Issue 104 – Term 1, March 2021

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INTERFACE NEWS AND VIEWS

NOTICEBOARD

INTERFACEXpo 2021: Registrations now open. Book your spot.

MOTAT presents Learnables: An affordable STEM education resource

ETV and the Ministry of Education: Free video resources

THE MIND LAB: Why aren’t we learning? What’s holding us back?

GIVE THE GREEN LIGHT TO LIVE STREAMING YOUR SCHOOL EVENTS Live streaming school events is becoming increasingly popular. Explore how you can navigate your way to successful streaming.

FOUR WAYS TO INVOLVE AND ENGAGE YOUR LIVE STREAMING AUDIENCE

FEATURE: ESPORTS IS A WINNER AS NEW COMPETITION SCORES WITH SCHOOLS Late last year, Northcote Intermediate hosted an esports competition. Student teams from nine Auckland schools participated and the day was a huge success.

CHRISTCHURCH CITY COUNCIL LIBRARIES HOST INAUGURAL ESPORTS TOURNAMENT

TWO-THIRDS OF THE WORLD’S SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN HAVE NO INTERNET ACCESS AT HOME

FILE SHARE – Four pages of online resources

LESSON IDEAS: ‘How to become an investment millionaire’ and ‘Write your name in binary code’

GAMEFROOT: Create a mini game, Learn NZ Histories

COMPETITIONS Some great prizes to be won!

FROM THE BACK: PLAYING VIDEO GAMES COULD BE GOOD FOR MENTAL HEALTH Video games are a waste of time and bad for you, right? Well, don’t throw away your consoles and joysticks just yet. A new study suggests that’s not necessarily true and computer games may actually benefit players’ well-being.

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© INTERFACE February 2021

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