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Wanted: Your plans for the Toyko Olympics

Following a year’s delay, the 2020 Summer Olympics are schedule for 23 July to 8 August in Tokyo, Japan. How will you be learning around the Olympics? We want to hear what you’re planning (or have already done) – and share them with INTERFACE readers. Just drop us a line. […]

Join us and Sir Ian Taylor at INTERFACEXpo 2021

We’re delighted that Sir Ian Taylor will be presenting at this year’s INTERFACEXpo events. He’ll be talking about Mātauranga, a new teaching resource he’s helped to create, and much more. Don’t miss this chance to hear from and meet one of New Zealand’s greatest digital innovators. Registrations are […]

Review: A laptop for the teaching professional

What’s new? What do you need to know? New devices are being pitched at the education market all the time. INTERFACE Editor Greg Adams checks out a new device from Acer that’s designed to meet the demands of teaching. Acer TravelMate Spin P4 There’s something about the Spin P4 […]

SPECIAL OFFER: LearnCoach is FREE for Term 1

With the continued Covid disruptions across Aotearoa, LearnCoach has a special offer for all teachers and students. LearnCoach Classroom is now free for all to use in Term 1. Simply register or log in! Enjoy the pre-made NCEA courses to share with students, whatever level you teach and […]

Playing video games could be good for mental health

Video games are a waste of time and bad for you, right? Well, don’t throw away your consoles and joysticks just yet. A new study suggests that’s not necessarily true and computer games may actually benefit players’ well-being. Researchers at Oxford University have found a positive correlation between […]

Meet our latest competition winners

Thanks to everyone who entered our latest competitions. You had a little extra time over the holidays – and it showed in the 100s of entries we received. The winners of the two Sphero Mini packs are Rennatta Thomas, Hillpark School, Auckland (green) and Katherine Brown, Kaiwaka School, […]