Issue 90 – Term 3, September 2018
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|INTERFACE News and Views
Matific launches in Te Reo MÃori
2018 School-gen Minecraft Eco-House Competition
Digital learning with days at the museum The Raranga Matihiko | Weaving Digital Futures programme is offering students with limited digital learning opportunities the chance to tell the stories using museum taonga.
Meeting the threat of being held to ransom Sarah Putt explores how a Taranaki school coped with a ransomware attack recently and what you should do if your school becomes a victim.
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.
Special feature: The challenge of creating code in the classroom The new Digital Technologies Curriculum is bringing fresh challenges to classrooms, among them computer programming. Wondering where to start? Here are some ways teachers are already introducing coding with great success.
Schoology enables a new e-learning vision Rototuna High Schools have been purpose-built to encourage collaborative and creative, cross-curricular learning. The choice of LMS has been fundamental to enabling innovative learning environments.
Focus on purpose and passion proves a success Digital Technology becoming part of the core Technology Curriculum is viewed as a positive change for the future at St Cuthbert’s. And the Auckland girls’ school is ensuring changes are being implemented in a purposeful, managed and thoughtful way.
Competitions Some great prizes to be won!
Gamefroot Coding Cards 5 and 6
File Share – Four pages of online resources
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.