MOTAT’s ZOOMing into a class near you!

When it comes to being inventive, it’s said that necessity plays a powerful part. And nobody understands this better than the team at the Auckland-based Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT), where innovation, creativity and ingenuity drive its daily operation. Traditionally known as a hands-on provider, MOTAT normally […]

iQualify for Schools: FREE for 2020

iQualify for Schools – a wide range of online resources for NZ secondary school learning – is now available for free for 2020. From The Open Polytechnic, iQualify’s digital resources are ready-to-use or you can change them to suit your learners and context. Graphics, images, videos, quizzes, and […]

Working together to build Minecraft skills

ImpactED, Digital Circus and the Christchurch Council City (CCC) Libraries Programme Design and Delivery team are embarking on a collaboration to support schools around New Zealand with Minecraft: Education Edition training.  Under the Microsoft Global Training Partner Programme, Digital Circus and impactED have been allocated funding to support […]

Meet our latest competition winners

Thanks to everyone who entered our latest competitions. We hadheaps of entries, so we’re sorry to all of you who we’re about todisappoint. Congratulations to Raewyn Harnden, Carterton School, Wairarapa,who wins the awesome Nano Projector. We had three 3D Printing Pens to give away. One each goes to […]

Explore, create with Adobe Education Exchange

Teaching can be challenging at any given time, let alone when access to physical classrooms suddenly ceases. Adobe has assembled a few FREE resources and learning opportunities to help you create meaningful distance learning experiences for your students. Adobe Spark for Education: Engage your students and drive creativity […]

New museum resources support teachers and students across NZ

MOTAT.Fun has been launched to support teachers and families in successfully delivering remote learning experiences for young Kiwis.  The roll-out of remote learning across the nation is a historic first and, as part of Auckland’s education landscape for more than 55 years, the Museum of Transport and Technology […]

Ways to learn remotely with Microsoft

With the Covid-19 lockdown creating unprecedented remote learning challenges for teachers and students, Microsoft has a range of online resources and ideas to help education continue outside of the normal classroom environment, writes Sam McNeill. Learning online can be just as personal, engaging and socially connected as learning […]

What can we learn from the lockdown?

Educators rising to the challenge and delivering digital learning. Increased engagement and more agency from students. Can we take the best of remote learning that the lockdown has thrust on us and integrate this into a new normal in education? This article is exclusive to the May issue […]