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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 […]

Issue 80 – Term 2, June 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  Review of INTERFACEXpo 2017 Noticeboard Students join HP’s Business Boot Camp Creating an online education revolution ‘Communities of Online […]

Win a Bicycle Phone Holder!

Helmet? Check. Tyres pumped up? Check. Water bottle? Check. Mobile phone? … Being on your bike doesn’t mean being out of communication. The Fly Bicycle Phone Holder will safely, securely and conveniently position your phone on the handlebars. It fits most device sizes, with the supporting arms able […]

Win Canon Selphy CP100 Photo Printer!

Got photos stuck on your phone or tablet that you’d really like to print out and keep? It’s never been easier to solve this problem thanks to the Selphy CP1200. This small, elegant and portable Wi-Fi photo printer is easy for anyone to use. Simply connect your smart […]

Win a Flea Market Retro Turntable Case!

It’s official. Vinyl’s back! Whether you’re discovering the power of records for the first time or have boxes of them in storage just waiting to be rediscovered, turntables are trendy again. Among them is the Flea Market Retro Turntable Case. This all-in-one package includes built-in speakers (0.45W), headphone […]

Are these the LogicBots you’re looking for?

For Kenneth Ward, studying chemistry at university led to a fascination with robots but they were too expensive for a student to really get into. So, he started making computer games about robots instead. Meet LogicBots, an educational game where players build virtual robots to complete puzzles using […]