Come inside the classroom of the future

While Virtual Reality has been on many educators’ radars for a while, it has gained prominence in the last few years as the technology evolves, and gear and content become more readily available. What part can VR play in education and where will it take learning in years […]

‘Digital Passport’ for your new curriculum journey

The Mind Lab by Unitec has launched ‘Digital Passport’, a new video-based learning platform that aims to empower and enable teachers to get the best from the new Ministry’s Digital Technologies Curriculum. This article is exclusive to the print version of INTERFACE Magazine. To read more you can subscribe […]

Dealing with a curriculum for the new digital world

Released last term, schools have two years to study and implement the new Digital Technologies/Hangarau Matihiko (DT/HM) Curriculum. David Kinane explores your next move into this new digital world – and the support that’s available. This article is exclusive to the print version of INTERFACE Magazine. To read more […]

New solution offers cyber safety at school and home

The new, wrap-around ecosystem approach from Family Zone Education Solutions enables cyber safety anywhere, any time, on any device. This means kids stay safe online whether at school, on the move or at home, explains Tim Levy.  Keeping students safe and focused whilst delivering digital learning and modern […]

Looking at an interactive future with ActivPanels

At the beginning of last year, Ferguson Intermediate School upgraded its interactive whiteboards to new Promethean ActivPanels – and it hasn’t taken long for them to transform teaching and learning, writes Imteeaz Mohammed. It’s safe to say that the installation of the new Promethean ActivPanels created a great […]

Tahi Rua Toru Tech Challenge launches

A new digital technology competition is launching today, open to all New Zealand school students, and designed to encourage greater participation in digital technology. The Tahi Rua Toru Tech Challenge is part of a broader initiative to help teachers introduce the new Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko curriculum […]

New Era IT and Ministry host Cloud Transformation Seminars

On Wednesday 4 April at Bayfield High School, New Era IT in partnership with the Ministry of Education will be begin a series of seminars focused on the Schools’ Cloud Transformation Project. “Providing a discussion around Digital Transformation and the benefits for schools, the sessions will give educators the […]

WANTED: Your experiences using Virtual Reality (VR)

Imagine walking ancient worlds, flying through space, meeting dinosaurs or travelling in our own bloodstream … all from the comfort of your classroom. Virtual Reality – or VR for short – is an exciting technology and, in our next issue, we’ll be investigating its enormous potential for learning. […]