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Maths

Name: QuickMath
Address: http://quickmath.com/
Description: QuickMath will automatically answer the most common problems in algebra, equations and calculus faced by high-school and college students.

Name: Math goodies
Address: http://www.mathgoodies.com
Description: Math Goodies is your free math help portal featuring interactive lessons, worksheets, and homework help.

Science

Name: Exploring the planets
Address: http://www.nasm.si.edu/etp/
Description: Exploring The Planets highlights the history and achievements of planetary explorations, both Earth-based and by spacecraft.

Name: Interactive weather maker
Address:http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/wwatch/sim/game.htm
Description: Weather changing flash activity using poleward and equatorward temperature.

Name: The Biology project
Address: http://www.biology.arizona.edu/
Description: The Biology Project is an interactive online resource for learning biology developed at The University of Arizona.

Name: The Exploatorium
Address: http://www.exploratorium.edu/
Description: The Exploratorium isn’t just a museum, it’s an ongoing exploration of science, art, and human perception—a vast collection of online interactives, web features, activities, programs and events that feed your curiosity.

Economics

Name: Lemonade stand
Address:http://www.classbrain.com/cb_games/cb_gms_bag/lemonade.html
Description: Interactive game great for teaching economics

Name: Economics – surfing the net for kids
Address: http://www.surfnetkids.com/economics.htm
Description: Range of links to economics based websites

Geography

Name: How far is it between
Address: http://www.freemaptools.com/how-far-is-it-between.htm
Description: This tool can be used to find the distance between two named points on a map. You can decide which two points to measure and then find out the distance between them as the crow flies and distance when driving.

Name: Nation master
Address: http://www.nationmaster.com/index.php
Description: NationMaster.com is a site filled with an incredible amount of international statistics and information.

Name: GeoHive
Address: http://www.geohive.com/ 
Description: The main component is population statistics: historical, projections, cities, agglomerations, etc. But also geopolitical data like the administrative divisions of countries (provinces, counties and such) of all nations of this world.

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Format chose Zinterlock as the easiest, most consistent and cost-effective way to flush mount cabinetry onto walls.

Manzana Xorro Christmas 2015
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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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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.

Student response systems in use in class
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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.

Label questions in Xorro-Q
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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.

Flexiroller, BalanceBox, Zinterlock
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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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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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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.

Zinterlock: your secure mounting solution
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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.