IXL tips & tricks

Maintain momentum during school breaks with IXL

Free downloads for parents and teachers to make the most of time off

December 21, 2016

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At Home, In the Classroom
Maintain momentum during school breaks with IXL

As you count down the days until break begins, we’ve rounded up some ways you can use IXL to keep students’ skills sharp during their time off. Read on to download our two free guides for parents and teachers.

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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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Congratulations to the New IXL Elite 100!

Meet some of the top teachers using IXL

October 19, 2016

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For Admins, In the Classroom
Congratulations to the New IXL Elite 100!

Congratulations to the IXL Elite 100 for the 2015–2016 academic year! Out of the more than 250,000 teachers who use IXL, we want to recognize the Elite 100 as our top teachers based on the average time spent on IXL per student. This is our third cohort of Elite 100, and we’re blown away that a third of this year’s teachers are repeat winners. Read on to learn more about this extraordinary group of teachers.

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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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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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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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IXL Analytics: Make the Most of Class and Computer Lab Time

November 10, 2015

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In the Classroom
IXL Analytics: Make the Most of Class and Computer Lab Time

Twenty-four hours in a day is just too short sometimes, and we know that the minutes in a class period or computer lab can tick by even faster! With IXL Analytics, we aim to make your job as teachers more manageable—check out three of our new reports which help you beat the clock.

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IXL Analytics – FAQs

November 6, 2015

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In the Classroom
IXL Analytics - FAQs

If you haven’t tried out IXL Analytics yet, read our blog post to find out how our new reports make classroom data a delight to use, and then experience it for yourself! We’re also hosting free webinars this month to help you get to know IXL Analytics, so view the schedule and register here today. In this post, we’re answering some frequently questions we’ve received about IXL Analytics—keep reading for more!

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IXL Analytics: Differentiated learning made easy

November 5, 2015

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In the Classroom
IXL Analytics: Differentiated learning made easy

IXL content automatically adapts as students practice, allowing them to work at their own pace, and now, with IXL Analytics, you can take that differentiation a step further. We designed IXL Analytics with the needs of your classroom in mind, so whether your class practices in a lab setting, 1:1, or during small group work, Analytics helps you narrow in on the most effective teaching strategies. Read on to find out more about three of our reports and how they help you meet the needs of each and every student.

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Meet IXL Analytics: Classroom Data So Intuitive, It’s Fun!

Discover unexpected insights at every turn with nine new reports

November 3, 2015

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In the Classroom
Meet IXL Analytics: Classroom Data So Intuitive, It’s Fun!

Teachers may have more access to classroom data now than ever, but research shows that most teachers feel the data tools they have today are inadequate, and that they are overwhelmed by the data they have available. But what if there was a tool that made data approachable, accessible, and even fun for every single teacher? Well, we’re happy to announce that today, that tool is here! At IXL, we rethought the idea of what data in the classroom should look like and how it can transform teaching, and developed a product to match. The end result is IXL Analytics, ...

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