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When it comes to teaching and learning, display size matters

New research shows that when it comes to display equipment in today’s innovative learning environments, size matters.

Innovative learning environments: where’s the evidence?

MARK OSBORNE suggests that when teacher pedagogy and physical learning environments are aligned there are significant gains to be made in achievement.

Minecraft in the classroom

Minecraft, the wildly popular computer game that is likened to playing with virtual Lego, has captivated the imaginations of children of all ages - and now it’s taking the education world by storm, discovers JUDE BARBACK.

Auckland School gets on board Mastercard Girls4Tech to encourage STEM Education

As term four begins, an Auckland school is ramping up its focus on STEM with Girls4Tech™, a global Mastercard initiative, to encourage girls to get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

University challenge: Canterbury’s impressive redevelopment

The redevelopment of the University of Canterbury's buildings had to reflect modern ways of learning, while preserving the historical elements of the architecture.

Global EdTech event set to inspire educators everywhere

EdTech entrepreneurs, policy makers and educators from around the world will descend on Helsinki, Finland for the Hundred Innovation Summit on October 4-6.

Education, environment and equality hot topics for young Kiwis

The environment, education and equality are what concern young Kiwis the most, according to a new survey designed to inform the programme for this year’s Festival for the Future. New Zealand’s biggest festival for young...

Educating the Fidgetal Generation

JUDE BARBACK gets a glimpse at what the classroom of the future will look like at global education technology summit Bett Asia 2017 in Kuala Lumpur.

Digital technology becoming compulsory in school curriculum

Digital technologies learning is to be added to the school curriculum

Computational kids

It seems computational thinking is a simple concept that can be taught in age-appropriate ways, and there are some compelling reasons for starting kids so young. 
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