Developed and manufactured this machine the eighth grade. We started with the sketches, layout schemes, components and parts. For sketches followed the working drawings. They were performed mostly on lessons drawing.
Pupils of the 8th classes were created and other interesting devices: for example, the jigsaw of more complex construction, a number of sports simulators. One of them measures the strength of the jump, the other hand strength, the third — force of the punch. Their hams has proposed to equip these devices sound the alarm — by using the capacitor of large capacitance to cause an electrical discharge resembling a shot. If you want to “shoot” with your strength, try!
We often fulfill orders schools do, for example, various household equipment, — says Konstantin Dmitrievich. — Many produced benches for classrooms, scenery for the drama club and other useful things. All of this also products school workshops.
As you can see, the range of applications of infantile efforts in the workshop and the circle of K. D. Cheshuina very wide. It involves different levels of skills and abilities of students and the diversity of their interests. But that is characteristic here of the organized educational process: pupils Cheshuina even in the classroom work, even when the mandatory programs of career education do not make any unnecessary subject, not a single useless detail. Here not taught just grind, grinded, drilled, planed only for the development of the working operations. Here strict rule: all that is done, what is spent material should go in the case, to be useful. Of course, not counting the kind of marriage, when some of the boys just didn’t happen, not enough skill to do it well. But this pet Cheshuina happens infrequently: when issuing assignments, the teacher skillfully sorazmerit the capabilities of each student.
The vast majority of parts are made on the lessons of labor in accordance with the program used in the circles to build structures. They are made the front and in large quantity. This is especially important when models many of the same parts. The pupils of Konstantin Dmitrievich, so no worries where to get a particular item for the model — they mentor all peresmotrel and has reliably provided the whole cycle of works they same planned. The school has its own “factory parts”.
It is clear that the theme of creative works in this school, as indeed in many others, defines the “objective reality” — the presence of certain materials, parts, and engines. And if you have problems, begins combining, attempts something to change, come up with a workaround in the solution of technical tasks and coordinating with the possibilities of desire, to find a way creative idea, consistent effort. The team of young seekers, led by Chesini, is perfectly possible.
LESSON PLUS THE CIRCLE
— In any class, says K. D. Cheshin, I meet students who have a need for knowledge and skills extends far beyond the obligatory program. They primarily constitute the backbone of the design team in the creative tandem “lesson — circle”. These children are taken for the construction of complicated models, and the creation of real machines — karts and electric vehicles. And the young enthusiasts and designers willing to help all the other students, working on machine tools during classroom work, they are based on sketches prepared by members, are made for future machines with different parts. Not even always clear in my mind, what node is this or that detail and how it fits in the car, the boys nevertheless strive to make it as best as possible, confident that their product need to be applied in the case. As for the designers-students who are engaged in the circle, their work at the time of manufacture of such parts takes on the character quite creative, emotionally intense activities.
What is the level of such a school of creativity in the level design work other guys of the city, those engaged in a similar business in institutions — at stations of young technicians, in clubs and Houses of pioneers?
Frankly, it was hard to hide the surprise he saw in the school hallway showcase with many certificates and diplomas obtained in self-similar competition. Competing with experienced athletes, and even seven eighth-graders at this school were among the winners. Their model — racing, radio-controlled, cars of various types — brought to their creators a well-deserved recognition and the second prize at the regional competitions. Pupils Cheshuina about the place then do not dream, I decided to go to the track only in order to try to force.
The debut was a success: it came to sports success. Although he has never been here, the main goal was just a by-product of the process of cognition and creation. Konstantin Dmitrievich constantly pays great attention to the accumulation of children of scientific and technical knowledge, the formation of their theoretical framework for creativity. In the simulation of transport equipment where young designers get from their mentor a lot of interesting and useful information. For example, when designing and building a model car Cheshuin tell them about the features and actions of the real machines of this type. Reports and what is being done in this direction in our country and abroad, and how necessity forces people to work on the problem of improving a motor vehicle with electric traction.
Note and another interesting detail: the specialization for the students of 9-10 grades of the eleventh school of Kuibyshev — English language, but many of its graduates enter technical training institutions, higher and average. I think. this is what happens without the influence of technical schools Cheshuina. And knowledge of a foreign language actively contributes to the training of future commanders of production.
It is noteworthy that Constantine D. on a speciality the teacher of English. But the technique has loved since childhood, and when I was in night school, worked in a factory as a fitter — Adjuster of machine tools. This largely determined the future of the young teacher began with teaching English in this, the 11th school, and became the “Trudovik”. And how: in his classes and in the circle here in full the go English!
In the workshop you can see an extensive display racks with popular scientific and technical literature in Russian and foreign languages.
— The teacher must continuously learn, lots to read, lots to know and fully give all the children that concludes with a smile, Konstantin Dmitrievich. — Began his working life with an Adjuster, and now “establish”! Only instead of soulless machines today I live the childish soul, and with them much more difficult… But interesting!
Our first conversation about possible ways of creative unification of technical circles with the lessons came to an end. It seems that with no less success a combination of classroom work with design creativity may occur and on other technical basis, aviation, ship, tractor, industrial and agricultural machines and mechanisms, simulation of rocket-space apparatuses and systems… This work is successfully conducted by teachers, enthusiasts in a number of schools in our country. And it would, in our view, very useful if these comrades shared the magazine with their experience, told about effective forms and methods of training in technical work directly in schools.