John Costilla's Blog – February 2009 Archive (6)

Black Out

I noticed this today on Twitter and it caught my eye, but I really didn't know why. It just stuck out like a sore thumb.…


Added by John Costilla on February 18, 2009 at 9:59pm — 2 Comments

Flickit: iPhone App

I've loaded this app and it's just as clean and easy as it says. I would definitely change a few things. 1) make it easier to load multiple images at one time instead of having to go back into your library after each image. 2)As stated, make viewing flickr from the app. Overall, great find and very simple straight forward.…


Added by John Costilla on February 16, 2009 at 10:17am — No Comments

Drop In: Connect the Dots

Don't settle, do what you enjoy. This was to me the basis for Steve Job's commencement speech of 05. As you look at two of the brightest technology leaders (Jobs/Gates) of our time, a common thread comes about. They both worked really hard and they both were true to their passion. At some point, the probably got a lucky break, but for the most part, they did not conform to the status quo. They both went about their success by leaving college early. They both were diligent in their passion and… Continue

Added by John Costilla on February 14, 2009 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

A Different Differentiated Instruction

Granted this 9 year old prodigy comes from a background of technology know-how. His father is a chief technology officer at technology firm and writes iPhone applications. But what astonishes me is that this kid has taken… Continue

Added by John Costilla on February 10, 2009 at 7:00am — No Comments

My TCEA Review

The theme for the 2009 TCEA convention in Austin was "Accelerate Technology," obviously a play on the racing industry. So it was off to the race track for me. As I made my way down the isles of the exhibit hall, it was less acceleration and more of the same — clickers and… Continue

Added by John Costilla on February 9, 2009 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Live @ TCEA with Only a Mobile Phone

I will be headed to TCEA this morning to connect and meet up with friends and colleagues at the Texas education technology conference. Using my mobile phone and Qik, I will live feed and capture small segments and share here throughout the day. Feel free to join in or preview recorded sessions. I will also be sharing pics using Flickr and Twitter to post status updates. My goal is to see how much content can be captured all from the use of my mobile.

Links to… Continue

Added by John Costilla on February 4, 2009 at 6:45am — No Comments


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