Brush up on some new skills this back to school season with our latest additions in elementary school language arts and math, and middle school social studies! Continue reading to learn more about our newest skills, then head to IXL to try them out yourself.

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2018: Leaderboard Update #3

August 17, 2018

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2018: Leaderboard Update #3

The end of summer is quickly approaching and so is the end of IXL’s Study in the Sun contest! We’re heading into the final act of this worldwide contest and we’re so amazed by the hard work of all participating students.

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Science Activities to End Your Summer Right

Get hands-on with these ideas

August 1, 2018

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Science Activities to End Your Summer Right

Want to close out the summer with a bang? There’s no better way than with a fun science experiment! These hands-on ideas are a great way to enjoy the last days of the school break and get excited about learning new things. We’ve even included related IXL skills so you can follow your scientific curiosity wherever it takes you!

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Discover IXL Super Strategies at IXL Live!

This fall, join our interactive workshops in 55+ locations

July 30, 2018

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In the Classroom, For Admins, IXL Insights, Back to School
Discover IXL Super Strategies at IXL Live!

Join us at IXL Live – coming to a city near you this fall! In these engaging half-day sessions, you’ll learn how to effectively use IXL’s Continuous Diagnostic, curriculum and guidance, and Analytics to truly personalize learning for every student.

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2018: Leaderboard Update #2

Ready for the second set of results?

July 27, 2018

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2018: Leaderboard Update #2

Time flies when you’re learning new things on IXL! Can you believe it’s time for the second leaderboard of our Study in the Sun contest? There are more than 26,000 students participating in this year’s contest (so far!) and with two months down and one to go, the competition is really taking off.

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New social studies skills have arrived!

Plus, new math and science skills

July 23, 2018

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
New social studies skills have arrived!

We’ve expanded our social studies offerings with new middle school skills! Students can also brush up on more science skills for grades 5-8 and new elementary math skills. And for our U.K. users, we’re happy to share that we’ve added new maths skills! Continue reading to sample the new content then head to IXL to try out the new skills yourself.

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Show and Tell: Samarth Bahuguna

A Q&A with a Senior User Experience Designer

July 19, 2018

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Life at IXL
Show and Tell: Samarth Bahuguna

Meet Samarth Bahuguna, a senior user experience designer at IXL! You’ll be over the moon with Samarth, who shared with us what it takes to be a user experience designer at IXL, what his superhero power would be, how he’d survive a trip to outer space, and more.

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How one teacher accelerates student achievement with IXL!

A case study of Chicago Public Schools, presented at ISTE 2018

July 11, 2018

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In the Classroom, For Admins
How one teacher accelerates student achievement with IXL!

This year at ISTE 2018, we were joined by a special guest presenter, Betty Sellas, a 4th grade teacher at Chicago Public Schools. Betty has used IXL Math for the past eight years and IXL ELA for the past two years, and is a four-time IXL Elite 100 teacher! With her wealth of IXL knowledge, Betty shared some of her IXL best practices and discussed how she builds student achievement with the program. Continue reading to learn how Betty helps her students succeed with IXL!

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IXL Volunteers Return to Meals on Wheels of Durham

Helping the community one meal at a time

July 6, 2018

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Life at IXL
IXL Volunteers Return to Meals on Wheels of Durham

On June 25, ten IXL volunteers arrived at Meals on Wheels of Durham to pack and deliver meals to homebound residents in the community. This was IXL’s second year volunteering with Meals on Wheels, which is a national organization that addresses hunger and isolation among millions of seniors. Meals on Wheels is committed to providing both nutritious meals and face-to-face check-ins to as many homebound individuals as possible, and we were excited to once again help out!

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2018: Leaderboard Update #1

It's time for the first set of results!

June 26, 2018

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2018: Leaderboard Update #1

The Study in the Sun contest has officially kicked off and there’s so much learning happening all over the world! We’re oh-so-impressed by all your effort and want to give a fun shoutout to the students who have practiced the most—it’s time for the first leaderboard update!

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