Listen up! New social studies skills and expanded audio for language arts

July 6, 2017

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
Listen up! New social studies skills and expanded audio for language arts

We’ve got a summer treat for you: we’ve just added new social studies skills and we’ve expanded the audio for our language arts skills up to 5th grade! Check out the details of these new features below, then try them for yourself at ixl.com.

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2017: Leaderboard Update #1

Ready for the first set of results?

June 30, 2017

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At Home
IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2017: Leaderboard Update #1

It’s official: the Study in the Sun contest is off and running, and it’s time for our first leaderboard update! We’re blown away by all the hard work from kids all over the world—and we know you’re just getting started.

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Three Ways to Stay on Top of Summer Reading

June 21, 2017

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At Home
Three Ways to Stay on Top of Summer Reading

You’ve probably heard that summer reading assignments are important and keep your child from falling behind before the next school year. However, you probably also know how hard it is to remember to read without the structure of school, especially when there are road trips and summer camps to be had. It’s possible to find a good balance though–here are some ways to keep track of your child’s summer reading, make it more enjoyable, and be prepared for the next school year.

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4 End-of-Year Ideas for Teachers

June 12, 2017

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In the Classroom
4 End-of-Year Ideas for Teachers

You’ve done it, teachers! You’ve made it to the end of the school year and you deserve all the rest and relaxation you can get in the coming months. But before you embrace summer with open arms, take a look at this checklist that will help you reflect on your accomplishments, glean some inspiration, and even prep for the fall.

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Stay sharp with IXL this summer!

Check out our fun activities to keep students learning all break long.

June 6, 2017

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At Home, In the Classroom
Stay sharp with IXL this summer!

The long days of summer are finally here—the perfect time for exploring and learning new things. We’ve created a bunch of fun, free resources to help your students take advantage of the break and become self-motivated learners!

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New STEM skills for summertime fun!

June 2, 2017

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
New STEM skills for summertime fun!

Stay sharp this summer with some brand new STEM skills on IXL! We’ve just released new science and math content that covers the water cycle, magnets, quadrilaterals, and more. Get all the details below, then head to IXL.com to get your summertime STEM on! 

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Food for All: IXL Volunteers at Meals on Wheels of Durham

Helping Homebound Members of the Durham Community

June 1, 2017

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Life at IXL
Food for All: IXL Volunteers at Meals on Wheels of Durham

On May 24, IXL volunteers headed over to Meals on Wheels of Durham to pack and deliver hundreds of meals for homebound residents of the county. IXLers had a great time helping out and got an up-close look at how Meals on Wheels makes a difference in the community.

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A Year with IXL: Voices Academies – Part 3

Spring IXL Highlights from students and teachers

May 25, 2017

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In the Classroom, For Admins
A Year with IXL: Voices Academies - Part 3

Spring at Voices College-Bound Language Academies is a busy time. Over the last nine months, IXL has become an integral part of the classroom experience at the K-8 charter school in San Jose. Keep reading to hear about the progress teachers and students are reading—or check out the video series about their journey here.

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Win Prizes This Summer with IXL’s Study in the Sun Summer Contest!

May 19, 2017

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At Home
Win Prizes This Summer with IXL's Study in the Sun Summer Contest!

Is it summer yet? If you’re looking forward to summer break, here’s one more thing to get excited about: IXL’s highly-anticipated Summer in the Sun contest! Join in on the fun and challenge yourself to keep learning even when school’s out. Winners will receive an awesome prize: an iPad mini!

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Out of This World: Free Space Travel Lesson Plan for Grades 6-8

May 18, 2017

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In the Classroom
Out of This World: Free Space Travel Lesson Plan for Grades 6-8

Are you still over the moon about the recent news that NASA has scoped out the largest batch of Earth-size, habitable-zone planets around a single star? Good news! You can celebrate this momentous discovery with a free space travel lesson plan for grades 6-8, created by Kelly Oh, an IXL Professional Learning Specialist. Read on for more details and to download the lesson.

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