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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.

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Carolyn Daly

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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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Topics: Wixie

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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Topics: Wixie

Five ideas for creative classroom centers

Posted by Carolyn Daly on Sep 9, 2019 9:24:43 AM

Are you ready to take your classroom technology center to a new level of student engagement and productivity? Instead of having students complete a skill and drill activity, ask them to apply their learning in a creative and meaningful way.

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Topics: Wixie, center

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

Using Wixie to increase an ELL’s ability to understand Common Core

Posted by Carolyn Daly on Jan 19, 2015 3:19:00 PM

Fact:  10% of students enrolled in our schools today are second language learners.
Fact:  ELL’s need to spend at least 50% of their instructional time “producing” oral language.
Fact:  ELL’s students will be assessed on the Common Core Standards in the majority of the states.

With these facts in mind, how do you start preparing students for learning in another language in a meaningful and deep way as the new Common Core standards propose?

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Topics: ell, common core, literacy

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