a place to shine a light on the work of students and teachers
The 'basics' is what the sketching and drafting posts are about. In today's school environment there are other ways to teach design. This is an attempt to fill in some blanks for teachers who have spent little time sketching and drawing. Simply put, it is our attempt to encourage time with a pencil and paper for both teachers and students.
Build up your library. There are many $5.00 books 'out there'. Thriftbooks is a site I use and buy from. Use their 'search box'.
For sure, use Google: Engineering Drafting and design books, used
A book you might want to get hold of: Drafting Problems by Paul Wallach
ISBN 0-02-629620-6 Used at Amazon. <$20.00 Book at Amazon Link
Sketching, Isometric, Orthographic, Perspective, dimensioning, and all things 'drafting'.