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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Explore our new ELA textbook skill plans!

Find the perfect skills for each chapter

October 10, 2019

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In the Classroom
Explore our new ELA textbook skill plans!

Here’s some exciting ELA news: We recently released our first skill plans for middle and high school! These skill plans are perfectly in tune with your textbooks, making it easy to find the right skills to enhance your students’ learning. Read on to learn more!

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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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We’re all in this together: Sparking Classwide Engagement with Communal Goal Setting

October 4, 2019

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In the Classroom
We're all in this together: Sparking Classwide Engagement with Communal Goal Setting

A powerful way to foster enthusiasm and camaraderie among your students may be sitting right in front of you: the students themselves!

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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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