July 2016

IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2016: Leaderboard Update #2

We’re past the midway point; where do you rank?

July 29, 2016

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2016: Leaderboard Update #2

We’re past the halfway point for the summer usage contest, and we have around 30,000 people participating. That equals a lot of summer learning!

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Fun, Simple Science Experiments You Can Do At Home

Summer blog series #5

July 20, 2016

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Fun, Simple Science Experiments You Can Do At Home

Summer is a time for adventure and exploration. Which means it’s a perfect opportunity for some scientific exploration of the natural world! From making rain to ice volcanoes, keep your kids active and learning with these at-home science experiments.

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IXL Lends a Hand to Protect Little Owls during 4th of July Fireworks

July 14, 2016

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Life at IXL
IXL Lends a Hand to Protect Little Owls during 4th of July Fireworks

July had barely begun before IXL volunteers were at it again! A group of brave IXLers spent the evening of July 4th helping at Shoreline Park in Mountain View, Calif. by protecting a sensitive wildlife habitat during Independence Day celebrations.

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How to Strike a Balance with Outdoor and Online Activities This Summer

Summer blog series #4

July 7, 2016

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How to Strike a Balance with Outdoor and Online Activities This Summer

Despite the long summer days, sometimes it can be hard to coax the kids out of the house and away from their screens. So how do you make screen time productive while balancing that with exploring the great outdoors? Read on for some ideas!

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