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Accelerating uptake of technology skills

The ubiquity of ICT in New Zealand schools is a myth, according to Accelerating Aotearoa. The charitable organisation that has been conducting a series of community-based programmes to grow technology skills in underserved areas in South Auckland, writes Lee Suckling. “We believe every child in New Zealand could […]

Road project ramps up virtual learning

This August, a virtual field trip will let students experience how engineers and workers build giant ramps over a busy motorway as part of a major infrastructure project. Wayne Erb looks into the potential for classroom learning. Cars and trucks move along a motorway beneath the wide concrete […]

Running BYOD with MDM solution from Lightspeed

Schools across the country are running BYOD programmes for their students. Looking after these BYOD devices is called Mobile Device Management – or MDM for short. One option is software from Lightspeed Systems, writes Andrew Fergus. If your school currently has a BYOD programme without an MDM, Lightspeed […]

Kids use Twitter to chat in class

Add Twitter to teaching and what do you get? Award-winning Kidsedchatnz is a great way to get students connecting, sharing and learning … and enjoying every minute of it, writes Stephen Baker. Have you ever had a student say to you, “Wow, this is so much fun, do […]