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Using Wixie for Creative Communication in the Elementary Classroom

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Participate and share : Poster


Monday, June 24, 2:00–4:00 pm
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 21

Patricia Flavin   Laurie Ann Moore  
Wixie is a creativity platform that allows students to demonstrate their understanding, and showcase their learning using their voice, their writing and their art. Come and learn how our students use Wixie to create their own original work such as comics, trading cards, infographics, e-books, BookSnaps and slide shows.

Audience: Coaches, Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Creativity and productivity tools
Grade level: 3-5
Subject area: Language arts, Science
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Creative Communicator
  • Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.
  • Students communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations.
  • Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

The purpose of this poster session will be to share the digital project ideas we use to help students demonstrate mastery of the ISTE Creative Communicator Standards for Students as they address the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and the Next Generation Science Standards.
As a result of attending our poster session, ISTE participants will learn:
ideas for creative digital projects that engage learners in the practice and thinking necessary for standards mastery, and
strategies for evaluating student comprehension and evaluating digital project work for standards mastery

Supporting research

USING DIGITAL TOOLS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF DEVELOPING WRITERS -
https://twowritingteachers.org/2017/12/06/using-digital-tools-to-meet-the-needs-of-developing-writers/

TEACHING DIGITAL TOOLS IN WRITING WORKSHOP: PLAN, PURPOSE, MODEL - https://twowritingteachers.org/2017/10/25/teaching-digital-tools-in-writing-workshop-plan-purpose-model/

Because Digital Writing Matters (National Writing Project)

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Presenters

Patricia Flavin, Copper Hill Elementary School
Laurie Ann Moore, Flemington Raritan District

Laurie Ann Moore received a BA in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations from the University of Delaware and a Masters in Teaching from the College of New Jersey. She has been an educator for 27 years and has enjoyed working with students of all ages. Her passion is technology integration in the classroom. She leads workshops and gives presentations on a variety of technology topics and works with educators inspiring them to effectively use technology in their own classrooms.

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