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Super-quick IXL PD ideas

Professional development on demand

January 15, 2020

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In the Classroom, IXL Insights
Super-quick IXL PD ideas

Teachers! Want to learn more about IXL, but only have a few minutes? Check out these quick ways to level up your IXL knowledge anytime.

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Join us at IXL Live this spring!

Discover expert strategies!

January 13, 2020

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

Want to make the most of IXL in your classroom? Join us at IXL Live this spring! In these engaging half-day sessions, you’ll learn how to effectively use IXL’s comprehensive curriculum, Real-Time Diagnostic, personalized guidance, and actionable Analytics to personalize learning for every student.

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Announcing the 2019 IXL Elite 100!

IXL reveals annual list of top teachers from around the world

January 6, 2020

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Announcing the 2019 IXL Elite 100!

Congratulations to this year’s Elite 100 teachers! Our sixth annual Elite 100 list honors educators from around the world who have shown the highest commitment to using IXL during the 2018-19 academic year. Our Elite 100 teachers continue to blow us away, and for the third consecutive year, nearly one-third of Elite 100 teachers are repeat winners!

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How IXL made my life as a SpEd teacher easier

December 5, 2019

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In the Classroom
How IXL made my life as a SpEd teacher easier

As a former special education teacher, my time at school revolved around two terms: differentiation and documentation. These were both incredibly complex to achieve. I was supporting students with a wide range of academic needs across multiple content areas, and documentation often involved hours of tedious data collection and IEP (individualized education plan) writing. However, about halfway through my teaching career, I was able to find a resource that helped make my life easier: IXL!

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School break strategy: Keep students learning during holiday breaks

November 22, 2019

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In the Classroom
School break strategy: Keep students learning during holiday breaks

As a teacher, I often found myself playing catch-up with students after returning to school from a holiday break, and having to review the last few lessons I taught prior to break. In a world where pacing guides have very few flex days, time is precious and must be used strategically. But the good news is, there are ways to motivate students to keep practicing while they’re away, so they return to school ready to continue with new material! 

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Growth mindset and the IXL SmartScore

November 21, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom
Growth mindset and the IXL SmartScore

Thanks to Carol Dweck’s work, instilling a growth mindset in our students has become a goal of educators and parents around the world. In Mindset, Dweck uncovers the power of having a growth mindset, a belief that intelligence is something that can be developed, rather than something that is static or fixed.  As educators, we want to foster growth mindsets in all of our students. We want them to overcome challenges, persevere through their struggles, and believe in themselves as they learn and grow each day. 

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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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Join us at IXL Live this fall!

Hands-on insights in a city near you

August 27, 2019

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

Want to make the most of IXL in your classroom? Join us at IXL Live this fall! In these engaging half-day sessions, you’ll learn how to effectively use IXL’s comprehensive curriculum, Continuous Diagnostic, personalized guidance, and actionable Analytics to truly personalize learning for every student.

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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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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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