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The final results have been tallied…here are your winners of the 2014 IXL Spring Learning Showdown!

Elementary School

  1. T. Gnann’s class, Concord Christian Academy,  Concord, NH – 173,775
  2. H. Xiong’s 5th grade class, Brookwood Middle School, Genoa City, WI – 152,378
  3. T. McMillan’s class, Gibson Elementary School, Woodland, CA – 132,949
  4. P. Crow’s Morning Class, Chauncey Davis Elementary School, South Bend, WA – 124,545
  5. S. McKinnon’s class, Benton Elementary School, Benton, ME – 104,969
  6. D. Spagnola’s class, Eli Whitney Elementary School, Chicago, IL – 92,962
  7. H. Hoy’s class, Sope Creek Elementary School, Marietta, GA – 81,399
  8. W. Dascenzo’s class, Rea View Elementary School, Waxgaw, NC – 79,927
  9. R. Languet’s Class, Benton Elementary School, Benton, ME – 79,600
  10. T. Praest’s class, Bannon Creek Elementary School, Sacramento, CA – 75,013

Middle School

  1. K. Viramontes’s 8th grade class, RCMA Leadership Academy, Wimauma, FL – 223,759
  2. K. Viramontes’s 6th grade class, RCMA Leadership Academy, Wimauma, FL – 134,839
  3. K. Viramontes’s 7th grade class, RCMA Leadership Academy, Wimauma, FL – 121,396
  4. D. Morrow’s class, Tropico Middle School, Rosamond, CA – 99,088
  5. M. Rowe’s 715 class, JHS 223, Brooklyn, NY – 88,003
  6. W. Pass’s Room 109 class, Eli Whitney Elementary School, Chicago, IL – 79,785
  7. A. Cantu-Miller’s 7th grade class, Colegio Ingles, San Pedro, Mexico – 78,783
  8. D. Quiroz’s Math 8th Class, Instituto San Roberto, Monterrey, Mexico – 78,665
  9. J. Narro’s 7B Algebra class, Colegio Ingles, San Pedro, Mexico – 75,296
  10. W. Pass’s Room 110 class, Eli Whitney Elementary School, Chicago, IL – 63,997

High School

  1. E. Gómez Junco’s 9th Grade class, Instituto San Roberto, Monterrey, Mexico – 220,354
  2. M. Aravamudham’s class, John Hay High School, Cleveland, OH – 102,263
  3. R. Webber’s Challenge class, Canby High School, Canby, OR – 92,534
  4. K. Campbell’s class, Clayton High School, Clayton, NJ – 48,558
  5. L. Mondestin’s Algebra I Honors class, Orange Preparatory Academy, Orange, NJ – 44,284
  6. L. Neuberger’s class, Weld Central High School, Keenesburg, CO – 34,356
  7. S. Williams’s Third Hour Class, Kirksville High School, Kirksville MO – 31,466
  8. S. Andrew’s 3nd Geometry class, Avery County High School, Newland, NC – 29,368
  9. R. Webber’s Period 4 class, Canby High School, Canby, OR – 27,558
  10. S. Williams’s 2nd Hour Class, Kirksville High School, Kirksville MO – 26,969

Congrats to the winners and to all participants for completing a staggering amount of over 45.7 million problems in the past month. The top three winning classes in each category has won a pizza party. Savor the sweet taste of victory—you’ve earned it!

See how the contest progressed through the previous weeks’ rankings here: Week 1 RankingsWeek 2 RankingsWeek 3 Rankings, Week 4 Rankings.

View our original post for complete details on the contest.

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IXL Spring Learning Showdown – Week 4 Rankings

April 14, 2014 In the Classroom
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  Here are the rankings for Week 4 of the IXL Spring Learning Showdown! The contest is coming to an end this Thursday, April 17th at 11:59 pm (PST). But that doesn’t mean the competition is letting up! There are just a few more days to go until the top three classes for each division will be crowned to win a pizza party. Who will emerge victorious? We’ll find out Friday! Elementary School  J. Carlson’s class, Kennedy Elementary School, Mankato, MN – 155,857 P. Crow’s Morning Class, Chauncey Davis Elementary School, South Bend, WA – 136,059 H. Xiong’s 5th grade class, Brookwood ...

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March 31, 2014 In the Classroom
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We know you’re familiar with all we have to offer online at IXL.com, but did you know that IXL also has an iPad app? Anyone can practice 20 free questions per day, and full access is included with all IXL math memberships—so take advantage of it! Whether students are graphing quadratic functions or mastering multi-step story problems, the IXL Math Practice app provides personalized learning that blurs the lines between practice and play. Students appreciate practicing wherever they choose, in a familiar mobile format. Plus, the app’s vivid visuals and interactive technology mean that mastering math is truly mesmerizing! For ...

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