Brainbox Electronic Kit

Electronic Brain Box 180 is designed to teach the principles of electronics to children from age 7 years. The easy-to-handle components snap together to create a huge number of different circuits on the base board. All wires are secured within the components, removing the frustrations of handling small […]

Headset Hanger

Where do you store your headset when you’re done with it? Instead of just dropping it on the desk or in a drawer (or having it fall on the floor!), how about placing it neatly on its very own, stylish Headset Hanger? Made from lightweight aluminium, with a […]

Lesson idea: Design a Tokyo Olympic medal

Objective: Students investigate the symbols of the Games and create their own medals Age range: 8-18 Websites: and Each Olympic Games has its own unique design for the gold, silver and bronze medals, combining traditional imagery, like Roman numerals, olive branches and the five rings, with […]

Special educator-only preview of MOTAT’s new exhibition

Love science? MOTAT is inviting teachers to a special educator-only preview of its new exhibition LOVE/ SCIENCE in Auckland (with drinks and nibbles included!). According to MOTAT: “LOVE / SCIENCE uses physical and digital interactives, highly engaging audio visuals and oral histories to tell each object’s compelling story. […]

Meet our latest competition winners

Entries poured in for our most recent competitions in our May magazine. Thanks to everyone who participated and congratulations to the winners, whose prizes are on their way. Keeping their morning beverages warm will be Chantel Tavai, Tokoroa High School, Waikato (Panda) and April Morris, St Joseph’s School, […]

Learn keyoard shortcuts with Acer

Included with the latest issue of INTERFACE is your guide to keyboard shortcuts. From Acer, look out for your copy. Inside are examples of some of the commonest shortcuts – where you can use keys (rather than drop-down menus) to perform simple actions, like how to ‘Switch Apps’ […]

Issue 113 – Term 2, July 2022

. . INTERFACE Teacher and Student Minecraft Competitions 2022 INTERFACE NEWS AND VIEWS NOTICEBOARD Canon: InFocus JTouch 50 Series The Mind Lab: Postgraduate course is the highlight of 20 years in teaching MOTAT: STEAM cells – highly customised learning partnerships New campaign to keep cyber nasties out of […]

What a great day in Lincoln!

We had a fantastic day at INTERFACEXpo 2021 in Lincoln last Friday – we hope you did, too. Thanks to everyone who attended and the sponsors for your great presentations, workshops and displays.

First INTERFACEXpo is next week!

There are just 10 days until INTERFACEXpo 2021 kicks off at the Lincoln Event Centre on Friday 21 May, followed by events at Lower Hutt Events Centre (Tuesday 25 May) and The Trusts Arena, Auckland (Thursday 27 May). Preparations are coming together well and we’re looking forward to […]

CensusAtSchool 2021 starts today

CensusAtSchool New Zealand – TataurangaKiTeKura Aotearoa celebrates the launch of its 10th biennial survey today. As always, it will give an intriguing glimpse into school children’s lives. Thousands of primary, intermediate, and secondary school students around the country will share their views on issues as wide-ranging as climate […]