The Wixie update has arrived!

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Jun 24, 2019 11:49:25 AM

The Tech4Learning team has put the Wixie update into production and you can log in to your current Wixie account to see the changes!

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Wixie works on phones

Posted by Carolyn Daly on Jun 17, 2019 2:58:54 PM

With the Wixie update releasing at the end of this week, you will be able to use Wixie from your mobile smart phone!

Students and teachers can already access Wixie on Chromebooks, iPads, and Mac/PC devices, so is it really necessary for them to access it on their phones as well? Yes! Here's why. 

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All new teacher home page coming to Wixie summer 2019

Posted by Carolyn Daly on Jun 13, 2019 8:02:00 AM

The new teacher home page coming in the Wixie update makes it even easier to organize, distribute, and grade project work. All project management options now appear on the left-side of the screen when you log in to your Wixie account.

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Text-to-speech feature coming to Wixie summer 2019

Posted by Danielle Abernethy on Jun 10, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Wixie is more accessible than ever before. Not only does it work on more devices, like phones, it includes powerful new features like text-to-speech. Text-to-speech makes written information accessible to a wider range of learners.

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Topics: Wixie, text-to-speech

Highlights feature coming to the Wixie editor summer 2019

Posted by Carolyn Daly on Jun 5, 2019 2:24:00 PM

The Highlights feature in the upcoming version of Wixie makes it even easier for students to archive, share, and celebrate learning.

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Sneak peek at the Wixie update coming this summer

Posted by Melinda Kolk on May 24, 2019 4:33:18 PM

As the school year winds down and we get closer to the release of the Wixie update this summer, we want to make sure you are aware of changes coming and how to support your teachers and students through the process.

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Flash-free and fantastic! The next version of Wixie

Posted by David Wagner on Jan 15, 2019 2:13:19 PM

A major Wixie update is coming for the 19-20 school year. While the headline is Wixie will no longer require Flash, this Wixie update has a lot more to offer.

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Topics: Updates, Flash

Wixie and iOS 12 devices

Posted by David Wagner on Jan 8, 2019 1:08:49 PM

Update - 6/24/19 - The Wixie app has been updated and this new version includes a fix for this issue.

In late October, Apple released iOS 12.1. This updated OS introduced an issue on iPads using device management software, such as AirWatch or JAMF,  that prevents Wixie from accessing the camera and microphone.

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Topics: iOS

Real-time collaboration coming to your Wixie account

Posted by David Wagner on Dec 11, 2017 9:19:20 AM

At the beginning of the school year we began rolling out real-time collaboration on Wixie projects to individual schools and districts. We added a few schools a week all fall so we could monitor server loads and ensure we have the capacity to turn on the feature for everyone over the winter holiday.

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Topics: collaboration, Updates

Wixie adds support for OneRoster user data CSVs

Posted by David Wagner on Aug 14, 2017 11:15:57 AM

It is data crunch time as Wixie using schools start syncing their teachers and students for the new school year and new Wixie schools start adding their users for the first time. The latest Wixie update gives schools and districts another option for how they provision users in our system. Wixie now supports adding users using CSV files that meet the OneRosterTM specification from the IMS Global Learning Consortium.

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Topics: User Accounts, CSV

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