Archive for February 25th, 2009
Aren’t some of the error messages computers churn out, a little confusing?
(This one came up today).
Some times they contain delightful spelling mistakes too:
“An error has arroased” being one of my favourites.
In trying to get used to the countless error messages that came up in Vista when we briefly took the foolish step of trying it, I frequently wanted to make one that simply said:
“I HAVE NO SIGNIFICANCE WHATSOEVER. IGNORE ME
Try out Atom Smasher’s Error Message Generator to make some funnies of your own.
Adding one in to a presentation could really get a few people worried, eh?
A dash across the county to Redruth School for a delightful afternoon with Year 6 pupils from a further 5 primary schools: Treleigh CP School, Pennoweth CP School, Lanner CP School, Treirgie Junior School and Stithians CP School.
Thank you to Tracey Cutts, from the English and Media faculty, here at Redruth School, for recording some of her thoughts about the session:
“A crowd of nervous faces entered the room- this was not their school; they didn’t quite know why they were here, what they were doing or who this strange man was. ‘Mr Rylands’ kicked into gear and the performance began… from Tim AND the children.
The start of our three day visit to Cornwall as part of our extended creativity project with Cornwall Education Authority, and this morning we were at Camborne Science and Community College
Our ‘guest blogger’ Ben Davies from Roskear Primary, who had been involved in training last year, and has a great understanding that it is NOT just about the games, very kindly put these observations down for us.
Myst IV – Camborne Science & Community College 25th February 2009
No lesson starts – there is no learning intention or success criteria mentioned initially!
‘Mr Walker’ (Tim’s walking stick) immediately gets the children thinking.
We slip into the lesson and the landscape.