Last month, I attended the PWS Yūgen 2.0 media literacy conference and was invited to present as a keynote speaker. It was a weekend of
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Design thinking: how are goods and services developed?
We recently finished a Year Three unit about goods and services. The entire unit was approached through a framework of design thinking. This blog post
1:1 robotics with Ozobot (article for STEM|ED Magazine)
STEM|ED Magazine is the brainchild of Fi Morrison. Fi is a Digital Literacy Coach in Australia, a passionate educator and my good Twitter friend. When
Takeaways from The Learning Jam
The Learning Jam, presented by Toddle, was a 24-hour PD event and celebration of all things STEAM. The expert teachers and designers from around the
Is Instagram a good platform for teachers?
Tomorrow marks six months since I started my professional “teachergram” account (@adamhilledu). I’d like to take this opportunity to discuss Instagram as a platform for
Favourite five from 2020
At the end of every calendar year, I like to look back on my blog posts and shine a light on five of my favourites.
Merry Christmas, PLN! (2020)
This Christmas blog post is my annual opportunity to reflect on the year and thank my professional learning network for all of their support. What
Highlights from our body systems unit
I’m really enjoying my move to Year Three this year because I get to experience new units and can see the bigger picture of how
Design thinking: reducing and resolving student conflicts
Last month, I wrote a blog post titled What is design thinking?. It outlined the design thinking process generally and offered a brief explanation of each
“Character matters”: my thoughts on the 2020 US election
As I write, I’m working through many thoughts. Let me start with this overwhelming one: today is a good day. Today is a good day
What is design thinking?
In recent years, I have developed a keen interest in design thinking in education. As a framework, I believe that it adds tremendous value to
Empowered Digital Leaders has launched!
This summer, Jennifer Casa-Todd and I launched the (free) Empowered Digital Leaders online course for educators, and our first incredible cohort has just graduated. We’re
Nintendo Labo: where gaming meets STEM education
I’m not much of a gamer so Labo wasn’t really on my radar when the first kits were released in 2018. I am, however, passionate
Remote Learning 2.0: making a full, synchronous timetable work
Back in May, schools in Hong Kong were able to reopen (you can read about my experience here). We enjoyed a few weeks of relative
Ozobot 101: everything you need to get started + EVO BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY!
It’s August 30th and today is my birthday! To celebrate with my PLN, I’m giving away six Ozobot Evo Educator Entry Kits. The giveaway links
Every summer, wherever I am in the world, I always make time for the Hive Summit. Organised and hosted by Michael Matera, the Hive offers
Innovation: from buzzword to mindset
It is my belief that innovation is one of our most important goals in education, now more than ever. Our schools, teachers and students must
Learning with the Apple Teacher program
My previous blog post was about video overlay options in iMovie and, since then, I’ve received lots of additional questions about iMovie from enthusiastic educators.
Video overlay options in iMovie
I’ve used iMovie a lot over the years but only using the standard, most basic video editing options. But during the period of remote learning,
Media By Example updates (summer 2020)
The idea for Media By Example was born at the Google for Education Certified Innovator Academy in Sydney, May 2019. You can read about my