Creating projects from PDFs and much more

Posted by David Wagner on Aug 31, 2020 9:07:22 AM

This weekend's Wixie update has even more features to get students up and running at the beginning of the school year as well as huge improvements in accessibility.

Create a Wixie project from a PDF

Stories from users often provide the best inspiration for new features. This past spring we received this note from a teacher using Wixie during quarantine:

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Wixie Update - August 2020

Posted by David Wagner on Aug 14, 2020 4:25:37 PM

To better support students and teachers as they are heading back to school, whether it be in person or from home, we have released another Wixie summer update. (Learn more about the first Wixie summer update.)

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Topics: Updates

Wixie Update - Summer 2020

Posted by David Wagner on Jul 22, 2020 10:42:44 AM

The summer update for Wixie has released! (7/31)

Like everyone else, the pandemic scrambled our plans and we had to rethink our development priorities. Based on feedback from our users last spring, we have put more focus on features and usability for a blended learning environment.

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Topics: Updates, Google Classroom

Log into Wixie using a QR Code

Posted by David Wagner on Jun 6, 2020 9:36:02 AM

Schools and districts can now use QR codes as a login method for students. The latest Wixie update includes the option to utilize Wixie User Cards, which allows students to log in to their account by holding up a QR code to the webcam on their device at the Wixie login page.

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Topics: Updates, qr codes

Collaborate in Wixie across grade levels and schools

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Mar 23, 2020 2:41:08 PM

The latest Wixie update adds support for real-time project collaboration across classes, grade levels, and schools. This makes it easy to do cross-grade and cross-classroom projects with learners from different classrooms. 
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Use Wixie to support at-home learning

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Mar 16, 2020 9:58:09 AM

With all of the school closures happening, here are some options for Wixie use to support at-home learning whether you:

  • have Wixie,
  • want to expand your Wixie use to additional grades
  • want to use it for the first time, or
  • are parents trying to support at-home learning.
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Topics: Wixie

Wixie and the COVID-19 coronavirus

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Mar 11, 2020 4:10:50 PM

Many of you have COVID-19-related questions and concerns.

The good news? Even if your site is closed, Wixie works online and will continue to work normally. Students can simply log in from home or the library to complete the work their teachers have assigned.

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Topics: Wixie

Run Wixie in Spanish or French!

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Feb 20, 2020 9:25:20 AM

The update to Wixie this past Friday gives you the option to run Wixie in Spanish and French!

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Topics: Wixie

Make Wixie just right for your students

Posted by David Wagner on Feb 14, 2020 4:20:10 PM

Wixie includes a range of settings that allow sites and teachers to adjust Wixie to make it more effective for their learners. Districts can choose settings before teachers and students even log in for the first time and teachers can then further adjust these settings to meet the needs of their specific students. 

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Topics: Updates, Settings, Themes

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

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