Print student projects

Posted by David Wagner on Oct 12, 2016 4:24:39 PM

Today’s update will help teachers print their student work. Teachers now have a print option when viewing student work that allows them to print projects using the same layouts as students can use when they are creating their projects.

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Topics: Updates, Printing

Accessing your Wixie account on an iPad

Posted by David Wagner on Sep 20, 2016 8:26:32 AM

Because Wixie is an app on the iPad and runs in a browser on PCs, users going between the two devices often find themselves logged into their account in Safari on their iPad and not able to create a project. For teachers trying to grade student work or assign an activity, this wasn’t a big deal. But for students, there really wasn’t much they could do. With the latest update, if you log into your account in Safari on the iPad and tap the button to create a new project, the Wixie app will launch and you will be able to work. You still need to have the app installed, but Wixie will do the work of moving you from the browser to the app.

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Topics: iPad, Updates

Wixie Interface Refresh

Posted by David Wagner on Aug 11, 2016 12:34:49 PM

On Wednesday, August 17th, we are excited to release an update to Wixie that will refresh the interface for teachers and administrators. The goal is to update the interface to take advantage of the larger screens that have become popular since the product was first released.

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Topics: Updates

An update to Wixie's usage reporting

Posted by David Wagner on Mar 25, 2016 4:33:14 PM

We have a long list of features we want to put into Wixie; years’ worth of work to do it all. Mostly the features come from user requests. Features move up and down the list based on how often we hear the request. But sometimes, things just around based on opportunity.  Today we added some requested features to our usage reporting, not because it was the most requested feature, but because the opportunity presented itself. 

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Topics: Updates, usage, Reporting Tools

We can print again … on Windows in Chrome

Posted by David Wagner on Dec 18, 2015 10:03:45 AM

If you don’t use Wixie in Chrome on Windows, or your classroom has gone green and you don’t do a lot of printing, then you haven’t seen anything out of the ordinary. But, if you tried to print from Wixie on Windows in Chrome sometime in the last week then you probably noticed all you got was a big grey box.

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Topics: Updates, Printing, Chrome, Windows

Improved Letter and Number Searches

Posted by David Wagner on Nov 25, 2015 1:24:43 PM

Searching the Wixie Library for a single letter or number used to give either no results or WAY to many results. We have updated the search algorithm to give users much better results when searching for one or two characters. Now, when you search for the letter A for example, you will see letters, blocks, and symbols that match the letter A.

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Topics: library

An Update to the Wixie Log In Procedure on Tablets

Posted by David Wagner on Oct 5, 2015 10:58:47 AM

With the latest update to the Wixie app for Android and iPad, the account log in procedure has been changed.

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Topics: iPad, Android, Updates

New Sharing Options for Teachers

Posted by David Wagner on Sep 27, 2015 3:20:34 PM

We updated Wixie this weekend and gave lots of new sharing options to teachers. All teachers can now share projects with other teachers in their school by adding activities to their school activity folder. Teachers can also easily share their projects by email, Facebook, and Twitter.

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Topics: Updates, activities, sharing

The number of Wixie users doubles!

Posted by David Wagner on Aug 28, 2015 10:46:38 AM

As students head back for the new school year, we are seeing the number of users on Wixie double over last year.

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Topics: usage

New SSO methods: SAML and Clever

Posted by David Wagner on Aug 21, 2015 3:43:51 PM

For the new school year, we have added two new methods for doing a single sign-on with Wixie. SAML and Clever Instant Login are now available as options to schools and districts that want to be able to create a single sign-on for their students.

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Topics: Updates, Single Sign-on, SAML, Clever, SSO

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