Session Follow-Up: Plug Us In

In an outstanding reminder that teachers working in digital spaces need to be digitally resilient, I had a hard-core technology melt-down in a session on digital tools that facilitate collaborative work in professional learning communities today.

Basically, I was trying to post a series of new resources for participants to explore that weren’t already included in the materials that I had handed out for the session.  Typically, that kind of content gets posted on a separate blog that I maintain for session materials.

The hitch for today is that my session materials blog service — Posterous — was acting SUPER wonky.  At times, I couldn’t find the blog at all.  At times, I could — but I couldn’t make a post.

In the end, I posted the content here:

http://bit.ly/OcYmDL

The lesson in my digital dilemma is a simple one, though:  Things don’t ALWAYS go as planned when you’re working in online spaces with new tools, but there is ALWAYS a workaround for challenges if you’re willing to be diligent.

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Epic Tech Fail – My Trailfire Tirade

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One thought on “Session Follow-Up: Plug Us In

  1. Grant Lichtman

    Not unique to the digital world, though is it, Bill? Change a few words, leave the fist, and this could be one of the classic social/political posters from just about any part of the 20th Century, from Pearl Harbor to Che to Mao to People’s Park. It is about refusing to quit!

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