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Put a spring in your step with new social studies and science skills!

New skills focus on U.S. history, world history, physics, earth science, and more

April 18, 2018

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
Put a spring in your step with new social studies and science skills!

Our latest release for social studies and science is here and features expanded middle school skills! Find out all of the details below, then head to IXL to spring into practice.

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

April 12, 2018

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

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

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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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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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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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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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Holiday Self-Care for Teachers

November 28, 2017

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In the Classroom
Holiday Self-Care for Teachers

The holiday season is in full swing! But between juggling a busy school schedule and holiday duties at home, it can be hard to enjoy the most wonderful time of the year. To help you stay merry and stress-free, we’ve rounded up several ways you can take on the holiday season in stride. 

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A District-Wide Approach to Personalized Learning with IXL

A case study of Distinctive Schools in Chicago, Illinois, and Twin Cities, Minnesota

November 15, 2017

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In the Classroom, For Admins
A District-Wide Approach to Personalized Learning with IXL

Distinctive Schools, a network of charter schools in Chicago and the Twin Cities, faced a challenge when they implemented the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in 2012. They wanted to find tools that would support their diverse population of students and track progress towards new learning goals. The solution came in the form of IXL, which helped them transition to the CCSS while empowering teachers and meeting individual student needs.

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