October 2019

Día de los Muertos: Free Lesson Plan for Grades 2-3

October 25, 2019

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In the Classroom
Día de los Muertos: Free Lesson Plan for Grades 2-3

Día de los Muertos is almost here and we’ve got the perfect way to celebrate: a free lesson plan for grades 2-3! These activities will help students expand their cultural knowledge and understand the history and traditions behind the holiday. Read on to get into the spirit of the season and download the lesson.

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News flash! Brand new IXL math skills

New math skills available now!

October 22, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
News flash! Brand new IXL math skills

We’ve recently introduced a variety of new math skills filled with visual models, estimation strategies, and more! Read on to learn about the latest updates to our curriculum for grades 1-2 and 4-7, then try it out yourself on IXL.

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4 ways to help students become good digital citizens

October 14, 2019

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In the Classroom, For Admins
4 ways to help students become good digital citizens

For the majority of tweens and teens, technology and social media play a crucial role in their social lives in and outside of school. As educators, it is our job to teach them how to use technology responsibly and be upstanding digital citizens. Here are a few ways to bring digital citizenship to the forefront of your school culture:  

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Explore our new ELA textbook skill plans!

Find the perfect skills for each chapter

October 10, 2019

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In the Classroom
Explore our new ELA textbook skill plans!

Here’s some exciting ELA news: We recently released our first skill plans for middle and high school! These skill plans are perfectly in tune with your textbooks, making it easy to find the right skills to enhance your students’ learning. Read on to learn more!

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#ILoveIXL Contest Rules and Conditions

October 10, 2019

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Uncategorized
#ILoveIXL Contest Rules and Conditions

IXL will hold a series of giveaways via the company’s official Facebook and Twitter pages. One giveaway will be held per week and each giveaway will be from the time of posting until 11am the following Friday.  To be eligible to win the Facebook giveaway, participants must:  a) “like” the contest post and b) reply with a comment to the contest question To be eligible to win the Twitter giveaway, participants must:  a) “tweet” an answer to the contest question and b) include the hashtag #ILoveIXL IXL is not responsible for incorrect or incomplete entries. Each person may only enter […]

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Bridging the Achievement Gap in 4th Grade Math

A case study of Twin Hills Elementary in Willingboro, New Jersey

October 8, 2019

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Bridging the Achievement Gap in 4th Grade Math

Nicole Gregory, a fourth-grade math teacher at Twin Hills Elementary, needed a way to support students who came to her classroom with significant gaps in their math skills. After looking at the results achieved by neighboring schools using IXL, she knew she wanted to give it a try. The program ended up being a core component of her students’ success!

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We’re all in this together: Sparking Classwide Engagement with Communal Goal Setting

October 4, 2019

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In the Classroom
We're all in this together: Sparking Classwide Engagement with Communal Goal Setting

A powerful way to foster enthusiasm and camaraderie among your students may be sitting right in front of you: the students themselves!

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