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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.

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Share

Create web sites, epubs, and presentations.

Tech4Learning Blog
Tech4Learning Blog
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Tech4Learning Blog

Meet Title I Goals and Challenges with Wixie

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Dec 1, 2020 11:35:47 AM

Using Wixie can help schools and districts more effectively work with disadvantaged populations to boost student achievement and build essential 21st-century skills. Wixie gives teachers and students powerful, yet easy-to-use tools for online digital projects that can be accomplished face-to-face, remotely, or in a hybrid situation:

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Topics: Wixie

Designing Wixie Templates for Primary Learners

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Nov 11, 2020 10:30:46 AM

Your Wixie subscription includes a Templates library with over 1500 curriculum-based activities you can assign immediately or customize to meet your learning goals. You can also easily create and share templates you have created from scratch.

Your site's Wixie administrator may have set your accounts to run in the Primary interface. The primary interface has larger, more identifiable tools and options to help young learners navigate through Wixie. 

The primary interface is not the best interface for designing assignments because it does not give you access to key tools that help you develop robust and interactive templates.

Wixie makes it easy to change between the standard and primary interfaces on the fly. Simply select your Profile image or initial in the upper right corner and choose Switch Theme, to change to the Standard interface.

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Topics: Wixie, primary

Wixie and the Real World of Math: Sweet Sale

Posted by Scott Loomis on Nov 2, 2020 9:30:33 AM

Third graders are targeted to fluently multiply and divide within 100 by the end of the school year. Although this could be accomplished using flashcard-style activities, students need, and want, to apply this skill meaningfully. This template is designed as a simple application of their computational skills with an added component for students to explain their problem solving strategies.

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, math, real world of math

5 Halloween activities that build essential math foundations

Posted by Tiffany Anderle on Oct 26, 2020 11:30:40 AM

Halloween is the spookiest time of the year. With witches brewing their potions, zombies dusting off their threads, and werewolves ready for a howling good time, it’s easy to capitalize on your student's excitement.

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Topics: Wixie, math, shapes, number sense

Creative comprehension tasks for literature and informational texts

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Oct 14, 2020 7:52:18 AM

Wixie provides students with tools they can use to combine text, images, voice narration and video to demonstrate their understanding. Take a hint from the maker movement and move beyond filling in the blanks with these creative comprehension tasks that help develop a passion for reading literature and gaining knowledge resulting in unique student projects.

Use these four authentic product ideas to evaluate comprehension for either literature or informational texts.

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Topics: Wixie

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