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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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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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IXL Spring Learning Showdown 2015 – Leaderboard Update #2

Does your classroom have a shot at the prize?

April 15, 2015

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In the Classroom
IXL Spring Learning Showdown 2015 – Leaderboard Update #2

With fewer than two weeks to go in the Spring Learning Showdown, here’s an update on the top 20 classrooms!

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Meet IXL’s Grammar Gurus!

Get to know the creators of IXL’s language arts program

April 13, 2015

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Meet IXL’s Grammar Gurus!

Have you tried out IXL’s fun and interactive English language arts skills? If not, head on over here to explore some of our favorites. If you’re already well versed with our ELA content, read on to learn more about a few of the passionate and fun IXLers that created it!

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IXL Spring Learning Showdown 2015 – Leaderboard Update #1

Is your classroom in the top 20?

April 1, 2015

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In the Classroom
IXL Spring Learning Showdown 2015 – Leaderboard Update #1

More than 5,000 classrooms across the world are hard at work on IXL, hoping to win the Spring Learning Showdown! Are your students in contention? We’ve got an update on the top 20 classrooms!

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Stress Relief Strategies for Spring Testing Season

March 30, 2015

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Stress Relief Strategies for Spring Testing Season

Spring testing season is underway, with standardized assessments end-of-course exams, college entrance exams, and more. For some students, test-taking causes stress and anxiety. If your students or children are feeling the strain, here are a few ways you can provide support.

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IXL Springs into Spring with New Skills!

Try out 53 new math and language arts skills

March 24, 2015

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IXL Springs into Spring with New Skills!

Got a case of the winter blues? IXL’s got the cure – just in time for spring, we’ve released more than 50 new skills for you to practice! Check out some of our favorites.

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