IXL Insights

IXL Insights – Identifying Grade-Level Proficiency

April 18, 2013 IXL Insights
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By this point in the school year, most students should have a good understanding of the material appropriate to their own grade level. To ensure that they do, there’s no better place to look than our Grade-Level Proficiency report! The report shows you how your students are doing on all of the skills in their grade level.

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IXL Insights – Success Stories

April 9, 2013 IXL Insights
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What impact does a student’s engagement in IXL math really have? What difference can it make for your individual students, or your children? To find out, look no further than our user success stories! There, you’ll meet students like nine-year-old John, who was inspired by the IXL program to learn a new concept every day just so he could move through more of the standards. After completing the 30-day trial, he had gone from a fifth-grade level to an eighth grade level!

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IXL Insights – Monitoring State Standards Performance

March 26, 2013 IXL Insights
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Testing time is here! By now, you’re familiar with our State Standards tab, but it’s not the only IXL resource you can count on when it comes to test prep. We’re also pleased to provide you with four state standards reports that tell teachers everything they could possibly want to know about their students’ standards performance!

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IXL Insights – Administrator Dashboard

March 14, 2013 IXL Insights
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You’ve heard how IXL helps parents, teachers, and students, but did you know we love administrators, too? Your administrator account makes it easy to manage teacher and student access to IXL in your school; you can add, edit, or delete accounts with a simple click. You can also use our comprehensive reporting suite to monitor student usage of IXL in real time. Whether you’re interested in students’ standards readiness before state testing, or you want to keep track of a math initiative you plan to implement over spring or summer break, IXL’s reports can give you detailed information on performance, time spent, improvements made, and much more!

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IXL Insights – Simplifying Your Search on IXL

February 28, 2013 IXL Insights
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With more than 2,000 skills available on IXL, we know there’s a lot of content to choose from. That’s why we created a new search feature that lets you search any skill, topic, or grade on IXL. Are you planning a lesson on variable expressions? Or looking for a skill to reinforce your child’s understanding of place values? Our search bar makes it easier to discover all that we offer!

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IXL Insights – Identifying Student Trouble Spots

February 21, 2013 IXL Insights
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Do you want to identify high-need areas before a quiz or state test but don’t have a lot of time to analyze each student’s weaknesses? You don’t have to—IXL streamlines the process for you! IXL’s Student Trouble Spots report gives you an in-depth look at where individual students are struggling. It shows you a list of the skills the student needs to review, his or her SmartScore for each skill, the amount of time spent practicing, and the number of problems correct and missed.

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IXL Insights – State Standards Tab

February 14, 2013 IXL Insights
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Teachers, as you start to gear up for state testing, remember to bookmark IXL’s State Standards tab! Whether your state follows its own set of standards or the Common Core, this page makes it easy to keep track of the skills your students will be responsible for knowing come test time. (And you don’t even need an IXL account to access them!) Our standards page provides a full list of math standards, clearly labeled and organized by grade level. Below each strand are links to the IXL skills that are aligned with that particular standard.

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IXL Insights – Tracking Speed and Accuracy

February 7, 2013 IXL Insights
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Are you curious how much time your students spend per problem on IXL, or how often they answer a question correctly? Take a look at our Speed and Accuracy report, which shows the average time per problem as well as the percentage correct for any category, skill, or time interval! Why speed? Within seconds, this report can help you identify students who might be guessing on problems or rushing through them without working out all the calculations.

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IXL Insights – Request a Brochure

January 31, 2013 IXL Insights
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Are you promoting IXL to fellow teachers or administrators, or perhaps seeking funding for IXL from your math department? Let us help! You can easily request IXL brochures from our website and we’ll send you colorful, four-page handouts to distribute at your upcoming presentation. The brochures include important information about our comprehensive content, motivating awards system, and real-time reporting suite.

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IXL Insights – Tracking Skill Proficiency

January 24, 2013 IXL Insights
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Are you looking for immediate feedback on how your students are doing on a particular math topic? Look no further than our Skill Proficiency report, which makes it simple for you to assess your students’ understanding of any skill that they practice! Many teachers, including our guest blogger Michael Stephens, use the report as a summative assessment tool.

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