July 2015

Summer Usage Contest – Leaderboard Update #2

How do you stack up against the competition?

July 31, 2015

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At Home
Summer Usage Contest – Leaderboard Update #2

We’re two months into our Study in the Sun summer usage contest, and we hope you’ve been practicing hard! Check out the leaderboard below to see if you’re one of the top 20 in your grade band.

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Introducing IXL Language Arts for grades 11 and 12!

Great writers start with IXL

July 29, 2015

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At Home, In the Classroom
Introducing IXL Language Arts for grades 11 and 12!

We’re excited to announce the release of IXL Language Arts for 11th and 12th grades! With the addition of hundreds of new skills, IXL now offers a full high school language arts curriculum – and just in time for the 2015-16 school year! Find out how our new content helps students develop real-world writing skills through our interactive and dynamic program.      

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Lesson Plan Inspiration on the IXL Community

Smart strategies to integrate IXL into your lessons

July 21, 2015

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In the Classroom
Lesson Plan Inspiration on the IXL Community

Teachers: As you start developing your lesson plan for the new school year and thinking about fresh new ways to engage students with math and English, don’t forget to use the IXL Community for inspiration! We’ve gathered tips, stories, and webinars from real teachers showcasing how they’ve used IXL to motivate their students and help them master skills. Keep reading to learn more about these resources and where to find them!

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Show and Tell: David Keyes

A Q&A with an IXL Program Manager

July 15, 2015

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Life at IXL
Show and Tell: David Keyes

Meet David Keyes, the fearless leader of our flagship product, IXL Math, in this employee Q&A!

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IXL Integrates with Google Classroom

Share IXL skills directly to Classroom!

July 9, 2015

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In the Classroom
IXL Integrates with Google Classroom

We’re excited to let you know that we’ve been working with Google to test the Google Classroom share button. We’ve now launched and integrated the button throughout the IXL site, which allows teachers to easily and seamlessly assign IXL skills to their students via Classroom! Check out the video below to learn more about how it works.

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7 Apps for Stress-Free Family Travel

July 7, 2015

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At Home
7 Apps for Stress-Free Family Travel

Planning a family trip this summer or later this year? We’ve rounded up the essential—and free!—apps you need to make it a fun, stress-free journey! Check them out below:

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Show and Tell: Jeremy Mejia

A Q&A with an IXL QA Analyst

July 2, 2015

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Life at IXL
Show and Tell: Jeremy Mejia

IXL is looking to hire a rockstar content QA analyst! What exactly does a content QA analyst do? Read our Q&A with IXLer Jeremy Mejia below to find out what he loves about the job, his favorite summertime activities, and more!

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