Pixie 3 wins 2011 EDDIE Award from ComputED Gazette

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Sep 23, 2011 2:22:00 PM

2011 EDDIE WINNER LOGOComputED Gazette included Pixie 3 in its 16th Annual Education Software Review Awards (EDDIE Awards). The Awards target innovative and content-rich programs and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. Pixie 3 won an Early Elementary award for Multimedia Creation.

Pixie is Tech4Learning's creativity software students can use to share ideas, imagination, and understanding through a combination of text, original artwork, voice narration, and images.

"Our teachers and students have been using Pixie to engage higher level thinking skills through the formation of digital stories and standards-based formative assessments," shares Laura Spencer, Coordinator of Instructional Technology at Santee School District (CA). "With the release of Pixie 3, students are able to collaborate real-time on these projects, and then showcase this learning on a global scale through publication in Tech4Learning's cloud."

"New tools and an updated interface in Pixie 3 provide even more opportunities for self-expression," explains David Wagner, CEO of Tech4Learning. "Receiving and EDDIE Award reinforces our dedication to developing software that engages students in the curriculum and builds essential 21st century skills."

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