The Year 9 class who are participating in the trial are helping us out by blogging their experiences. Some have really taken to it and some haven’t. This is obvious as many people try to blog but run out of steam quickly.
One of the students who has really taken the blogging on board is Charlie. He blogs … a LOT! Sometimes it is useful stuff where he has reviewed his day and sometimes it is him talking about things he does outside of school. He wrote a great short post last month about what to do if you are bored where he suggested to draw a face on your chin and film it upside down on your netbook.
He really enjoys getting comments on his blog; a little while back the vice-principal from the school commented on a post and he sent me an email with the following …
“Hi Stuart Guess what, Liz Boote commented on my Blog!!! WOW!!! Shes like high up head in the school!!! “
He then took it upon himself to email the principal of the school to tell him about his blog and invited him to read it. Brilliant self publicity … he’ll go far!
Please take a look at Charlie’s blog at http://charlieswan.wordpress.com or have a look at one of my highlights from his blog.
- explaining the netbook competition from his point of view
- review of Hall Day (a collapsed curriculum day) – this is the one that the vice-principal commented on
- showcase of a piece of work that he did in art – just used the netbook webcam to photograph it
- tips if you are bored – the upside down chin post