As an award-winning leader in providing 21st century tools, Tech4Learning announces the release of Share 4, software secondary students use to build media literacy as they actively engage with classroom content.
Tech4Learning has released an update to Wixie that makes it easy to track student progress toward achievement of Common Core Standards. Wixie is an authoring tool students can use to paint pictures, write stories, and record their voice to explore the curriculum and demonstrate mastery.
Tech4Learning has been awarded a five-year contract by the Department of Defense Education Activities to continue to provide enterprise-wide software solutions to students in the DoDEA system. Students will have access to all Tech4Learning products on any computer in the system, including market leaders Pixie, Share, and Frames. DoDEA students will also take advantage of cloud-based services Wixie, K12Share, and Recipes4Success to build essential 21st century communication skills.
Tech4Learning has released Pixie 3, the latest upgrade to the classroom standard for elementary creative software. Pixie is exciting creativity software used by students around the world to share their ideas, imagination, and understanding through a combination of text, original artwork, and voice narration.“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 will be able to collaborate real-time on these projects, and then showcase this learning on a global scale through publication on Tech4Learning's cloud."
Students across the country have been using Wixie to develop original stories, demonstrate content mastery, and explore the curriculum. Because Wixie resides online, not only can they author anytime and anywhere, their projects reside online for and immediate learning showcase!
ComputED Gazette included Wixie and Share in its 17th Annual Best Educational Software Awards. The Awards target innovative and content-rich programs and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. Wixie won an Early Elementary award for Multimedia Creation Website and Share won the same award for Upper Elementary.