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
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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
My aims for next year (2020-21)
On Tuesday, this rollercoaster academic year drew to a close. What a year it has been! At the start of every summer, I like to
Hands-on learning from a distance: what we learned going 1:1 with Ozobot (webinar with Ozobot)
During the period of school closure, our school gifted every student an Ozobot Bit, establishing us as a 1:1 robotics school and, specifically, a 1:1
My experience of school resumption
Hong Kong schools have been open for several weeks already, mostly starting with older students in late May and then gradually for other students in
My thoughts on George Floyd, racism and the important role of education
I’ve written over two hundred blog posts for Mr. Hill’s Musings, but I don’t think I’ve ever had less idea of what to write or
Digital leadership with Olivia Van Ledtje and Louie DaCosta
Last week, our Y4 students and teachers were treated to a special Zoom session with Olivia Van Ledtje (better known as LivBits) and Louie DaCosta
Summer reading 2020: eight book recommendations for teachers
What a year it has been! With protests first and then the coronavirus, it has been a challenging academic year in Hong Kong (as it
Bouncing forward from coronavirus: don’t stop learning!
As mentioned previously, George Couros states that we shouldn’t just bounce back from the school closures, we should “bounce forward”. This idea really resonates with
Urgent Room to Read coronavirus appeal: donations quadrupled!
This is a milestone blog post and I want to do something meaningful and important with it. It’s my 200th post and one year since
Five more certification courses to enhance your remote teaching
A recent blog post by George Couros states that we shouldn’t just bounce back from the coronavirus school closures – we should “bounce forward”. What
Moving Online Together (webinar with ‘Deploy Learning’ and ‘Unstuck Learning Design’) #OnlineTogetherAU
I was invited to join the Moving Online Together webinar, jointly organised by Deploy Learning and Unstuck Learning Design. The discussion was about the school
Free upgrades during the coronavirus period: which tools and how?
This post was inspired by Tim Evans. He shared a very useful tweet that listed tools that are offering free upgrades during this time. However,
Remote learning: revisions, reflections and recommendations
At the beginning of February, I wrote about our contingency plans for the coronavirus school closures in Remote learning: tools and principles. That post is
Edpuzzle: a core tool during the coronavirus closures (Guest post for Edpuzzle)
In response to my last blog post, Remote learning: tools and principles, Edpuzzle reached out and asked if I’d like to write a post for