Thanks to all you magnificent Minecrafters who entered this year’s INTERFACE Student Minecraft Competition. Here is a selection of the entries we received: Your Dream Home (Years 1-6) Your Dream Home (Years 7-8) Landmarks and Locations/New Zealand (All Years)
Christmas could be coming early thanks to Equico. Simply ask them for a quote and your school could win 1 of 2 DJI Phantom 3 Drones (RRP $950). Contact an education leasing specialist, email@example.com. But be quick. This offer ends 31 December, 2016.
Are you mad for Minecraft? Would you like a Minecraft event? Minecraft is a powerful and engaging tool in the classroom; we want to make it even more so. So, we’re considering hosting a Minecraft event next year. We’ve been brainstorming ideas … but we’re also looking for […]
How are you using digital technology in your classroom? Tell us about what you’ve done and how you’ve done it, and all that you’ve learned along the way. What successes and learning outcomes have you achieved? What challenges have you met and overcome, big or small, success or […]
Not long to go now until registrations open for INTERFACEXpo 2017. It’ll coincide with the publication of our first issue next year. Of course, we’ll let you know as soon as it happens, so you can book your place! We’ll be holding three events next year: Blenheim – […]
Congratulations to all this year’s winners in the MADE Awards. The awards ceremony at the Bay Court Theatre in Tauranga was a glamorous affair and a huge success. Check out the full results and all the action from the night. “A HUGE Congratulations to each and every finalists […]
A New Zealand-designed school programme for developing computational thinking skills is being given a major global boost, thanks to a new grant announced today by Microsoft NZ. The Computer Science Unplugged project is a collection of free learning activities that teach Computer Science through engaging games and puzzles […]
Three years ago, the ‘Hour of Code’ was launched. So far, an estimated 10 per cent of all the world’s students have tried it. The 2016 Hour of Code events take place 5 -11 December. “For this year’s Hour of Code, we want to expand participation by the […]
Thanks to everyone who voted in the INTERFACE Awards 2016. Your input will help us choose this year’s winners. Good luck to all our finalists. We’re finalising the scores and placings. The results will be announced on Friday, 25 November.
There’s still time for your students to enter our Minecraft competition … but they’ll have to be quick! Entries close today. The page will be open until the end of the day. There are four categories to choose from in this year’s competition. Your Dream House (Years 1-6) Your […]
Following months of testing and free trials for early adopters, Microsoft has announced the official launch of Minecraft: Education Edition. In a statement it says: “We are excited to announce that the full version of Minecraft: Education Edition is now available for purchase in 11 languages and 50 […]
Twitter has announced that it is closing video sharing service Vine. It launched about four years ago and lets users share six-second-long video clips that played on a loop. In a statement the company said: “Since 2013, millions of people have turned to Vine to laugh at loops and […]