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Technology in the Classroom stories

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Education has gone digital: here’s how to drive student success
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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network infrastructure
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cybersecurity
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technology in schools
The sweet spot for EdTech occurs when the technology is fit for purpose and students and teachers know how to use the technology and get the most out of it.
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Adobe: Gen Z don’t feel prepared for a tech-driven workforce
Wed, 22nd Nov 2017
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edutech
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skills shortage
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technology in the classroom
93% of students and 78% of teachers agree that Gen Z would be better prepared for the future if they had a good understanding of technology.
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Six tips for integrating tech in the classroom
Tue, 20th Jun 2017
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microsoft
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technology in the classroom
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digital citizenship
Discover six transformative tips from educator Eileen Heller on skilfully embedding tech into teaching for dynamic, student-centred classrooms.
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Flipping classes with collaborative discussion videos
Tue, 20th Jun 2017
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video
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e-learning
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technology in the classroom
Using video to support and encourage learning is an exciting digital development that's getting more and more accessible for educators.
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You're invited: Live-stream to help hack your classrooms
Fri, 9th Jun 2017
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microsoft
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technology in the classroom
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live stream
Upcoming worldwide live-stream is offering educators the chance to be inspired to incorporate technology into their classrooms.
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Browser-based studio is music to Kiwi teachers' ears
Thu, 8th Jun 2017
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uc
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digital music
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technology in the classroom
New Zealand schools are embracing the browser-based production program, Soundtrap, for music and podcast projects.
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Kura takes on solving global issues with 3D printing
Thu, 8th Jun 2017
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3d printing
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christchurch
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the mind lab
Students at Christchurch's Te Kura Kaupapa Māori O Te Whānau Tahi are using 3D modelling and printing to tackle world problems.
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Robots can be programmed in the playground with Swift
Wed, 7th Jun 2017
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apple
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technology gifts
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coding
Children to code robots and drones with Apple's Swift Playgrounds, transforming the way programming is taught in schools.
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Tournament getting eSports into NZ schools preps round 2
Wed, 7th Jun 2017
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gaming
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technology gifts
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technology in the classroom
New Zealand's high school gaming league, HSL, is set to expand to 100 schools in Season Two, with hopes to go international in Season Three.
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Remote observation tech gives classrooms an Ocean view
Wed, 7th Jun 2017
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climate change
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science
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technology in the classroom
Using tech-enabled ocean observation tools, a teacher in Hampton Hill School is bringing the science of the seas into her classroom.
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Teachers want to do more with digital technologies
Tue, 30th May 2017
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cloud services
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nzcer
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technology in the classroom
New research, from a survey of over 300 schools, finds a desire to work with digital technologies, but a need for more training to deliver it.
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Chance for teachers to win 3D Printers with lesson plans
Tue, 30th May 2017
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3d printing
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ultimaker
3D Printing is transforming education. Ultimaker challenges New Zealand teachers to create innovative lesson plans using 3D printing.
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Recharging robots with stories and teamwork in term 2
Mon, 22nd May 2017
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e-learning
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edtech
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technology in the classroom
A chance to try a new gamification tool that encourages collaboration. Can you save the droid before his power cells are permanently drained?.
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Digital Inking could drive digital thinking
Wed, 17th May 2017
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cloud services
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payroll systems
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microsoft
Can educators use digital inking to improve student learning in class? Will it help create more insightful feedback and elaborate student work?.
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Tokelau's education system to be brought into 21st Century
Wed, 17th May 2017
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massey university
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technology in the classroom
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ministry of foreign affairs and trade
Education in the remote Tokelau atolls is being modernised with the help of Massey University, bringing the nation's schools into the digital age.
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Teachers get tech for breakfast at Hutt Valley STEMM
Tue, 16th May 2017
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e-learning
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technology in the classroom
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digital literacy
Hutt Valley teachers feasted on tech innovation with Open Polytechnic's digital learning showcase at the STEMM festival.
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NZ teacher using ocean-tech in classroom to present in France
Mon, 15th May 2017
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technology in the classroom
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ocean observers
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women in technology
New Zealand teacher, Carol Brieseman, will discuss using ocean observation in the classroom at the Ocean Observers workshop in Brest, France.
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Let us tell your story - Educators is here to listen
Thu, 11th May 2017
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edutech
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dei
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broadband
We want to hear from you. How is the changing digital landscape affecting your educational offerings? We want to tell your stories.
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Enabling e-Learning serves up new free digital resource
Mon, 8th May 2017
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3d printing
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e-learning
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technology in the classroom
Te Ara Whītiki is Enabling e-Learning's latest offering. It hopes to connect educators with the right advice for digital offerings across the sector.
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Aorere College shares bright tech future with other schools
Mon, 8th May 2017
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technology in the classroom
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edtech
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aorere college
The future of technology in education lies in collaboration, as schools reach out and help each other up the tech ladder.
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Robot builder brings bots and games into the classroom
Mon, 24th Apr 2017
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creative technologies
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unicorns
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technology in the classroom
Hamilton Boys' students to steep in tech as bot-builder coder teaches game-making skills.
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Go Pollock bridges gap between digital and traditional teaching
Mon, 24th Apr 2017
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e-learning
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technology in the classroom
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collaborative learning
Go Pollock aims to revolutionize the classroom with its innovative platform, offering teachers a digital companion that engages and supports all students.
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Holidays are a great chance to think about tech for Term 2
Thu, 20th Apr 2017
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big data
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data analytics
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bi
Teachers, unlock Term 2's potential by exploring tech integration using the SAMR model during the holidays!.
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Beware of tech for tech's sake warns education lecturer
Tue, 11th Apr 2017
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technology in the classroom
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pedagogy
Senior educational technology lecturer wants educators to make sure they use technology for the right reasons.