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A passion for games and travel led retired principal Michael Gifford to design and create an educational computer game for learning about the ‘New 7 Wonders of the World’.

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Make It Share It (www.makeitshareit.com) provides an easy way to create online drawings and animations.

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The introduction of a Sahara Clevertouch into a classroom at the Wairau Valley Special School in Auckland has provided students with an engaging way to learn both academic and social skills.

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Looking for an engaging way to improve technology, literacy and social skills all in one go? QuadBlogging could just be the answer. This word cloud shows the countries that have the most participating QuadBlogging classes.

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More than 400 people from schools across the North Island attended the recent TTS roadshow, The Way Forward: Enabling Modern Learning Environments.

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How comfortable are you using technology in your classroom? Does it matter to you that your students may know more than you about using mobile devices? New research by a Massey University PhD student has found that many educators feel out of their depth when adopting new technology for use in the classroom. Kathryn MacCallum investigated the use of mobile technology and found some clear differences between the attitudes of teachers and students.

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The Auckland Art Festival’s White Night had a fun new twist this year with the addition of a competitive robotics display in the Remuera Library, hosted by Kristin’s K-Force Robotics team. Presenting ‘Artful Intelligence – the Art and Science of Robots’, K-Force showcased their custom made robots.