2018

IXL Spring Learning Showdown 2018: Leaderboard Update #2

Is your class close to winning a pizza party?

April 20, 2018

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In the Classroom
IXL Spring Learning Showdown 2018: Leaderboard Update #2

April is almost over and the clock is ticking for IXL’s Spring Learning Showdown! Your classes continue to amaze us with all their dedication. Here is the second leaderboard update, with the top 20 classes in each grade band*. It’s your last chance to check out the standings before the competition ends on April 30!

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Put a spring in your step with new social studies and science skills!

New skills focus on U.S. history, world history, physics, earth science, and more

April 18, 2018

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
Put a spring in your step with new social studies and science skills!

Our latest release for social studies and science is here and features expanded middle school skills! Find out all of the details below, then head to IXL to spring into practice.

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IXL Spring Learning Showdown 2018: Leaderboard Update #1

April 13, 2018

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In the Classroom
IXL Spring Learning Showdown 2018: Leaderboard Update #1

The competition has been buzzing with activity, and we’ve got the first update on who’s in the learning lead! We’ve ranked the top 20 classes in each grade band*, and we’re astounded at all your hard work. Remember, with just about two weeks left in the contest, there’s still time to answer questions, master skills (at least 3!), and win that pizza party.

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Introducing what’s new in IXL’s Canada edition!

April 12, 2018

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
Introducing what’s new in IXL’s Canada edition!

We have some exciting news for our neighbors to the north: the IXL Continuous Diagnostic and IXL Recommendations are now available for our Canada edition! Keep reading to learn how these features help teachers outline a unique action plan for each student and encourage students to own their learning.

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All Booked: IXLers Volunteer with Book Harvest

IXL Raleigh Employees Help Connect Kids with Books

April 6, 2018

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Life at IXL
All Booked: IXLers Volunteer with Book Harvest

What do Anne of Green Gables, The Little Engine that Could, Dealing with Dragons, and The Magic School Bus have in common? All of these books were sorted by IXLers during a fun-filled day of volunteering with Book Harvest of Durham, North Carolina! On March 24, IXL employees booked it to this nonprofit to help categorize books that will be given to children throughout the area.

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Enter the 2018 IXL Spring Learning Showdown!

March 12, 2018

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In the Classroom
Enter the 2018 IXL Spring Learning Showdown!

Get ready to bloom! IXL’s annual Spring Learning Showdown kicks off on April 1. Encourage a month of learning by challenging your class to answer as many questions as they can for the chance to win a pizza party!

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Show and Tell: Julia Zhu

A Q&A with a Senior Software Engineer

March 2, 2018

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Life at IXL
Show and Tell: Julia Zhu

Meet Julia Zhu, senior software engineer! We chatted about everything from what it takes to be a software engineer at IXL to Julia’s ideal vacation, favorite childhood toy, and more.

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Attention history buffs: new social studies skills available!

Plus, new language arts skills offer comprehensive literacy support

February 12, 2018

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
Attention history buffs: new social studies skills available!

We’ve got a Valentine’s Day treat just for you: we’ve added new middle school social studies skills and we’ve expanded our reading comprehension coverage for grade 2 and high school. Continue reading to preview the new skills, then head to IXL to try them out yourself!

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IXL Gets Hands-on with Habitat for Humanity

IXL Raleigh Employees volunteer at Habitat for Humanity of Durham

February 9, 2018

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Life at IXL
IXL Gets Hands-on with Habitat for Humanity

A group of IXL employees recently spent a hands-on morning volunteering at Habitat for Humanity of Durham. Habitat for Humanity builds, repairs, and renovates homes as part of their mission to keep communities strong—and IXLers were able to learn some building skills as they helped out!

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Fun Student Resource: The IXL Scavenger Hunt

January 16, 2018

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Fun Student Resource: The IXL Scavenger Hunt

Looking for a fun way to familiarize students with everything IXL has to offer? We have a new printable resource that will take them on an IXL scavenger hunt to learn the ins and outs of their Recommendations wall, the Continuous Diagnostic, and more!

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