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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.

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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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9 ideas for blank-screen projects in elementary

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Mar 21, 2019 3:50:46 PM

"I love the sweet, expectant nothingness of an empty page."
              - Peter H. Reynolds

Wixie is a digital canvas that students can use to combine their writing, their voice, and their art. Wixie gives students tools they can use to demonstrate their understanding in the classroom, as well as share ideas, express themselves, inform others, and change minds.

To use a blank canvas in Wixie, simply have students log in and click the New Project button on the toolbar.


If students haven’t used Wixie yet, they will automatically begin at a blank canvas!

Here are nine ideas for Wixie projects that will get your elementary learners comfortable starting to create from a blank canvas.

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Topics: creativity, Wixie

7 ideas for blank-screen projects in the primary grades

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Feb 1, 2019 10:36:11 AM

"I love the sweet, expectant nothingness of an empty page."
              - Peter H. Reynolds

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Topics: creativity, Wixie

Making Wanted Posters in Wixie

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Feb 1, 2017 9:24:06 AM

Want to add a little creativity into your Wixie comprehension projects? Look no further than a Wanted Poster!

Wanted posters also make for a great first Wixie project, because:

• Several templates already exist student's Projects view.
• Students only need a few Wixie skills to begin.
• Wanted posters can be used in a variety of ways.

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Topics: creativity, literacy, Webb's DOK

Project Ideas for April

Posted by Danielle Abernethy on Mar 28, 2016 10:36:50 AM

For many people, April is testing season. Here are some fresh ideas you can use to encourage student creativity and have fun while still meeting the standards and boosting student thinking skills!  

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Topics: creativity, digital storytelling, literacy, Wixie, literature

What can you do with Wixie?

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Nov 3, 2015 10:52:44 AM

I have been doing a lot of Wixie training this year. It's such fun to introduce this tool to teachers and watch the amazing things their primary, elementary, and middle school students create with it.

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Topics: creativity, pbl, Wixie, productivity software

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