holidays & seasons

How to beat the summer slide

June 26, 2019

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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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Stay Sharp with IXL Summer Resources!

June 7, 2019

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Stay Sharp with IXL Summer Resources!

Hello, summer—hello, summer resources! We’ve created a bunch of fun, free resources to help you make the most of the break and inspire students to become self-motivated learners. Get the downloads below!

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Stay sharp with IXL this summer!

Fight the summertime slump with these fun activities

June 6, 2018

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At Home, In the Classroom
Stay sharp with IXL this summer!

Sun’s out, learning is on! Summer is finally here and now’s the perfect time to expand your mind and learn new things. To help you out, we’ve created a bunch of fun, free resources so students can make the most of the break and become self-motivated learners!

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Setting Family Resolutions for the New Year

January 3, 2018

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Setting Family Resolutions for the New Year

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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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. We’ve even included some related IXL skills if you want to extend your winter knowledge even further!

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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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Stay sharp with IXL this summer!

Check out our fun activities to keep students learning all break long.

June 6, 2017

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At Home, In the Classroom
Stay sharp with IXL this summer!

The long days of summer are finally here—the perfect time for exploring and learning new things. We’ve created a bunch of fun, free resources to help your students take advantage of the break and become self-motivated learners!

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Teacher Appreciation Week: Our Favorite Teachers

May 11, 2017

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In the Classroom
Teacher Appreciation Week: Our Favorite Teachers

Teacher Appreciation Week is certainly cause for celebration, and though we IXLers are no longer in school, many of us have been lucky enough to be taught by educators who made a lasting impact on our lives. Read on for heartwarming stories about IXLers’ favorite teachers!

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A+ Ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week

April 28, 2017

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A+ Ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week

While it’s true that teachers deserve appreciation every day of the year, Teacher Appreciation Week (May 6-10) provides the perfect opportunity to honor the educators in your life. Kick off your week of gratitude with this roundup of creative gifts—from the practical and the edible, to no-cost and last-minute ideas.

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10 Ways to Celebrate Spring

April 18, 2017

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10 Ways to Celebrate Spring

It’s time to put away your winter coat and celebrate the arrival of sunny days, cheerful flowers, and all things spring! We’ve gathered a few ideas for a spring-ified to-do list that will guarantee family fun all season long.

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