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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.

Share Icon

Share

Create web sites, epubs, and presentations.

Tech4Learning Blog
Tech4Learning Blog
Tech4Learning Blog
Tech4Learning Blog

What products can students create with Wixie?

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jan 8, 2016 9:06:57 AM

As students solve a problem or address an issue through authentic tasks, they create artifacts or products that demonstrate their learning and understanding. While it is easy (and fun) to create products like comics and book trailers with Wixie, or even Pixie, you can move to a more student-centered approach (from project toward PBL), by providing students with choices of products and asking them to choose which type best supports the goals of their project.

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Topics: ela, Wixie, productivity software

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

Science and Action Research in Your Classroom

Posted by Joseph Machado on Mar 22, 2011 8:59:00 AM

After reading a white paper put out by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - Scientist-Teacher Partnerships as Professional Development: An Action Research Study, I began to think of the continuous push in our educational system on STEM. What's the most effective method of increasing student awareness in science?

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Topics: creativity software, 21st century classroom, productivity software, professional development, STEM, action research

Creating with technology is the hallmark of a 21st century classroom

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jan 28, 2011 1:18:00 PM

It is easy to view technology as just one more thing we are supposed to teach and assess.  But when students create with technology, they learn core content better and build essential 21st century skills like creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication ( 4Cs).
 
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Topics: 21st century classroom, creativity software, productivity software

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