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Whitecliffe Manukau: Finding your passion after high school

Delaney didn’t buy it The bright 19-year-old completed Art History, Classics, French, English and History in her last year of high school at Long Bay College – but couldn’t stand the idea of walking straight...

The new Digital Technologies curriculum – hit or miss?

The technology learning area in the curriculum has been revised to strengthen the positioning of digital technologies. It now includes two new key areas – ‘computational thinking’ and ‘designing and developing digital outcomes’. Schools and...

Digital technologies enhancing students’ educational experiences

Technology has been used to enhance many aspects of modern life including education with schools around the country using state-of-the-art equipment to help with learning. Digital technology was recognised as part of the technology learning...

It’s all fun and games in schools today

Games have always had a place at school but are most often thought of as a pastime in the playground. However, game-based learning (using games) or gamification (turning the learning process into a game by...

24/7 education: BYOD means learning doesn’t have to stop at bell-time

Home-time was when school finished with the three o’clock bell. In today’s world of digital connectivity, class can continue well beyond the school gates. This is the age of the BYOD – bring your...

Tamariki and technology: Integrating tech into the ECE curriculum

The children at Botany Downs Kindergarten love Skyping their friends in the new entrant class at Botany Downs School, where many of them will start school in the coming weeks and months. As they prepare...

Modern learning environments – is the jury still out?

How are our children getting on in modern learning environments (MLEs)? Is the super-sleek architecture supporting or frustrating their learning? There seem to be two camps amongst parents and teachers: those who love MLEs and...

Make space for makerspaces

From 3D printers and lasers, to robotics and coding, as well as the more traditional activities like woodwork and art, the philosophy encompasses a wide array of skills and interests. MakerBox founder Jess Weichler says...

Kiwi students going to infinity and beyond

New Zealand schools are doing Elton John proud, bringing rocket technology into our classrooms at the speed of a 3D printer. Part of the push to enable schools to extend their students in this area...

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