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

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! Read more

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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At Home
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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Spark your interest in science with new skills from IXL!

Plus, introducing new phonics skills for each international edition of ELA

June 19, 2018

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
Spark your interest in science with new skills from IXL!

Exciting news for science lovers: new middle school science skills are now available on IXL! And for our global users, we’ve released new phonics skills for each international edition of ELA. Continue reading to learn more about the new skills, then head to IXL to try them out yourself!

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Mastering the Multi-Grade Classroom with IXL

A Case Study of Freeman Academy in Freeman, South Dakota

June 18, 2018

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In the Classroom
Mastering the Multi-Grade Classroom with IXL

Karla Rupp, an elementary teacher at Freeman Academy, faced a challenge in effectively teaching her multi-grade classroom. She wanted to meet the needs of her first, second, and third graders, but it was difficult to cover all of their curriculum while still meeting each student’s individual needs. Her solution was IXL, which allowed her to differentiate instruction and navigate a myriad of standards – and, within months, Karla’s students were thriving and showed considerable academic growth.

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Introducing Suggested Skills for Family Memberships!

There’s a new way to let your kids know what skills to practice

June 13, 2018

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At Home
Introducing Suggested Skills for Family Memberships!

This one’s for you, families! IXL family memberships now include the Suggested Skills feature, so you can point out to the specific skills you’d like your kids to try next. Keep reading to find out how it works!

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Make a Great Summer Reading List!

Use IXL’s Continuous Diagnostic to find the perfect books for you.

June 8, 2018

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At Home, In the Classroom
Make a Great Summer Reading List!

You may have heard that we recently added English Language Arts to our Continuous Diagnostic, giving students the power to pinpoint their current learning levels in four key strands: Reading Strategies, Vocabulary, Writing Strategies, and Grammar & Mechanics.

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Stay sharp with IXL this summer!

Fight the summertime slump with these fun activities

June 6, 2018

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At Home, In the Classroom
Stay sharp with IXL this summer!

Sun’s out, learning is on! Summer is finally here and now’s the perfect time to expand your mind and learn new things. To help you out, we’ve created a bunch of fun, free resources so students can make the most of the break and become self-motivated learners!

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Enter IXL’s Study in the Sun Summer Contest!

June 1, 2018

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At Home
Enter IXL’s Study in the Sun Summer Contest!

Here comes the sun—and IXL’s Study in the Sun summer contest! This highly-anticipated showdown is the perfect way to keep up the learning over summer break. Tackle new challenges, get prepped for next school year, and be one of the winners to receive an awesome prize: an iPad mini!

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The IXL Continuous Diagnostic…now with ELA!

May 24, 2018

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
The IXL Continuous Diagnostic...now with ELA!

Can’t get enough of IXL’s Continuous Diagnostic? Then get ready for great news, because the diagnostic you know and love now includes language arts! Now you’ve got a one-stop, multitasking resource for personalized recommendations and insights that will take students’ language arts and math learning up a notch.

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