In the Classroom

Back to School: Get your students ready for new standards and assessments with IXL

August 19, 2015

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In the Classroom
Back to School: Get your students ready for new standards and assessments with IXL

Whether you’re teaching to the Common Core or your state’s standards, getting students ready to meet these benchmarks and succeed on high-stakes assessments can be a huge challenge for the new school year. IXL can help you and your students, with our comprehensive content that is aligned to Common Core and all state standards. Keep reading to learn more about how to use IXL to achieve success on standards!

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Back-to-School Pin-spiration

Kick off the school year with ideas from IXL’s Pinterest board

August 17, 2015

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In the Classroom
Back-to-School Pin-spiration

Teachers: Looking for ideas, tips, and resources for the first few months of the school year? Check out IXL’s Back to School board on Pinterest – we’ve curated great content from around the Web to make this your best year yet!

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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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Lesson Plan Inspiration on the IXL Community

Smart strategies to integrate IXL into your lessons

July 21, 2015

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In the Classroom
Lesson Plan Inspiration on the IXL Community

Teachers: As you start developing your lesson plan for the new school year and thinking about fresh new ways to engage students with math and English, don’t forget to use the IXL Community for inspiration! We’ve gathered tips, stories, and webinars from real teachers showcasing how they’ve used IXL to motivate their students and help them master skills. Keep reading to learn more about these resources and where to find them!

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IXL Integrates with Google Classroom

Share IXL skills directly to Classroom!

July 9, 2015

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In the Classroom
IXL Integrates with Google Classroom

We’re excited to let you know that we’ve been working with Google to test the Google Classroom share button. We’ve now launched and integrated the button throughout the IXL site, which allows teachers to easily and seamlessly assign IXL skills to their students via Classroom! Check out the video below to learn more about how it works.

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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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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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Teacher Appreciation Week: Our Favorite Teachers

May 5, 2015

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In the Classroom
Teacher Appreciation Week: Our Favorite Teachers

Today marks the start of Teacher Appreciation Week, and though we IXLers are no longer in school, many of us have been lucky enough to be taught by educators who made a lasting impact on our lives. Read on for heartwarming stories about IXLers’ favorite teachers!

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IXL Spring Learning Showdown 2015 – Winners

April 24, 2015

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In the Classroom
IXL Spring Learning Showdown 2015 – Winners

Thousands of classrooms have entered, students have practiced hard…and we have tallied up the scores—here are the winners of the 2015 IXL Spring Learning Showdown!

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IXL Pinterest Contest Winners

Check out our winners’ boards for fun educational ideas!

April 17, 2015

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IXL Pinterest Contest Winners

Last month, we kicked off the launch of our Pinterest page with a contest encouraging people to discover and pin ideas that reflect IXL’s mission to make practice feel like play. We received many thoughtful and creative entries, and here are the three winners of the IXL Practice That Feels Like Play Pinterest Contest!

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