Manzana: Enabling Audiences to Engage, Involve, Achieve, Learn Solutions to Engage, Involve & Motivate your Audience to Take the Stage 2018-04-26T22:13:32Z http://www.manzana.co.nz/feed/atom/ WordPress http://www.manzana.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-manzana_logo-only_550-32x32.png Pablo Garcia <![CDATA[Shopfitters save time and money with a better flush mount]]> http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5235 2018-04-05T04:55:32Z 2016-09-13T21:23:28Z Format chose Zinterlock as the easiest, most consistent and cost-effective way to flush mount cabinetry onto walls.

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Pablo Garcia <![CDATA[Interns Prepare Course Content in Xorro-Q]]> http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5275 2016-02-17T04:15:39Z 2016-02-17T04:13:28Z 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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Pablo Garcia <![CDATA[New Xorro Workbook 2.2 Supports PDF Import]]> http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5269 2016-02-17T03:55:21Z 2016-02-17T03:47:32Z 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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Pablo Garcia <![CDATA[Student Response Systems enable student-centered teaching]]> http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5239 2016-02-17T04:30:01Z 2016-01-28T00:32:38Z 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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Pablo Garcia <![CDATA[Xorro-Q’s New Label Questions Add Flexibility and Speed]]> http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5221 2018-04-05T04:55:24Z 2015-10-15T04:10:44Z 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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Pablo Garcia <![CDATA[A Balancing Act: Lifting, Moving & Securing Large Displays]]> http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5205 2018-04-05T04:55:21Z 2015-08-24T00:02:18Z 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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Pablo Garcia <![CDATA[New Xorro Workbook 2: Whiteboarding gets Better!]]> http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5199 2015-08-22T06:32:46Z 2015-08-22T05:28:32Z 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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Pablo Garcia <![CDATA[Challenging students to play algebra – for fun!]]> http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5191 2018-04-05T04:55:13Z 2015-08-11T08:01:01Z 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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Pablo Garcia <![CDATA[Secure mounts now easier, cheaper and safer with Zinterlock]]> http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5172 2016-02-03T07:27:40Z 2015-08-10T04:21:13Z 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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Pablo Garcia <![CDATA[Free audio to use with your Storyphones]]> http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=5174 2018-04-05T05:31:36Z 2015-08-06T04:37:44Z 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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