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Ease your child’s transition to middle school

August 24, 2015

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Ease your child’s transition to middle school

The beginning of the school year can be an exciting time, but it can also be daunting, especially for students that are entering middle school. They’ll encounter a new school environment, new social situations, and all of the other (often awkward) issues that come with becoming a tween. If this transition is creating stress for your child, here are some ways you can help him or her.

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Summer Usage Contest – Leaderboard Update #3

August 18, 2015

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Summer Usage Contest – Leaderboard Update #3

We’re in the home stretch of the Study in the Sun summer usage contest! With less than two weeks left, are you in the running to win one of our fabulous prizes? Check out our leaderboard to see if you’re in the top 20!

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Summer Usage Contest – Leaderboard Update #2

How do you stack up against the competition?

July 31, 2015

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Summer Usage Contest – Leaderboard Update #2

We’re two months into our Study in the Sun summer usage contest, and we hope you’ve been practicing hard! Check out the leaderboard below to see if you’re one of the top 20 in your grade band.

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Introducing IXL Language Arts for grades 11 and 12!

Great writers start with IXL

July 29, 2015

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Introducing IXL Language Arts for grades 11 and 12!

We’re excited to announce the release of IXL Language Arts for 11th and 12th grades! With the addition of hundreds of new skills, IXL now offers a full high school language arts curriculum – and just in time for the 2015-16 school year! Find out how our new content helps students develop real-world writing skills through our interactive and dynamic program.      

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7 Apps for Stress-Free Family Travel

July 7, 2015

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7 Apps for Stress-Free Family Travel

Planning a family trip this summer or later this year? We’ve rounded up the essential—and free!—apps you need to make it a fun, stress-free journey! Check them out below:

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Summer Usage Contest – Leaderboard Update #1

Are you one of the top 20 students in your category?

June 30, 2015

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Summer Usage Contest – Leaderboard Update #1

We hope you’ve been practicing hard for our Study in the Sun summer usage contest! Here are our top students so far – did you make the list?

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Hot New IXL Math Skills for Summer!

June 24, 2015

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Hot New IXL Math Skills for Summer!

  School’s out and the sun’s out – and so are our newest math skills! We’ve added 33 brand-new ways for students to make a splash in math this summer. Check out some of our favorites below!

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Study in the Sun Usage Contest—FAQs

June 16, 2015

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Study in the Sun Usage Contest—FAQs

Have you entered our summer usage contest yet? The students who answer the most questions on IXL this summer will win a Samsung Galaxy tablet! Get the details on how to enter here. Have questions about the contest? Read our FAQ and the full contest rules below!

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Our picks: Summer learning apps!

June 8, 2015

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Our picks: Summer learning apps!

Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained over the summer? Download some child-friendly apps that are both fun and educational! From stargazing to coding, here are some of our recommendations:

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Free summer printables!

Help students combat summer brain drain with IXL

June 2, 2015

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Free summer printables!

Did you know that students lose an average one to two months of math and reading skills over the summer? Help your students and children combat this “summer brain drain” with IXL! We’ve created a variety of free printable resources to motivate kids to practice while school’s out. Check them out in the IXL Community!

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