Meet IXL’s History Buffs!

Get to know the creators of IXL Social Studies

December 17, 2015

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At Home, In the Classroom, Life at IXL
Meet IXL’s History Buffs!

We recently launched IXL social studies, which we hope you’ve had a chance to try out, and now we’d love for you to get to know some of the people who helped create it! We asked our social studies content developers why it’s important for students to have a strong foundation in social studies, what historical figure they’d like to dine with, and more!

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Meet IXL’s Science Experts!

Get to know the creators of IXL Science

December 16, 2015

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At Home, In the Classroom, Life at IXL
Meet IXL’s Science Experts!

Have you tried out IXL’s newest subject, science? (If not, go for it—you can practice 20 questions a day for free!) Today, we’re getting to know the team of content developers that created our science skills. Find out why they think learning science is important, what they’d take with them on a deep-sea adventure, and more!

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Check Out the All-New IXL iPad App!

Latest version of K-12 education app features handwriting recognition, new practice screen, and more!

December 16, 2015

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At Home, In the Classroom
Check Out the All-New IXL iPad App!

The latest version of the IXL app is packed with fun new features that create an immersive, engaging, can’t-get-enough learning experience.  Download or update the IXL app today on the App Store to play with our captivating math and English language arts skills, or keep reading to learn more about what’s new!

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Congrats to the More Than Math Referral Contest Winners!

December 12, 2015

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In the Classroom
Congrats to the More Than Math Referral Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of IXL’s More Than Math referral contest!

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4 Ideas to Incorporate IXL Social Studies in Your Lessons

December 11, 2015

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In the Classroom
4 Ideas to Incorporate IXL Social Studies in Your Lessons

No matter what your style of teaching, IXL fits with your lesson plans! We previously shared some ideas for implementing IXL science in your classroom, and now we’d like to suggest some ways to engage students with social studies using IXL.

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Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!

IXL Hosts a Holiday Breakfast with InnVision Shelter Network

December 10, 2015

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Life at IXL
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!

‘Tis the season to be jolly, so IXL volunteers hosted a holiday breakfast at Haven Family House on Saturday, December 7th. The Haven House is part of the InnVision Shelter Network, which provides transitional housing for formerly homeless families.

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4 Ways to Implement IXL Science in Your Classroom

December 9, 2015

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In the Classroom
4 Ways to Implement IXL Science in Your Classroom

As the year draws to a close (already?!) and you begin planning for the upcoming semester, we have some tips on how to get started with IXL’s new science content. IXL is designed for a variety of classroom models and teaching methods, so we’d like to share a few ideas for how to use our new science skills with your class!

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Teaching Strategies for Students Who Don’t Speak English

December 1, 2015

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In the Classroom
Teaching Strategies for Students Who Don’t Speak English

How many diverse languages do the students in your class speak? The population of English language learners (ELLs) has been steadily growing, so chances are you’ve had at least one ELL in your class. In fact, according to the most recent U.S. Department of Education data, an estimated 9 percent of public school students are ELLs, and in some states, that percentage is over 22 percent. ELLs face the two-fold challenge of learning not only the academic content of their classes, but also the language of instruction, so we’re sharing some teaching strategies to help this growing segment of U.S. ...

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Be Everywhere at Once with IXL Analytics!

Strategies to monitor out-of-class work

November 24, 2015

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In the Classroom
Be Everywhere at Once with IXL Analytics!

We all know from experience that teachers have eyes in the back of their heads, and now, IXL Analytics makes that supersight work even when teachers are out of the classroom! Whether you’re looking to make sure students have completed assigned work or are on task, IXL Analytics makes it possible for you to be everywhere at once.

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Delve into History with IXL!

Introducing IXL Social Studies

November 19, 2015

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At Home, In the Classroom
Delve into History with IXL!

History comes to life on IXL! Available for grades 2–5, IXL Social Studies helps students delve into U.S. history, geography, civics, economics, cultural celebrations, and more. New interactive question types and motivating challenges will keep students coming back for more. Read on to learn more about IXL social studies and view some of our new skills!

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