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Online student publishing and creativity platform.

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Pixie Icon

Pixie

Software for student publishing and creativity.

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Wixie

Online student publishing and creativity platform.

Frames Icon

Frames

Create animations, digital stories, and stop-motion.

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Create web sites, epubs, and presentations.

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Adapting your favorite books with Wixie in First Grade

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Mar 22, 2022 8:35:57 AM

Wixie makes it easy to use your favorite picture books to turn your first-grade readers into writers! Read a story aloud to your students and assign a sentence stem they can use to support their writing.

Wixie’s Templates library includes a range of book adaptation activities you can assign to students immediately. You can also use Wixie’s authoring tools to craft your own sentence starters, making the perfect project for your learners.

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Topics: Wixie

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

Adapting your favorite books with Wixie in Kindergarten

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Feb 25, 2022 3:12:27 PM

Pattern stories are a standard in primary grades. The repetitive cadence of pattern stories helps build an emerging reader's confidence, because students "know" what is coming next. This prediction, or memorization, also makes it easier for emerging readers to connect printed text with sounds and words they know verbally. 

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Topics: Wixie

Use Wixie to build writing skills in primary

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Feb 18, 2022 9:00:36 AM

In the primary classroom, it is essential to provide emerging writers with opportunities that build both skills and confidence in their abilities. Nothing engages them more than Wixie!

Wixie provides even the youngest learners with a range of options for organizing their writing and options for sharing their own stories, information, and opinions.

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Topics: common core, Wixie, writing

Making Cool Words in Wixie

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Feb 7, 2022 7:20:38 AM

You can use the Cool Word feature in Wixie to fill the letters in a word or phrase with an image.

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Topics: Wixie, visual

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