How to Strike a Balance with Outdoor and Online Activities This Summer

Summer blog series #4

July 7, 2016

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How to Strike a Balance with Outdoor and Online Activities This Summer

Despite the long summer days, sometimes it can be hard to coax the kids out of the house and away from their screens. So how do you make screen time productive while balancing that with exploring the great outdoors? Read on for some ideas!

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2016: Leaderboard Update #1

Do you rank in the top 20?

June 30, 2016

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2016: Leaderboard Update #1

Things are really heating up and the competition is getting fierce in the Study in the Sun usage contest! It’s clear that kids are working hard and learning a lot this summer—check out the current standings to see who’s in the Top 20 of their grade band.

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Nothing says summer like a road trip!

Summer blog series #3: Destinations and activities for a fun and educational vacation

June 23, 2016

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Nothing says summer like a road trip!

Whether impromptu or planned out, a summer road trip is a great way to build memories and learn at the same time. Gas up your car and read on for three U.S. vacation-education combos!

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IXL Adds and Refreshes over 70 Math and Science Skills!

June 20, 2016

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At Home, For Admins, In the Classroom
IXL Adds and Refreshes over 70 Math and Science Skills!

Love STEM? Get ready to dive into new science and math content! We’ve just released over 70 new or updated math and science skills across all our grade levels. There’s something for everyone to try—log on to IXL or keep reading to learn more about our newest additions.

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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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Life at IXL
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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Life Lessons from Dads in Honor of Father’s Day

June 16, 2016

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Life Lessons from Dads in Honor of Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day to dads and father figures everywhere! To celebrate the occasion, we asked IXL employees to share advice from their fathers or lessons they’ve shared with their own kids. We got back a range of responses: sweet, wise, funny. And we know the kids may groan at your “dad jokes,” but the advice from some of these dads is downright hilarious.

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Show and Tell: Ray Dequina

A Q&A with an IXL Membership Specialist

June 9, 2016

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Life at IXL
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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Unique Graduation Traditions From Around the World

Summer blog series #2

June 7, 2016

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Unique Graduation Traditions From Around the World

With start of summer comes the end of the school year and all sorts of graduation traditions! Here are a few fun ones from around the world!

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Summer resources for your kids

Summer blog series #1

May 26, 2016

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Summer resources for your kids

Did you know that kids lose an average of one to two months of math and reading skills over the summer? Beat the “summer brain drain” with IXL! We’ve created some fun, free ways to keep your kids motivated.

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

The contest runs from June 1 to August 31.

May 23, 2016

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

You can feel the anticipation in classrooms all over the country: summer break is almost here! But that doesn’t mean putting a pause on learning. Study in the sun with IXL this summer to keep your skills sharp and to win an awesome prize!

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