Teacher training for Minecraft: Education Edition

Interested in finding out more about Minecraft and how you could use it in your classroom? Microsoft’s Minecraft: Education Edition team will be hosting an exclusive, private training day for teachers on Tuesday 30 October. During this one-day training, you will receive an overview of Minecraft: Education Edition, […]

Minecraft: Competition entries close on Friday

Just a reminder that if you’re planning to enter our Minecraft competition, don’t delay! Entries close on Friday, 28 September (the last day of Term 3).  Thanks to everyone who has already entered – there are some awesome designs. Good luck to you all! For full details go […]

Win! A Folding Laptop Cooler

Laptop getting too hot? Reduce heat build-up with a Folding Laptop Cooler. Simply unfold the four supports and place your laptop onto it. Power up the fan by connecting to a USB port. The fan starts once connected; a blue LED light will illuminate to show it’s operating. […]

Win! Pandora Box 5S – 999 Arcade Games Console

Take a trip down memory lane to a time when video games were just simple games with the Pandora Gaming Console (King of Fighters Edition). It boasts 999 retro, built-in games, including Street Fighter, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, PuzzleBobble, Pocket Fighter, Donkey Kong, and WWF. There’s an extensive […]

Win! Gumption: The Enterprising Business Game

Gumption… grit, guts, savvy and moxie. Initiative, enterprise and resourcefulness. Developed by Ormiston College’s Mark Snoad, the award-winning board game ‘Gumption’ certainly lives up to its name. Players compete against each other in a race to be the first to own the resources of two New Zealand businesses. […]

Win! An EPSON ET-2710

Epson NZ has announced that it is expanding its EcoTank large volume ink tank range and introducing an additional six new models – including the ET-2710. This is a wireless all-in-one printer that features a revamped, compact design and integrated front-facing ink tanks to make using them even […]

WIN a Code Avengers school licence

Code Avengers is giving away a one-year FULL school licence to a New Zealand school to kick-start its digital technology programme in 2019! To find out more and to enter, go to info.codeavengers.com/interface2018/september Code Avengers has recently added nine new Junior courses to the Code Avengers platform. These courses, which fit […]

Following a pathway to code

Over the past couple of years, we’ve been on a journey to authentically integrate more digital technology into the curriculum, writes Mike Hansen, of Scots College Prep School. Realising the potential that it has in the classroom to enhance not only the core literacies of reading, writing and […]

WIN! A Solar-Powered Power Bank

Should you find yourself away from the mains supply, this nifty Solar-Powered Power Bank is just the thing to keep your device(s) topped up. From camping to blackouts to emergency situations, no matter where you are, you’ll always have power thanks to the sun’s energy. Splashproof and shockproof, […]

November Issue Out Now!

Issue 97 – Term 4, Nov 2019 INTERFACE News and Views Noticeboard Keeping informed through ETV’s social media feeds TENZ 2019 Conference and CORE uLearn 2019 Driving new thinking for the road ahead AutonoMate is a new Digital Technologies curriculum resource for Years 9-10 that aims to activate […]