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Technology in the Classroom stories - Page 2

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Online competitions grow Great Kiwi learners
Wed, 29th Mar 2017
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Thousands of students of all levels to compete in English, mathematics and science thanks to new online competitions.
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The future is now: Epson unveils new innovations for the modern classroom
Tue, 14th Mar 2017
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Epson's cutting-edge projectors and app revolutionise learning, promising interactive, BYOD-friendly classroom experiences.
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Improving existing school computers beneficial for teachers and students
Wed, 1st Mar 2017
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Shrinking education budgets are limiting computer systems in schools, hindering students and teachers, says Crucial NZ.
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Apple Teacher learning programme comes to NZ
Wed, 22nd Feb 2017
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Apple extends its free Apple Teacher programme to New Zealand, enhancing local educators' tech integration.
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New solution makes it easier to adopt digital education
Sun, 18th Dec 2016
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N4L has released an innovative solution to streamline the process of digital education and create more time for actual learning.
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Are iPads suitable for the classroom or are their days done?
Wed, 22nd Jun 2016
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According to the Lewiston-Auburn Sun Journal, almost 90% of teachers and 74% of students preferred laptops over tablets.
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Wearables in the classroom - it's all the rage
Thu, 26th May 2016
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Tech's latest teaching aide: Classrooms turn to wearables, set to hit £4.4bn market by 2020.
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Teachers feel technology improves classroom experience, but few implement it
Tue, 10th May 2016
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​It has been revealed that the large majority of teachers believe technology helps facilitate learning, however a small minority effectively use it.
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Cyclone takes out Google APAC Partner of the Year for devices
Mon, 2nd May 2016
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Kiwi firm Cyclone named Google's APAC Partner of the Year for Devices, recognizing its expertise in meeting customers' Google needs.
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Lessons on digital citizenship in the classroom vital
Fri, 29th Apr 2016
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Lessons in digital citizenship are crucial for students navigating the digital world, according to a new whitepaper from NetRef.
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5 golden rules for using technology in classrooms
Wed, 13th Apr 2016
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Is technology a distraction? Does it help teachers and students in their learning journeys? The debate is never ending.
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Is technology more important than textbooks?
Wed, 30th Mar 2016
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New survey finds open educational resources used more in US classrooms than textbooks, according to TES Global report.
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What do teachers need? Technology professional development, apparently
Thu, 10th Mar 2016
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48% of UK teachers feel that technology professional development is not timely for use in the classroom, says whitepaper by Cumulus Global.
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Public schools missing out in wake of Charter schools $60,000 bonus
Mon, 29th Feb 2016
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Getting more digital devices, teacher aides and supporting costs of outdoor activities could have been paid for with the charter school bonuses.
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New case study reveals benefits of BYOD collaboration in schools
Tue, 16th Feb 2016
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BYOD programmes in classrooms are benefiting students, as they adapt learning to the increasingly mobile nature of technology.
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Are smartphones distracting our students?
Thu, 4th Feb 2016
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Personal devices are being banned in classrooms due to teacher’s fears they are distracting, although many recognise they will be central to learning.
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BYOD in schools: the backpack a potential treasure trove for thieves
Thu, 4th Feb 2016
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A recent Facebook poll from IAG and AMI Insurance reveals high value technology are increasingly being carried around by students.
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Is BYOD in the classroom too much of a distraction?
Mon, 18th Jan 2016
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A new study has revealed some teachers are banning personal devices for fear of distraction, despite recognising they may be central for learning.