What's a floppy disk?

Originally published at: https://menino.com/wp/2013/05/whats-a-floppy-disk/

I helped set up and supervise an exam with a class of Grade 6 students.

When told to click the “floppy disk” icon to save, the students just had blank looks. They had no idea what a floppy disk was.

Here it is 2013 and Microsoft is still using a disk icon for “Save.”