September 2015

Show and Tell: Suzi Streppone

A Q&A with an IXL Tradeshow Manager

September 30, 2015

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Life at IXL
Show and Tell: Suzi Streppone

If you’ve visited one of our booths at a conference or event, you’ve probably met our Tradeshow Manager, Suzi! In this Q&A, Suzi shares her passion for crafting, her background as a teacher, where she would travel in time, and more!

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IXLers Help Puppies Find New Homes

IXL Volunteers at Copper’s Dream Rescue

September 24, 2015

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Life at IXL
IXLers Help Puppies Find New Homes

It was the third Saturday of September, and the Indian summer had officially arrived in San Francisco. The thermometer read 85oF when local dog rescues arrived at CitiPets Playground, a family-owned pet supply store, to set up for an adoption fair. They hoped to find forever homes for their loving rescued dogs who were getting a second chance at life.

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Reading Round-up: Classics and recent releases for readers of all ages

September 22, 2015

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At Home
Reading Round-up: Classics and recent releases for readers of all ages

There’s one more week of National Literacy Month left, and fall will officially be here tomorrow, so what better way to usher in the new season than curling up with a good book? We’ve pulled together a selection of books, both new and old, that will delight readers from elementary to high school!

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Show and Tell: Tom Cox

A Q&A with an IXL Technical Support Manager

September 16, 2015

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Life at IXL
Show and Tell: Tom Cox

Find out what it takes to work in IXL technical support in our Q&A with Tom Cox! Plus, learn about the best support call he’s gotten, his childhood aspirations, and his surprisingly philosophical reflection on the type of donut he’d be.

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Strategies to Foster a Lifelong Love of Reading

September 14, 2015

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At Home
Strategies to Foster a Lifelong Love of Reading

September is National Literacy Month! To celebrate, here are some ways you can encourage a love of reading that extends far beyond this month. Read on for strategies to turn every child into a bookworm.

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Now Available: IXL English for International Editions!

September 9, 2015

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At Home, In the Classroom
Now Available: IXL English for International Editions!

We’ve got brilliant news for our international friends—or should we say, mates: This week, we released IXL English for all of our international editions! Keep reading to learn more about how our new content brings English language arts to life for students around the world.

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Introducing the New Suggested Skills Feature

Let your students know what skills to practice

September 8, 2015

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In the Classroom
Introducing the New Suggested Skills Feature

You’ve asked, and we’ve listened! We’re excited to introduce our newest feature, Suggested Skills. You can now communicate to students the specific skills you’d like them to work on with just a single click. Find out more about how this works!

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IXL Summer Contest Winners

Find out who won our Study in the Sun usage contest and Summer Snapshot contest!

September 4, 2015

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At Home
IXL Summer Contest Winners

You’ve practiced hard on IXL all summer, and now it’s time to see if you’ve won a prize in our summer contests!

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Back to School Resources on the IXL Community

Handy tools as you begin the new school year

September 2, 2015

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Back to School Resources on the IXL Community

We know that this is a busy time of year as you put the finishing touches on your classroom, learn your students’ names, and start the first days of school. That’s why the IXL Community is here for you! There, you’ll find great ideas, tools, and strategies to make this school year the best yet. Read on to discover more about the tools available.

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IXL Opens North Carolina Office

We’re excited to call Raleigh our second home!

September 1, 2015

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Life at IXL
IXL Opens North Carolina Office

We’re excited to announce today that IXL has opened our first office outside of our SF Bay Area headquarters! Our new location in Raleigh, North Carolina, will be home to new team members and allow us to better serve our East Coast customers. Raleigh is a booming tech hub, and we’re thrilled to join that vibrant community. We’ve got plenty of job opportunities at the Raleigh office, from curriculum designers to engineers and sales consultants, so visit our jobs page and apply! For more details about our new office, read our press release below.

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