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

November 26, 2018

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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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Announcing the 2018 Elite 100!

IXL reveals annual list of top teachers from around the world

November 15, 2018

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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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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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Announcing the #IXLEverywhere raffle!

Snap a photo with IXL’s apps for a chance to win fun prizes.

November 12, 2018

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Announcing the #IXLEverywhere raffle!

With IXL’s mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android, and Kindle, you can learn everywhere! This fall, we’re hosting a photo contest to celebrate the many ways learners are using IXL on-the-go. The lucky winners will receive a power bank so they can keep the learning going even longer!

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What’s the Main Idea: Free ELA Lesson Plan for Grades 6-8

November 9, 2018

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In the Classroom
What’s the Main Idea: Free ELA Lesson Plan for Grades 6-8

Need some lesson plan inspiration to get you to winter break? Want to expand your cache of ELA lesson plans? We have you covered! We’ve put together a free 3rd-6th grade lesson plan that will help students understand the concepts of main ideas and supporting details. Read on to get the details and download the lesson.

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Five research-based strategies for success with IXL

Explore simple ways to maximize student learning

October 5, 2018

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Five research-based strategies for success with IXL

The research is in, and 12 statewide studies prove that schools using IXL consistently outperform schools using any other product or method. Take a closer look at the findings here! The research also revealed simple ways you can maximize student growth with IXL. Try one—or all!—of these strategies to strengthen The IXL Effect at your school.

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New social studies and science skills just in time for fall!

Plus, enhanced skills in math and language arts

September 25, 2018

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New social studies and science skills just in time for fall!

We’re continually working to expand our skill offerings to make IXL’s curriculum the best it can be! This week, we’ve added new social studies and science skills for middle school. We’ve also strengthened key skills in math and language arts for grades 4-6. Continue reading to sample the new content then head to IXL to try out the new skills yourself!

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Jumpstart learning with IXL’s back-to-school guides!

Simple strategies to start the year off right.

August 27, 2018

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Jumpstart learning with IXL’s back-to-school guides!

Are you new to IXL? Looking for a quick refresher after a relaxing summer? If you want to make the most of your IXL experience this year, we’ve got you covered!

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The IXL app is now on iPhone!

August 22, 2018

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The IXL app is now on iPhone!

Learn anytime, anywhere, with IXL for iPhone! Our award-winning mobile app has been carefully adapted for iPhone to create a seamless learning experience no matter where you are. Download it today on the App Store!

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Back to school is here, along with new ELA and social studies skills!

Plus, a new math skill update

August 21, 2018

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Back to school is here, along with new ELA and social studies skills!

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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