Even In Failure There Is A Gift

This month I have been working on using a new tool that I think is very useful and looks amazing. This tool is called Sway and it is one of the newest product/tools that Microsoft has created.

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I am still learning the ropes of this amazing tool, but so far I am loving it. I have created several Sways this month and most recently have used it for my newsletter: Weekly Dose of Caffeine.

Over time I know that this tool will become more robust with more features. What I really enjoy about this tool is that it helps you organize your thoughts in a fashion that flows, but is easy for the ready to chunk the material and process. Down the road I see myself using this to present information at meetings, bringing it into the classroom for students to use, and hopefully this summer experiment with Sway as a presentation slidedeck for a presentation.

The beauty of it for me is the ease. I would like a few more options, but I think they will develop over time. I wish I could pick the exact layout that I want, but for now the Remix function challenges my thinking about layout.

If you have not used Sway, I strongly urge to test it out. Everything is stored online so you always have access and in a few minutes you will figure out how to make things work. It is that easy. Additionally, the more you play, the more you realize what it can all do.

For example, here is my latest newsletter.

This week for my newsletter I focused on the topic of FAILURE!

Even In Failure There Is A Gift

This week I wanted to focus on failure…

Now I know we get tired of hearing, reading, and talking about failure as it is a buzzword. However, I am approaching failure a bit differently and sharing how our mindset and celebration of trying can really help us learn, grow, and develop.

Enjoy and read all about it here!

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