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Software for student publishing and creativity.

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Wixie

Online student publishing and creativity platform.

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Create web sites, epubs, and presentations.

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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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Create web sites, epubs, and presentations.

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Tech4Learning Blog
Tech4Learning Blog
Tech4Learning Blog

15 ideas for getting to know students with Wixie

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Aug 4, 2020 8:15:00 AM

Explore these 15 back-to-school ideas for getting to know your students with Wixie. Wixie works online, so these ideas are great ways to connect to and between students for back-to-school if you are teaching face-to-face, remotely, or in a hybrid environment.

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Topics: Wixie

Implementing "instructional strategies that work" with Wixie

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jul 23, 2020 7:01:59 AM

Robert Marzano, Debra Pickering, and Jane Pollock examined decades of research and distilled the results into nine teaching strategies which have a powerful and significant impact on student learning. Wixie makes it easy and engaging to integrate these strategies with students.

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Wixie for a hybrid school schedule

Posted by Kimberly Carr on Jul 10, 2020 8:05:32 AM

Everyone is asking, “What will school be like next year?” Many districts are considering a hybrid schedule where students participate in distance learning on certain days, while coming to school on others. This means that practical and meaningful use of technology has never been more important. 

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Topics: Wixie, quarantine, at-home

Wixie and the Real World of Math: Symmetrical Designs

Posted by Scott Loomis on Jun 16, 2020 4:41:42 AM

Although the concept of symmetry is introduced as early as first grade, it isn't until fourth grade that assessment indicators involving symmetry are listed in most standards. At this point, students build, draw and analyze the various properties of two-dimensional shapes. Within geometry this includes the study of lines, angles, classifying shapes, and recognizing and identifying lines of symmetry. The Designing a Flying Disc template provides the ideal assessment for the symmetry standards.

Editor's Note: This blog is part of a series of posts from former math specialist Scott Loomis on the real world math templates he has created for Wixie and how you can use and modify them for your own awesome performance tasks. You can read the backstory on his experience and expertise below. 

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Topics: Wixie, math, real world of math

Warm up for learning with bell-ringer activities

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jun 3, 2020 9:18:24 AM

A bell ringer is a task students can begin working on as soon as they get seated in the classroom. Bell ringers help students settle in and focus on a new task, while also allowing their teachers time to take care of any administrative or individualized learning check-in's with students. From individual word play to fostering whole group discussion, you can use Wixie to help students warm up for learning.

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