Wixie includes assessment tools, like rubrics and checklists, teachers can use to evaluate student work. Using Wixie’s assessment tools helps:

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Third grade students work on developing an understanding of multiplication, division, and fractions. They are also beginning to grasp the properties of different geometric structures and how to analyze two-dimensional shapes.

Wixie's Curriculum library includes over 40 templates you can use for formative assessment purposes or as performance tasks your 3rd-grade learners can complete independently or in station rotations.

Teachers can assign Wixie activities directly to students, or customize to differentiate them for specific learners in their classroom. Instructions for students show in the Wixie interface to help them begin to work independently.

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Kindergarten students need to build solid foundations with number sense, learning to represent quantities of objects with numerals and comparing their value. They are also beginning to identify shapes and describing objects in the world using these new terms.

Wixie's Curriculum library includes over 70 Kindergarten math activities you can use for formative assessment purposes or tasks for student work at centers and in station rotations.

Teachers can assign Wixie activities directly to students, or customize to differentiate them for specific learners in their classroom. Instructions for students show in the Wixie interface and you can also record instructions for your emerging readers.

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Editor's Note: This is a guest blog post by Darron Brown of West Windsor Plainsboro Regional School District in New Jersey. Denise MacDevette came across this amazing project during her visit to Maurice Hawk Elementary and asked Darron to share his story.

"Please, not another day of test prep!"

After years of listening to my students react to boring test prep drills and practice, it was time for a change. I still needed to do test preparation, but decided to instead do it with a project that fostered real learning and authentic creativity. As I thought about various ideas, I wondered if students would be more engaged if practice questions were about Pokemon, Star Wars, Princesses or Disney shows?

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Getting ready for online assessments? Help students build the necessary skills through technology-infused performance tasks that meet standards and make students excited about learning!

From drag-and-drop formative assessments to open-ended passion projects, Wixie can help students build the technical skills they need for online testing while engaging with the curriculum.