Michael Simkins's Blog – May 2013 Archive (2)

When technology fails us

I love technology, but sometimes it can be so frustrating!  I spent hours creating some beautiful charts and graphs in a PowerPoint presentation to share at the TICAL Advisory meeting today.  I uploaded the file ahead of time to Adobe Connect.  My turn on the agenda came and I launched my presentation, all set to proudly show my creation.  Instead of pride I got chagrin.  None of the graphs showed up.  I shared a series of slides blank but for a title at the top, adding a verbal description…

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Added by Michael Simkins on May 14, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Mobile Technologies and Learning

Months ago, TICAL cadre members and I started putting together a mind map about mobile technologies and learning.  As happens with many projects, we got a lot accomplished at first but, before we were done, the project stalled as our attentions were pulled elsewhere.

Finally, we've got some momentum going again.  I've been working on it most of the day and, while there are some finishing touches yet to be made, it's nearly finished—or as finished as anything ever is these days. …

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Added by Michael Simkins on May 10, 2013 at 5:33pm — No Comments

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