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

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 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

Control your HyperDuino with a Wixie project

Posted by David Wagner on Jan 11, 2017 8:51:59 AM

When you are sitting at Thanksgiving, politics is generally off the table for a topic of conversation... especially this year! In San Diego, where it is always sunny, weather isn’t really a good topic either. So one of the things left to talk about is work.

I strike up a conversation with my brother and he says to me “Remember when Iain was showing off his California missions project last year with his Wixie project and map? Wouldn’t it have been neat if each time he showed a new mission in Wixie, a light would show to indicate the location of that mission on his map?”

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Topics: Updates, sharing, HyperDuino

Students viewing their accounts on phones

Posted by David Wagner on Dec 15, 2016 10:37:47 AM

As we dug into the usage data for Wixie we discovered a couple of things. One was that thousands of people look at Wixie projects on their phones every month. The other was that for almost every visit to the log in page on a phone, the next page viewed was the student home page. So we decided to spend some time making that user experience in a student account better on the phone.

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Topics: Updates, Phones

Help for curriculum writing teams

Posted by David Wagner on Dec 7, 2016 4:19:10 PM

Today’s update makes it easier for curriculum writing teams made up of teachers from schools to share their work with the district. Teachers are already able to share the activities and templates that they create with other teachers at their school. We have gotten many requests from districts to make it easier for teachers who are part of a district curriculum writing team to share their activities and templates with the entire district.

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Topics: Updates, sharing

Share Wixie projects to Google Classroom

Posted by David Wagner on Dec 2, 2016 6:37:47 AM

With the latest Wixie update, students and teachers can now share their projects to Google Classroom.

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Topics: google, Updates, Google Classroom

Printing from the student dashboard

Posted by David Wagner on Nov 11, 2016 4:33:42 PM

The student dashboard allows students to browse Wixie projects on a device that does not have Flash installed. It is also the first screen students see when logging into Wixie using a browser on an iPad or Android tablet. To make it easier for students who might be just trying to log in quickly to their account to print a project or two, we have added a print button to the project list.

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Topics: Updates, Printing

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