The celebrations continue for IXL’s 10th anniversary! In this Q&A, CEO Paul Mishkin and COO Jennifer Gu reflect on the early days of IXL, how the company has grown, and what they have learned along the way.

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An IXL implementation model for truly personalized learning

October 18, 2017

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In the Classroom
An IXL implementation model for truly personalized learning

Ready to take your IXL experience beyond skills practice? Along with a content library offering thousands of skills, IXL gives you the tools to easily and effectively differentiate learning in your classroom. We’ve put together one implementation model to guide and inspire you to take personalized learning to the next level.

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Here’s to 10 years! Insights from Longtime Customers

October 17, 2017

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At Home
Here’s to 10 years! Insights from Longtime Customers

IXL has reached a major milestone: our 10th anniversary! To celebrate, we checked in with a few of the all-star customers who have been part of the IXL family since the very beginning. Read on to discover how these teachers and families use IXL, why they love it, and more:

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Here’s to 10 years! IXLers Reflect on the Past Decade

October 12, 2017

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Life at IXL
Here’s to 10 years! IXLers Reflect on the Past Decade

In honor of IXL’s 10th anniversary, we caught up with a few of the employees who have been part of the IXL family since the beginning. Find out what they had to say about their time at IXL, what advice they’d give their past selves, and even their secret superpowers!

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IXL Social Studies Has New World History Skills!

Learn about the Age of Exploration, the Renaissance, ancient Greece, and more.

October 9, 2017

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
IXL Social Studies Has New World History Skills!

We’ve just expanded our middle school social studies content to include new skills on world history! This release adds to our existing content on early China and European exploration and colonization, and we’re introducing our first skills in two important subject areas: the Renaissance and ancient Greece. Read on to preview the new skills, then head to IXL to try them out!

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Introducing IXL Spanish

October 2, 2017

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
Introducing IXL Spanish

¡Buenas noticias! Today, we have some exciting news for world language learners: IXL Spanish has just been released. IXL Spanish covers beginner Spanish content and helps students build fluency in Spanish vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening, and other essential skills. IXL skills also educate learners about different cultures and help students build the confidence to use their new language skills in real-world scenarios. Continue reading to learn more about some of our favorite new skills and visit IXL to start practicing Spanish today!

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IXL Science in the Flipped Classroom

A case study of Sossaman Middle School in Queen Creek, Arizona

September 29, 2017

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In the Classroom, For Admins
IXL Science in the Flipped Classroom

Nancy Foote teaches 8th grade Conceptual Physics at Sossaman Middle School in Queen Creek, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix. The school district is highly diverse, and her classes have varied science backgrounds and academic abilities. To help all of her students master honors-level physical science concepts, she has flipped her classroom to allow more time in class for individual support and active learning. IXL Science allows her to quickly identify misconceptions and focus her teaching on areas of need for her class and for individual students.

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Getting the Most Out of the IXL Diagnostic

September 26, 2017

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Getting the Most Out of the IXL Diagnostic

We recently told you about the new IXL Diagnostic, which captures up-to-the-minute student insights and outlines clear next steps to help learners improve.  Now, we’re sharing some tips and tricks for how to incorporate the Diagnostic into your instruction to help your students succeed!

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IXLers Share Favorite Back to School Memories

September 21, 2017

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Life at IXL
IXLers Share Favorite Back to School Memories

School is in full swing! In honor of this season of new beginnings, we asked IXLers to share their favorite back to school memories. From the excitement of book covers and back to school shopping to a sneaky teacher prank, their responses remind us that school days are the best days.

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Closing the Confidence Gap and Building Skills in ELA and Social Studies

A case study of Sanders-Clyde Creative Arts School in Charleston, South Carolina

September 18, 2017

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Closing the Confidence Gap and Building Skills in ELA and Social Studies

How do you close the confidence gap for disadvantaged students? For Kathy Dizon’s 6th grade class, IXL was the key to accelerating academic achievement and boosting motivation. An inner city, Title I school in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, Sanders-Clyde Creative Arts School serves a diverse population with 88% of students qualifying for free or reduced lunch. In Kathy’s class, many students started the year significantly behind grade level. She turned to IXL Language Arts and IXL Social Studies to help them catch up.

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