IXL Insights

IXL Insights – Summer Webinars

June 11, 2013 IXL Insights
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Now that school is out or winding down, take the opportunity to explore IXL like you might have wanted to, but didn’t have the time to do when the year was in full swing. IXL’s live summer webinars offer a whole host of implementation tips and tricks! Attend our IXL Awards webinar, for example, and learn all the ways you can use our fun award features to celebrate student achievement and keep motivation up.

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IXL Insights – Skill Sharing

May 30, 2013 IXL Insights
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Think the skill you’re practicing on IXL is cool? Share it with friends and colleagues! If you’re a parent, teacher, or administrator on IXL, you can now share any skill via Facebook, Twitter, Google+, or email. Just hover over the green “Share” tab on the page where you’re practicing and select where you’d like to post the link.

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IXL Insights – Europe and Singapore Editions

May 2, 2013 IXL Insights
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IXL is excited to present our newest international editions! IXL’s Europe edition offers comprehensive coverage of maths curricula taught across Europe. It covers preschool through grade 10 skills and includes practice topics on the euro—from identifying coin values to calculating interest—as well as metric measurement.

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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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