New ‘wireless presentation display’ available

ViewSonic’s new Wireless Presentation Display (WPD) is available from ActiveVision. “This is a new class of collaborative display,” said ActiveVision’s David Parker. “It simplifies the setup and operation of a shared screen by integrating all the necessary hardware and software to provide a streamlined display. “Occupying a space […]

Win with your Surface and #teachwithsurface

Are you a Microsoft Surface fan? Microsoft wants to know how you use your device in the classroom, preparing lessons or in collaboration with students online – and has some awesome prizes up for grabs for the best ones! Submit a one-minute video of your best Surface teaching […]

WIN $100 cash for a staff morning tea

WIN not only the hearts and minds of your students with powerful video learning from ETV … But also $100 cash for morning tea for your staff ETV is celebrating the launch of its new website (etv.org.nz) with 10 prizes of $100 to be won. To begin with, […]

Win: Atari Flashback Classics, Volumes 1 and 2

The Atari Flashback Classics Collection features some of the most memorable video games ever made. Volume 1 comes with Combat, Centipede, Swordquest, and Star Raiders; Volume 2 includes Asteroids, Haunted House, Adventure, and Major Havoc. All remastered, they recreate the retro gaming experience on today’s PS4 platform. They […]

Win: Measure Master

From Maths and Physics, to PE and STEAM, taking measurements are part of many classroom activities. Meet the Measure Master, an awesome 3-in-1 measuring tool. Firstly, there’s the ‘String Measure’, which is perfect for recording distances up to three metres around shapers, curves and object contours. Next is […]

Our latest competition winners are …

There were heaps of entries for last issue’s competitions. Congratulations to our winners. We had two Brainbox Electronic Kits up for grabs. These go to Shaun Hurlow, Hamilton Seventh-Day Adventist School, Hamilton, and Gary Lawrence, Vauxhall School, Auckland. The three Bluetooth Trackers (in different colours) are on their […]

Meet ‘Amy’, the smart new face of education

iQualify for Schools is using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to model a maths tutor. The on-screen adviser works individually with students to help them solve equations, identify what they need to work on and provide personalised, real-time feedback. As we approach November and NCEA exams, everyone is mindful of […]

Is the future of learning in line with the future?

The constant evolution in digital technology means the workplace of the future will be unrecognisable from that of today. In order to equip students for the jobs of tomorrow, a clear understanding of the social skills required to match technical expertise is essential, writes Robert Corkhill. The internet […]

More time to enter the 123Tech Challenge

The Tahi Rua Toru Tech Challengehas extended its deadlines for entry. “The Regional Championships arecurrently underway but the newformat means teachers now haveuntil 11 November to submit students’ work, so there is stillplenty of time to sign up and complete the challenge in time toenter,” said Joy Keene, […]