EdTech stories - Page 2
Math trail sets Waikato on learning journey with bot buddy
New educational trail enables people to recognise and be intrigued by the mathematics all around them. Opening their eyes to maths and its usefulness.
COOLs are coming and Te Kura is ready for the change
"High quality online learning uses technology as a tool to help provide learning programmes that address learner’s personal needs.”
Let us tell your story - Educators is here to listen
We want to hear from you. How is the changing digital landscape affecting your educational offerings? We want to tell your stories.
How to make to most of Techweek 17: Part Two
A quick-start guide to planning your Techweek 17 adventures. Take a look at what Educators recommends to head along to in the last 4 days of events.
Aorere College shares bright tech future with other schools
“Technology in schools is about changing lives not just changing grades.”
Techweek 17 takes over New Zealand starting tomorrow
"Techweek is also about getting the kids of New Zealand involved. I am really looking forward to watching the kids run a Code Club at the Beehive."
You're invited: Microsoft stream mystery edtech announcement
New education technology announcements from Microsoft to be unveiled via live stream later tonight. What could they be? We'll keep you posted.
How to make to most of Techweek 17: Part One
A quick-start guide to planning your Techweek 17 adventures. Take a look at what Educators recommends to head along to in the first 5 days of events.
Wellington in for exciting tech PD this school holiday
"This is the best PD for IT I have ever had. Inspiring and extremely useful. Presenters were well prepared, passionate and shared excellent ideas."
How to support the literacy of all learners with learning tools
As an organisation, Microsoft has a huge focus on accessibility when it comes to enabling everyone to use technology.
A new generation of Chromebooks, designed for millions of students and educators
When I was a student, I juggled different tools throughout my day—a paper notebook for history, a shared desktop for writing.
Canvas announces seamless integration with Microsoft
Integration allows seamless use of Microsoft tools on Canvas’ platform for millions of educators and learners.
Is the gap between education technology suppliers and end users increasing?
As the market matures, EdTech is increasingly penetrating a more mainstream user base, not just innovators.
CAUDIT survey reveals top 10 ICT challenges facing educational institutions
The annual CAUDIT survey has uncovered the top 10 ICT issues affecting educational institutions. Student success tech and emerging tech top the list.
NZ schools love tech, but we still have outdated procurement methods
New Zealand schools are adopting the rapid growth and evolution of technology faster and better than most schools worldwide, says LMS provider.
You're invited: NZTech Advance Education Technology Summit
The summit brings together two facets of education technology, both of which will have an impact on the economy and the future for NZ students.
Kiwi educators urged to take the cloud plunge
New Zealand schools are failing to fully embrace cloud, leading to additional cost and complexity in their systems according to Kiwi company Dynamo6.
Kiwi lessons to be learned from booming edtech market
The booming education technology market will be under the microscope at a NZTech education technology summit in July.
Lessons on digital citizenship in the classroom vital
"Effective EdTech programming requires much more than merely equipping students with internet access and devices."
English teacher launches Kickstarter to bring eLearning to the masses
“While English and arts subjects are essential for every person, they have long been overlooked by edtech companies.”
Should teachers be the primary decision maker about tech in the classroom?
“Nobody is better situated when it comes to observing which education technologies are driving meaningful improvements to student learning outcomes."
Technology in the classroom: Priming students for the workforce
Educators that utilise technologies and encourage their students to use the tools in different ways are preparing them for workplaces of today.
How to successfully implement BYOD in the classroom
Transitioning to a BYOD school will have its problems, but there are some steps schools and teachers can consider when planning BYOD in the classroom.
LeapFrog's brings together digital and physical worlds with latest release
LeapFrog Imagicard comprises of digital leaning games that are enhanced by 30+ interactive collective cards.