Meet ‘Amy’, the smart new face of education

iQualify for Schools is using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to model a maths tutor. The on-screen adviser works individually with students to help them solve equations, identify what they need to work on and provide personalised, real-time feedback. As we approach November and NCEA exams, everyone is mindful of […]

Is the future of learning in line with the future?

The constant evolution in digital technology means the workplace of the future will be unrecognisable from that of today. In order to equip students for the jobs of tomorrow, a clear understanding of the social skills required to match technical expertise is essential, writes Robert Corkhill. The internet […]

More time to enter the 123Tech Challenge

The Tahi Rua Toru Tech Challengehas extended its deadlines for entry. “The Regional Championships arecurrently underway but the newformat means teachers now haveuntil 11 November to submit students’ work, so there is stillplenty of time to sign up and complete the challenge in time toenter,” said Joy Keene, […]

Locations announced for INTERFACEXpo21

Planning for next year’s INTERFACEXpo is well underway. We missed you all this year and we’re doing all we can to make 2021 our best events ever. If you want to find out about the latest digital technology trends and solutions for your school, this is a day […]

Issue 105 – Term 2, May 2021

. . 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 an order for a back copy. Or you can subscribe at interfaceonline.co.nz/subscribe/ Subscriptions start from just $1 a copy! INTERFACE NEWS AND VIEWS NOTICEBOARD Introducing […]

Issue 107 – Term 3, August 2021

. . INTERFACE NEWS AND VIEWS NOTICEBOARD The Mind Lab: If you want to be a good teacher, you should always like studying Smart projections transform the learning experience Game on as Esport Zone Day scores with students Keeping everyone safe online from growing threats and distractions Network […]

In memory of Gerard MacManus

Kei te hoa manawanui, kei te tuakana ngākaunui tēnā rā koe. Pūtahi awa nui, Pūtahi awa iti. Pūtahi tangata. Pūtahi kāinga. E hika, ko koe te pūtahitanga o ngā whakaaro, o ngā wawata, o ngā pūkenga o te tangata. Pūtahi manawa ora mau tonu, mau tonu nei. Ko […]

Meet this year’s winning Minecrafters

Thanks to everyone who entered this year’s INTERFACE Minecraft: Education Edition Student Competition – and to Microsoft and MOTAT for their support. The challenge was to ‘Build a Better Future’ and the response was awesome. We received some amazing creations. It wasn’t easy but we’ve made our selections […]

Share your experiences with us

Do you have any stories you’d like to share about your experiences teaching with digital technology? From VR to STEM, robots to drones, 3D printing to eSports, we’d love to hear from you. It could be something that’s big or small, complex or simple. We’re not fussy. Just […]

The person with the most copies of INTERFACE is

We threw down the challenge and there was clearly some serious shelf searching (and probably some filing cabinet and storage box sorting, too). To celebrate our 100th issue, we asked whether anyone had all printed copies of INTERACE and, if not, who had the most. Thanks to everyone […]