Tech4Learning Wins 2013 EDDIE Award for Share 4

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Oct 10, 2013 8:47:00 AM

Tech4Learning’s Share 4 multimedia authoring tool wins ComputED Gazette EDDIE Award for Best Educational Software in the category of Middle School Project Authoring. The EDDIE Awards target "innovative and content-rich programs and websites that augment the classroom curriculum."

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Topics: share, 21st century classroom, multimedia, common core, creative software

Pixie 3 releases!

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jul 26, 2011 9:43:00 AM

Tech4Learning has released Pixie 3, the latest upgrade to the classroom standard for elementary creative software.  Pixie is exciting creativity software used by students around the world to share their ideas, imagination, and understanding through a combination of text, original artwork, and voice narration.“Our teachers and students have been using Pixie to engage higher level thinking skills through the formation of digital stories and standards-based formative assessments,” shares Laura Spencer, Coordinator of Instructional Technology at Santee School District (CA). “With the release of Pixie 3, students will be able to collaborate real-time on these projects, and then showcase this learning on a global scale through publication on Tech4Learning's cloud."

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Topics: creativity software, 21st century classroom, pixie

Wixie leads off T.H.E. Journal Article on Cloud Computing!

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jun 13, 2011 9:55:00 AM

In an article highlighting how cloud-based computing is moving beyond administration to promoting student collaboration and creativity, Wixie leads the way. The articles highlights projects done at Meiklejohn Elementary School in Arvada, Colorado where the 4th graders design lessons for their Kindergarten buddies.

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Topics: creativity, 21st century classroom, Wixie, cloud-computing

K12Share.com makes it easy to publish student work to the cloud

Posted by Melinda Kolk on May 2, 2011 5:01:00 PM

Tech4Learning releases K12Share.com–a safe, secure service for publishing content created in Share.  Students can use K12Share to manage a digital portfolio of classroom work developing essential 21st century skills. Teachers can use K12Share to view student published work as well as present information about their classes to parents and the community.

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Topics: 21st century classroom, cloud, share

US DOE Title II, Part A Grant Finds Success with Tech4Learning Professional Development

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Apr 28, 2011 8:58:00 AM

For the second school year, Baltimore County Public Schools has partnered with Tech4Learning to deliver high-quality professional development for non-public schools within the county as part of a Title II Part A grant. This year’s successful set of trainings focused on strengthening home-school communication.

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Topics: professional development, 21st century classroom