administrators

Answering the 4 critical PLC questions

With the help of IXL!

November 1, 2019

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For Admins
Answering the 4 critical PLC questions

If implemented properly, professional learning communities (PLCs) can be a game changer in supporting student growth. The key to a successful PLC is having meaningful data on student learning. The good news is, IXL provides you with the tools and insights that can help you address the four essential questions PLCs should focus on!

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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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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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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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Join us at IXL Live this spring!

Discover how to truly personalize learning with hands-on workshops in 40+ locations

January 25, 2019

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Join us at IXL Live this spring!

Haven’t been to IXL Live yet? Never fear, our workshops are headed to a city near you this spring! In these engaging half-day sessions, you’ll learn how to effectively use IXL’s Continuous Diagnostic, curriculum and guidance, and Analytics to truly personalize learning for every student.

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Introducing what’s new in IXL’s UK edition!

January 14, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
Introducing what’s new in IXL’s UK edition!

We have some exciting news for our friends across the pond: the IXL Continuous Diagnostic and IXL Recommendations are now available for our United Kingdom edition! Keep reading to learn how these tools help teachers outline a unique action plan for each student and encourage students to own their learning.

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Announcing the 2018 Elite 100!

IXL reveals annual list of top teachers from around the world

November 15, 2018

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Announcing the 2018 Elite 100!

Congratulations to all teachers in the 2018 IXL Elite 100! We recently celebrated our fifth annual Elite 100 list, which honors educators from around the world who have shown the highest commitment to using IXL during the 2017-2018 academic year. Our Elite 100 teachers continue to blow us away, and for the second consecutive year, nearly one-third of Elite 100 teachers are repeat winners!

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Helping Special Education Students Soar with IXL

A case study of Black Canyon High School in Emmett, Idaho

November 14, 2018

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Helping Special Education Students Soar with IXL

Annette Lutes, a high school special education (SPED) teacher at Black Canyon High School, needed to find an easier way to assess student learning and deliver personalized instruction in a classroom with a broad range of ability levels. She turned to IXL, which helps her meet students where they are and empowers them to work independently. As a result, Annette’s students are achieving multiple-grade level gains and are dedicated to learning and making progress.

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Five research-based strategies for success with IXL

Explore simple ways to maximize student learning

October 5, 2018

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Five research-based strategies for success with IXL

The research is in, and 12 statewide studies prove that schools using IXL consistently outperform schools using any other product or method. Take a closer look at the findings here! The research also revealed simple ways you can maximize student growth with IXL. Try one—or all!—of these strategies to strengthen The IXL Effect at your school.

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