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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.

Tech4Learning Blog
Tech4Learning Blog
Tech4Learning Blog
Tech4Learning Blog

Use interviews to motivate, inspire creativity, and connect students to their learning

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jul 10, 2012 2:27:00 PM

Lately, I have come across lots of fun projects that utilize interviews. Many are the more traditional oral history style projects, but some use the interview model as a way for students to apply content knowledge and demonstrate understanding.

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Topics: creativity, common core, digital storytelling, motivate, student, interview

Five projects to engage digital learners

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Feb 3, 2012 1:10:00 PM

While there's lots of conversations around about engaging today's digital learners, the solution isn't simply to use technology. I don't think anyone will agree that playing Cow Clicker is the best use of our limited classroom time.

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Topics: engage, project, technology, creative, student, digital

Bloginar - Connect to literature to build literacy and love of books

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Sep 9, 2011 3:18:00 PM

"Whether they’re just starting to write or are already accomplished writers, the motivation to write better and write more grows exponentially with the promise of a published product." --Linda Oaks, Tarbut V'Torah School, Irvine, California

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Topics: pixie, literacy, create, motivate, literature, student, connections, reading

Claymation in the Classroom - Great Memories

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Aug 3, 2011 2:12:00 PM

I have recently been revisiting the joys of claymation as I have been writing a Making Claymation in the Classroom eBook.

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Topics: engage, frames, claymation, motivate, student

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