Tag Archives: HTML

Google HTML/CSS style guide – a few surprises

This is quite interesting and contradicts some of what I have been teaching. For example I insist on a document having a head/body structure. Goggles advice regarding optional tags ( I may have to update the lesson plans) … <!– … Continue reading

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HTML misconceptions

A common misconception with Year 10 students writing HTML is usage of heading tags.  Many students incorrectly assume that <h1> is the first heading, <h2> the second and so on… Until they get to <h7> when they get an error. They have … Continue reading

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Importance of indenting and layout

Purpose: To teach students the importance of layout i.e. indenting, white space etc. when writing HTML. Give them a copy of the attached and ask them to explain what it does. Give them a properly laid out version for comparative … Continue reading

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George Takei for classroom humour that supports learning

I have become a fan of George Takei. The images on his wall book are often hilarious, intelligent, poignant and facilitate powerful learning opportunities. George can be found at http://www.facebook.com/georgehtakei/photos. By way of example… As a way of explaining problem solving in HTML/CSS scripting this … Continue reading

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