Social Sciences – 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 Social Sciences – Manzana: Enabling Audiences to Engage, Involve, Achieve, Learn http://www.manzana.co.nz 32 32 Lee’s Interactive sites http://www.manzana.co.nz/lees-interactive-sites-2/ Mon, 11 Jun 2012 23:57:26 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4557 Greetings from the whiteboard. My name is Lee Raeburn and I am an education consultant that has recently joined the Manzana sales team. As a former Primary school teacher, I was always on the lookout for new and engaging websites for my students. For this addition of our newsletter I would like to take a […]

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Interactive websites for Secondary teachers – May 2011 http://www.manzana.co.nz/interactive-websites-for-secondary-teachers-may-2011/ Tue, 31 May 2011 00:15:54 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4575 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 […]

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Interactive websites for Primary teachers – May 2011 http://www.manzana.co.nz/interactive-websites-for-primary-teachers-may-2011/ Mon, 30 May 2011 00:19:10 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4578 Name: Awesome highlighter Address: http://www.awesomehighlighter.com/ Description: Easy to use site that provides you with the ability to highlight all over a webpage and then saves your highlighted sections in an easy to access webpage. Name: Addition Machine Address:http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/mentalmaths/additiontest.html Description: Basic addition machine, fun and basic to use. Name: Subtraction Machine Address:http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/mentalmaths/subtractiontest.html Description: Basic subtraction machine, fun […]

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September’s interactive websites – Secondary http://www.manzana.co.nz/septembers-interactive-websites-secondary/ Tue, 07 Sep 2010 01:10:12 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4604 Secondary Name: MIT – Open courseware Address: http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm Description: MIT OpenCourseWare is a free publication of MIT course materials that reflects almost all the undergraduate and graduate subjects taught at MIT Languages Name: Live Mocha Address: http://www.livemocha.com/ Description: Livemocha is the world’s largest online language learning community Name: Word2Word Address: http://www.word2word.com/course.html Description: Free online language courses Name: Maori.org Address: http://www.maori.org.nz/kotereo/ Description: An online Maori language course and listings of resources. English Name: Read Print Address: http://www.readprint.com/ Description: […]

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July’s interactive websites – secondary http://www.manzana.co.nz/julys-interactive-websites-secondary/ Mon, 28 Jun 2010 03:33:28 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4613 Science: Name: Absorb learning Address: http://www.absorblearning.com/en/Free_online_Absorb_resources/ Description: Range of science activities for: chemistry, electronics, mathematics, physics and advanced physics. Name: ARKive Address: http://www.arkive.org/ Description: With the help of the world’s best filmmakers, photographers, conservationists and scientists, ARKive is creating the ultimate multimedia guide to the world’s endangered species. Name: Freeze Ray Address: http://freezeray.com/physics.htm Description: Interactive games for physics, chemistry and biology. Name: Periodic table of videos Address: http://www.periodicvideos.com/# Description: A […]

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Interactive websites for Primary http://www.manzana.co.nz/interactive-websites-for-primary/ Thu, 22 Apr 2010 03:45:20 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4623 General: Name: Crickweb Address: http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ Name: Primary Games Address: http://www.primarygames.com/ Name: Learning Planet Address: http://www.learningplanet.com/stu/index.asp Name: SEN Teacher Address: http://www.senteacher.org/main/files.php Science: Name: BBC science clips Address:http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/index_flash.shtmlName: Natural History Museum Address: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/index.html Name: National Geographic kids Address: http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/ Literacy: Name: Crazy Libs Address: http://rinkworks.com/crazylibs/ History: Name: Animated Atlas Address: http://www.animatedatlas.com/movie2.html Math: Name: Cut the knot Address: http://www.cut-the-knot.org/games.shtml Telling the time: Name: Bang on time Address: http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/BangOnTime/clockwordres.html 

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November websites of the month http://www.manzana.co.nz/november-websites-of-the-month/ Sun, 29 Nov 2009 22:37:17 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4658 Name: Wallwisher Address: http://www.wallwisher.com Wallwisher is an online tool that combines brainstorming, sticky notes and a notice board all into one. An online application (no downloading required), Wallwisher provides you with a space to create your own virtual wall where users can attach their own notes. Notes can contain text, images, video, links etc. Wall wisher […]

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October’s websites: The Public Domain http://www.manzana.co.nz/octobers-websites-the-public-domain/ Wed, 14 Oct 2009 02:17:35 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4674 What is the Public Domain? The Public Domain is all to do with intellectual property and copyright laws. Whilst a lot of images are free for you to look at online, it’s the knowing of whether you can then use them for the purposes of class or for students’ work that creates the confusion. This is […]

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Manzana’s Primary and Intermediate Websites of the Month http://www.manzana.co.nz/manzanas-primary-and-intermediate-websites-of-the-month/ Thu, 18 Dec 2008 03:22:44 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4745 Name: Birmingham Grid for Learning Address: www.bgfl.org/bgfl/15.cfm An English website, ‘the Birmingham Grid for Learning’ is a comprehensive and well resourced online learning environment.  The sites real value comes in its free Interactive Whiteboard Resources.  With resources divided up by school year and subject there is a massive variety of engaging and interactive activities.   From simple activities such as matching body […]

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Secondary websites of the month – November http://www.manzana.co.nz/secondary-websites-of-the-month-november/ Tue, 11 Nov 2008 03:35:46 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4761 This month we review three interactvie and engaging websites covering a range of subjects from Chemistry to English, General Science, Social Studies and, well, just about everything. Virtual Chemistry Name: Virtual Chemistry Address: http://www.chem.ox.ac.uk/vrchemistry/ Purpose: Online Chemistry resource utilising multimedia. Virtual chemistry is one of the most comprehensive science websites on the web. Put together by […]

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