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(Last Updated On: September 7, 2018)

Issue 89 – Term 3, August 2018



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2018 School-gen Minecraft Eco-House Competition 

INTERFACE News and Views 


Belkin: The future at their fingertips

Upgrade means safer and smarter schools’ network From this month, schools across New Zealand are set to begin benefitting from improved and more robust internet services thanks to an upgrade of N4L’s Managed Network.

Students learn Italian playing Assassin’s Creed An innovative university professor is using popular, interactive computer games to teach Italian.

Tackling the challenge of smartphones and mobility Smartphones, in combination with student mobility, present a major headache for schools. Linewize by Family Zone offers a cyber safety solution for whole school communities.

Focus on simplifying your use of technology Education specialist Martin Hughes explores ways he works with schools to successfully integrate ICT with learning.

Special feature: Are you picking up STEAM in your classroom? We explore way educators are integrating maths, science, art, engineering, and technology into hands-on learning activities.

  • Following a pathway to meaningful learning
  • Introducing TAKP Makerspace
  • Robots and numbers

Mind Lab Kids Classroom has arrived The Mind Lab by Unitec has given its free educational website, Mind Lab Kids, a major overhaul with a significant upgrade for teachers. 


Coding cars models the future of transport Collaboration and computational thinking are just two of the skills required for AutonoMate, as Mt Roskill Grammar School students discover when coding semi-autonomous cars.

What you had to say about INTERFACEXpo 2018

Review: Belkin Active Pro Rucksack

Competitions Some great prizes to be won!

Lesson Ideas

File Share – Four pages of online resources

Try flipping your teaching with Facebook Ever thought of using Facebook in your classroom? The world’s most popular social media service is accessible and intuitive, and offers an awesome opportunity to ‘flip’ the way you teach.

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