2019

IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2019: Leaderboard Update #3

August 16, 2019

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At Home
IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2019: Leaderboard Update #3

Summer is winding down, and so is this year’s Study in the Sun contest! With just a few weeks left—and so much learning accomplished—we are amazed by all your hard work and determination. 

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Show and Tell: Eugene Wang

A Q&A with an IXL Software Engineer

August 12, 2019

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Life at IXL
Show and Tell: Eugene Wang

Meet Eugene Wang, a software engineer at IXL! We connected with Eugene to discuss why he joined IXL, what skills it takes to be a successful engineer, where he would go on a dream vacation, and more. 

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Special Delivery: IXLers Prepare and Deliver Food for Meals on Wheels

August 9, 2019

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Life at IXL
Special Delivery: IXLers Prepare and Deliver Food for Meals on Wheels

On a hot and sunny Thursday, IXL volunteers arrived at Meals on Wheels of Durham to assemble and deliver meals to homebound residents of the community. This was IXL’s third consecutive year working with the nonprofit, which is committed to enriching the lives of homebound adults and helping them remain independent for as long as possible. With this great mission in mind, IXL was excited to get involved once again!

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Establishing Success on the First Day of School

August 7, 2019

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In the Classroom
Establishing Success on the First Day of School

It’s a new year, a new class, and a new start! Make the most of those precious “new” moments with your students by establishing a strong foundation for the year to come. Read on for three easy ideas to set your classroom up for a great school year.

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Android users rejoice! The IXL app is now available for Android phones.

Access the learning you love on the go.

August 5, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom
Android users rejoice! The IXL app is now available for Android phones.

Now you can learn anytime, anywhere, with IXL for Android! Our award-winning app has been carefully adapted for Android phones to create a seamless learning experience no matter where you are. Download it today on Google Play!

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New on IXL: Suggest skills to individual students and classes!

And, introducing permanent skill IDs

August 1, 2019

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In the Classroom, IXL Insights
New on IXL: Suggest skills to individual students and classes!

Guess what, teachers? Just in time for back to school, we’re bringing you a new feature that’s been at the top of your wishlists: the ability to suggest IXL skills to individual classes or students!

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Four Things Teachers Can Do in the Summer for an Easier Back-to-School Season

July 31, 2019

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In the Classroom, Back to School
Four Things Teachers Can Do in the Summer for an Easier Back-to-School Season

Summer is a time to relax, recharge, and catch up with friends and family. Be sure to enjoy these months to their fullest, but also consider using a bit of your time to get a jump on the upcoming school year. Tackling these four tasks now will set you up for a smooth transition into fall:

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2019: Leaderboard Update #2

July 26, 2019

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At Home
IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2019: Leaderboard Update #2

It’s almost August, which means it’s time for the second leaderboard of our Study in the Sun contest. With more than 44,000 students participating in this year’s contest, the competition has sparked a lot of learning!

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2019: Leaderboard Update #1

June 28, 2019

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At Home
IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2019: Leaderboard Update #1

The Study in the Sun contest is off to a flying start! The effort so far* has been stellar and we can’t wait to see what else you’ll accomplish in the coming months. And now, it’s time for the first leaderboard update!  

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How to beat the summer slide

June 26, 2019

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At Home
How to beat the summer slide

Whether you call it the summer slide or summer brain drain, many parents worry that summertime is a prime time for kids to forget what they’ve learned during the school year. But how do you balance the bliss of summer vacation with brain-boosting activities? The good news is that there are plenty of fun ways to help your child keep up their learning over the break!

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