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
I am very proud to be the first ever returning guest on the Making Better Teachers podcast and I really appreciate the second invitation from host
First of all, it is important to emphasise what HyperDocs are not. HyperDocs are not just digital worksheets. They are thoughtfully designed digital lessons that support
This weekend, I hopped over the border from Hong Kong into China for a weekend of learning at the EdTechTeam Shekou Summit (Shenzhen). Three years
As we design our lessons, we should consider our learning intentions and choose the best tool(s) for the job. Sometimes that involves technology and sometimes
Working in such a big and busy school, I receive many emails every day from colleagues, students and parents. It’s vital that I keep up
I absolutely love Bitmoji! It allows users to create a personal avatar of themselves that appears in hundreds of picture messages. It never gets boring because
Most people are aware of the Google certifications that are available and the titles that teachers can gain upon completion: Google Certified Educator Level 1
It has been an eventful week for teachers in Hong Kong. In an attempt to manage the influenza epidemic, the Hong Kong Education Bureau (EDB) announced
With each Google certification, I have described the process as a journey. It has really felt like that because I started from scratch. Before moving
This morning, I have been using Google Sheets to prepare and organise my weight loss plan. Yes, I’m taking it very seriously so feel free to
Considering how much I love Google Classroom, it’s surprising that I haven’t blogged about it since September. There have been many great updates since then.
Corey Engstrom is a Californian blogger who interviews teachers from around the world about educational technology and how it can be used to enhance learning.
Back in May, I completed the exam to become a Level 1 Google Certified Educator, after months of working through the online units. I reflected
Last night, my colleague Dickie and I went to our first 21st Century Learning Teach Meet. What a fantastic event! The Teach Meets are regular
On Tuesday (incidentally my 28th birthday), I co-led some differentiated PD about Google Classroom. The aim is to implement it across the whole of the
My students and I are already fairly familiar with Google Forms (to see how we use Google Forms for peer-assessments, click here). My students are
Have you heard of Minecraft? Of course you have, most likely because your students are infatuated with it! Perhaps not all of them play it, but
When I moved to Hong Kong and to my new school, one of the biggest changes for me was the size of the school. Before
A couple of hours ago, I completed my Google Certified Educator Level 1 exam, alongside a fantastic team of colleagues (Dickie, Daniel, Julie, Stephanie and Cindy).