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IXL Super Strategies: Get the Most Out of IXL Analytics

January 12, 2017

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For Admins, In the Classroom, IXL Insights
IXL Super Strategies: Get the Most Out of IXL Analytics

Looking for a powerful tool that helps you zero in on your students’ needs and take action in a snap? IXL Analytics translates student practice data into easy-to-understand reports—giving you insights on trouble spots, alerting you in real-time when students need help, and more.  

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A Year with IXL: Voices Academies

The first video in a series following a school’s first year using IXL

January 6, 2017

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

Educators: Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be part of a school-wide implementation of IXL? This year, we’re presenting a video series following Voices College-Bound Language Academies (Franklin-McKinley campus) in its first year of using IXL.

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RTI Made Easy with IXL

A case study of Thorp Elementary School in Thorp, Wisconsin

November 4, 2016

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For Admins, In the Classroom
RTI Made Easy with IXL

Thorp Elementary is nestled in a rural community of 1,000 residents in northern Wisconsin. Thorp serves many high-need students, with 60 percent of students qualifying for free and reduced lunch and a wide range of ability levels in each grade. The school implemented IXL in 2013 to support their Response to Intervention (RTI) program. Third grade teacher Alyece West was one of the first to embrace IXL for both regular classroom instruction and RTI.

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IXL Analytics: Data that supports all your teaching needs

October 20, 2016

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In the Classroom
IXL Analytics: Data that supports all your teaching needs

No two days are the same in the classroom, and we know how hard you work to keep students engaged and to support all the diverse learners in your class. Which is where IXL Analytics comes in. Have you used it in your classroom yet? If not, read on to find out how IXL Analytics can help streamline your school days from whole class to small groups to one-on-one settings.

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Just Released! A Whole New Way to Explore IXL

Personalized recommendations suggest the perfect skills to practice

September 13, 2016

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At Home, For Admins, In the Classroom
Just Released! A Whole New Way to Explore IXL

Ever wondered what to work on? Looking for the exact skills to help you overcome a learning roadblock? Well, IXL has released a brand new recommendations feature that does all that and more!

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Bringing Excitement to the Common Core with IXL

A case study of Enterprise High School in Enterprise, Mississippi

May 11, 2016

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For Admins, In the Classroom
Bringing Excitement to the Common Core with IXL

Enterprise High School serves 300 students in rural Mississippi. When the school implemented the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), Algebra I teacher Jacqui Lewis wanted a program that would help with this transition. IXL Math brought the standards to life for her and her students—and brought new energy to her classroom.

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What’s a Mole Have to Do with the White House? How to Handle Polysemous Words in the Classroom

April 28, 2016

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In the Classroom
What’s a Mole Have to Do with the White House? How to Handle Polysemous Words in the Classroom

A mole is a very different concept depending on whether you’re sitting in social studies or science class: are you referring to a spy in the White House or the small burrowing mammal? Regardless, both meanings are related (they both go under the radar) and can cause confusion for students, particularly English language learners. Here’s what to watch out for in the vocabulary of your content area.

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Ever Wondered What It Would Be Like to Learn to Read Again?

An Exercise to Understand Students’ Literacy Challenges

April 13, 2016

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In the Classroom
Ever Wondered What It Would Be Like to Learn to Read Again?

For most of us, the experience of learning to read is a distant, fading memory. It’s hard to put ourselves back in the shoes of young students as they painstakingly sound out words. Whether you teach kids who are just beginning to develop literacy skills or work with English language learners who aren’t yet literate in English, the following exercise can help you relive the process of learning to read and better understand the struggles your students face!

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How Does IXL Math Impact Learning? Two Studies Show Results!

Administrator Blog Series, Part 6

March 25, 2016

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For Admins, In the Classroom
How Does IXL Math Impact Learning? Two Studies Show Results!

We don’t want you to just take our word for it that IXL Math works. That’s why we’re sharing the evidence from two independent research studies: one from an RTI model in a rural Kentucky high school and another from a before-school math lab in a California elementary school. Read on to find out the results!

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How to Use IXL to Support Diverse Learners

Administrator Blog Series, Part 5

February 25, 2016

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For Admins, In the Classroom
How to Use IXL to Support Diverse Learners

As every administrator knows, no class is alike, and even more, no two students are identical. While balancing the needs of different students is enough of a challenge in itself, what are you to do when faced with schools or classrooms with extreme ranges in background knowledge and skill level, as in those with large numbers of ELL or special needs students? IXL helps you support the teachers in your school or district with a variety of tools and features that make it easier to assist diverse learners of all stripes.

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