Manzana: Enabling Audiences to Engage, Involve, Achieve, Learn http://www.manzana.co.nz Solutions to Engage, Involve & Motivate your Audience to Take the Stage Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:42:07 +0000 en-NZ hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.2 http://www.manzana.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-manzana_logo-only_550-32x32.png Manzana: Enabling Audiences to Engage, Involve, Achieve, Learn http://www.manzana.co.nz 32 32 Shopfitters save time and money with a better flush mount http://www.manzana.co.nz/shopfitters-save-time-money-better-flush-mount/ Tue, 13 Sep 2016 21:23:28 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5235 Format chose Zinterlock as the easiest, most consistent and cost-effective way to flush mount cabinetry onto walls.

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Interns Prepare Course Content in Xorro-Q http://www.manzana.co.nz/interns-prepare-course-content-in-xorro-q/ Wed, 17 Feb 2016 04:13:28 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5275 This summer, the University of Auckland Department of Civil Engineering has supplied eight student interns to work with Xorro on developing a targeted learning solution. These interns have been working alongside another seven interns from Massey University contributing to product development in Xorro Workboook and Xorro-Q projects.

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New Xorro Workbook 2.2 Supports PDF Import http://www.manzana.co.nz/new-xorro-workbook-2-2-supports-pdf-import-2/ Wed, 17 Feb 2016 03:47:32 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5269 This week Xorro releases version 2.2 of its Workbook whiteboarding software, co-branded Alphateach in the UK and Europe. The new version includes features such as PDF import, enhanced design of the ruler tool, added grid functions and much more.

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Student Response Systems enable student-centered teaching http://www.manzana.co.nz/student-response-systems/ Thu, 28 Jan 2016 00:32:38 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5239 Recently we followed up with Dr Michael Rehm from University of Auckland’s Business School, on how he uses student response systems such as Xorro Q in his courses.

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Xorro-Q’s New Label Questions Add Flexibility and Speed http://www.manzana.co.nz/new-label-questions-add-flexibility-and-speed/ Thu, 15 Oct 2015 04:10:44 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5221 In September Xorro quietly released Label questions for the Xorro-Q audience assessment platform. Label questions provide a flexible and fast assessment tool suited to any topic.

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A Balancing Act: Lifting, Moving & Securing Large Displays http://www.manzana.co.nz/a-balancing-act-lifting-and-moving-large-displays/ Mon, 24 Aug 2015 00:02:18 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5205 Whether it's raising an 84" display to above head height for crowds, or bringing 55" interactive screens within easy reach of pre-schoolers, better design adds up to winning flexibility, sturdiness and safety. Getting it wrong means less value from your display, and substantial costs and safety issues. We take a look at the latest & best options for securing, lifting and moving large displays, keeping safety and durability foremost.

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New Xorro Workbook 2: Whiteboarding gets Better! http://www.manzana.co.nz/xorro-workbook-2-arrives-get-it-here/ Sat, 22 Aug 2015 05:28:32 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5199 This week, after months of beta testing and progressive improvements, Xorro finally released version 2.0 of the powerful whiteboarding software Workbook (also branded Alphateach and Imergo Aqua in other markets). Workbook was originally written by 2Touch for use with 2Touch interactive whiteboards. Since 2013, Xorro has taken over all software related developments, and today Xorro Workbook is […]

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Challenging students to play algebra – for fun! http://www.manzana.co.nz/challenging-students-to-play-algebra-for-fun/ Tue, 11 Aug 2015 08:01:01 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5191 Xorro-Q provides a simple game-like context that motivates students to practice algebra concepts. Using any browser (no plug ins or downloads needed) your students can "play" a problem-based algebra activity set by you. Xorro-Q's Free Facilitator is ideal (and free) for groups of less than 33 participants. Test your own linear algebra skills on the sampler in the article. Then read on to find the simple instructions to get underway with your own Free Facilitator access.

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Secure mounts now easier, cheaper and safer with Zinterlock http://www.manzana.co.nz/securing-displays-panels-to-walls-gets-easier-cheaper-and-safer-with-zinterlock/ Mon, 10 Aug 2015 04:21:13 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5172 Manzana and 2Touch Australia have developed Zinterlock: an extremely low-cost, ultra-secure yet very simple flush-mount solution for mounting large, heavy, fragile or valuable items onto walls.

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Free audio to use with your Storyphones http://www.manzana.co.nz/free-audio-to-use-with-your-storyphones/ Thu, 06 Aug 2015 04:37:44 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5174 These days downloadable audio resources for kids are abundant and cheap (or free). This article is all about how you can find great audio resources to use with your Storyphones. This is just a starter: Keep searching and you will find more, and no doubt even better or more relevant resources for your particular needs.

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