elementary school

More workbooks, more IXL fun!

Now available for grades 2-5

September 30, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom
More workbooks, more IXL fun!

Have you heard the latest wonderful workbook news? We’ve added to our series of math workbooks, and they’re now available for grades 2-5! With delightful images and a variety of math activities, these workbooks are a great way to amp up your offline learning.

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Easy (and free!) ways to reward students’ IXL achievements

September 23, 2019

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In the Classroom
Easy (and free!) ways to reward students’ IXL achievements

Although we wish all students would be intrinsically motivated to complete their schoolwork, the reality is that some learners need a little extra incentive. As a teacher, I spent much time and effort trying to come up with creative ways to keep my students motivated—and I found that a ticket system was a great motivator for students of all ages! Here are some tried and true ideas for using tickets to reward students for their IXL achievements and motivate them to keep making progress:

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Exciting updates to IXL Skill Plans

Find the perfect skills for SATs, standards, and more!

September 13, 2019

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In the Classroom
Exciting updates to IXL Skill Plans

IXL Skill Plans are a powerful new way to find the perfect skill for every lesson. Read on to see how we’re making this lesson-planning lifesaver even more helpful in your classroom!

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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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