions of an outdoor furniture
6. THE INTERVIEW
Generate 8-10 questions to
- understand the target users - how furniture is being used - etc.

Upload your interview
Transcribe your interview in your journal
7. UNDERSTANDING ERGONOMICS
What is ergonomics?
What are the 5 aspects of ergonomics?
How did you consider/apply the 5 aspects of ergonomics in your design development?
8. IDEA GENERATION
Generate ideas based on shape borrowing exercise Minimum 2 sheets of paper filled with exploration of ideas
Select a design for further development
Do more detailed sketches on the selected design
example exploration of ideas IDEA GENERATION
example FURTHER DEVELOPMENT
9. IDEA FOCUSING
i. PRODUCT ANALYSIS
Create a PMI Table
Photo of existing furniture
Explain Plus points
+
Explain Minus points
-
Comment on Interesting elements
Highlight elements you can refine or adapt in your own design
9. IDEA FOCUSING
ii. IDEAS ANALYSIS
Create a PMI Table based on your sketches
Sketch of selected idea
Explain Plus points
+
Explain Minus points
-
Comment on Interesting elements
Rank your design.
Evaluate your top ranking design
9. IDEA FOCUSING
iii. SELECTING & DEVELOPING THE BEST IDEA
List down & sketch improvements that can be included in your design
Improving functionality
e.g.
.create adjustable backrest to allow users to change position according to individual needs
Improving
aesthetics of
design
e.g.
.streamline the design .use one continuous structure - creates a more
modern look
Improving
design to fulfill
criteria one
e.g.
.using lightweight material for portability (interview findings)
Improving
design to fulfill
criteria two
e.g.
.wider seat width & thicker cushion support for greater comfort (ergonomics)

Improving
design to fulfill
criteria three
e.g.
.must withstand harsh weather conditions at the beach (site specific considerations)

Create physical mock-up model
example:
to help you visualise, create a
MOCK-UP MODEL
10. PLAN YOUR MMP
Your multimedia presentation should provide a summary of your overall development process
It should also address how you have
met the criteria specified in your problem statement & indicate how it has shaped
the development of your design

...essentially, how your
DESIGN HAS MET USERS’ NEEDS

to be continued...

POLYHYMNIA’S ECO MUSEUM
example:
SUMMARY OF DEVELOPMENT PROCESS 

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION!


Dear Class,
Please take note of the following information from 19-23 Aug 2013 (Monday - Friday):


1. Morning Assembly would be held in the classroom till next Friday


2. There is a special timetable during the Level Test week (Next Week)
  • Level Test starts at 0845 (Monday) and 0745 (Tuesday- Friday)
  • Each period is 40 mins instead of the usual 50 mins
  • There will be special school bell to signal the 40 mins period
Day
Mon
Day
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
 Period 0
0845 -0945
Level Test
 Period 0
0745-0845
Level Test
0745-0845
Level Test
0745-0845
Level Test
0745-0845
Level Test
Period 2
0955 - 1045
Period 1
0855-0935
0855-0935
0855-0935
0855-0935

1045-1130
Break

0935-1005
Break
0935-1005
Break
0935-1005
Break
0935-1005
Break
Period 3
1130-1210
Period 2
1005-1045
1005-1045
1005-1045
1005-1045
Period 5
1210-1250
Period 4
1045-1125
1045-1125
1045-1125
1045-1125
Period 6
1250-1330
Period 5
1125-1205
1125-1205
1125-1205
1125-1205
Period 7
1330-1410
Period 6
1205-1245
1205-1245
1205-1245
1205-1245
Adv/Assb

Period 7
1245-1335
1245-1335


Thank You!


Best Regards,
Rikesh

Homework [14 Aug 2013]

  • Maths Page 24 of Functions and Linear Equations Booklet
    Date Due Tommorow

Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Monday, 12 August 2013

Notice!


Homework and Important Notices

Homework: I&E Prototype (TOMORROW) and Digital Poster (post it on the I&E Blog)

Important Notices:

1. Tomorrow there is no Mother Tongue, there is S&W. Mother Tongue would be shifted to Wednesday (S&W period: 2nd period)

2. Level Test starts next Monday. You should start your revision.

3. Topics tested (for those that did not pay attention in class)

English: Informal Letter (You can check the EL Blog for tips that I have posted)

Science: All the physics topics that we have learnt so far (Till Forces)
That means:
1. Physical Quantities and Units
2. Speed
3. Forces

Mathematics:
Date: 21 August 2013 (Wednesday)

Duration: 1 hour
Calculator is allowed.

Topics that will be tested:

1. Basic Algebra and Algebraic Manipulation
2. Linear Equations & Simple Inequalities
3. Factorisation
4. Percentage
5. Functions & Linear Graphs (Pg 1-10)
6. Statistical Data Handling
7. Ratio, Rate & Speed

IMPORTANT NOTICE

CLASS,

I just found out: THERE IS NO MOTHER TONGUE TOMORROW. INSTEAD THERE WOULD BE S&W.

please take note, thank you:)

Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Add. Homework

Try to make the prototype by next week and if any problems, please post them in the I and E blog.

Good luck for your exams!

Homework for the long weekend

English: Complete the Summary Practice Worksheet

Maths: Homework 8C

Science: Physics Homework Worksheet

Soft Deadline: Next Monday
Hard Deadline: Next Tuesday

Chinese: 1. Write a letter based on chinese textbook page 94 & 95.

               2. Do the chinese activity book page 43-52.*


ADMT: Check Edmodo

I&E: Try to make the prototype of your proposed Action Plan By Next Week. Please post onto the I&E Blog if You are facing any problems.**

*Note: Thank You Veena for the Chinese Update
**Note: Thank You Dinesh for the I&E Update

Chinese Homework

1. Write a letter based on chinese textbook page 94 & 95.

2. Do the chinese activity book page 43-52.

Friday, 2 August 2013

Homework for the weekend

EL: Complete Eatery Informal Letter
       Post in the EL Blog and give Miss Foo your roles for the PT

I&E: Bring form for Red Dot Museum

Thursday, 1 August 2013

Homework (Sorry for the late post)

ADMT: Note from Miss Tina from Edmodo:

To S105 Students

DELIVERABLES FOR WEEK 5: IDEA FOCUSING

The following tasks are to be updated in your team journals by the end of this week.

1) PRODUCT ANALYSIS
a) Select several existing designs based on your team’s selected outdoor furniture. You must select interesting designs that will give you inspirations and ideas to develop your own furniture.
b) Create a PMI table to do Product Analysis. You must include
- Photo of the existing furniture
- Explain the PLUS points
- Explain the MINUS points
- Comment on the INTERESTING elements
- Highlight elements that you may want to adapt or refine 

2) IDEAS ANALYSIS
In order to complete this task, you should have completed all your tasks in Week 4.
a) Based on the ideas that you have chosen to develop from your Idea Generation exercise, create another PMI table. (Column 1 should include sketches of your ideas).
b) Rank your ideas
c) Evaluate & discuss your ranking with your team mates

3) SELECTING THE BEST IDEA
a) After completing your Ideas Analysis task, list down the possible improvement, in terms of FUNTIONALITY & AESTHETICS, which can be included in your design.
b) Team leaders to decide on the elements and details for further development and application to your own design. 
c) You must relate back to your PROBLEM STATEMENT and the THREE CRITERIAS you have taken into account in Week 4.
d) To help you visualize, create a physical mock-up model of your furniture using any material, clay, cardboard, sticks etc. Take a photo of your mock-up model and document it in your journal.
~all this should be done before next Wednesday~ IRS:
-Complete Group Video
-Complete group proposal
-Complete Survey Questions

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Monday, 29 July 2013

Saturday, 27 July 2013

Homework (Very Sorry for the late post)

Maths: Complete all the Shinglee Workbook Exercises mentioned in the booklet.

Science: Prototype of Project

ADMT: A note from Miss Tina:

To S105 Students 

DELIVERABLE FOR WEEK 4: IDEA GENERATION 

Please complete and update the following in your journal before class next week 

1) Generate as many ideas based on the Shape Borrowing exercise. 
a) Minimum 2 sheets of A4 paper filled with exploration of ideas 
- search for samples on ‘furniture design, concept or development sketches’ to give you an idea of what is expected. 
b) State your Problem Statement 
c) Indicate, WHAT you are designing, WHO you are designing it for and WHERE is the location. 

2) Select a design for Further Development 
a) Develop the selected idea further by doing more detailed sketches 
b) List the points that you have considered based on the selected idea 
c) List down at least THREE criteria that you have taken into account in the development of your design 
d) How did you arrive at these criteria 
c) Indicate how these criteria have shaped your design development