Posts tagged with technology

How to create a high tech Learning Lab in a museum

Students in the Learning Lab at Te Papa

Educator Matt Richards talks about his experience creating a Learning Lab for Te Papa and seeing students engage with the space for the first time.  Nine months ago I was employed by Te Papa to create a Learning Lab. Te Papa wanted to remake its classroom space into an innovative high tech learning environment and provide… Read more »

Taking over tomorrow’s museum: Virtual reality and the rise of experience

A lady wearing a VR headset

Technology and the digital world are forever changing the way in which humans experience entertainment, education, work, and day-to-day life. Usually, it can take a while for the public to warm up to experimental innovations, but often they can become unanimous or even necessary. Virtual reality, or VR, is one of these innovations, and it… Read more »

Catch the online debate – How will technology change the way we live and learn?

Join in on New Zealand’s first on-line live policy debate on Tuesday 31 March at 7.30pm NZ time. You can register on the new site – ‘Think Tech’  http://www.thinktech.co.nz   You’ll be able to listen to the debate on-line and send in comments and questions for the panel in real time. Eight New Zealanders will debate live on-line, the effects… Read more »