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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 […]

WIN an Action Cam Accessory Kit

  You may have the action camera … but do you have all the bits to get the best out of it? With this Accessory Kit, you’ll have all the essentials – from clips and clasps to straps and screws – to film your action-packed adventures. It contains […]

Win! A BBC Micro:bit Go – Starter Kit

  The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer that is perfect for teaching and learning digital technology. The starter kit has everything you need to power it up and connect to your computer to program and get creating. Included are:  BBC micro:bit Board  Battery holder  2 AAA Batteries  […]

Win! Star Wars Earbuds

  Feel the power of the Force … in your ears! Disney has created a range of Star Wars-themed earbuds (in-ear headphones), with 3.5mm auxiliary audio input jack for smartphones and MP3 players. Not only do they look great in or out of your ears, but also they […]

Win! A Dual Charge Fusion Keyring Cable

Never be caught short without the ability to charge again with a Dual Charge Fusion Keyring Cable. Suitable for both Apple and Android, simply attached it to keys and you’ll always be able to connect thanks to this nifty mini cable. It’s compact and lightweight – you won’t […]

Win! A USB Mini Desk Fan

  Feeling hot? Keep cool this summer with a USB-powered Mini Desk Fan. Measuring just 4-inches wide, it’s ideal for the classroom or office. This powerful, compact device comes in a stylish chrome finish and with a kickstand, so you can set at the perfect angle. Simply connect […]