Tips & Tricks – Manzana: Enabling Audiences to Engage, Involve, Achieve, Learn http://www.manzana.co.nz Solutions to Engage, Involve & Motivate your Audience to Take the Stage Thu, 28 Jun 2018 00:17:17 +0000 en-NZ hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 http://www.manzana.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-manzana_logo-only_550-32x32.png Tips & Tricks – Manzana: Enabling Audiences to Engage, Involve, Achieve, Learn http://www.manzana.co.nz 32 32 Manzana Tips: Basic Sentence Maker http://www.manzana.co.nz/manzana-tips-basic-sentence-maker-httpwww-youtube-comwatchvmwm9ytqn8dg/ Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:15:05 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=2912 Basic sentence Maker exercise for your interactive whiteboard – shown on 2Touch Workbook.

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Manzana Tips: Everyday Calendar http://www.manzana.co.nz/manzana-tips-everyday-calendar-httpwww-youtube-comwatchvnncze5wm72m/ Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:12:53 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=2911 Video on how to create a calendar for use on an interactive whiteboard.

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Workbook Tips: Hide & Reveal http://www.manzana.co.nz/workbook-tips-hide-reveal-httpwww-youtube-comwatchvobra5fjmh3w/ Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:10:58 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=2909 A handy hide and reveal tip demonstrated on Workbook.

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Tips and Tricks: Customising Toolbars for Languages http://www.manzana.co.nz/tips-and-tricks-customising-toolbars-for-languages/ Mon, 15 Jul 2013 00:04:08 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4443 Workbook’s Custom Toolbars take the clutter away from the page and make it far more friendly in the classroom. You need only add those Workbook tools which you know you’ll use in your language classes. Here are some strong suggestions:Make sure you put a “select” arrow at each end of the toolbar – this saves […]

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Tips and Tricks: Using Workbook’s Stacker with Languages http://www.manzana.co.nz/tips-and-tricks-using-workbooks-stacker-with-languages/ Sun, 14 Jul 2013 23:58:08 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4440 Stacker is unique to Workbook and allows a user to instantly create a flippable "stack" of objects on the canvas. These objects can include images, shapes, lines or text (or any grouped combination of these).

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Tips and Tricks: Typing any script or characters into Workbook http://www.manzana.co.nz/tips-and-tricks-typing-any-script-or-characters-into-workbook/ Sun, 14 Jul 2013 23:48:25 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4437 A very frequent frustration from Languages teachers, revolves around the desire to be able to type directly onto the page utilising whatever character set is appropriate to that language.

Workbook's canvas supports any Unicode character sets. Provided that your Language and Keyboard settings are correctly implemented in Windows, you can type any script directly onto the Workbook canvas.

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Xorro-Ed: Resource sharing for you http://www.manzana.co.nz/xorro-ed-resource-sharing-for-you/ Sat, 16 Feb 2013 00:55:40 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4468 The internet provides educators with access to tens of thousands of free interactive lesson resources for use in the classroom. The problem is that educators generally have to spend hours previewing and selecting suitable materials and this waste of time deters most from their searches.Xorro-ed is a free on-line community designed expressly to address this […]

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5 Quick Tech tips and tricks http://www.manzana.co.nz/5-quick-tech-tips-and-tricks/ Tue, 17 Jul 2012 23:23:17 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4538 Make your web browser full screen and minus toolbars Press F11 when using a web browser to make it drop any toolbar and go full screen.  Ideal for use with projectors. Alt + tab An easy way to cycle through all the windows you have open is by using the Alt tab menu.  Simply hold down […]

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6 Tips for choosing classroom speakers http://www.manzana.co.nz/6-tips-for-choosing-classroom-speakers/ Wed, 20 Jun 2012 23:50:12 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4547 Six tips for choosing a classroom active speaker system: Basic design Active speakers designed with a built-in amplifier reduce the amount of cabling and the costs of equipment as well as being quicker and easier to install Steel grille Steel grilles, rather than more common fabric grilles, stop pupils from damaging the speaker cones with fingers, […]

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Manzana Tips and Tricks #7: Everday Calendar http://www.manzana.co.nz/manzana-tips-and-tricks-7-everday-calendar/ Wed, 01 Jun 2011 00:10:37 +0000 http://www.manzana.co.nz/?p=4572 Ways to start your IWB day part 1: Everyday Calendar Page Watch the video Download the Workbook file An easy way to start a lesson is by using a calendar page. This page can be re-used every day and uses the following techniques: infinite clone, cut and paste and drag and drop. Open an empty page. […]

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