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SAT prep: IXL’s Reading and Writing Skill Plans

November 15, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
SAT prep: IXL’s Reading and Writing Skill Plans

Have you heard? A highly-anticipated test prep resource is now available on IXL: skill plans for the Reading section and Writing and Language section of the SAT! Along with our SAT skill plan for math, students can use these handy study aids to build confidence and go into this exam ready to excel.

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5 classroom community & motivation ideas

November 13, 2019

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In the Classroom, For Admins
5 classroom community & motivation ideas

Whether you have been using IXL for years, or only a couple of days, here are a few ways to get your entire class excited about practicing their skills on IXL!

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Need an easy fundraiser? Run an IXL Math-a-Thon!

A step-by-step guide

November 6, 2019

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Need an easy fundraiser? Run an IXL Math-a-Thon!

Are you a teacher who wants to generate some more classroom funds? Or an administrator who wants to find a meaningful fundraising idea? As educators, you probably don’t have a lot of extra time on your hands, but we’ve come up with something that’s fun and doesn’t require much planning or organizing: a Math-a-Thon!

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Answering the 4 critical PLC questions

With the help of IXL!

November 1, 2019

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For Admins
Answering the 4 critical PLC questions

If implemented properly, professional learning communities (PLCs) can be a game changer in supporting student growth. The key to a successful PLC is having meaningful data on student learning. The good news is, IXL provides you with the tools and insights that can help you address the four essential questions PLCs should focus on!

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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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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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Boosting teacher engagement with IXL

September 20, 2019

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For Admins
Boosting teacher engagement with IXL

As an administrator, you may have found that some of your teachers have embraced the use of IXL, while others are more reluctant. And research shows that schools that implement IXL consistently across all grade levels perform better on high-stakes assessments. So how can you help all your teachers become engaged with IXL? We’ve put together a few ideas below.

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Join us at IXL Live this fall!

Hands-on insights in a city near you

August 27, 2019

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Join us at IXL Live this fall!

Want to make the most of IXL in your classroom? Join us at IXL Live this fall! In these engaging half-day sessions, you’ll learn how to effectively use IXL’s comprehensive curriculum, Continuous Diagnostic, personalized guidance, and actionable Analytics to truly personalize learning for every student.

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New IXL skills just in time for summer!

Over 900 new and updated skills to explore

June 1, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
New IXL skills just in time for summer!

Just in time for summer, we’ve added a wealth of new skills to explore! Deepen your conceptual understanding of math, dive into engaging texts, discover new laboratory tools, learn about citizenship, and much more!

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