Enter the 2018 IXL Spring Learning Showdown!

March 12, 2018

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In the Classroom
Enter the 2018 IXL Spring Learning Showdown!

Get ready to bloom! IXL’s annual Spring Learning Showdown kicks off on April 1. Encourage a month of learning by challenging your class to answer as many questions as they can for the chance to win a pizza party!

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Show and Tell: Julia Zhu

A Q&A with a Senior Software Engineer

March 2, 2018

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Life at IXL
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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Attention history buffs: new social studies skills available!

Plus, new language arts skills offer comprehensive literacy support

February 12, 2018

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
Attention history buffs: new social studies skills available!

We’ve got a Valentine’s Day treat just for you: we’ve added new middle school social studies skills and we’ve expanded our reading comprehension coverage for grade 2 and high school. Continue reading to preview the new skills, then head to IXL to try them out yourself!

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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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Life at IXL
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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Fun Student Resource: The IXL Scavenger Hunt

January 16, 2018

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Fun Student Resource: The IXL Scavenger Hunt

Looking for a fun way to familiarize students with everything IXL has to offer? We have a new printable resource that will take them on an IXL scavenger hunt to learn the ins and outs of their Recommendations wall, the Continuous Diagnostic, and more!

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Coming to a City Near You: IXL Live

January 10, 2018

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In the Classroom, For Admins, IXL Insights
Coming to a City Near You: IXL Live

IXL Live is a hands-on workshop that covers all of IXL’s key components in an engaging and convenient half-day session.

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Setting Family Resolutions for 2018

January 3, 2018

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At Home
Setting Family Resolutions for 2018

It’s that time of the year again: the holidays have come to a close and lofty New Year’s resolutions are being made. But instead of focusing on your own personal resolutions this year, consider making it a family affair so everyone can set goals, make progress, and celebrate achievements throughout the year! Here are a few resolutions that can help your family start the new year off right:

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IXL’s 2017 Year in Review

Thanks for a memorable 2017!

December 27, 2017

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IXL Insights
IXL's 2017 Year in Review

We’re days away from the new year, so we wanted to reflect on all of the exciting IXL moments from 2017 and how you made them possible.

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Fun and Educational Videos to Celebrate Winter

December 22, 2017

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At Home, In the Classroom
Fun and Educational Videos to Celebrate Winter

When the weather outside is frightful, it’s a great opportunity to get cozy with some videos that take a deep dive into the season. From arctic animals to the story behind the Christmas truce of WWI, these videos are great ways to make your winter extra entertaining and educational.

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Take a Step back in Time with New IXL Social Studies Skills!

Learn about the Neolithic Period, the ancient Silk Road, and more

December 13, 2017

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
Take a Step back in Time with New IXL Social Studies Skills!

We’ve got some new social studies skills to brighten your holidays and help you ring in the new year! These skills focus on three main areas: world history, U.S. history, and economics. Topics include the Neolithic Period, the ancient Silk Road, Hinduism, the Articles of Confederation, Texas independence and annexation, natural resources, and costs and benefits. Read on for a preview of the new content and try out all the new skills on IXL!

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