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Grammar Geeks Unite! IXL Language Arts Usage Contest

Contest runs November 3 – December 3

October 27, 2014 In the Classroom
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We are hosting a month-long contest to see which classrooms in the United States can answer the most English Language Arts questions on IXL. Competition will be fierce, so practice from home, at the computer lab, and on your iPads and Android tablets. On December 5, we’ll announce the winning classrooms on Facebook—each one will …

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Tackle precalculus with IXL

Plus, new math skills for all grade levels

October 20, 2014 At Home
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Precalculus. For many high school students, it’s an intimidating subject to learn. However, a strong foundation in precalculus—which reinforces and builds upon algebra, trigonometry, and other mathematical concepts—prepares students for college and career success. IXL wants to help students feel comfortable with these challenging, higher-order math skills, so we’ve recently expanded our content to include precalculus. …

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3 Middle School Language Arts Skills to Try This Fall

October 13, 2014 At Home
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The school year is in full swing, and we hope yours is off to a great start! Here at IXL, we’ve been working on expanding our language arts program to include more grade levels. Our most recent additions are 7th and 8th grade skills, which bring writing and reading comprehension to life. If you haven’t already …

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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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New this summer!

August 25, 2014 At Home
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We’ve got some exciting new tools coming out on IXL in just a few weeks, but here’s what we’ve already launched in time for the new school year! ELA for 7th and 8th grades: Our newest language arts skills are our best yet—featuring multi-part questions, interactive elements, and sophisticated content like interpreting context clues and figurative …

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IXL Trial Users Tournament – Final Results

May 23, 2014 In the Classroom
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Drumroll please…. The final results are in! Here are your winners for the IXL Trial Users Tournament: L. Schreiber’s class, Edison Collegiate High School, Fort Myers, FL – 89,856 K. Dean’s class, McWhirter Elementary School, Webster, TX – 66,201 K. Wirth’s class, Alta View Elementary School, Sandy, UT – 56,513 A. Jaraiedi’s class, Aura Elementary School, Glassboro, NJ – 54,822 K. …

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IXL Trial Users Tournament – Week 2 Rankings

May 14, 2014 In the Classroom
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Announcing the top 10… Rankings for Week 2 of the IXL Trial Users Tournament have been tallied! The competition is getting fierce! Remember, the top three classes will win a yearlong IXL classroom license. Fantastic work so far, everyone! Top 10 Classes K. Wirth, Alta View Elementary, Sandy, UT – 36,366 L. Schreiber, Edison Collegiate High School, Fort Myers, FL – 35,878 K. Hegeman, …

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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 Trial Users Tournament – Week 1 Rankings

May 7, 2014 In the Classroom
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And the top 10 are… Here are the IXL Trial Users Tournament rankings for Week 1! Everyone is off to a great start. Remember, the top three classes will win a yearlong IXL classroom license. Keep up the great work! Top 10 Classes K. Wirth’s class, Alta View Elementary School, Sandy, UT – 16,869 T. Lumas’s class, Driffill Elementary School, Oxnard CA – 14,817 K. Suluaga’s class, Federico …

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IXL Trial Users Tournament

April 28, 2014 In the Classroom
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Join the IXL Trial Users Tournament—now is your chance to explore everything IXL has to offer and win a prize! We are hosting a three-week-long contest to see which trial classrooms in the United States can answer the most questions on IXL. Competition will be fierce, so practice from home, at the computer lab, and on your …

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