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Born To Build

Born To Build | technologies | Scoop.it
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The new Born to Build website highlights the huge range of roles in construction, and along the way explodes a few myths about the industry...

Construction is one of the biggest industries to work in, both in the UK and worldwide. To illustrate this, it employs ten per cent of the UK working population and needs to recruit a further 185,000 over the next five years.

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John Dalziel's insight:

The new Born to Build website highlights the huge range of roles in construction, and along the way explodes a few myths about the industry...

Construction is one of the biggest industries to work in, both in the UK and worldwide. To illustrate this, it employs ten per cent of the UK working population and needs to recruit a further 185,000 over the next five years.

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Construction: How Will Homes Look Like In 2020

Construction: How Will Homes Look Like In 2020 | technologies | Scoop.it
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The infographic in this post is an ideal resource for a range of subject areas; sustainability, catering, design, those studying construction related courses. The technology referenced is mostly available now and/or being developed.

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Amruta Helwatkar's comment, April 29, 2013 8:23 AM
This is how robotics is very shortly change every ones life.
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Build with Chrome

Build with Chrome | technologies | Scoop.it
Now you can build with LEGO® bricks using Google Maps as your baseplate. Imagine. Explore. Build online in Chrome.
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Build with Chrome, is a collaboration between Chrome and the LEGO Group which has brought colourful bricks to the web using WebGL, a 3D graphics technology. It was originally built by a team in Australia as an experiment, and now Google has opening it up to everybody. So now users can publish your wacky creations to any plot of land in the world.
There are a few new features to make it easier to build and explore this digital world of LEGO creations.
- Users can now sign in with a Google+ account to help find stuff that people in your circles have created.
- A new categorization system for completed Builds will help users sort and filter for specific types of structures.
- To hone skills users can explore the Build Academy, a series of short tutorials.

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8 Websites To Find DIY & Home Repair Tips

8 Websites To Find DIY & Home Repair Tips | technologies | Scoop.it

These 8 websites have a number of resources suitable for DIY, Construction, gardening / landscaping Practitioners etc., and their learners.

 

Remember it's not the resource it is how it is used that is important. e.g. resources with poor advice can be used to get learners to evaluate and 'correct'.

 

Some of the clips provide excellent resources for introducing/developing functional skills exercises/tuition.

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