SymbolStix PRIME™ is a web-based, symbol search engine that gives you access to the most complete and current symbol set available anywhere. Create symbol-based language and learning materials for printing or speaking aloud online. Use the unprecedented changeable skin tone feature to create representations that reflect multicultural classrooms and users.
SymbolStix PRIME is the industry leading, cloud-based symbol creation tool with an enhanced search engine. Using SymbolStix Prime, you can create interactive language and learning materials for individuals with language or learning delays.
SymbolStix PRIME offers users
Hear the same voice used in News-2-You® and Unique Learning System®, read communication boards and activities online. View and hear activities on computers, tablets, iPad and interactive whiteboards to enhance and extend instruction.
Read with Highlighting
See text with highlighting as it is read-aloud in activities and communication boards. Change highlighting color to meet students’ needs or preferences during instruction with just a click. Hide symbols in activities for text-only versions!
Changeable Skin Tones
Change skin tones of SymbolStix people on the screen to reflect diversity in a multicultural classroom and world! With only a few clicks, have different and more personal representations of actions, occupations, and more.
Enhanced Search Features
Find relevant symbols faster with predictions in the search box. Download symbols for immediate use, move them to the My Symbol Library section for later use or insert them into activity templates. Show or hide the Adult symbols as well as search by Locale in other languages.
Activity and Device Templates
Populate project templates with single, multiple, or collections of symbols from My Symbol Library or My Collections. Use one of the pre-made templates to create an activity in seconds. Use, save, print, and store it for use again in the My Boards section.
SymbolStix Collection Tools
Organize frequently used symbols in My Symbol Library or My Collections. Search, find and arrange symbols for consistent use of symbols in materials. Name Collections by subject matter, student name, class period or other name of choice.
Create Activities with just 4 clicks!
One click chooses the template.
Two more clicks to selects the Collection to populate.
One click of the Create button and Board Wizard to assemble activity or communication board.
Click to choose a grid size from a 1x1 up to 7x5. Populate with a symbol collection and watch the system create the activity in seconds. Choose to populate with nothing or select symbols for your custom grid. Search, find and drag symbols to your newly created blank grid. Make a mistake? Delete the symbol or drag it to another cell on the grid, notice that the symbol label travels with the image!
Save and Tag Activities
Save projects, activities, and communication boards in the new online system for access anywhere. Tag activities by content area, season, grade level, type of activity, thematic unit, etc. Reduce creation time by editing saved projects in the Board Wizard. Simply open a saved activity, use the SAVE AS function and make modifications in the new project.
Include symbols in activities that are widely accepted, used throughout n2y solutions, published in news articles, and are personally relevant and interesting to users. The symbols in the SymbolStix library are recognized for their content, clarity, and consistency. Designed and developed by n2y®, SymbolStix includes depictions of people, events, and activities with lively stick figures appropriate for all ages.
Accept only easily identifiable depictions of events, clothing, food, everyday items and much more. Dynamic language, communication, news events, and popular culture drive n2y to maintain a current, expansive library of symbolic representations.
n2y Product Folders
Create collections from product folders that contain all the core vocabulary from the weekly newspaper and each grade band of Unique Learning System. SymbolStix PRIME subscribers see and use the News-2-You and Unique Learning System product folders on the main SymbolStix page for fast and easy access. Extend learning in the classroom through dozens activity and static device templates in SymbolStix PRIME.