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A collaborative, note-taking software program and a Surface laptop may not immediately spring to mind as gardening essentials. Yet that’s exactly what’s at the centre of a growing project at Mairehau High School in Christchurch. Read the full article here. ...

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Microsoft's Surface Hub is a large touchscreen with built-in intelligence for meetings, whiteboard sessions and video conferencing.     Connect, Draw, Share   The most advanced interactive whiteboard with multi-users available! Fully integrated Windows 10 + Office Share your work easily and freely across multi-platforms Connect your own apps from a personal device and drive them to the Hub Video conferencing and collaborating all at once Able to mirror...

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School site licenses available!   Bring Adobe Creative Cloud to your school with a new, affordable, easy-to-manage site licensing option available through the Adobe Value Incentive Plan (VIP). You’ll enhance teaching and learning while helping students develop essential digital skills for college and career success.   Only $31 per student (per annum)   with a minimum of 25 licenses!   This includes student & school owned devices.   Download the PDF here   Contact our Licensing team today!   0800...

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MS Intune for Education

Microsoft's new Intune for Education is a cloud based service which allows schools to manage their classroom devices efficiently and from where ever they are. Microsoft today announced Intune for Education, a new tier of its existing enterprise application and device management service that’s specifically meant for school. In addition, the company announced that a number of its partners will soon start shipping a wider variety...

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Swift Playgrounds is a revolutionary new app for iPad that makes learning and experimenting with code interactive and fun (for both the teacher and the student!).   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jC_p84oThrs[/embed]     Resources:   iTunes Store search for Swift Playground, view Description online and download the app iBooks Store Learn to Code 1 & 2 Learn to Code 3 Courses Apple Education Course Geometry with Swift Forums Developer Forum Educator Forum Podcasts 'More...

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Providing student digital learning devices in schools - available for all students, is a challenge for NZ schools. The knowledge economy is here. Digital thinking is now embedded into many NZ school teachers’ planning and classroom programmes. We all recognise that computing devices – portable, wearable or whatever, are part of the thinking of all students. As teachers we are adjusting to the fact that our...

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