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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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Melinda Kolk

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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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Topics: Wixie

Use Wixie to support project-based learning

Posted by Melinda Kolk on May 4, 2020 11:20:06 AM

In project-based learning, students are first engaged with an issue, question, or problem they want to solve and then learn content in order to answer it. This helps students connect learning to the real world because there is an obvious why to the content they are learning.

With a PBL approach, students may still create presentations, public service announcements, comics and other products; the difference is that they are responsible for choosing what product best helps them showcase their ideas and content.

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Topics: pbl, Wixie, project-based learning, graphic organizer

Create Rotation Tessellations in Wixie

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Apr 27, 2020 2:13:26 PM

You can use Wixie’s paint tools to create a rotation tessellation.

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Topics: common core, tessellation, math

Create Reflection Tessellations in Wixie

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Apr 27, 2020 1:27:25 PM

Students can use the paint tools in Wixie to create their own reflection tessellations.

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Topics: Wixie, tessellation, math, reflection, shapes

Managing student work with at-home learners

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Mar 26, 2020 2:25:17 PM

The Wixie assignment tools make it easy to manage at-home learning. With Wixie, your students can combine text, images, original artwork and voice narration to build math skills, tell stories, compare information and share their learning.  Assigning work to students lets them know how you want to them use Wixie and makes it easy to manage their work, provide feedback, and evaluate effort and achievement.

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Topics: assignments, covid-19, feedback

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