Safer Internet Day – a global campaign celebrated by more than 170 countries to encourage and promote a better online experience – takes place next week, on Tuesday 9 February. Netsafe leads this campaign here in New Zealand. “We have a long history of working with educators to […]
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The Rubber Duck Awards 2021 is a competition challenging kaiako, training teachers, teachers on leave, relievers, ākonga, tamariki,and rangatahi of Canterbury to share local stories through game design. There are two online huis being held to launch the competition, which is designed for Senior Leaders or kaiako who […]
When students returned to school following the nationwide COVID-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown last year, their schools were targeted by more than 2,000 online threats per minute, according to a new report from Network for Learning (N4L). N4L’s first ‘Data and Insights’ Report reviews online safety and student […]
It’s been a long and challenging year. The dedication and hard work shown by teachers across New Zealand has been truly awesome. Who knows what 2021 will bring. Whatever happens, however, rest assured that we’ll be right there with you, supporting and inspiring you in the use of […]
Thanks for so many entries in our latest competitions. There were some great prizes up for grabs. The most popular by far was the Zero-X Pulse Drone. Congratulations to Jason Des Forges, Victoria Avenue School, Auckland, who’s name was first out of the hat and will be taking […]
Included with this issue of INTERFACE, you’ll find two highly useful additions. Firstly, plan your year ahead with Acer’s 2021 School Calendar. Stick it on your wall or have it handy for referencing important dates. Download your copy. Plus, there’s also a copy of the ‘2021 Ultimate IT […]
Northcote Intermediate School in Auckland played host to an inaugural eSport Zone Day this week. We’ll have a full report in the next issue. However, as you can see, it looks like it was a hugely successful event.
Build it, then fly it. For young minds wanting to learn about flying, the Blocks DIY Drone is a fun and educational place to start. This simple, self-assembly quadcopter comes with all the pieces and parts, just snap them together. It performs in three flight modes, and includes […]
Sphero Mini packs plenty of fun into a tiny, app-controlled, programmable robot roughly the size of a ping pong ball. With almost an hour of usage time, it comes with a gyroscope, accelerometer, and LED lights within its hard plastic shell, as well as three mini traffic cones […]
The Extreme 3-in-1 Charge and Sync Cable could be the most useful cable you’ll ever use. Simple, lightweight, portable and convenient, take this durable multiple cord with you anywhere and be ready for almost any charging requirement. The cable comes with 8-pin Lightning, Micro USB and Type-C USB […]
Ergonomically designed and with great visual effects, the Zuvio VR Glasses are an excellent introduction to the world of Virtual Reality (VR). Suitable for Android and iOS smartphones (4-to-6-inch), you can watch 3D videos/movies and play 3D games. The case uses high quality ABS and 42mm diameter aspheric […]