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Festive Family Activities for an Enlightening Winter Break

December 6, 2016

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Festive Family Activities for an Enlightening Winter Break

With winter break fast approaching, it’s nice to look forward to some quality family time. For a holiday season to remember, we’ve created a list of fun family activities that will give you a chance to soak up the season—and learn a thing or two.

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Wonderful Winter Reads for Kids of All Ages

A chilly reading round-up perfect for the ice and snow

December 1, 2016

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Wonderful Winter Reads for Kids of All Ages

Curl up with a good book and a steaming mug of hot chocolate to ward off the winter chill! We’ve rounded up some great wintry picks for kids of all ages—and adults too—that will make this the most wonderful time of year.

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Teaching Kids to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

November 30, 2016

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Teaching Kids to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

Flu season is upon us! Young children are particularly susceptible to this annual peak in influenza, which sends an average of 20,000 children under the age of 5 to the hospital because of flu-related complications. One of the best ways to prevent kids from getting sick is to teach them how to practice good hygiene at home and at school, where the virus can easily spread among students. Read on for some ways you can help your kids stay healthy through winter and beyond!

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Give Thanks: Thanksgiving Gratitude Activities

November 21, 2016

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Give Thanks: Thanksgiving Gratitude Activities

This Thanksgiving, get to the heart of the holiday with random acts of kindness, thoughtful art projects, and more! Here are a few ways to fill those pre-dinner hours with meaningful activities that cultivate an attitude of gratitude.

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5 Fun and Educational Halloween Activities for the Whole Family

October 28, 2016

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5 Fun and Educational Halloween Activities for the Whole Family

Looking for some wickedly fun Halloween activities that the whole family can enjoy? These simple ideas are as festive as they are educational—and they guarantee good times, whether you’re hosting a weekend monster mash or simply counting down to October 31.

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Help Your Child Succeed in School with This Technique

How to help your child develop a growth mindset

October 12, 2016

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Help Your Child Succeed in School with This Technique

What matters more when it comes to achieving success? Being naturally good at something, or believing that you can succeed? It may just be the latter.

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10 Ideas for a Fall Family Bucket List

October 10, 2016

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10 Ideas for a Fall Family Bucket List

Between the changing leaves and cheerful scent of pumpkin, there are a lot of reasons to get excited about fall. If you want to infuse the whole family with some autumnal spirit, now’s a great time to create a season-centric bucket list. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

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Introducing the Brand New IXL Android App!

We’ve added language arts, handwriting recognition, and more

September 19, 2016

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Introducing the Brand New IXL Android App!

Grab your Android tablet and get excited—we just debuted a new IXL app for Android! Featuring comprehensive language arts curriculum, new calculus content, and dynamic design enhancements, our app has everything you need for an engaging on-the-go learning experience. Download or update your app today, or read on for all the details.

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Just Released! A Whole New Way to Explore IXL

Personalized recommendations suggest the perfect skills to practice

September 13, 2016

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Just Released! A Whole New Way to Explore IXL

Ever wondered what to work on? Looking for the exact skills to help you overcome a learning roadblock? Well, IXL has released a brand new recommendations feature that does all that and more!

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2016 Winners

September 7, 2016

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2016 Winners

As we bid a fond farewell to summer and ring in the new school year, it’s also time to wrap up our Study in the Sun usage contest. We’re so impressed with the hard work and dedication of all the participants. We had over 30,000 students enter the contest, and collectively, they answered over 50 million questions. And now, we’ve tallied the results and it’s time to announce our winners!

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