5 Ways to Keep Students Learning this Summer

May 15, 2019

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In the Classroom
5 Ways to Keep Students Learning this Summer

The summer is a time for students to celebrate their accomplishments and rest up for the year ahead. But even though the school bells have stopped ringing, students can continue learning all summer long! Read on for some fun ways to keep your students learning over the summer so that they return to school ready to take on the new year.

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Sprucing Up the Town: IXLers Help Clean Up Cary, NC

May 13, 2019

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Life at IXL
Sprucing Up the Town: IXLers Help Clean Up Cary, NC

On a beautiful spring day, a group of IXLers met outside a grocery store in Cary, North Carolina. They didn’t show up to go shopping—they were there to join forces with 150 other community volunteers and help out with Cary’s Spring Litter Sweep!

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Strategies for Keeping Students Engaged at the End of the Year

May 8, 2019

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In the Classroom
Strategies for Keeping Students Engaged at the End of the Year

The countdown has officially begun: we’re in the final stretch until summer! As anxious as everyone is for that final bell to ring on the last day of school, there are a lot of instructional days left in the school year. Keeping students on track can be challenging, so we’ve put together some ways to harness your students’ energy and make the most of the final weeks of the year:

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IXL Spring Learning Showdown 2019 Winners

May 6, 2019

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In the Classroom
IXL Spring Learning Showdown 2019 Winners

What an April! Our Spring Learning Showdown has wrapped up and this was definitely a big month for learning. More than 18,000 classrooms participated in this year’s contest, and so much was accomplished! And now, it’s time to reveal this year’s winners:

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Enter IXL’s 2019 Study in the Sun Summer Contest!

April 29, 2019

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At Home
Enter IXL's 2019 Study in the Sun Summer Contest!

Here’s an exciting summer forecast: IXL’s Study in the Sun Contest is almost here! This annual showdown is a fun way to make sure summer break doesn’t include a break from learning. Dive in, challenge yourself, and be one of the winners to receive an awesome prize: an iPad mini!

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Nest in Peace: IXLers Help Out Behind the Scenes at the North Carolina Zoo

April 22, 2019

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Life at IXL
Nest in Peace: IXLers Help Out Behind the Scenes at the North Carolina Zoo

A cold fog hung heavy over the North Carolina Zoo on Saturday, March 9, but it did little to dampen the enthusiasm of the IXL volunteers who showed up to lend a hand. They were there to assist the North Carolina Zoo with two projects, one at the Valerie H. Schindler Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, and another at the Avian Propagation Building.

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IXL Spring Learning Showdown 2019: Leaderboard Update #2

April 18, 2019

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In the Classroom
IXL Spring Learning Showdown 2019: Leaderboard Update #2

The Spring Showdown is in full swing and we continue to be amazed by all your hard work! Without further ado, here is our second leaderboard update, with the top 20 classes in each grade band*. Word to the wise: this is your last chance to check out the standings before the competition ends on April 30!

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IXL Spring Learning Showdown 2019: Leaderboard Update #1

April 12, 2019

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At Home
IXL Spring Learning Showdown 2019: Leaderboard Update #1

This year’s Spring Learning Showdown is in full swing and we’re over the moon about all your hard work! As promised, we’ve got the first update on who’s currently in the lead, with the top 20 classes in each grade band*. Remember, there’s still time to answer questions, master skills (at least 3 per student!), and win that pizza party.

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Introducing IXL workbooks

Now there’s even more IXL to love

April 11, 2019

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At Home
Introducing IXL workbooks

Hot off the presses: IXL is releasing a series of math workbooks! Each workbook pairs the fun, carefully-crafted problems that learners love with delightful images and a variety of activities.

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Ace the ACT with IXL’s new alignments!

Your go-to study guide

March 29, 2019

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At Home
Ace the ACT with IXL’s new alignments!

If your highschooler is gearing up to take the ACT, we’ve got great news: IXL can help set them up for success! Our new Skill Plan for the ACT is a comprehensive guide for finding the right IXL skills to achieve test goals. It’s a simple way to prep for test day!

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