Avoid the summer slide with Pixie and Wixie

Posted by Melinda Kolk on May 16, 2013 1:29:00 PM

Elementary students love using Pixie and Wixie for learning at school and you can keep them excited about reading, writing, thinking, and learning this summer by using them at home. Combine these tools with our free parent guides for summer learning fun.

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Topics: pixie, Wixie, iPad, App, home edition, summer slide, parent guides

Tech4Learning releases Wixie app for the Kindle Fire HD

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Nov 19, 2012 8:57:00 AM

Tech4Learning’s Wixie is now available for Kindle Fire HD tablets through the Amazon Appstore. The app is free for Wixie subscribers. The Wixie app for Kindle Fire HD takes advantage of authoring on the tablet’s touch interface, while connecting to storage, classroom management, and assessment tools in the cloud.

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Topics: Wixie, cloud, cloud-computing, App

Wixie wins 2012 Tech & Learning Award of Excellence

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Nov 7, 2012 3:46:00 PM

Tech4Learning’s Wixie wins an Award of Excellence in Tech & Learning magazine's prestigious 30-year-old recognition program that awards "innovative applications that break new ground." Over 160 entries were put to the test by Tech & Learning's experienced educational team of judges.

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Topics: Wixie, cloud, cloud-computing, award

Tech4Learning releases Wixie app for Android tablets

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Oct 15, 2012 1:25:00 PM

Tech4Learning’s Wixie is now available for Android tablets through the Google Play store. The app is free for Wixie subscribers. The new Wixie app for Android takes advantage of authoring on the tablet’s touch interface, while connecting to storage, classroom management, portfolio, and assessment tools in the cloud.

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Topics: Wixie, cloud, cloud-computing, tablet, Android

Wixie available as an iPad app

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jul 30, 2012 1:10:00 PM

Tech4Learning’s Wixie is now available in the Apple App store for the iPad.  The new Wixie app takes advantage of the iPad’s touch interface, while connecting to storage, classroom management, portfolio, and assessment tools in the cloud.

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Topics: Wixie, iPad, App

Wixie selected for Google Chromebook education app packs

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jul 2, 2012 1:52:00 PM

San Diego, California, July 2, 2012 — Wixie, Tech4Learning’s popular student creativity tool, is now available as part of Google’s Education App Packs. The newly released Education App Packs are select groups of recommended web apps for different subjects and grade levels.  These packs are available in the Google Chrome store and can be installed from the Chromebook management console.

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Topics: Wixie, chromebooks

Wixie update lets users sign in with Google Accounts

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jun 7, 2012 4:30:00 PM

Tech4Learning has released an update to Wixie that allows organizations to use Google Accounts for authenticating users. Wixie is a cloud-based authoring tool students can use to paint pictures, write stories, and record their voice while exploring and mastering the curriculum. Google Accounts provides a way for third-party applications to authorize users, providing an opportunity for single sign on.

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Topics: Wixie, google

Wixie Update Makes Student Projects Viewable on the iPad

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Mar 14, 2012 1:40:00 PM

San Diego, California, March 14, 2012 — Tech4Learning has released an update to Wixie that allows student projects to be viewed on the iPad. Wixie projects now play back in Flash, HTML 5 or HTML depending on the capabilities of the web browser viewing the project.

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Topics: Wixie, iPad, project

Wixie Available in Google Chrome Web Store

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Feb 17, 2012 11:42:00 AM

San Diego, California, February 14, 2012 — Tech4Learning’s Wixie is now available as an app in Google’s Chrome Web Store (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/). Wixie is a cloud-based 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, cloud-computing, App, chromebooks

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