summer

4 End-of-Year Ideas for Teachers

June 12, 2017

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In the Classroom
4 End-of-Year Ideas for Teachers

You’ve done it, teachers! You’ve made it to the end of the school year and you deserve all the rest and relaxation you can get in the coming months. But before you embrace summer with open arms, take a look at this checklist that will help you reflect on your accomplishments, glean some inspiration, and even prep for the fall.

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Stay sharp with IXL this summer!

Check out our fun activities to keep students learning all break long.

June 6, 2017

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At Home, In the Classroom
Stay sharp with IXL this summer!

The long days of summer are finally here—the perfect time for exploring and learning new things. We’ve created a bunch of fun, free resources to help your students take advantage of the break and become self-motivated learners!

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

May 19, 2017

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At Home
Win Prizes This Summer with IXL's Study in the Sun Summer Contest!

Is it summer yet? If you’re looking forward to summer break, here’s one more thing to get excited about: IXL’s highly-anticipated Summer in the Sun contest! Join in on the fun and challenge yourself to keep learning even when school’s out. Winners will receive an awesome prize: an iPad mini!

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2016 Winners

September 7, 2016

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At Home
IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2016 Winners

As we bid a fond farewell to summer and ring in the new school year, it’s also time to wrap up our Study in the Sun usage contest. We’re so impressed with the hard work and dedication of all the participants. We had over 30,000 students enter the contest, and collectively, they answered over 50 million questions. And now, we’ve tallied the results and it’s time to announce our winners!

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2016: Leaderboard Update #3

There’s less than 2 weeks left in the contest!

August 19, 2016

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At Home
IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2016: Leaderboard Update #3

We’re in the homestretch for the Study in the Sun usage contest. The contest ends August 31, leaving just over a week to make it into the top 3 and win an iPad Mini 4! To give you the motivation to finish strong, here’s the current leaderboard rankings.

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How to Help Your Child Transition into a New School Year

August 18, 2016

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At Home
How to Help Your Child Transition into a New School Year

Adjusting to change can be hard, especially for kids who are entering a new school level. That’s why we’ve gathered some age-appropriate strategies to ace school transitions and gear up for a fresh year of learning.

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2016: Leaderboard Update #2

We’re past the midway point; where do you rank?

July 29, 2016

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At Home
IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2016: Leaderboard Update #2

We’re past the halfway point for the summer usage contest, and we have around 30,000 people participating. That equals a lot of summer learning!

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Fun, Simple Science Experiments You Can Do At Home

Summer blog series #5

July 20, 2016

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At Home
Fun, Simple Science Experiments You Can Do At Home

Summer is a time for adventure and exploration. Which means it’s a perfect opportunity for some scientific exploration of the natural world! From making rain to ice volcanoes, keep your kids active and learning with these at-home science experiments.

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

Summer blog series #4

July 7, 2016

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At Home
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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At Home
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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