November 2015

Be Everywhere at Once with IXL Analytics!

Strategies to monitor out-of-class work

November 24, 2015

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In the Classroom
Be Everywhere at Once with IXL Analytics!

We all know from experience that teachers have eyes in the back of their heads, and now, IXL Analytics makes that supersight work even when teachers are out of the classroom! Whether you’re looking to make sure students have completed assigned work or are on task, IXL Analytics makes it possible for you to be everywhere at once.

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Delve into History with IXL!

Introducing IXL Social Studies

November 19, 2015

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
Delve into History with IXL!

History comes to life on IXL! Available for grades 2–5, IXL Social Studies helps students delve into U.S. history, geography, civics, economics, cultural celebrations, and more. New interactive question types and motivating challenges will keep students coming back for more. Read on to learn more about IXL social studies and view some of our new skills!

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Dive into Science with IXL!

Introducing IXL Science

November 18, 2015

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
Dive into Science with IXL!

Science has joined the expanding family of IXL subjects! Available for grades 2–5, IXL engages students’ innate curiosity about topics in physical science, life science, and Earth science. As always, our skills are aligned to state and the Next Generation Science Standards and include a variety of interactive question types that captivate students. Read on to find out more about IXL science and see examples of our new skills!

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Introducing: IXL Science and IXL Social Studies!

November 17, 2015

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
Introducing: IXL Science and IXL Social Studies!

We’re excited to announce that IXL Science and IXL Social Studies have launched! Our two new subjects offer hundreds of fun interactive skills in grades 2-5 for students to practice, plus new types of challenges to keep them motivated! Check out our science and social studies content for yourself by visiting IXL, or keep reading to learn more.

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New Math Skills on IXL! Check Out Our Handy PDF to See the Updates

November 16, 2015

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At Home, In the Classroom
New Math Skills on IXL! Check Out Our Handy PDF to See the Updates

On November 15, IXL added exciting new math skills for your students to practice! This upgrade includes some new skill codes and names. Click on the link for your country’s edition to download a list of all the updated skills, as well as the brand new skills!

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3, 2, 1… IXL Science and IXL Social Studies Coming Soon!

November 13, 2015

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At Home, In the Classroom
3, 2, 1… IXL Science and IXL Social Studies Coming Soon!

The wait is almost over. Our team has been hard at work to bring you the best science and social studies content—and we’re excited to let you know it is launching very soon! The new subjects cover grades 2–5 and contain fun new challenges, introducing students to science and social studies concepts in a whole new way.

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Science Hits a Home Run at AT&T Ballpark!

November 13, 2015

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Life at IXL
Science Hits a Home Run at AT&T Ballpark!

IXL volunteers unleashed their inner scientists by helping to collect feedback from attendees at the 5th annual Discovery Day at AT&T Park on Saturday, Nov. 7th. The event was part of the Bay Area Science Festival and engaged kids and adults alike with health and medicine, engineering, technology, climate science, and more through hands-on activities led by local science and technology organizations. Exhibitors packed the park, from the playing field to the top levels. It was a beautiful day and a great way for IXLers to contribute to a community science event in advance of the upcoming launch of IXL’s […]

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IXL Volunteering: The Raleigh Team Ventures to the Great Outdoors

November 11, 2015

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Life at IXL
IXL Volunteering: The Raleigh Team Ventures to the Great Outdoors

Take a hike! Literally, IXL took a hike at the Durant Nature Preserve in North Raleigh, NC to volunteer as part of Wake County’s “Big Sweep” event to keep parks clean and litter-free. The Durant Nature Preserve is a 237-acre park that protects important natural resources and offers five miles of hiking trails and ample recreational opportunities for city residents. Unfortunately, litter from the surrounding business and residential areas travels easily into the park, posing a hazard for wildlife and visitors alike. The park relies on volunteers to keep the area litter-free, beautiful, ecologically viable, and safe.

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IXL Analytics: Make the Most of Class and Computer Lab Time

November 10, 2015

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In the Classroom
IXL Analytics: Make the Most of Class and Computer Lab Time

Twenty-four hours in a day is just too short sometimes, and we know that the minutes in a class period or computer lab can tick by even faster! With IXL Analytics, we aim to make your job as teachers more manageable—check out three of our new reports which help you beat the clock.

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IXL Analytics – FAQs

November 6, 2015

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In the Classroom
IXL Analytics - FAQs

If you haven’t tried out IXL Analytics yet, read our blog post to find out how our new reports make classroom data a delight to use, and then experience it for yourself! We’re also hosting free webinars this month to help you get to know IXL Analytics, so view the schedule and register here today. In this post, we’re answering some frequently questions we’ve received about IXL Analytics—keep reading for more!

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