Category: Article

A powerful tool to engage and enhance

Waitakere College was the first school in New Zealand to sign up Zaption. It saw its combination with eTV as the perfect solution for storing, manage and actively using video content, says Lee Devenish. Why did you choose to use eTV?  It looked like a really powerful tool […]

Using a ‘trusted’ choice for student devices

From choosing devices to organising servicing and PD, managing a BYOD programme isn’t easy. Here three schools describe how Harvey Norman is proving a safe pair of hands for their student devices Sarah Trethewey, Lead teacher for ICT, Katikati Primary, Bay of Plenty “Our lease was up and we […]

There’s still time to hear Travis Smith

Education expert Travis Smith is New Zealand this week, visiting Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch, Napier, and Auckland. He’ll be delivering ‘Teaching in Technology’, engaging sessions that show educators how they can integrate technology into their teaching to increase student engagement and improve learning outcomes. The dates and venues for the seminars are as follows. There’s […]

ULearn15: Permission to Play

Creativity and innovation are skills that are recognised as increasingly important in both the learning environment and workplace, creating a requirement to understand how better to cultivate and teach these skills more effectively within the classroom setting. The Maker Culture which is the general term given to inventors, […]

Groups join forces for safer social media

Last month, social media giant Facebook joined with Sticks ‘n Stones and Project Rockit to engage Central Otago students and their parents to better understand how to use social media positively, how to look after themselves and look out for their friends. The event saw the launch of […]

Don’t miss Microsoft’s free ‘Teaching with Technology’ seminars

Education expert Travis Smith is returning in early September for a week-long tour of New Zealand, visiting Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch, Napier, and Auckland. He’ll be delivering ‘Teaching in Technology’, engaging sessions that show educators how they can integrate technology into their teaching to increase student engagement and improve learning outcomes. The dates and venues […]

WIN a VIP trip to RUGBY WORLD CUP 2015 with Toshiba

As official sponsor, Toshiba is giving you the once-in-a-lifetime chance to WIN a VIP trip to see RUGBY WORLD CUP 2015 – as Toshiba’s guest, with tickets to see a Semi-Final game, flights and five nights’ accommodation in London included.  Simply buy a Toshiba product between 24 July 2015 and 25 September […]

Job offer: Microsoft seeks ‘Teacher Ambassador’

WANTED: ‘Qualified Teacher with a passion for technology’. Microsoft has created the role of a Teacher Ambassador to host and present its ‘Classroom’ Seminar Series raising awareness and desire for Microsoft’s technology adoption by teachers. As a Teacher Ambassador, you will provide an educator expert presence at select […]