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Pixie

Software for student publishing and creativity.

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Wixie

Online student publishing and creativity platform.

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Frames

Create animations, digital stories, and stop-motion.

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Create web sites, epubs, and presentations.

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Pixie Icon

Pixie

Software for student publishing and creativity.

Wixie Icon

Wixie

Online student publishing and creativity platform.

Frames Icon

Frames

Create animations, digital stories, and stop-motion.

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Share

Create web sites, epubs, and presentations.

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Tech4Learning Blog
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Tech4Learning Blog

Use Wixie with Facebook to connect students and the community

Posted by Danielle Abernethy on Jan 24, 2017 1:05:32 PM

Students who know their work is going to be shared, and even spotlighted, tend to put more tender loving care into a project.  Wixie includes social sharing options that allow you to post student work to your Facebook page, but why not “employ” your students as essential communicators on your school’s Facebook page?!

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Topics: Wixie, school to home, parents

Using Wixie for Elementary Math Instruction

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jan 9, 2017 1:51:09 PM

Editor’s Note: I visited Church Lane Elementary this past November and was impressed by the high-quality instruction done in Wixie by the 3rd grade team. Emma Santucci, Sam Skazis, Kristen Listman, and Kelly Richards have graciously shared a bit about how they specifically use Wixie in their math instruction below.

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Topics: Wixie, math

Using Wixie at all levels of Webb's Depth of Knowledge

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jan 3, 2017 9:34:08 AM

In 1997, Norman Webb developed depth-of-knowledge levels to facilitate the evaluation of questions and tasks in grade-level and standards-based assessments. Many educators have found these levels to be useful in evaluating the cognitive complexity of their own instructional tasks. 

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Topics: Wixie, Depth of Knowledge, DOK, Webb's DOK, Webb's Depth of Knowledge

3 ways to meet standards with Wixie

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Dec 14, 2016 8:55:45 AM

Wixie makes it fun to do the work and practice necessary to meet standards and learning goals. Students can use Wixie to explore the curriculum through a combination of text, original artwork, voice narration, and images.

Here are three ways to use Wixie to help students meet standards and learning goals. Don't miss the downloadable guides at the bottom!

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Topics: common core, Wixie, standards, ccss, virginia SOLs, Texas TEKS

Reflecting and Goal Setting with Wixie

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Dec 5, 2016 10:25:05 AM

Part of becoming a powerful thinker is reflecting on your progress. Pairing this reflection process with goal setting and action plans helps students gain confidence in their ability to see and follow a path to what they want to achieve.

You can use Wixie to help students reflect on achievements this year and set goals for next year. Because student work in Wixie resides in the cloud and students are using it over and over, it makes a great place to create and store both reflections and goals.

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Topics: Wixie

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