Showing posts from July, 2018

A wonderful wet weekend wondering wistfully.

In the second week of July, I had the privilege of spending the weekend with some amazing educators from across New Zealand discussing everything from computational thinking to dancing micro-bits as part of inaugural New Zealand Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert hui held in Microsoft's offices in Auckland. Anne Taylor, Teacher Engagement Manager for Microsoft NZ, kicked off the Hui on Saturday morning For those unaware, MIE Experts are part of the  Microsoft Innovative Educator program  who have consistently demonstrated the use of Microsoft Educational applications in innovative ways and who share their knowledge, skills, and expertise with other educators both locally and globally. The efforts on New Zealand's MIEE's are highlighted in the following website: .  The two-day event was organized by MIE Fellows  Nikkie Laing ,  Morgan McKeen ,  Rachel Chisnall  and  Steve Martin  who are a small group of educators who have demonstrated