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Software for student publishing and creativity.

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Online student publishing and creativity platform.

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Create web sites, epubs, and presentations.

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Pixie

Software for student publishing and creativity.

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Wixie

Online student publishing and creativity platform.

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Frames

Create animations, digital stories, and stop-motion.

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Create web sites, epubs, and presentations.

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Designing differentiated instruction for the primary classroom using Wixie

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Feb 23, 2017 8:08:50 AM

This is a guest blog from Alison Doubet, a first grade teacher at Joppa View Elementary. In 2015, Tech4Learning presented Alison with a Tech4Learning Innovative Educator award. You can find out more about her teaching journey on her blog and through her articles on Creative Educator.

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Topics: Wixie

Exploring Fairy Tales with Wixie

Posted by Danielle Abernethy on Feb 15, 2017 9:36:03 AM

On a recent trip to Disney World, I was reminded of how I  loved fairytales growing up, both the original stories aw well as the Disney adaptations. I even tried my hand at writing fairytales!

While none of my fairy tales were movie quality, they were always one of my favorite writing topics, so I was excited when I recently discovered that February 26th is Tell a Fairy Tale Day! Here are a few ideas for Wixie projects to connect your readers, writers, and thinkers to fairy tales.

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Topics: literacy, Wixie, literature

Create your own animated clip art for Frames

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Feb 10, 2017 11:11:13 AM

You may not be aware of this cool  feature in Frames 6, but the media library includes clip art that animates when you move it along a path on a single frame! You can also use the drawing tools to create your own animated clip art to use in Frames!

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Topics: animation

Graphic Organizers, Webb’s Depth of Knowledge and Wixie!

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Feb 6, 2017 11:08:33 AM

A graphic organizer uses visuals to show relationships and connections between ideas, making it easier to comprehend large amounts of information and complex ideas. Students can also use graphic organizers to demonstrate knowledge and organize their thinking.

Wixie includes a range of graphic organizer templates teachers can assign or students can open from the Templates area of their project view. 


Teachers can choose an organizer template, customize the content and instructions, and assign it to their students. Students can also use the paint tools and mapping stickers to organize information and show relationships in a more open-ended manner.

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Topics: Wixie, DOK

Making Wanted Posters in Wixie

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Feb 1, 2017 9:24:06 AM

Want to add a little creativity into your Wixie comprehension projects? Look no further than a Wanted Poster!

Wanted posters also make for a great first Wixie project, because:

• Several templates already exist student's Projects view.
• Students only need a few Wixie skills to begin.
• Wanted posters can be used in a variety of ways.

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Topics: creativity, literacy, Webb's DOK

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