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Monday, April 19, 2021

Toddlers and technology

JUDE BARBACK looks at the arguments for technology in early childhood education.

Online NCEA exams get funding boost

The extra funding from Government will help NZQA meet their 2020 goal of having NCEA exams online.

Technology and our tamariki – are we getting it right?

Paediatric physiotherapist Julie Cullen looks at the impacts of edu-gaming and time spent on devices on the wellbeing, development and educational outcomes of Kiwi kids. With so much research now to consider, are we getting it right when it comes to technology and our tamariki?

Opinion: Graham McPhail – Approach MLEs with caution

University of Auckland's GRAHAM McPHAIL argues that while modern learning environments (MLEs) can help facilitate different pedagogical approaches there is no inherent link between classroom design and educational outcomes.

Students’ ignorance about money sparks new financial literacy program

Kiwi kids' poor understanding of money sparked the creation of a new online financial literacy program.

Digital technology becoming compulsory in school curriculum

Digital technologies learning is to be added to the school curriculum

Should we make way for the teacherbots?

Will teacherbots applied with artificial intelligence be doing our job one day? Will they do it better than us? JUDE BARBACK takes stock of some of the recent thinking around the future of education.

Bridging the gap between research and practice in education

Teachers’ access to reliable, relevant and actionable research will get a boost in February with the launch of a new digital platform offering free, easy-to-access resources that enhance their classroom practice.

BYOD: How to implement a program successfully

Ross Coutts shares his top tips for principals looking to establish a BYOD program.

From quick fix to lasting solution – prefabrication for the schools of tomorrow

Ignite associate director Jennis Lee looks at the benefits of the “new” prefab technology and why it’s likely to be more and more popular for schools in the future.

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