In 1992 I graduated with 11 other students in the first Residential Design Drafting class at Keene State College. Today - after a slightly winding path including manufacturing, architecture, cabinet and furniture making, remodeling and a few bands my mother wished I hadn't joined - I teach CAD Drafting and Residential Construction at my alma mater. I approach teaching architecture similar to design and construction. Teaching why needs to be reinforced with how. Unifying technology with practical hands-on doing reinforces skills, helps expand creativity, builds confidence and fosters problem solving skills.