Manzana News

13Oct 2009

New to the Manzana range, the Interactive Gecko is the all new portable interactive whiteboard designed to give you control over your computer’s projected image at an affordable price. The Interactive Gecko takes your standard projector image and transforms it into an interactive surface. Attaching to your existing whiteboard, the Interactive Gecko adds a new […]

11Aug 2009

August Tips and Tricks

August 11, 2009

Tips and tricks – August 09 This month’s trick is another unique way for hiding and revealing answers. The best way to explain this trick is to guide you through the creation process (not to forget the video) and then you can see the magic unfold right before your own eyes. This trick uses layering and makes use of the […]

29Jul 2009

Workbook 122 has landed

July 29, 2009

Workbook 122 is the latest upgrade to the interactive whiteboard software, 2Touch Workbook. Free to download for any 2Touch user, Workbook 122 introduces a range of new features designed to enhance the activities you create for your lessons. New features Web access from within your workbook pages A flash activities button on the toolbar providing access to a […]

23Jul 2009

Tips and Tricks

July 23, 2009

Pull tabsAs you may know, the good old hide and reveal activities work wonders in class and over the past year we have reviewed a couple of nifty ways to perform it. This month we’re looking at the idea of pull tabs and the ability to hide information off-screen and then pull it on-screen using […]

26May 2009

With three fantastic speakers on the night we were gifted with many tips and tricks for better IWB use. To sum up a few of the main points I have taken just a smidgen of the total tips given to us and listed them below. Julie’s top tips • Plan your day using the board […]

24Apr 2009

Join Manzana and 2Touch for a teacher-led interactive whiteboard session. Taking place on the 7th of may, Sommerville special school will host the IWB session. The session will include a range of teacher presentations, with guest speaker Julie King leading the evening with her presentation detailing how she specialises her IWB use to suit her […]

24Apr 2009

What’s happening in WorkbookFor those of you unsure on what 2Touch Workbook is, it’s the latest interactive whiteboard software that’s made right here in New Zealand. Designed and developed with the help of New Zealand teachers, 2Touch Workbook provides a blank canvas to create lessons and a set of accompanying tools to generate interactivity and […]

24Apr 2009

Looking for input As part of the development of 2Touch and 2Touch Workbook, the team from 2Touch is continually engaged with New Zealand teachers in the pursuit of understanding what you really want from the IWB software that you use. So yet again in 2009 2Touch is putting the call out there for kiwi teachers […]

06Apr 2009

For over 115 years the Van Asch Deaf Education Centre (VADEC) in Christchurch has been devoted to helping deaf and hearing-impaired students communicate with the world. So when the world’s first fully government funded school for the deaf decided to invest in an interactive whiteboard they were following in a strong tradition of utilising the […]