Melinda Kolk

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Pixie recognized as one of the American Association of School Librarians 2018 Best Apps for Teaching and Learning

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jun 23, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Tech4Learning’s Pixie has been recognized as a one of the American Association of School Librarians 2018 Best Apps for Teaching and Learning.

The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) is a national professional membership organization focused on school librarians and the school library community. AASL has been giving Best Apps for Teaching & Learning awards since 2013 to recognize digital tools of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the AASL's Standards for the 21st-Century Learner.

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Topics: Pixie by Tech4Learning

Wixie wins 2017 Tech & Learning Award of Excellence

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Nov 29, 2017 12:28:33 PM

Tech4Learning’s Wixie wins a 2017 Award of Excellence for best upgraded software in Tech & Learning magazine's prestigious 35-year-old recognition program.

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Topics: Wixie

Tech4Learning integrates Wixie with Clever

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Sep 13, 2016 2:36:29 PM

Tech4Learning is making it easier for districts to infuse Wixie into their classroom curriculum by integrating with Clever®. Now schools and districts can automatically provision and securely authenticate Wixie users through the Clever platform.

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Topics: Wixie

Tech4Learning updates Pics4Learning image library for new devices

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Sep 1, 2016 9:17:54 AM

Tech4Learning has rebuilt its popular Pics4Learning image library to better support student project work on new devices.  The new interface makes it easier to find and save images for use in student projects on a wide range of devices, including handheld phones, tablets, and large screen monitors.

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Topics: pics4learning

Tech4Learning releases free online rubric maker

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jun 6, 2016 2:47:17 PM

Tech4Learning has released a free web tool to create rubrics and checklist-style assessments for the classroom. Rubric-maker.com provides educators with sample topics and criteria to make it easy to get started creating educational assessments.

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Topics: pbl, assessment, project, project-based learning

Tech4Learning releases free graphic organizer maker

Posted by Melinda Kolk on May 27, 2016 10:35:00 AM

Tech4Learning has released a free web tool to create graphic organizer worksheets. The site, graphicorganizer.net, helps educators support student’s thinking during the process of organizing their research and ideas about classroom projects.

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Topics: App

Tech4Learning updates Recipes4Success to better support users of their software tools

Posted by Melinda Kolk on May 20, 2016 9:57:33 AM

Tech4Learning has rebuilt its Recipes4Success training portal to better serve customers learning about its Pixie, Frames, and Share software tools.

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Topics: professional development

Wixie a Cool Tool finalist for the 2016 EdTech Digest Awards

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Mar 23, 2016 12:49:24 PM

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Topics: Wixie

Tech4Learning integrates Wixie with Clever for easy single sign-on (SSO) access

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Oct 14, 2015 5:06:19 PM

Tech4Learning is making it easier for schools and districts to infuse Wixie into their classroom curriculum with the addition of a single sign-on feature through Clever Instant Login®.

Wixie is a student publishing and creativity platform. Clever provides single sign on (SSO) access for schools or districts to online learning applications. Schools and districts will be able to connect their Wixie subscription to Clever to authenticate student and teacher users.

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Topics: Wixie

Tech4Learning releases Frames 6 for faster and more powerful animation creation

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Dec 8, 2014 11:27:42 AM

Tech4Learning is proud to announce the release of Frames 6, an upgrade to their award-winning animation and digital storytelling software.

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Topics: frames, digital storytelling, stopmotion, animation