Issue 84 – Term 4, December 2017

(Last Updated On: February 28, 2020)

Issue 84 – Term 4, December 2017


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INTERFACE News and Views 


Student competition winners: Meet our Minecraft marvels for 2017

Shaping a new digital vision for teaching The Hon Clare Curran shares a few thoughts about how she sees her new role as Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media in supporting the changing nature of education.

Great expectations for digital learning in 2018 What’s on your radar for digital technology next year? And where does the new Digital Technologies Curriculum fit with your plans?

Some smokin’ hot apps you must try Looking for something new? Itching for new apps to try? We’ve searched high and low for the hottest digital tools around.

Education 3.0 in 2018 Education needs to change more if our students are to be fully prepared for the world they’ll inhabit. Meet Education 3.0, the next step in the journey of education itself.

Loads of learning and fun at WeLearn17 Last month, Torbay School hosted WeLearn17, a student-led conference showcasing what a group of Auckland’s North Shore schools are doing with their digital technologies.

Book reviews 

Taking recognition online: how to reward students in the digital age One parent’s journey to discover more about her children’s education led her to discover the world of digital badges.

Ready player one: Games aren’t just for playing Computer games are often dismissed as nothing more than a way fill in some down time but for one group of teachers joining Super Street Arcade offered a way to deliver an authentic learning experience.

Competitions Some great prizes to be won!

Lesson Ideas ‘Space Planner’ and ‘Create a bookmark using Word’

Learn to code with Gamefroot

File Share – Four pages of online resources

From the back of the class: And the winner is … digital excellence With more than 500 entries across eight categories, a table crammed full of trophies and Baycourt Theatre jam-packed full of people, it could only mean one thing – it was time to announce the winners of the MADE Awards 2017.

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