Life at IXL

IXL Volunteers at the Millbrae Education Foundation Walk-A-Thon

Walk for a Cause: Supporting Technology and Music Education

February 10, 2017

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IXL Volunteers at the Millbrae Education Foundation Walk-A-Thon

On Saturday, February 4, IXL volunteered at the Millbrae Education Foundation (MEF) Walk-A-Thon for the second year in a row! The MEF is a non-profit, parent-run volunteer organization that raises essential funds to provide technology and music education for the 2500+ students in the city of Millbrae. The MEF held a district-wide walk-a-thon this month to raise money for these programs—including IXL, which is used by 3 out of 5 schools in the district.

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IXL Helps an Urban State Park Blossom

IXL employees volunteer with Literacy for Environmental Justice

December 9, 2016

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IXL Helps an Urban State Park Blossom

Last Saturday, a group of IXL volunteers helped an organization called Literacy for Environmental Justice (LEJ) with an ongoing ecological restoration project at Candlestick Point in San Francisco. The leaders of this project, the Candlestick Point Eco-Stewards, hope to restore the area and open up San Francisco’s second campsite. The campsite will focus on youth involvement and will feature activities like kayaking and paddle boarding.

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IXL Employees Share Their Love of Science

IXL Volunteers at the Bay Area Science Festival

November 11, 2016

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IXL Employees Share Their Love of Science

During the first weekend of November, thousands of people descended on San Francisco’s AT&T Park to share their love of science. Saturday’s Discovery Day was the final event of the weeklong Bay Area Science Festival and boasted 150 booths with activities for science enthusiasts of all ages. For the first time in the festival’s 6-year history, IXL sponsored a booth—and the day was a great success for everyone!

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Repurposing Food at a North Carolina Food Bank

IXL Raleigh Employees Lend a Hand at the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC

October 7, 2016

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Repurposing Food at a North Carolina Food Bank

September marked the eighth annual Hunger Action Month, a nationwide campaign to encourage people to take action on the issue of hunger. IXLers in Raleigh honored the cause by volunteering at the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. The first food bank in the state, this nonprofit has provided food for people at risk of hunger in 34 local counties for more than 35 years!

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Show and Tell: Michael Duarte

A Q&A with an IXL Software Engineer

September 23, 2016

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Show and Tell: Michael Duarte

Meet Michael Duarte, software engineer! We talked with Michael about his exciting work with the Spanish content team, which James Brown song would be on his life’s soundtrack, and more.

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IXL Lends a Hand to Protect Little Owls during 4th of July Fireworks

July 14, 2016

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IXL Lends a Hand to Protect Little Owls during 4th of July Fireworks

July had barely begun before IXL volunteers were at it again! A group of brave IXLers spent the evening of July 4th helping at Shoreline Park in Mountain View, Calif. by protecting a sensitive wildlife habitat during Independence Day celebrations.

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All Creatures Great & Small: A Volunteer Day at the Zoo

IXL employees beautify the San Francisco Zoo

June 17, 2016

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All Creatures Great & Small: A Volunteer Day at the Zoo

IXL employees ventured into the wild last Saturday to participate in the Renew the Zoo volunteer opportunity at the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens. We met bright and early at the zoo gates, with the salt smell of the Pacific Ocean in the air, ready to lend a hand to an organization that houses over 1,000 animals from more than 250 species.

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Show and Tell: Ray Dequina

A Q&A with an IXL Membership Specialist

June 9, 2016

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Show and Tell: Ray Dequina

What does it take to be an IXL Membership Specialist? Find out in our latest Q&A as Ray Dequina reveals the secrets of the trade, his acting past, and how he still manages to stay center stage.

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IXLers Head Back to School—To Volunteer!

IXL Helps Out at East Palo Alto Academy’s Campus

April 29, 2016

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IXLers Head Back to School—To Volunteer!

On April 23, a group of IXLers went back to high school for the day! We helped students at East Palo Alto Academy clean up their campus and prepare for a big school project. East Palo Alto Academy is a small public charter high school that strives to prepare students for college and the 21st-century workplace.

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Show and Tell: Randy Rawlins

A Q&A with an IXL Technical Support Analyst

April 26, 2016

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Show and Tell: Randy Rawlins

Meet Randy Rawlins, a computer whiz and Technical Support Analyst at our Raleigh office. Find out about his racecar aspirations, how he’d survive a zombie apocalypse, and more!

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