October 2015

Blended Learning with IXL and Google Leads to Increased Math Achievement

Cetronia Elementary School, Allentown, PA

October 30, 2015

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For Admins, In the Classroom
Blended Learning with IXL and Google Leads to Increased Math Achievement

Dr. Chris Mangan is a 5th grade math teacher in the Parkland School District, northwest of Philadelphia. Chris wanted to find an effective teaching method to help students at all levels master math, and knew that he had to look beyond traditional teaching methods for a solution. Balancing Diverse Student Needs As an elementary school teacher, Chris faced a challenge that most educators can relate to–his classroom includes every kind of learner, from special needs to gifted students. To ensure all of his students were engaged and making progress, Chris needed to simultaneously provide remediation and enrichment, but didn’t feel ...

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IXL Volunteering: Supporting a School District Walk-a-Thon

October 12, 2015

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Life at IXL
IXL Volunteering: Supporting a School District Walk-a-Thon

On Sunday, October 4, a group of IXLers came out to support the Millbrae Education Foundation’s (MEF) Walk-A-Thon event. For the first time, all five MEF schools walked together in one location, and IXL volunteers were on hand to support the students as they participated in this fun-filled, family event.

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5 Ideas to Bring the Outdoors into the Classroom

October 6, 2015

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In the Classroom
5 Ideas to Bring the Outdoors into the Classroom

As the days get shorter, it’s getting harder to spend after-school hours outside. But that doesn’t mean you have to hunker down for a long winter! Use the autumn season to bring nature inside the classroom and cultivate your students’ imagination and curiosity.

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Guest Blog: A Teacher’s Strategies for Flipped Learning with IXL

Tips and tricks from 5th grade teacher Chris Mangan

October 2, 2015

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In the Classroom
Guest Blog: A Teacher’s Strategies for Flipped Learning with IXL

We’re excited to share a guest blog post by teacher Chris Mangan, who has integrated IXL into his flipped, data-driven classroom. He shares his strategies for ensuring that students at all levels can learn at their own pace and get the help they need, when they need it.

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