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The life and times of an elderly educationalist in a technological age.

Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Children do that to you!

Take your breath away! Teachers can do that too...when they feel constraints have been lifted. My ties to the paper doctrine were loosened today, when, in discussion with our head teacher, it seemed my "off the wall thinking" might actually fit with the latest initiative!...Gee whizz! Still got to get it to match the 5 to...no the 3...to something...to prove though.
In class today, I mentioned, in passing, when a child had picked up her photo for the teddy blog, that she would not see the picture in the space for the post, and she replied " No I know, it'll be html!" I asked, "What's that?" and she replied that it would be computer language for it to understand the picture. If you are not impressed, you should be! She is seven! Give them the tools!!!!!
Morag's got the html bug...as well as a nasty cold..clever person that she is! She saw the html for the sliding titles on the teddy blog..picked up on the fact that she could copy and paste it into her own title bar and it worked. Check it out at Morag's blog
Don't you just love working with thinking individuals? Not an anorak in sight!!


Blogger Morag Macdonald said...

..and the internet bug has gone. All working this morning

6:51 am

Blogger Ewan McIntosh said...

Blogging IS Curriculum for Excellence!

7:09 am

Blogger marlyn moffat said...

Oh and Creativity.....Oh and AifL....Oh and Enterprise....an....an...but I just need to get it on a planner!!!!!! And it just keeps developing and throwing up strands ahead of me!

9:48 pm


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