Student-led training unlocks the power of peers

Since 2013, student group Sticks ‘n Stones has been challenging bullying behaviours. Now it’s teamed up with Facebook to take its augmented training programme nationwide and is looking for schools to sign up and take part. According to Netsafe, a third of kiwi teens spend four hours or […]

CLASSIFIEDS: Sell and buy

Got laptops, tablets, projectors, cables, cameras, robots, and other digital tech gear you no longer need but don’t want to just throw away? Whether you’re looking to sell or give away, let us help you spread the word to schools and educators in our new ‘Classifieds’ section. Find […]

Fully funded scholarships from The Mind Lab

The Mind Lab is offering full-tuition scholarships for its Postgraduate Certificate in Digital & Collaborative Learning to the first 100 teachers working in decile 1-3 schools for the March 2019 intake. National Postgraduate Director at The Mind Lab, David Parsons, says the scholarships are offered to encourage teachers […]

Join in activities for Safer Internet Day

It’s not long until Safer Internet Day on the 5 February. And organiser NetSafe is inviting you and your school to be part of it! “We’ve created new resources to help involve teachers, parents and young people on the day,” said  Sean Lyons, NetSafe’s Director of Education and […]

Happy holidays and best wishes for 2019!

Well, another year’s almost done. How was the digital journey for you? AI. Coding. Gamification. Virtual reality. STEAM. We hope our coverage of the e-learning world has both informed and inspired you! Once again, thank you for being part of the INTERFACE family during 2018. We couldn’t bring you […]

March Magazine Out Now!

Issue 92 – Term 1, March 2019 Previous issues of Interface available for just $4.60, plus P&P, for orders in New Zealand. (Overseas rates available on request.) Click here to place and order. Or you can subscribe at interfaceonline.co.nz/subscribe/ Subscriptions start from just $1 a copy! Survey: A Snapshot of […]

Let’s hear it for our Minecraft maestros 2018

Thanks to everyone who entered this year’s Minecraft competition – and to School-gen for its support. The challenge was to build a home that was energy efficient and had a low environmental impact. We received some amazingly creative designs. Judging was extremely tough. Congratulations to the winners of the […]

LESSON idea 18.13: Learning with drones

Objective: 8 educational ways to use drones in your lessons Age range: 5-1 8 Website: n/a Drone technology has evolved considerably in the last few years. With decreasing costs and increasing functionality, it’s an accessible and affordable option as a teaching tool. Here’s how: Method Motor Skills: Flying […]

The challenge of coding in the classroom (Part 2)

Following on from our feature on computer programming in the last issue, here three more teachers describe how they are already introducing coding with great success. This article is exclusive to the print version of INTERFACE Magazine. To read more you can subscribe at interfaceonline.co.nz/subscribe/ Subscriptions start from just $1 […]