WIN a Code Avengers school licence

Code Avengers is giving away a one-year FULL school licence to a New Zealand school to kick-start its digital technology programme in 2019! To find out more and to enter, go to info.codeavengers.com/interface2018/september Code Avengers has recently added nine new Junior courses to the Code Avengers platform. These courses, which fit […]

Following a pathway to code

Over the past couple of years, we’ve been on a journey to authentically integrate more digital technology into the curriculum, writes Mike Hansen, of Scots College Prep School. Realising the potential that it has in the classroom to enhance not only the core literacies of reading, writing and […]

The challenge of creating code in the classroom

The new Digital Technologies Curriculum is bringing fresh challenges to classrooms, among them computer programming. If you’re wondering where to start, here are some ways teachers are already introducing coding with great success. This article is exclusive to the print version of INTERFACE Magazine. To read more you can […]

Ready to be a Master of Contemporary Education?

Popular demand has prompted The Mind Lab to announce a second 2018 intake of its Master of Contemporary Education (MCE) programme. Launching earlier this year, the MCE is an extension of The Mind Lab’s Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital & Collaborative Learning), which comprises the first 60 […]

Meeting the threat of being held to ransom

How safe is your school’s data from hackers? What should you do if you are attacked? Here Sarah Putt explores how a Taranaki school coped with a ransomware attack recently and what you should do if your school becomes a victim. This article is exclusive to the print […]

Digital learning with days at the museum

Raranga Matihiko | Weaving Digital Futures is offering students with limited digital learning opportunities the chance to tell stories that matter to them. What stories could you tell if you had access to the exciting resources and collections at your local museum? That’s the opportunity – and challenge […]

Surface GO is a go

Microsoft has unveiled the newest addition to the Surface family, Surface GO. It’s the smallest, lightest Surface yet, weighing 522 grams and 8.3 mm thin. It comes with a 10-inch touchscreen and adjustable built-in Kickstand, USB 3.1 (for data, video and charging), a headphone jack, and a MicroSD […]

Teacher wellbeing benefits from flipped approach

Workload, anxiety, stress and burnout are often cited as reasons why teachers leave the profession. Science teacher Steve Griffiths has found that flipping his lessons has greatly reduced these and improved his job satisfaction. During the holidays I worked hard to redo a number of my videos and […]