Real World of Math: Sky-High Skyscrapers

Posted by Scott Loomis on Mar 10, 2022 7:15:00 AM

A key component of sixth-grade mathematical instruction involves the use of ratio and rate. This includes extending equivalent ratio and rates as well as analyzing simple scale drawings.

Editor's Note: This blog is part of a series of posts from former math specialist Scott Loomis on the real-world math templates he has created for Wixie and how you can use and modify them for your own awesome performance tasks. You can read the backstory on his experience and expertise below. 

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Topics: Wixie, collaboration, real world of math

Using Wixie’s Team feature for asynchronous collaborative projects

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Apr 12, 2021 1:55:59 PM

During the pandemic, most people learned that students didn’t need to be face-to-face to collaborate with the tools built into Wixie. Teachers and, if your site allows, students can use the Team feature in Wixie to set up multiple students to work on the same file, or to work together with a student.

If schedules don’t sync with differing cohorts of learners, or even if you just want more flexibility, you can still encourage teamwork and collaboration with team activities that work asynchronously. Here are some ideas to get you started.

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Topics: Wixie, collaboration, asynchronous, team

The 21st century classroom – where the 3 R’s meet the 4 C’s!

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Mar 30, 2011 2:55:00 PM

Our world is changing and changing rapidly.  But while we often see digital natives on the covers of contemporary magazines, we have students in our classrooms from both sides of the divide.  A 21st-century classroom must engage and energize both natives and non-natives, preparing all students to be active participants in our exciting global community.

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Topics: creativity, creative software, engage, 21st century classroom, multimedia, constructivism, collaboration

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