September 2012

IXL Insights – Game Boards

September 27, 2012

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IXL Insights
IXL Insights - Game Boards

What do a leopard seal, a motorcycle, and Saturn all have in common? They’re all one of the awesome prizes kids can win on IXL! We know it’s not always easy to get kids excited about practicing math, which is why we created IXL game boards. The boards start off blank, but with practice, practice, practice, kids can fill the squares with all kinds of treasures!

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How Do You Manage Your Classroom?

September 25, 2012

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In the Classroom
How Do You Manage Your Classroom?

In a classroom full of kids, there’s bound to be chaos at one point or another. However, you can reduce the madness significantly by implementing just a few simple rules and procedures. For this week’s blog post, we asked a couple of former teachers for some basic tips on classroom management. By setting expectations for student behavior, classroom rules help create an orderly, respectful environment that’s conducive to learning.

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Using IXL in Your Classroom

September 18, 2012

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In the Classroom
Using IXL in Your Classroom

You might have familiarized yourself with some of IXL’s features by now, so you know what IXL can do. But how do you take advantage of it? Not only is IXL the perfect tool for math practice, but it’s also easy to implement in your classroom! In fact, we’re amazed at the fun ideas teachers come up with. You might just discover your own creative use for IXL! Here are some ideas to get you started.

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IXL Insights – User Guides

September 13, 2012

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IXL Insights
IXL Insights - User Guides

Are you new to IXL and looking for a little guidance? Our user guides will point you in the right direction! The illustrated quick-start guides offer clear explanations on the basics, while the full guide for teachers explores the ins and outs of every IXL feature. Whether you’re a teacher needing to set up your class roster or a parent eager to have your child begin practicing, our user guides provide the information you need to take advantage of IXL. Skim them, study them, or print them out to use as a reference. You can also take a look at our list of frequently asked questions for a quick answer to your query. See all this and more by clicking on the “User guides” link.

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