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Bi-Weekly Beaker – Term 4 extravaganza

Annyeonghaseyo¬†Staff Headlining this weeks BWB is the local screening of ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ this Thursday, 22 October, 6.45-9.00 at Mt Maunganui College Hall. According to it’s promotional material this “EDUCATION DOCUMENTARY, officially recognised at top film festivals, investigates the … Continue reading

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Google Education Roadshow

As part of a promotional tour around NZ by Cyclone, an IT hardware and software provider, I went along to Merivale School on Wednesday afternoon to see what the latest and greatest was. It started off well with a free … Continue reading

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Improving Academic writing

To start the new school year off, TBC hosted Dr Ian Hunter. Ian was a university professor, now a publisher, with a special interest in teaching writing. He was invited to the College as many subject face similar challenges with … Continue reading

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Tony Ryan – Agents of Change

Well, where to start – maybe with the abstract for the presentation: “Some people just seem to change the world. They consistently make it a more sustainable and inspiring place for the rest of us.¬† For the sake of this … Continue reading

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Mathematica and Wolfram Alpha

This workshop was presented by Samuel Chen. Demo of WolframAlpha website – data is already curated from the Wolfram database. There is a useful intro video on the website and has a mobile app (although you can access the website … Continue reading

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