Life at IXL

IXL Volunteers Foster Native NC Plant Life

IXLers Get Hands-On at Dorothea Dix Park

May 18, 2018

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IXL Volunteers Foster Native NC Plant Life

On May 12, nine IXL employees, along with other community volunteers, gathered at the base of a hill in Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, North Carolina. Their mission was to help rescue the park’s native plant life from invasive species, as part of an ongoing effort to make Dorothea Dix Park a sustainable part of the Raleigh landscape.

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IXL volunteers help restore a Bay Area park

IXLers tackle weeds and nurture native plants

May 1, 2018

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IXL volunteers help restore a Bay Area park

On the last day of March, IXLers gathered to work alongside the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy in restoring Mori Point in Pacifica.

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All Booked: IXLers Volunteer with Book Harvest

IXL Raleigh Employees Help Connect Kids with Books

April 6, 2018

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All Booked: IXLers Volunteer with Book Harvest

What do Anne of Green Gables, The Little Engine that Could, Dealing with Dragons, and The Magic School Bus have in common? All of these books were sorted by IXLers during a fun-filled day of volunteering with Book Harvest of Durham, North Carolina! On March 24, IXL employees booked it to this nonprofit to help categorize books that will be given to children throughout the area.

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Show and Tell: Julia Zhu

A Q&A with a Senior Software Engineer

March 2, 2018

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Show and Tell: Julia Zhu

Meet Julia Zhu, senior software engineer! We chatted about everything from what it takes to be a software engineer at IXL to Julia’s ideal vacation, favorite childhood toy, and more.

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IXL Gets Hands-on with Habitat for Humanity

IXL Raleigh Employees volunteer at Habitat for Humanity of Durham

February 9, 2018

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IXL Gets Hands-on with Habitat for Humanity

A group of IXL employees recently spent a hands-on morning volunteering at Habitat for Humanity of Durham. Habitat for Humanity builds, repairs, and renovates homes as part of their mission to keep communities strong—and IXLers were able to learn some building skills as they helped out!

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Thanks for the Memories! IXLers’ Favorite Customer Interactions

November 6, 2017

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Thanks for the Memories! IXLers’ Favorite Customer Interactions

We couldn’t celebrate our 10th anniversary without sending out a big thank you to those who matter most: our customers! We asked IXL employees to think back on all the meaningful reactions they’ve had with customers and the responses are a great example of how much we enjoy connecting with you every day.

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IXL Lends a Hand to Help Students Write Personal Statements for College

October 27, 2017

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IXL Lends a Hand to Help Students Write Personal Statements for College

On October 22, 12 IXL employees volunteered as writing tutors at 826 Valencia’s 9th annual Personal Statement Weekend. At Personal Statement Weekend, under-resourced San Francisco Unified School District students can get assistance with drafting, revising, and polishing their college application essays. The event took place at Mission High School, and over two hundred local high school students participated this year.

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Here’s to 10 years! The IXL Founders Celebrate 10 Years of IXL

October 23, 2017

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Here’s to 10 years! The IXL Founders Celebrate 10 Years of IXL

The celebrations continue for IXL’s 10th anniversary! In this Q&A, CEO Paul Mishkin and COO Jennifer Gu reflect on the early days of IXL, how the company has grown, and what they have learned along the way.

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Here’s to 10 years! IXLers Reflect on the Past Decade

October 12, 2017

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Here’s to 10 years! IXLers Reflect on the Past Decade

In honor of IXL’s 10th anniversary, we caught up with a few of the employees who have been part of the IXL family since the beginning. Find out what they had to say about their time at IXL, what advice they’d give their past selves, and even their secret superpowers!

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IXLers Share Favorite Back to School Memories

September 21, 2017

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IXLers Share Favorite Back to School Memories

School is in full swing! In honor of this season of new beginnings, we asked IXLers to share their favorite back to school memories. From the excitement of book covers and back to school shopping to a sneaky teacher prank, their responses remind us that school days are the best days.

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