Merrick Russell



Member since
10/12/2009

Merrick Russell

Merrick Russell is a qualified educator with a B.I.D and M. Ed. He began his career as an industrial designer working on the styling of motor yachts. Since then he has been teaching Design and Technology and brings over 15 years of classroom experience. Over the past 10 years he has conducted various teacher training courses through University of Sydney, AIS and TTA. Above all he is passionate about developing creativity in the classroom.

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STEM ready: Equipment
16/11/2015

Small group made it easy to discuss ideas. Range of ideas and equipment showed how a range of machines could be integrated.

STEM ready: Equipment
16/11/2015

Small groups make it more enjoyable with a more informal approach it’s easier to get feedback/information. Good to see all equipment functioning.

STEM ready: Equipment
16/11/2015

Good.

STEM ready: Equipment
16/11/2015

Good demo disks.

STEM ready: Equipment
by David Marr on 16/11/2015

Superb. Very informative and Merrick was extremely knowledgeable and friendly.

STEM ready: Equipment
by Chantell Waycott on 16/11/2015

Excellent set up and demonstration. Huge range of equipment covered and practical activities.

STEM ready: Equipment
16/11/2015

What was advertised was delivered. Nice balance of hands on and discussion. Would have liked basic notes.

28/11/2013

Really good to come together & talk software / hardware / projects / ideas / etc.
Excellent to have someone presenting the course who also teaches CNC at a H.S.

28/11/2013

Excellent demonstration, easy to follow along, picked up some great tips to use back at school.

28/11/2013

A great overview of CAD/CAM technology. Brought up concepts that I had not considered prior to course.

28/11/2013

Very helpful, but some take home notes would have improved the usefulness.

28/11/2013

A very interesting course which gives some direction for state of the art technology for use in the classroom.

07/11/2013

Very practical. Able to complete projects. Experience problems that students would experience.

07/11/2013

Very well presented.

07/11/2013
07/11/2013

A fantastic day doing something you can actually use in the classroom.

10/09/2013

A very informative session. It was good to have the Epilog machines in the room and the expertise of Merrick & the supporting equipment companies together. It would have been beneficial to have more time on Cordel Draw.

10/09/2013

Content was good, presenter was able to answer all questions, practical tasks were good.

10/09/2013

Would like more hands on but really worthwhile content and information.

10/09/2013

Would have appreciated further opportunity to learn software (Corel Draw).