Join us at the Trusts Arena, Henderson, Auckland

8.00am

  • Doors open. Sign in and join us for coffee, courtesy of Flexi Commercial (formerly Equico).

8.45am

  • Welcome from Greg Adams, Editor, INTERFACE

9.00am

  • Short presentations by BEarena, ETV and 123Tech
  • Keynote: Bringing Digital Technologies to life through Minecraft, by Arnika Macphail, of impactED on behalf of Microsoft New Zealand.

9.45am

  • Workshops 1-5
    • 1. Kai’s Clan: NZ Space Race: how would life be on Mars? (if this timing clashes with another workshop you want to attend, this workshop is also repeated at 2.45pm)
    • 2. ETV: Leveraging the potential of ETV, ELINK, EVA for Teaching and Learning.
    • 3. Cyclone: Future Focused Learning and Teaching with Microsoft Surface
    • 4. MOTAT: Making sense of Arduino coding and creating prototypes (if this timing clashes with another workshop you want to attend, this workshop is also repeated at 12.15pm)
    • 5. VR Voom: How to develop and program Virtual Reality projects in the classroom using Unity

10.30am

  • Explore the exhibition and enjoy morning tea

11.15am

  • Short presentations by N4L, Cyclone and VR Voom
  • Keynote: Coding, robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) – preparing today’s students for tomorrow, by Bruce Jackson and Ronel Schodt, of 3D Printing Systems and Kai’s Clan. 

12.15pm

  • Workshops 6-10
    • 6. Digital Circus: Driving student agency with Design Thinking
    • 7. BEarena: Uncover the best interactive experience for teachers and students in interactive panels in 2021
    • 8. Norrcom: Google Workspace – using of Google’s tools and solutions in the education environment
    • 9. 3D Printing Systems: Build your very own laser cut Trebuchet
    • 10. MOTAT: Making sense of Arduino coding and creating prototypes (if this clashes with another workshop you want to attend in this time slot, this workshop also runs at 9.45am)

1.00pm

  • Explore the exhibition, enjoy lunch and catch up with the digital learning community.

2.00pm

  • Presentation by Sir Ian Taylor, with Noenoe Barclay-Kerr. They will share the journey of the creation of Mātauranga, a story of courage and innovation, and a new, free teaching resource Ian’s company has helped to design and make.

2.45pm

  • Workshops 11-15
    • 11. Canon: Find out how to create an interactive lesson using the SMART Learning Suite
    • 12. New Era: Myths, Legends and ICT in Aotearoa
    • 13. Tahi Rua Toru Tech: Using the 123 Tech Challenge in your school to deliver Digital Technologies curriculum content for ALL year levels
    • 14. impactED: Integrating Digital Technologies across the classroom curriculum
    • 15. Kai’s Clan: NZ Space Race: how would life be on Mars? (if this clashes with another workshop you want to attend in this time slot, this workshop also runs at 9.45am)

3.30pm

  • Drinks and prize draw

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Check out the workshops at interfacexpo.nz/workshops2021

Or register your interest to attend at interfacexpo.nz/register2021

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INTERFACE April 2021