Category Archives: Learning through Apprenticeship

You Tube: the shop classes of the future.

I think You Tube will  play a  huge role in teaching the shop classes and the trades over the next decade.  I’ll let the videos speak for themselves.  The first video  is about replacing a stuck Moen shower faucet cartridge … Continue reading

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How People Once Learned Trades.

While I was undergoing medical treatment, I thought about old family stories of  how my uncles learned their trades.  Most people have traditionally  learned trades from fathers or uncles under direct supervision.  I think it was the Austin Hay story … Continue reading

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