Having the Gumption to take risks … and succeed

By Mark Snoad, Ormiston Senior College Are board games still a thing? With the explosion of high-quality, online games, who would bother with a static physical game that involves communicating with real people? But it is precisely the collaborative interaction that makes board games a success in the […]

Ticking off a new role for AI: Taking the class roll

From automation to speech recognition to predictive analysis, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly part in our lives. A new initiative is proposing the use of the technology to record student attendance, leaving teachers to focus on other things … like teaching, writes Greg Adams. Imagine never having to […]

ETV offers new creation and sharing options with V.5

At the start of this year, ETV launched V.5 of its platform, which includes a completely new build of the user interface and introduces Content Management Service ELINK. ETV, ELINK and EVA (Enhanced Video Annotation) is an exciting triumvirate of services now available to schools for creating and […]

Attention all fans of eSports: We need your help!

If you’re an eSports fan and already using competitive gaming with students – or keen to get them involved in this exciting and growing activity – we want to hear from you … for two reasons. Firstly, for a special feature in our next issue, we’d like you […]

Are you joining us at Xpo this year?

May is here and that means we’re in the month of INTERFACEXpo 2019! Don’t miss out. It’s free to school educators and showcases the latest e-learning products, services and ideas. Join us in Lincoln (24 May), Napier (28 May) or Auckland (30 May). Register at interfacexpo.nz/register-your-interest-to-attend-interfacexpo-2019/

Issue 94 – Term 2, July 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! INTERFACE News and Views Noticeboard ETV offers new creation and sharing options […]

Issue 93 – Term 2 May 19

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! INTERFACE News and Views Noticeboard ETV offers new creation and sharing […]

Thanks for taking part in our reader survey

A huge thanks for taking part in our reader survey. Your feedback is important and much appreciated, helping us to better understand the challenges of digital technology in schools and keep bringing you our great magazine!  If you included your details, you will go into a draw to […]

Issue 95 – Term 3, August 2019

INTERFACE News and Views INTERFACE Minecraft Student Competition 2019 Noticeboard Get yourself set for a smart, new and easy way to watching ETV Plan a visit to the Mind Lab at MOTAT Schools better equipped for cyber threats N4L completes the Managed Network Upgrade. Dealing with the growing […]

Book your place at INTERFACEXpo 2019

It could be coding, virtual reality, 3D printing or robotics. BYOD, LMS or MLE. Chromebooks or iPads. Whatever your school’s future direction with digital technology, you’ll find it at INTERFACEXpo 2019. We’ll be holding three events next term in Christchurch, Napier and Auckland – all are free to […]

Wellington hosts Primary Teachers’ Conference next month

Book your place at the New Zealand Primary School Teachers’ Conference in Wellington on 15-16 April. “We are excited to host two days of learning, collaboration, networking and inspiration,” said the organisers. “This conference will provide an array of professional development opportunities for all Primary and Intermediate Teachers. With […]