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Start Over button now live for assignments and templates

Posted by David Wagner on Nov 19, 2019 8:41:57 AM

We added a Start Over button to the Wixie update released last Friday. The Start Over button allows students to restart from the original assignment or template.

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Topics: Wixie

Wixie sessions have more than doubled from last year!

Posted by David Wagner on Oct 29, 2019 9:19:34 AM

The response to the new Wixie update has been fantastic. The number of times students and teachers are visiting Wixie has increased dramatically from last year. The best part is that much of the increase has come from existing schools using Wixie more.

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Topics: Updates

Wixie updates

Posted by David Wagner on Oct 11, 2019 5:48:02 PM

We update Wixie on Fridays on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. Updates include new features, performance and security enhancements, and bug fixes.

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Topics: Updates

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

Wixie UI Update – Getting Wixie Ready for Next School Year

Posted by David Wagner on Jun 16, 2017 6:19:43 PM

There is never a perfect time to do a UI update on an educational product. Someone is always still in school, or it’s a holiday in the middle of the school year.  The latest Wixie update includes a lot of UI updates and we wanted to get it out as early in the summer as possible to catch as many summer trainings getting ready for the next school year as possible.

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Topics: Updates, assignments

Wixie update changes how users log in using a Web browser

Posted by David Wagner on Mar 6, 2017 9:41:05 AM

Tech4Learning is about to release an update to the Wixie sign-in page to make it easier for teachers and students to get logged in. These changes will:

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Wixie update changes how users log in using tablets

Posted by David Wagner on Mar 6, 2017 9:12:55 AM

Tech4Learning is about to release an update to the Wixie tablet apps that will change the sign-in process on the iPad and Android tablet. 

This update will only affect users who enter their username and password into Wixie directly. If you use a third-party system, such as Clever or Google, you will not see any changes to the way you log in.

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