November 13, 2015
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 ...
November 11, 2015
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.