Category: Issue 57

Get your hands on a Pond Educator invite

Four months into the rollout of Network for Learning’s portal Pond, more educators are set to participate. If you missed out on becoming a Pioneer Educator, now’s your chance to get your hands on an invite. From Friday 8 August, Pond Educators can start inviting colleagues to join […]

Acer NZ launches ‘Privilege Program’

Acer NZ has launched the ‘Privilege Program’ designed to reward schools (to Year 12) for purchasing Acer products. When you purchase any Acer product through Acer Authorised Education Resellers, your school can earn points that can be redeemed for Acer products (desktops, laptops, netbooks, Chromebooks, tablets and projectors) via […]

Interface Awards 2014

Show us what you can do with ICT! Teachers across New Zealand are doing fantastic things with information and communications technology. Are you one of them? If you’re proud of what you’re achieving with ICT, then we want to hear from you! Entries are now open for the INTERFACE Awards […]

Schools nationwide offered 3D CAD Software for Free

What if every student, teacher and school in New Zealand had free access to the same 3D software tools that professionals use? Well, that’s exactly what Autodesk has done, writes Lee Suckling. Autodesk has made the pioneering move to offer every secondary school in New Zealand free access […]

Reader Survey

So, tell us … how is it for you? And you could WIN this fabulous Pavilion x360! Yes, it’s time again for our annual Reader Survey. We want to find out how you’re using ICT … and how you think we’re doing here at INTERFACE. Your feedback really […]

Engage students with the Mean Green challenge

Schoolgen’s Mean Green House Design competition helps promote inquiry learning. Using a 3D modelling program could help your students create the winning designs.   Are your students the great sustainable architects of the future? Schoolgen is inviting all Year 5 to Year 10 students to again take part […]

Creating the Gallipoli campaign with Minecraft

What happens when history and Minecraft collide? Through using this simple building tool, students at Alfriston College have gone on an exciting educational journey to recreate an event that’s helped to shape the nation, writes Mark Sutherland. With the advice of leading academics stating that good learning takes […]

Successful messaging service for students

Auckland’s One Tree Hill College needed an effective and convenient way for the school’s admin team to communicate with students. Its search led it to Samsung’s MagicInfo display solution and it’s quickly become a critical part of internal school messaging. Whilst looking for a reliable solution to get […]