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Playing video games could be good for mental health

Video games are a waste of time and bad for you, right? Well, don’t throw away your consoles and joysticks just yet. A new study suggests that’s not necessarily true and computer games may actually benefit players’ well-being. Researchers at Oxford University have found a positive correlation between […]

Book your free place at INTERFACEXpo 2021

What opportunities lie ahead for your school’s e-learning journey? Find out by booking your free spot at INTERFACEXpo 2021. After the disappointment of last year’s cancellation, we’re keen to see everyone again and invite you to join us at our events in May. We’ll be visiting: Lincoln Event […]

Review: TravelMate Spin B3

What I look for most in devices is how fit they are for the purpose they’re intended. Acer’s new TravelMate Spin B3 is designed for the classroom … and I can safely say it definitely ticks the fit-for-purpose box. Straight out of the box, it has a solid, […]

March Issue Out Now!

Issue 104 – Term 1, March 2021 . INTERFACE NEWS AND VIEWS NOTICEBOARD INTERFACEXpo 2021: Registrations now open. Book your spot. MOTAT presents Learnables: An affordable STEM education resource ETV and the Ministry of Education: Free video resources THE MIND LAB: Why aren’t we learning? What’s holding us […]

Research shows worth of computer games

A report entitled ‘Digital New Zealand 2018’ reveals a growing awareness and acceptance of the positive potential of computer games for culture, imagination, social interaction, and learning. Findings from the recently-released Digital New Zealand 2018 (DNZ18) research study provide valuable insights for educators with an interest in the […]