Interface Awards 2014 – Vote Now


Meet this year’s finalists – and help us decide who wins!

Thanks to everyone who entered this year’s INTERFACE Awards. Here are our finalists – good luck to you all. The standard of the work is extremely high and you’ve all shown how ICT can be used to great effect in teaching. Well done!

We’ve chosen our finalist., now it’s the turn of INTERFACE readers to help us select the winners. Below you can read more about the finalists and their entries. Once you’ve decided on your favourites, make your selections. Your choices will be combined with our judges’ scores to determine the final results. PLUS everyone who votes will go into a draw to win one of 10 $20 App Store cards.

Voting close 5pm on Wednesday 19 November.


As well as the kudos of winning these prestigious awards, there are some great prizes. The winner of ‘Best Teaching with ICT – Primary’ will receive a Pavilion x360 and the winner of the ‘Best Class Blog’ will receive an HP 7 Plus Tablet, both courtesy of HP.


Best Teaching with ICT – Primary and Intermediate

Select the links below to read more about each entry.

Chris Dixon and Hayley Hikairo, Maungatapu School, Tauranga – Battle of Gate Pa

Nick Leith, Casebrook Intermediate School, Christchurch – Persuasive writing using Wikispaces and Blogger

Kerry Poulsen, West Melton School, Canterbury – Assembly iMovie

Nickie Slater, Eastern Hutt School, Lower Hutt – Maths site

Tracy Tindle, Wellsford School, Northland – Does gaming help you learn?


Best Class Blog

Select the links below to read more about each entry.

Jenny Coyle, Edendale School, Southland – Team Kahu Flying High!

Kassey Downard, Mokoia Intermediate, Rotorua – Digital Discovery

Kellie Knight and Karen Mckinney, Lincoln School, Canterbury – USB

Cheryl Nichol, Cockle Bay School, Auckland – Mrs Nichol’s Acorns

Yaron Overeem, Maungatapere School, Northland – Inquire It


This competition is now closed. Thanks to everyone who entered.


Voting is open only to educators in New Zealand schools and people who work in the education sector.


Unfortunately, we did not receive enough entries in the ‘Best Teaching with ICT – Secondary’ to make it a viable process. We appreciate the efforts of those that did enter – a little something is on its way to you as a ‘thank you’.


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