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Don’t miss the 2018 MADE Awards

Interested in digital creativity? Now in their 11th years, the MADE Awards 2018 are a fantastic way to challenge your students’ digital media skills. There are eight categories to choose from: Commercial; Music Video; Story Telling; Documentary; Creative Digital Image; Graphic Design; Photo Essay; and Open. Each is […]

Congratulations to our latest competition winners

We had some great prizes up for grabs in our last issue. Firstly, there were two copies of ‘All About Virtual Reality’. They go to Simon Pearse, Waipawa School, Hawke’s Bay, and Andrew Chambers, Riverview School, Kerikeri. We also had a STEAMS Kit. The first name drawn was […]

Tahi Rua Toru Tech Challenge launches

A new digital technology competition is launching today, open to all New Zealand school students, and designed to encourage greater participation in digital technology. The Tahi Rua Toru Tech Challenge is part of a broader initiative to help teachers introduce the new Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko curriculum […]

New Era IT and Ministry host Cloud Transformation Seminars

On Wednesday 4 April at Bayfield High School, New Era IT in partnership with the Ministry of Education will be begin a series of seminars focused on the Schools’ Cloud Transformation Project. “Providing a discussion around Digital Transformation and the benefits for schools, the sessions will give educators the […]

WANTED: Your experiences using Virtual Reality (VR)

Imagine walking ancient worlds, flying through space, meeting dinosaurs or travelling in our own bloodstream … all from the comfort of your classroom. Virtual Reality – or VR for short – is an exciting technology and, in our next issue, we’ll be investigating its enormous potential for learning. […]