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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.

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Tech4Learning Blog
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Build digital-age communication skills with Wixie

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jan 23, 2019 8:45:04 AM

In order to be full participants in today's rapidly-changing world, students need to be media producers, not just consumers. Asking students to create with digital tools provides an authentic opportunity for them to not only engage with curriculum content (3R's), but also also build essential digital-age skills (4C's). Sharing student work with the world beyond the classroom gives students a reason to care and a motivation to work hard.

Wixie makes it easy to create and share a range of digital and print products that demonstrate their learning. Wixie works online so student work can be shared instantly through a URL. Student work can also be exported for use as authentic print and digital products.

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Getting started using Wixie with your students

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jan 17, 2019 2:32:05 PM

Wixie is a digital canvas students can use to combine writing, images, and voice narration to share their ideas and demonstrate understanding. Depending on your learners and your learning goals, Wixie can be used in so many different ways in the classroom.

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Build social and emotional skills (SEL) with Wixie projects

Posted by Carolyn Daly on Jan 14, 2019 1:34:47 PM

The beginning of a new year, and the days leading up to Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday and his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, provide an ideal opportunity to connect to your Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum. Below are some ideas on how your students can use Wixie to highlight important social justice issues and build social-emotional skills.

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Topics: Wixie, social-emotional, SEL

January project ideas to engage your students

Posted by Danielle Abernethy on Jan 3, 2019 7:47:00 AM

January is a great month to let students ease back into learning with creativity. I’m usually excited about the new year, but dragging mentally because of holiday overload and the cold weather. Here are some of my favorite opportunities in January to be creative with Wixie while engaging with the curriculum.

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Wixie ideas for The Mitten by Jan Brett

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Nov 26, 2018 2:21:18 PM

If you love Jan Brett's The Mitten as much as we do, here are some fun Wixie ideas for primary learners that connect to this wonderful winter story.

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Topics: Wixie, literature

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