More workbooks, more IXL fun!

Now available for grades 2-5

September 30, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom
More workbooks, more IXL fun!

Have you heard the latest wonderful workbook news? We’ve added to our series of math workbooks, and they’re now available for grades 2-5! With delightful images and a variety of math activities, these workbooks are a great way to amp up your offline learning.

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5 cool and useful IXL features you may not know about

September 25, 2019

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In the Classroom, IXL Insights, Back to School
5 cool and useful IXL features you may not know about

Want to make using IXL in your classroom even easier? Try out these time-saving features that can help you use IXL even more effectively!

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Easy (and free!) ways to reward students’ IXL achievements

September 23, 2019

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In the Classroom
Easy (and free!) ways to reward students’ IXL achievements

Although we wish all students would be intrinsically motivated to complete their schoolwork, the reality is that some learners need a little extra incentive. As a teacher, I spent much time and effort trying to come up with creative ways to keep my students motivated—and I found that a ticket system was a great motivator for students of all ages! Here are some tried and true ideas for using tickets to reward students for their IXL achievements and motivate them to keep making progress:

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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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The IXL Continuous Diagnostic is now available in the iPad app!

Enter the Diagnostic arena and discover your knowledge levels

September 18, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom
The IXL Continuous Diagnostic is now available in the iPad app!

You asked, and we answered! The Continuous Diagnostic is now available within the iPad app, complete with intuitive and exciting new visuals. Try it out now!  

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3 Ways IXL Can Support Your Family-Teacher Conferences

September 16, 2019

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In the Classroom
3 Ways IXL Can Support Your Family-Teacher Conferences

As a teacher, family-teacher conferences made me somewhat anxious. I wondered if I would have enough information for each family or if they would leave feeling like I didn’t know their child. So, I made conferences very conversational, and as a result, families typically walked away with vague next steps, and I rarely saw changes in student performance. What could I do to change this?

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Exciting updates to IXL Skill Plans

Find the perfect skills for SATs, standards, and more!

September 13, 2019

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In the Classroom
Exciting updates to IXL Skill Plans

IXL Skill Plans are a powerful new way to find the perfect skill for every lesson. Read on to see how we’re making this lesson-planning lifesaver even more helpful in your classroom!

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New school year, new teacher resources!

Bookmark this page to get the most out of IXL

September 11, 2019

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In the Classroom, IXL Insights
New school year, new teacher resources!

Big back-to-school news! We’ve introduced a new “Teacher resources” area to IXL, which is chock-full of insights, ideas, and other useful tools to help you get the most out of IXL for you and your students. Check it out by signing into your teacher or administrator account and clicking the tab in the upper right side of the page!

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Make Your Back-to-School Night a Success with IXL

September 9, 2019

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In the Classroom, Back to School
Make Your Back-to-School Night a Success with IXL

Back-to-School Night or Open House is a great time to foster a strong home-school connection. If you’re using IXL in your classroom, we have some great resources to help you keep parents in the loop about what their children are doing on IXL, and even to get them involved at home! 

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2019 Winners

September 6, 2019

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At Home
IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2019 Winners

The 2019 Study in the Sun contest is officially over and we’ve definitely ended on a high note! More than 48,000 students entered this year’s contest and your hard work and dedication were truly impressive. And now, we’ve tallied the results and it’s time to announce our winners!

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