Tech4Learning Releases Correlations to Common Core for Pixie 3!

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Sep 9, 2011 3:51:00 PM

Tech4Learning has released correlations to the Common Core Standards for K-5 Language Arts and Mathematics for its award-winning elementary software tool Pixie. These correlations will help teachers and administrators deploy Pixie to achieve the student learning goals outlined in the new Common Core Standards.

common core standards initiativeThe Common Core State Standards Initiative is a state-led effort designed to provide teachers and parents with a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, no matter where they live in the United States.

“With so many students using Pixie, and educators grappling with these new standards,” shares Melinda Kolk, Director of Curriculum and Professional Development for Tech4Learning, “we felt it was imperative to provide a clear connection between the work students are doing in Pixie and these learning goals.”

Pixie is exciting educational software students use to share their ideas, imagination, and understanding through a combination of text, original artwork, voice narration, and images. Pixie 3 also includes tools that allow students to work together in real time on one project, developing essential collaboration skills.

“Creating with Pixie encourages thinking, creativity, and communication skills, making it the perfect tool to support the focus on relevancy to the real world and success in college and careers in the new Common Core Standards ,” explains David Wagner, CEO of Tech4Learning, Inc.

More information about Pixie 3 is available at http://www.tech4learning.com/pixie or by contacting Kristen Yazbek at 877-834-5453.

Topics: pixie, multimedia, common core, standards