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New Inspiration for IXL Families!

September 4, 2019

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At Home
New Inspiration for IXL Families!

Ready for some inspirational news, parents? You may have noticed that there’s a new “Inspiration” tab when you sign into your parent account. It’s home to a whole host of resources, ideas, and other IXL inspiration to help you make the most of your family’s IXL experience! Read on to get the scoop:

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2019: Leaderboard Update #3

August 16, 2019

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At Home
IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2019: Leaderboard Update #3

Summer is winding down, and so is this year’s Study in the Sun contest! With just a few weeks left—and so much learning accomplished—we are amazed by all your hard work and determination. 

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Establishing Success on the First Day of School

August 7, 2019

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In the Classroom
Establishing Success on the First Day of School

It’s a new year, a new class, and a new start! Make the most of those precious “new” moments with your students by establishing a strong foundation for the year to come. Read on for three easy ideas to set your classroom up for a great school year.

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How to beat the summer slide

June 26, 2019

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At Home
How to beat the summer slide

Whether you call it the summer slide or summer brain drain, many parents worry that summertime is a prime time for kids to forget what they’ve learned during the school year. But how do you balance the bliss of summer vacation with brain-boosting activities? The good news is that there are plenty of fun ways to help your child keep up their learning over the break!

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Find the Perfect Skills with IXL Skill Plans!

June 19, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom, IXL Insights
Find the Perfect Skills with IXL Skill Plans!

Here’s a big win for lesson planning! We recently released skill plans that make it even easier to reinforce your textbook lessons and prepare students for assessments. Read on to find the perfect skills for students to work on!

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Tips for making screen time valuable

Check out these smart screen time strategies

June 17, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom
Tips for making screen time valuable

It’s no secret that kids are spending more time looking at screens than ever before. But never fear—you can still make sure your child’s time is productive and educational!

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Extended audio support for IXL Math!

May 22, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom
Extended audio support for IXL Math!

Have you heard? We’ve extended audio support for math practice and math questions in the Continuous Diagnostic to grades 6-8! This exciting update means even more learners can receive the support they need to work independently.

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Announcing IXL’s NWEA MAP alignments!

The perfect tool to accelerate growth

May 20, 2019

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Announcing IXL’s NWEA MAP alignments!

IXL has introduced skill alignments for the NWEA MAP Growth math assessments! These alignments pinpoint the right skills for every RIT score, so that you can quickly and easily direct your students to the exact IXL skills they should focus on. Simply choose an instructional area, and have students complete the IXL skills recommended for their score!

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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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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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