Latest ventures from our Microsoft Road Warrior

Latest ventures from our Microsoft Road Warrior

Since we last reported on John’s travels, he has done a number of kilometres around the North Island with a quick visit to the South Island too. There has been some adventures along the way making his weeks never boring – including an asbestos scare, road closures and power cuts and car troubles. However, some of the highlights include: Whangarei Girls High School The first 2 hours were spent on big picture planning, aims and objectives and a strategic approach to school wide uptake. This was followed by a detailed session on using OneDrive, and then learning...

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An Update From Our Microsoft Road Warrior

An Update From Our Microsoft Road Warrior

It's been a while since we checked in with our road warrior. As always John has been extremely busy traveling the country popping into schools, exploring the technologies and learning techniques that help students develop the skills they need for tomorrow. If your school is interested in learning about the creative ways of using Microsoft technology in your classroom  please contact Gretchyn McLean at gretchynm@newerait.co.nz  Here's a sneak peek into some of schools John has visited this past week. Papatoetoe North School During the break all computers were upgraded...

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Fast, Light, Portable. Now with Touchscreen

Fast, Light, Portable. Now with Touchscreen

For the best of Google Whether you're tapping, swiping or zooming get things done with the latest touchscreen Chromebook. With up to 7.5 hours of battery life it keeps up with what you love to do every day. Key features include: Google Chrome OS Touchscreen 4GB Memory 11.6" display 16GB SSD Intel HD Graphics 802.11 a/g/n Bluetooth 4.0 6 Hour Battery 1 Year Warranty For a full list of specifications click here. Order today for only $439+GST. Email chanelw@newerait.co.nz  for further...

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Going Google? Get to the GAFE Summit!

Going Google? Get to the GAFE Summit!

We are excited to be a part of this years GAFE Summit which is to be held at both: Burnside High School, Christchurch 23rd - 24th April  Albany Senior High School, Auckland 29th - 30th April  It is amazing to see the great things that are happening within Google in Education and to support this and you if you are taking the journey through Google in your school.  This is definitely a Google event not to be missed and encourage you to register now to send teachers, administrators, tech directors, senior...

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Our Windows in the Classroom Road Warrior is Back

Our Windows in the Classroom Road Warrior is Back

It's been a while since we've caught up with our Windows in the Classroom road warrior. John has been extremely busy traveling the country and teaching schools ways to enhance learning in your classroom. If your school would like an insight into creative ways of using Microsoft Technology in your classroom please contact Gretchyn McLean at gretchynm@newerait.co.nz  to register. Here's a sneak peek into a few schools John has visited this past week. Palmerston North Girls High School - March 27th  As the eLearning teacher explained: "We are a Google school...

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See you at SPANZ!

See you at SPANZ!

An event we thoroughly look forward to on the New Era calendar. Held in Wellington this year we cannot wait to catch up with everyone and enjoy a few days in the capitol. Membership now stands at 90% of all secondary principals, state, integrated and independent - We are proud to support the importance of SPANZ and the role it plays in advocating for our students and schools. If you are attending be sure to visit us, we are always keen to hear about what is happening in your classroom, school or community. We also have several prizes, giveaways and hardware specials on offer....

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