Calling all computer science grads and college students!

Engineering job and internship opportunities at IXL

January 29, 2015

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Life at IXL
Calling all computer science grads and college students!

Are you: A new college grad (or graduating soon) with a degree in computer science or related fields? Interested in how technology can solve real-world education challenges? Eager to join a rapidly growing company that’s made up of smart, passionate, and friendly people? All of the above If you picked “all of the above,” then we want to meet you!

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Free Apps That Will Help You Get Things Done

January 28, 2015

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At Home
Free Apps That Will Help You Get Things Done

Whether you’re a teacher, working parent, or stay-at-home parent, you’ve probably felt that you have a lot to do, and not enough time to do it in. Juggling multiple tasks is a challenge, but luckily there are free apps that can make it easier to get things done efficiently in the time you do have. Here are some of our favorites.

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Show and Tell: Caitlin Fitzpatrick

A Q&A with an IXL Membership Specialist

January 20, 2015

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Life at IXL
Show and Tell: Caitlin Fitzpatrick

If you have an IXL family membership and have contacted our support team, you’ve probably spoken with Caitlin Fitzpatrick! Read on to hear how she helps customers, and how she spends her free time.

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A Snow Day Lesson Plan

Ideas for making your child’s day off educational AND fun!

January 14, 2015

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At Home
A Snow Day Lesson Plan

Winter’s chilly temperatures mean potential snow days for students. Instead of plopping down in front of the TV and letting those days go to waste, use snow days as an opportunity to keep kids learning with fun, hands-on activities! Here’s your productive snow day itinerary:

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How to Get Started with EdTech

Simple tips for using technology in your classroom

January 7, 2015

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In the Classroom
How to Get Started with EdTech

If you’ve made it a goal for yourself to start integrating technology into your classroom this year, but aren’t sure where to start, we’re here to help. Read on for tips and resources that will help you on your way to becoming a tech-savvy teacher in 2015!

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New math skills on IXL!

January 6, 2015

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At Home, In the Classroom
New math skills on IXL!

Welcome back from winter break! To help you kick off 2015, we found some time between opening presents and spending time with family to release 45 brand-new math skills! Here are some of our favorites.

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IXL’s 2014 Year in Review

December 29, 2014

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IXL Insights
IXL’s 2014 Year in Review

As December comes to a close, we took a look back at the year in IXL, and what a great year it was! Our users achieved remarkable milestones, and our team added a ton of new content and features to IXL to help students learn and teachers teach. Here’s what we accomplished together in 2014!

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Show and Tell: Michael Bell

A Q&A with an IXL Educational Sales Consultant

December 22, 2014

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Life at IXL
Show and Tell: Michael Bell

Get to know Michael Bell, an IXL sales consultant and former educator. He tells us all about the joy of working with IXL customers and his passion for education, the arts…and rocks!

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IXL Makes Differentiated Instruction Easy

A look at how our skills adapt to each student

December 16, 2014

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In the Classroom
IXL Makes Differentiated Instruction Easy

For teachers implementing differentiated instruction strategies, IXL can be an effective tool.  With IXL, your entire class can practice the same skills at varying difficulty levels – and the program automatically adjusts for each individual student.  Here’s how it works!

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Show and Tell : Kate Mattison

A Q&A with IXL’s Director of Products

December 8, 2014

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Life at IXL
Show and Tell : Kate Mattison

In a new series of blog posts, we’ll be introducing you to members of the IXL team. Through fun Q&As, you’ll learn how our employees bring IXL to life, and how we spend our time away from the office. We’re kicking off this series with an interview with Kate Mattison, Director of Products. Read on to learn about how she helped launch IXL and the best present she’s ever gotten!

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