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Issue 82 – Term 3, September 2017

Issue 82 – Term 3, September 2017 MAIN FEATURE: Are you making the most of your tech investment? Getting the best from your digital technology is not just about choosing carefully what to buy. It’s also about being smart when you’ve already spent your money. PLUS; File share, […]

Shaping a new digital vision for teaching

The way we live, learn and work is changing rapidly. We rely on connectivity and digital technology to interact, to acquire new skills, to innovate and thrive. New minister Clare Curran shares a few thoughts about how she sees her Ministerial roles in supporting the changing nature of […]

Meet our Minecraft marvels for 2017

Thanks to everyone who entered this year’s INTERFACE Student Minecraft Competition. Your efforts to design the perfect eco-house were outstanding! Judging was extremely tough. But we’ve made our decisions. Congratulations, the winners are … Primary (Years 1-6) Winner Alex Gray, Worser Bay School Runners-up Joshua, Ferguson, Jai, Christian, […]

Issue 84 – Term 4, December 2017

Issue 84 – Term 4, December 2017 Previous issues of Interface available for just $4.60, plus P&P, for orders in New Zealand. (Overseas rates available on request.) Click here to place and order. INTERFACE News and Views  Noticeboard Student competition winners: Meet our Minecraft marvels for 2017 Shaping a […]

Transforming learning … and saving $150,000

As a partner in the Ministry of Education Cloud Transformation Project, Nayland College has saved more than $150,000 in two years and transformed learning with a powerful suite of teaching tools from Microsoft. Thanks to the SNUP programme and investment by the school, Nayland College has a leading-edge […]

Fast-moving transition for Tauranga Boys’ BYOD

For Tauranga Boys’ College, the journey from old school to new began when the school’s Board of Trustees decided to make the transition to a digital learning environment, writes Paul Brislen. “The brief was to help with what we called ‘e-learning’ and to look at a BYOD policy […]

What should happen to ElectroCity?

Genesis Energy’s popular online game ElectroCity is 10 years old. Should it retire? Be replaced? Or be renewed? Help us decide. Have you or your students played Genesis Energy’s online energy game ElectroCity (electrocity.co.nz) sometime in the past decade? That’s right, it is now 10 years old, which, […]

Win STM Dux Rugged iPad Case!

Need some protection for your iPad? STM Dux cases provide best-in-class protection for your device with a transparent back panel and reinforced corners to protect it from inadvertent drops, bumps and bangs. The durable and water resistant polyurethane cover also features a magnetic closure that allows for easy […]

Win a UBTECH Alpha1S!

Meet UBTECH’s Alpha 1S, a humanoid robot that’s simple and easy to operate. Through an app (iOS, Android and web) via Bluetooth, learn and program dances, yoga and exercise moves, Kung Fu, and more. Alpha 1S has 16 servo joints, which provide up to 180 degrees of rotation […]

Issue 81 – Term 3, August 2017

Previous issues of Interface available for just $4.60, plus P&P, for orders in New Zealand. (Overseas rates available on request.) Click here to place and order. INTERFACE Minecraft Student Competition Design the perfect eco-house. Entries now open! INTERFACE News and Views  Noticeboard #GirlsInnov8 Camp Holiday coding programme at St […]

Issue 84, December 2017

In every issue of INTERFACE, ‘File Share’, ‘Lesson Ideas’ and elsewhere feature a range of free tools and resources that teachers can use in their classrooms. And that’s not all. We can help to make the ICT journey easier and more attainable with a selection of free resources […]