We have some exciting news for our friends across the pond: the IXL Continuous Diagnostic and IXL Recommendations are now available for our United Kingdom edition! Keep reading to learn how these tools help teachers outline a unique action plan for each student and encourage students to own their learning.
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Learning activities Inspired by Social Media

January 11, 2019

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In the Classroom
Learning activities Inspired by Social Media

You’ll “like” this: social media can inspire creative classroom activities! From imagining historical tweets to documenting Snapchat-worthy science, these ideas take advantage of students’ familiarity with social platforms and solidify learning in a fresh and fun way.

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New year, new skills for ELA and math!

January 9, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
New year, new skills for ELA and math!

Kick off a new year of learning with new IXL skills for language arts and math! We’ve added skills to help young readers master the written word and refined our coverage of key skills in math. Read on for more on the latest additions to our curriculum, then visit IXL to dive in!

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From Starch to Finish, IXLers Have a Spud-tacular Time at the CENC Food Bank

January 3, 2019

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Life at IXL
From Starch to Finish, IXLers Have a Spud-tacular Time at the CENC Food Bank

On Saturday, December 1st, a group of IXL volunteers gathered at the Durham branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. Teaming up with several other volunteer groups, the IXLers dedicated themselves to a fun-filled morning of food sorting. On the menu for the day—potatoes!

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IXL’s 2018 Year in Review

What a year!

December 28, 2018

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At Home, In the Classroom, IXL Insights
IXL’s 2018 Year in Review

Happy New Year from IXL! December is winding down and we’re excited to ring in a new year! But before we do, we want to take a moment to reflect on our 2018 milestones and how you made them possible!

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Show and Tell: Elizabeth Kelly

A Q&A with an IXL Senior Engineer

December 6, 2018

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Life at IXL
Show and Tell: Elizabeth Kelly

Meet Elizabeth Kelly, a senior software engineer at IXL! We talked with Elizabeth about why she joined IXL, what a typical workday is like, and the pursuit of peaceful solo hobbies. Read on to learn more:

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It’s history in the making: new social studies skills have arrived!

November 26, 2018

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
It’s history in the making: new social studies skills have arrived!

Take a step back in history with our new middle school social studies skills. Continue reading to learn more about these updates, then visit IXL to try out the new skills!

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Earning Their Stripes: IXLers Volunteer at the Carolina Tiger Rescue

November 20, 2018

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Life at IXL
Earning Their Stripes: IXLers Volunteer at the Carolina Tiger Rescue

On October 20th, IXL volunteers gathered at the Carolina Tiger Rescue for a wild day of helping with trail maintenance. The Carolina Tiger Rescue provides a forever home to big cats and other exotic animals who were kept in poor conditions and would not be able to survive in the wild. IXLers were eager to assist the sanctuary, and, to their delight, the day started with a behind-the-scenes tour.

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Announcing the 2018 Elite 100!

IXL reveals annual list of top teachers from around the world

November 15, 2018

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Announcing the 2018 Elite 100!

Congratulations to all teachers in the 2018 IXL Elite 100! We recently celebrated our fifth annual Elite 100 list, which honors educators from around the world who have shown the highest commitment to using IXL during the 2017-2018 academic year. Our Elite 100 teachers continue to blow us away, and for the second consecutive year, nearly one-third of Elite 100 teachers are repeat winners!

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Helping Special Education Students Soar with IXL

A case study of Black Canyon High School in Emmett, Idaho

November 14, 2018

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Helping Special Education Students Soar with IXL

Annette Lutes, a high school special education (SPED) teacher at Black Canyon High School, needed to find an easier way to assess student learning and deliver personalized instruction in a classroom with a broad range of ability levels. She turned to IXL, which helps her meet students where they are and empowers them to work independently. As a result, Annette’s students are achieving multiple-grade level gains and are dedicated to learning and making progress.

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