Transforming learning … and saving $150,000

As a partner in the Ministry of Education Cloud Transformation Project, Nayland College has saved more than $150,000 in two years and transformed learning with a powerful suite of teaching tools from Microsoft. Thanks to the SNUP programme and investment by the school, Nayland College has a leading-edge […]

Fast-moving transition for Tauranga Boys’ BYOD

For Tauranga Boys’ College, the journey from old school to new began when the school’s Board of Trustees decided to make the transition to a digital learning environment, writes Paul Brislen. “The brief was to help with what we called ‘e-learning’ and to look at a BYOD policy […]

What should happen to ElectroCity?

Genesis Energy’s popular online game ElectroCity is 10 years old. Should it retire? Be replaced? Or be renewed? Help us decide. Have you or your students played Genesis Energy’s online energy game ElectroCity (electrocity.co.nz) sometime in the past decade? That’s right, it is now 10 years old, which, […]

Win STM Dux Rugged iPad Case!

Need some protection for your iPad? STM Dux cases provide best-in-class protection for your device with a transparent back panel and reinforced corners to protect it from inadvertent drops, bumps and bangs. The durable and water resistant polyurethane cover also features a magnetic closure that allows for easy […]

Buzzing at ‘Games for Learning’

It was great to see so many people engaging at NZCER’s ‘Games for Learning’ conference at Te Papa last week. INTERFACE was proud to play its part and be a sponsor of the inaugural event. There were some excellent presentations, plenty of discussion and networking, and lots to […]

Win a UBTECH Alpha1S!

Meet UBTECH’s Alpha 1S, a humanoid robot that’s simple and easy to operate. Through an app (iOS, Android and web) via Bluetooth, learn and program dances, yoga and exercise moves, Kung Fu, and more. Alpha 1S has 16 servo joints, which provide up to 180 degrees of rotation […]

Issue 81 – Term 3, August 2017

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. INTERFACE Minecraft Student Competition Design the perfect eco-house. Entries now open! INTERFACE News and Views  Noticeboard #GirlsInnov8 Camp Holiday coding programme at St […]

Scratch competition – results coming soon!

Thanks to everyone who entered our Student Scratch competition. We’ve received hundreds of entries and it’s taken us longer than we expected to work through them all. The quality of the work that’s been submitted is really high and there have been some fantastic entries. It’s been a […]

Issue 84, December 2017

In every issue of INTERFACE, ‘File Share’, ‘Lesson Ideas’ and elsewhere feature a range of free tools and resources that teachers can use in their classrooms. And that’s not all. We can help to make the ICT journey easier and more attainable with a selection of free resources […]

Issue 80 – Term 2, June 2017

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. INTERFACE News and Views  Review of INTERFACEXpo 2017 Noticeboard Students join HP’s Business Boot Camp Creating an online education revolution ‘Communities of Online […]

Win a Bicycle Phone Holder!

Helmet? Check. Tyres pumped up? Check. Water bottle? Check. Mobile phone? … Being on your bike doesn’t mean being out of communication. The Fly Bicycle Phone Holder will safely, securely and conveniently position your phone on the handlebars. It fits most device sizes, with the supporting arms able […]