IXL Insights

How to Keep Parents Connected With IXL Using Reports

November 17, 2014 At Home
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Teachers: Why wait until the next report card to let parents know how their students are performing in math and language arts? IXL’s reports provide a wealth of information that parents will find incredibly useful. Keep reading to learn how to share the power of IXL reporting with parents! Updating parents on their child’s performance is …

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How to Use IXL with Pre-K and Kindergarten Students

November 14, 2014 In the Classroom
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Research shows that the use of technology in an early childhood setting has many positive impacts – it increases student motivation, reinforces skills, encourages problem solving and collaboration, differentiates instruction, and tracks progress. Often, however, early childhood educators are unsure about how they can actually implement technology in their classroom and engage students with it …

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What SmartScore Goal Should I Set For My Students?

November 10, 2014 In the Classroom
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Have you ever wondered how IXL’s math and language arts programs are able to adapt to each student’s skill level and provide accurate, continuous assessment of student performance? It’s all about the SmartScore! Setting SmartScore goals for your students is a great way to motivate them and encourage improvement. Read on to learn how to implement …

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IXL Insights – Extended Audio Feature

September 8, 2014 IXL Insights
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You asked for it, and we’ve listened! IXL has expanded audio support to upper grade levels. With this update, the green audio button previously available for pre-K, kindergarten, and first grade math skills is now offered for grades 2 through 5. To activate this audio feature, simply follow these five steps: 1) Sign into your IXL account. 2) …

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IXL Insights – 10 Billion Questions

May 13, 2014 IXL Insights
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Your students have answered 10 billion questions! That’s 10 billion moments of genuine learning—each one a confirmation of understanding or a chance to learn something new!

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IXL Insights – Take Advantage of Our iPad App

March 6, 2014 IXL Insights
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We know you’re familiar with all we have to offer online at IXL.com, but did you know that IXL also has an iPad app? Anyone can practice 20 free questions per day, and full access is included with all IXL math memberships—so take advantage of it! Whether students are graphing quadratic functions or mastering multi-step story …

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IXL Insights – Free Daily Practice

October 15, 2013 IXL Insights
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Are you looking for some quick math and language arts review? Would you like to demonstrate a concept on the electronic white board with your students? Are you curious about the variety of question types IXL provides? Take advantage of our free practice problems! For anyone who wishes to get a taste of what IXL offers, we’re happy to provide 20 free problems per subject, per day on IXL. See how our SmartScore works and watch as questions adapt based on your responses, becoming easier if you get stuck on a skill and harder as you excel. You can even switch from one topic or grade level to another. To start, simply go to www.ixl.com and pick a skill!

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IXL Insights – Welcome to the Challenge Zone

September 26, 2013 IXL Insights
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Practice on IXL is always exciting, but there’s something about that final stretch you just can’t beat. As soon as you reach a SmartScore of 90, you collect your third ribbon and the countdown begins…Welcome to the Challenge Zone! The Challenge Zone, that stretch of questions between 90 and 100, gives students a chance to really show off their stuff. Any score above 90 is excellent, but for those who wish to push even further, hidden prizes and a deeper level of understanding await!

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IXL Insights – Request a Live Demo

September 19, 2013 IXL Insights
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Are you curious how IXL can create excitement and raise student achievement in your school or district? Let us show you! We now offer live demos, which are like guided tours of IXL customized to your interests. Are you a middle school RTI instructor? An elementary school principal? The Math Department Chair for your high school?

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IXL Insights – Funding Resource Page

September 5, 2013 In the Classroom
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Are you in search of funding for your classroom or school? Take advantage of IXL’s brand new funding page! Here, you can learn about a variety of federal, state, and private resources to help guide you in your search. The federal funding section includes a list of specific government programs that IXL is aligned to, so you can find the one that works best for you.

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