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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2016: Leaderboard Update #3

There’s less than 2 weeks left in the contest!

August 19, 2016

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2016: Leaderboard Update #3

We’re in the homestretch for the Study in the Sun usage contest. The contest ends August 31, leaving just over a week to make it into the top 3 and win an iPad Mini 4! To give you the motivation to finish strong, here’s the current leaderboard rankings.

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How to Help Your Child Transition into a New School Year

August 18, 2016

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How to Help Your Child Transition into a New School Year

Adjusting to change can be hard, especially for kids who are entering a new school level. That’s why we’ve gathered some age-appropriate strategies to ace school transitions and gear up for a fresh year of learning.

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IXL Releases 100 Brand New Skills Across All Subjects!

Just in time for some summer practice.

August 2, 2016

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IXL Releases 100 Brand New Skills Across All Subjects!

We’re here to help students continue learning all summer long, and now there’s a hundred new ways they can do so! We’ve just added 100 brand new skills to IXL in language arts, science, social studies, and math. Go to IXL.com to try them out or keep reading for more details.

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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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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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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2016: Leaderboard Update #1

Do you rank in the top 20?

June 30, 2016

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2016: Leaderboard Update #1

Things are really heating up and the competition is getting fierce in the Study in the Sun usage contest! It’s clear that kids are working hard and learning a lot this summer—check out the current standings to see who’s in the Top 20 of their grade band.

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Nothing says summer like a road trip!

Summer blog series #3: Destinations and activities for a fun and educational vacation

June 23, 2016

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Nothing says summer like a road trip!

Whether impromptu or planned out, a summer road trip is a great way to build memories and learn at the same time. Gas up your car and read on for three U.S. vacation-education combos!

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IXL Adds and Refreshes over 70 Math and Science Skills!

June 20, 2016

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IXL Adds and Refreshes over 70 Math and Science Skills!

Love STEM? Get ready to dive into new science and math content! We’ve just released over 70 new or updated math and science skills across all our grade levels. There’s something for everyone to try—log on to IXL or keep reading to learn more about our newest additions.

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Life Lessons from Dads in Honor of Father’s Day

June 16, 2016

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Life Lessons from Dads in Honor of Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day to dads and father figures everywhere! To celebrate the occasion, we asked IXL employees to share advice from their fathers or lessons they’ve shared with their own kids. We got back a range of responses: sweet, wise, funny. And we know the kids may groan at your “dad jokes,” but the advice from some of these dads is downright hilarious.

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