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The challenge of creating code in the classroom

The new Digital Technologies Curriculum is bringing fresh challenges to classrooms, among them computer programming. If you’re wondering where to start, here are some ways teachers are already introducing coding with great success. This article is exclusive to the print version of INTERFACE Magazine. To read more you can […]

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. Launching earlier this year, the MCE is an extension of The Mind Lab’s Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital & Collaborative Learning), which comprises the first 60 […]

Meeting the threat of being held to ransom

How safe is your school’s data from hackers? What should you do if you are attacked? Here Sarah Putt explores how a Taranaki school coped with a ransomware attack recently and what you should do if your school becomes a victim. This article is exclusive to the print […]

Digital learning with days at the museum

Raranga Matihiko | Weaving Digital Futures is offering students with limited digital learning opportunities the chance to tell stories that matter to them. What stories could you tell if you had access to the exciting resources and collections at your local museum? That’s the opportunity – and challenge […]

Are you picking up STEAM in your classroom?

It’s more than simply building robots and doing science experiments. STEAM is about applying knowledge from multiple learning areas to solve real-world problems. Here we explore way educators are integrating maths, science, art, engineering, and technology into hands-on learning activities. This article is exclusive to the print version […]

Students learn Italian playing Assassin’s Creed

An innovative university professor is using popular, interactive computer games to teach Italian, allowing his students to master two terms worth of learning through one intensive class for those new to the language. This article is exclusive to the print version of INTERFACE Magazine. To read more you can […]

Review: Space and style with the Belkin Active Pro

What’s new? What do we think? What do you need to know? New devices are being pitched at the education market all the time. INTERFACE Editor Greg Adams checks out this recent addition to the ‘bag’ section of the TELA scheme. Belkin Active Pro Rucksack After reviewing the […]

Focus on simplifying your use of technology

In response to an article in our last issue on the impact of restricting students’ use of digital technology, education specialist Martin Hughes explores ways he works with schools to successfully integrate ICT with learning. This article is exclusive to the print version of INTERFACE Magazine. To read more […]

Mind Lab Kids Classroom has arrived

The Mind Lab by Unitec has given its free educational website, Mind Lab Kids, a major overhaul with a significant upgrade for teachers. Primary and intermediate educators can now create and share engaging STEAM activities in just a matter of minutes using Mind Lab Kids Classroom.  Powered by […]

Upgrade means safer and smarter schools’ network

From this month, schools across New Zealand are set to begin benefitting from improved and more robust internet services thanks to an upgrade of the student-focused Managed Network operated by Network for Learning (N4L). In the first major refresh of its Managed Network since schools began connecting at […]

September Magazine Out Now!

Issue 90 – Term 3, September 2018   To read more you can subscribe at interfaceonline.co.nz/subscribe/ Subscriptions start from just $1 a copy!   INTERFACE News and Views Noticeboard Matific launches in Te Reo MÃori 2018 School-gen Minecraft Eco-House Competition Digital learning with days at the museum The Raranga Matihiko […]