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 intern group (numbering seven) from Massey University contributing to product development in Xorro Workboook and Xorro-Q projects. Engineering interns lift the grade The Engineering …
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. Workbook whiteboarding software combines the simplicity and ease of use we all love from whiteboards, with …
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. According to Michael, the student response system has totally changed education. Traditionally, engagement in a classroom has relied on techniques such as breaking the class into groups …
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).
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.
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 Storyphone sets. 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.
A clean whiteboard is a joy to use. One featuring long-lived stains from past use, is not. This article provides you with the understanding needed to ensure you – and your whiteboard – stay in the first category! This problem has been around for as long as whiteboards have been, so the image at right …
2Touch and Manzana combine sales and service operations in Australia and New Zealand, to improve customer experience for Xorro, Workbook and Wordwall users.
Our sister company, EdTech developer Xorro Solutions has released free access for school educators to its gamification and real-time assessment solution, Xorro-Q.
Xorro-Q enables educators in BYOD classrooms and lecture theaters to ensure the active participation of every single student in instant challenges. Challenges can be prepared ahead of time, or better, created in-class around existing resources and activities such as slide shows, videos etc.
Chatting with a customer before Christmas, he enthused on how useful it would be to have large banks of maths practice questions appropriate to his college classes. These could easily be included in contests and games which motivate students to have fun practicing algebra through the term.
Use ink to annotate into your slides, when your presentation is in slide show mode.
Calibrating your 2Touch IWB is sooooo easy – and you don’t need any special software! Just have your computer connected through to the USB and the projected image displayed on the IWB.
So, it’s time to put an image onto your canvas…. manipulate it, change it’s properties etc….
Changing the size of your icons
How to create a basic highlighter in 2Touch Workbook
Quick video detailing the ease with which you can change the size of your icons and handles in workbook.
Information on saving your workbook file
Overview of whats new in Workbook 1.8
Sped-up impression of activities using Workbook 1.8