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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

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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Share

Create web sites, epubs, and presentations.

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Tech4Learning Blog
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Tech4Learning Blog

Wixie: Getting teachers to take the first bite

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Oct 30, 2019 10:19:14 AM

Editor's Note: In this guest blog post, Kevin Rickard, an Instructional Technology Specialist, in Virginia Beach, shares his story of helping his teachers and students use Wixie in their classrooms.

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Meet ISTE Standards for Students with Wixie

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Oct 28, 2019 11:35:02 AM

The ISTE Standards for Students are the standard in developing a vision and curriculum that prepare students to use technology effectively now and for their future. Wixie’s combination of templates, blank screen options, authoring tools and project features provides powerful opportunities for students to meet the goals of the ISTE Standards.

Any project that starts from a blank screen in Wixie will likely meet the overall goals of the Knowledge Constructor and Creative Communicator standards. Wixie also includes templates that can help you support more specific ISTE standards connected to digital citizenship, computational thinking, and the design process.

Use these ideas and resources to meet standards in each of the 7 ISTE Standards for Students domains with Wixie.

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Topics: Wixie, iste

Using Wixie to meet math standards in 2nd grade

Posted by Carolyn Daly on Oct 16, 2019 12:01:25 PM

Students in 2nd grade are expanding their number sense to include fractions and decimals as well as building fluency with operations. They are ready to build foundations for algebraic thinking as well as geometric reasoning.

Wixie's curriculum library includes a range of math-focused templates you can use for formative assessment purposes or to support student thinking as they tackle complex math tasks in your classroom.

Teachers can assign Wixie templates directly to students, or customize templates to differentiate them for specific learners in their classroom. Instructions for students show in the Wixie interface and you can ask students to record their voice to explain their mathematical thinking.

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8 reasons to migrate to Wixie

Posted by Carolyn Daly on Oct 10, 2019 8:15:00 AM

Creative online learning tools like Wixie increase student engagement both inside and outside the classroom. As students create to learn, they build 21st-century literacy and critical thinking skills. You already know this if you are using a creative tool like Pixie!

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Using Wixie to meet math standards in 4th grade

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Oct 7, 2019 10:27:21 AM

Students in 4th grade are expanding their number sense to include fractions and decimals as well as building fluency with operations. They are ready to build foundations for algebraic thinking as well as geometric reasoning.

Wixie's curriculum library includes a range of math-focused templates you can use for formative assessment purposes or to support student thinking as they tackle complex math tasks in your classroom.

Teachers can assign Wixie activities directly to students, or customize to differentiate them for specific learners in their classroom. Written and voice instructions for students show in the Wixie interface. You can also ask students to record their voice to explain their mathematical thinking.

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Topics: Wixie, real world of math

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