Make those Valentine's even more meaningful

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Feb 5, 2016 7:51:36 AM

Why settle for store bought Valentine's when Tech4Learning tools like Wixie, or Pixie, make it easy for students to create their own?

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#wixiechat: Wixie in PreK-K Feb 4

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Feb 1, 2016 9:44:25 AM

Wixie

#wixechat Thursday, February 4th, 7pm ET

If you already a Wixie user, or just thinking about becoming one, join the upcoming #wixiechat! Maryland educators and Wixie power users Carrie Trudden (@truddentech) and Laura Hook (@lbhooktech) will be leading this chat on Using Wixie in the PreK and Kindergarten Classroom.

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Topics: Wixie, primary

Wixie project ideas for February

Posted by Danielle Abernethy on Feb 1, 2016 8:34:28 AM

February is a short month, but it is jammed packed with holidays and great themes!

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Topics: Wixie

#wixiechat: Wixie in the ELA Curriculum: Thursday-January 21-7pm ET

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jan 11, 2016 1:23:48 PM

Wixie

#wixechat Thursday, January28, 7pm ET

If you already a Wixie user, or just thinking about becoming one, join the upcoming #wixiechat! Maryland educators and Wixie power users Carrie Trudden (@truddentech) and Laura Hook (@lbhooktech) will be leading this chat on Using Wixie in the ELA Curriculum.

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Topics: Wixie, primary

What products can students create with Wixie?

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jan 8, 2016 9:06:57 AM

As students solve a problem or address an issue through authentic tasks, they create artifacts or products that demonstrate their learning and understanding. While it is easy (and fun) to create products like comics and book trailers with Wixie, you can move to a more student-centered approach (from project toward PBL), by providing students with choices of products and asking them to choose which type best supports the goals of their project.

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Topics: ela, Wixie, productivity software