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

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

Tech4Learning Awarded Five-Year Contract by Department of Defense Education Activities (DoDEA)

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Oct 4, 2011 12:29:00 PM

Tech4Learning has been awarded a five-year contract by the Department of Defense Education Activities to continue to provide enterprise-wide software solutions to students in the DoDEA system. Students will have access to all Tech4Learning products on any computer in the system, including market leaders Pixie, Share, and Frames. DoDEA students will also take advantage of cloud-based services Wixie, K12Share, and Recipes4Success to build essential 21st century communication skills.

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Topics: Wixie, share, creativity software, pixie, dodea, frames, technology, K12Share

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

You can now view Wixie projects on your tablet or phone!

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Apr 22, 2011 3:51:00 PM

Students across the country have been using Wixie to develop original stories, demonstrate content mastery, and explore the curriculum. Because Wixie resides online, not only can they author anytime and anywhere, their projects reside online for and immediate learning showcase!

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Topics: creative software, creativity software, students, Wixie

Wixie and Share win 2011 BESSIE Awards!

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Apr 11, 2011 11:26:00 AM

ComputED Gazette included Wixie and Share in its 17th Annual Best Educational Software Awards. The Awards target innovative and content-rich programs and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. Wixie won an Early Elementary award for Multimedia Creation Website and Share won the same award for Upper Elementary.

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Topics: awards, multimedia, share, creative software, technology integration, creativity software, students, technology, BESSIE, Wixie