Issue 92 – Term 1, March 2019
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|Survey: A Snapshot of Digital learning in Schools 2019, in association with HP
INTERFACE News and Views
The Mind Lab: Deliver new digital technologies content with confidence
New network offers digital support for teachers CS4S Teachers’ Network supports educators working with the Digital Technology Curriculum in Years 1 to 10. It aims to grow their expertise and create a collaborative community.
Student-led training unlocks the power of peers Since 2013, Sticks ‘n Stones has been challenging bullying behaviours. Now it’s teamed up with Facebook to take its augmented training programme nationwide and is looking for schools to sign up and take part.
Code Avengers: A fun and easy way to integrate the new Digital Technologies curriculum into your classroom
Special feature: Is your teaching game for a change? Games can definitely be fun and engaging but do they deliver improved learning outcomes? Here teachers share their experiences of how games (digital and otherwise) are playing a beneficial part in the classroom.
All the magic from the MADE Awards 2018 Congratulations to everyone who took part in the latest MADE Awards competition. Here’s just some of the action from the awards ceremony night in Tauranga.
The Matanga project: PLD for a revised curriculum Technology Education New Zealand (TENZ) recently gained funding from the Ministry of Education for a new initiative to provide professional learning and development for school teachers. Meet the Ma-tanga (Expert Mentor) Project.
The ups and downs of teaching with drones With drones becoming increasingly available and affordable, Andre Kneepkens decided the time was right to introduce them into his coding and robotics programme at Maidstone Intermediate School.
Review: Epson EcoTank ET-2710
File Share – Four pages of online resources
Competitions Some great prizes to be won!
Using AR to teach maths to kids with Cerebral Palsy ‘The Wizard World of Numbers’ is a locally-developed Augmented Reality (AR) app that’s helping to teach basic maths to students with Cerebral Palsy.