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Building digital technology into the curriculum: master stroke or missed opportunity?

While the news that digital technologies is to be included in The New Zealand Curriculum has been broadly welcomed, many believe the announcement falls short in a number of ways. By JUDE BARBACK.

Transforming teaching – using apps in maths

Teachers and lecturers collaborate on an exciting new research project to investigate the impact of using applications (apps) in primary mathematics. By JUDE BARBACK.

Integrating digital technology – one school’s great GAFE journey

CRAIG McDONALD and BEC POWER share how the integration of digital technology is supporting their school’s transition to modern learning environments and is helping to enhance and redefine learning.

Technology in early childhood education

FILIPE PRIETO shares his experience and findings on how technology can be used to great effect in early childhood education (ECE) settings.

Note sharing: cheating the system or yourself?

JUDE BARBACK looks at the rise of note-sharing sites and the tenuous legal and ethical questions they raise for universities.

Making the most of minecraft

MONIKA KERN gives an insight into the parent's perspective of Minecraft.

Bringing 3D printing to the classroom

Education Review considers the viability and impact of 3D printing for New Zealand schools.

Making learning stories come alive with technology

Early childhood settings are embracing new software to share children’s portfolios with their families, but JUDE BARBACK asks whether people will mourn the inevitable loss of the printed learning journeys or embrace technological change?

Modern learning environments and learning technologies

CLAIRE AMOS questions whether ‘modern’ changes to the traditional classroom will really help improve students’ learning and outcomes.

Crying out for Chromebooks?

With schools well-versed in the tablet vs netbook debate, Google have thrown another option into the mix. Touted as cheap, fast and functional, could Google Chromebooks be just what schools are looking for?
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