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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 […]

Spring Equinox Sun Survey and Infographic competition

Schoolgen is offering teachers and students the chance to be part of an awesome, astronomical event – and an ingenious, infographic challenge. At the Spring Equinox (23 September), our beautiful planet is perfectly balanced between the winter and summer solstices. And to highlight this special event, Schoolgen has […]

Issue 79 – Term 2, May 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. INTERFACEXPO 2017 – Are you coming? Don’t miss out! INTERFACE News and Views Noticeboard New app tells parents what’s happening at school The Parent […]

Win an Ultra Thin Power Bank!

Don’t get caught short or cut off! The Ultra Thin Power Bank from Antares offers a power boost when you’re on the go. Suitable for most mobile phones with a micro USB connector, it comes with a 2600mAh capacity, which is between a half and full charge on […]

Win Minecraft Exploded Builds: Medieval Fortress!

Looking for something to create in Minecraft? Or just some inspiration? Minecraft Exploded Builds: Medieval Fortress is a medieval-themed building book, packed with guides, schematics and ideas to construct, defend and customise your very own castle. It features dozens of builds, ranging from sturdy walls and turrets, to […]

Win Epson Expression Premium XP-900!

Print. Copy. Scan. Whatever you need doing, the all-purpose Epson Expression Premium XP-900 (RRP $399) can do it. A compact and stylish ‘Small-in-One’ multifunctional printer, it has all the functions you need for photos, documents and more. Print borderless photos up to A3 and for easy photo enhancements […]

Students use 3D printing to tackle global issues

A Christchurch school’s students are using 3D modelling and printing to build board games – and discover new ways of thinking to solve world problems, explains The Mind Lab’s Catherine Johnson. Year 9 and 10 students at Te Kura Kaupapa Ma-ori O Te wha-nua Tahi are visiting The […]

Keeping a copy of OneNote Class Notebooks

Microsoft OneNote is a digital notebook and a popular tool in schools that’s used for collecting information and multi-user collaboration. Here Sam McNeill explores how a new feature lets you take your OneNote Class Notebooks wherever you go. One of the most common questions that I get asked by students […]