Use these examples of projects created by students and tweets from classroom teachers to inspire technology integration in your sixth-grade classroom.
Whether you have Chromebooks, iPads, PCs, or Macs in your classroom, you can use technology to engage and inspire your students in the curriculum.
These multimedia projects were created by students using Wixie.
"Wixie makes it easy for students and teachers to personalize, remix, and create. Wixie centralizes many functions into one package, providing ready-made but flexible templates, a content creation platform, communication and feedback tools, real-time collaboration, and standards-centered assessment tools."
Library Media Specialist
Minneapolis Public Schools, MN
To show what they know about a character in a novel you are reading, students create a digital scrapbook for this person.
Have students create a My Book fake social media page to "explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text."
To help students better understand ancient Greek themes, have them create modern versions of Ancient Greek myths.
In this example, a student has created an interview with Brian from Gary Paulson's Hatchet to explore his experience on his own the Canadian wilderness.
Students can personify an object and write a story as part of an online book or animated adventure.
Poetry's purposeful word choice encourages close, careful reading. Have student demonstrate "understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings" by creating visual poems.
Organic Architecture Drawings inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright by 5th and 6th grade artists- enjoying the diverse outcomes and various art making techniques - these students have used colored pencils, procreate and Wixie #art #fallingwater ?? ?? pic.twitter.com/IxFkyzzLZ3— CPES Cardinals Create Art (@ArtCpes) February 23, 2021
Ss learned about digital footprint to identify what is safe and not safe to share online. Check out these proud digital citizens who demonstrated what they learned by using Wixie to create a safe digital profile. @TeamWoodmoor #bcpslms pic.twitter.com/XRnsRcqJQZ— Woodmoor Elementary Library (@WoodmoorLibrary) October 22, 2021
Hosted a Poetry Cafe for students to share poems with their classmates. Haiku poems, color poems and shape poems were read aloud during our “open mic” night! Wixie allowed students the opportunity to creatively display their poems. ?? pic.twitter.com/pDixZhwnLy— Mrs. Crump (@MrsCrumpCWES) February 28, 2021
@Tech4Learning @MHTCorktown @KarinaLepkowski @costelloskids @Principal567 MHT 6th graders using fraction models in Wixie to explain adding equivalent fractions. #techintegration pic.twitter.com/7UBMWbewtn— Maria Chubb (@maria_chubb) January 23, 2018