Mind Lab Kids Classroom has arrived

The Mind Lab by Unitec has given its free educational website, Mind Lab Kids, a major overhaul with a significant upgrade for teachers. Primary and intermediate educators can now create and share engaging STEAM activities in just a matter of minutes using Mind Lab Kids Classroom.  Powered by […]

Upgrade means safer and smarter schools’ network

From this month, schools across New Zealand are set to begin benefitting from improved and more robust internet services thanks to an upgrade of the student-focused Managed Network operated by Network for Learning (N4L). In the first major refresh of its Managed Network since schools began connecting at […]

Try flipping your teaching with Facebook

Ever thought of using Facebook in your classroom? The world’s most popular social media service is accessible and intuitive, and offers an awesome way to ‘flip’ the way you teach, explains Matt Lambert. When many people think about teenagers and their use of Facebook, or any form of […]

Wanted: Your experiences with coding

Are you using computer programming in your classroom? If so, we’re keen to hear from you for a ‘special feature’ in our next issue. We want you to tell us about your experiences using coding in your students’ learning. Just get in touch with INTERFACE Editor Greg Adams […]

WIN an Action Cam Accessory Kit

  You may have the action camera … but do you have all the bits to get the best out of it? With this Accessory Kit, you’ll have all the essentials – from clips and clasps to straps and screws – to film your action-packed adventures. It contains […]

Don’t miss the 2018 MADE Awards

Interested in digital creativity? Now in their 11th years, the MADE Awards 2018 are a fantastic way to challenge your students’ digital media skills. There are eight categories to choose from: Commercial; Music Video; Story Telling; Documentary; Creative Digital Image; Graphic Design; Photo Essay; and Open. Each is […]

Congratulations to our latest competition winners

We had some great prizes up for grabs in our last issue. Firstly, there were two copies of ‘All About Virtual Reality’. They go to Simon Pearse, Waipawa School, Hawke’s Bay, and Andrew Chambers, Riverview School, Kerikeri. We also had a STEAMS Kit. The first name drawn was […]

Rules about tech use can impact academic success

Parents who restrict their children’s use of new media technologies may be acting counterproductively as their child’s academic performance could suffer as a result, a University of Zurich study shows. This article is exclusive to the print version of INTERFACE Magazine. To read more you can subscribe at interfaceonline.co.nz/subscribe/ Subscriptions […]

Does technology translate to language learning success?

Learning a language isn’t easy. But digital technology is playing an increasingly useful role in providing both engaging and authentic ways to do it. 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 a copy! […]