Category: Article

Meet our Minecraft Masters for 2016

Thanks to all you magnificent Minecrafters who entered this year’s INTERFACE Student Minecraft Competition. We were stunned by the quality (and number) of entries. Your creativity and skill are remarkable. Well done! There were four categories: Your Dream Home (Years 1-6); Your Dream Home (Years 7-8); Landmarks and […]

WIN: DJI Phantom 3 Drone 

Christmas could be coming early thanks to Equico. Simply ask them for a quote and your school could win 1 of 2 DJI Phantom 3 Drones (RRP $950). Contact an education leasing specialist, But be quick. This offer ends 31 December, 2016.

What do you think about a Minecraft event?

Are you mad for Minecraft? Would you like a Minecraft event? Minecraft is a powerful and engaging tool in the classroom; we want to make it even more so. So, we’re considering hosting a Minecraft event next year. We’ve been brainstorming ideas … but we’re also looking for […]

MADE Awards 2016 – Action and winners

Congratulations to all this year’s winners in the MADE Awards. The awards ceremony at the Bay Court Theatre in Tauranga was a glamorous affair and a huge success. Check out the full results and all the action from the night. “A HUGE Congratulations to each and every finalists […]

Project to showcase school takes flight

Getting a class project off the ground had its challenges, writes Fairlie Atkinson. But give students two quadcopters, add some perseverance and experimentation, and innovative ideas really can fly. Last year, I asked my Level 3 students to create virtual school tours for our 50th reunion. I wanted […]

Join the ‘Hour of Code’

Three years ago, the ‘Hour of Code’ was launched. So far, an estimated 10 per cent of all the world’s students have tried it. The 2016 Hour of Code events take place 5 -11 December. “For this year’s Hour of Code, we want to expand participation by the […]