Wixie to be a part of Baltimore County’s BCPS One

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Apr 2, 2014 11:45:00 AM

The Baltimore County Board of Education has approved a contract with Tech4Learning to provide elementary and middle school students throughout the county with access to Wixie as part of the BCPS S.T.A.T (Students & Teachers Accessing Technology) initiative.

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Topics: creativity, Wixie, bcps one, digital learning, digital age learning

Wixie update now includes integration with Gaggle

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Feb 24, 2014 8:43:00 AM

Tech4Learning is making it easier for schools and districts to get up and running with Wixie by integrating their service with Gaggle’s Partner Program.

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Topics: Wixie, creative software, creativity, Gaggle

Tech4Learning adds project evaluation tools to Wixie

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jul 22, 2013 4:02:00 PM

Tech4Learning has updated Wixie to include tools that help teachers combine assignments and assessments to evaluate student performances for Common Core Standards.

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Topics: Wixie, cloud, cloud-computing, common core, assessment, creativity, Wixie

Tech4Learning releases version 4 of authoring software Share

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Apr 25, 2013 2:06:00 PM

As an award-winning leader in providing 21st century tools, Tech4Learning announces the release of Share 4, software secondary students use to build media literacy as they actively engage with classroom content.

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Topics: share, creativity software, creativity, productivity software, technology integration

Tech4Learning releases Pixie Home Edition

Posted by Melinda Kolk on May 8, 2012 2:27:00 PM

Tech4Learning has released the Pixie Home Edition, a trimmed-down version of the award-winning Pixie software,  that provides an affordable ($19.95 on Amazon) way to continue the learning at home.  Research shows Pixie improves student achievement at school, and now families can promote the same great learning through creativity at home.

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Topics: pixie, creative software, creativity, play

Tech4Learning releases Common Core guides for Pixie

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jan 18, 2012 2:28:00 PM

Tech4Learning has released Common Core Curriculum Guides for Pixie to help K-5 educators align creativity, their curriculum, and the Common Core Standards.

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Topics: pixie, common core, standards, creativity

Wixie release integrates Common Core Standards

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jan 11, 2012 4:27:00 PM

Tech4Learning has released an update to Wixie that makes it easy to track student progress toward achievement of Common Core Standards.  Wixie is an authoring tool students can use to paint pictures, write stories, and record their voice to explore the curriculum and demonstrate mastery.

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Topics: Wixie, creativity software, common core, creative software, creativity

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

Parent Guides for Pixie Support Summer Learning

Posted by Melinda Kolk on May 27, 2011 11:47:00 AM

Tech4Learning has released a series of parent guides for Pixie, its most popular classroom product. Available for kindergarten through fifth grade, the parent guides include specific and practical Pixie activities across the curriculum for parents to work on at home with their child.

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Topics: pixie, creativity, students, engage, learn