language arts

Spark your interest in science with new skills from IXL!

Plus, introducing new phonics skills for each international edition of ELA

June 19, 2018

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
Spark your interest in science with new skills from IXL!

Exciting news for science lovers: new middle school science skills are now available on IXL! And for our global users, we’ve released new phonics skills for each international edition of ELA. Continue reading to learn more about the new skills, then head to IXL to try them out yourself!

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Mastering the Multi-Grade Classroom with IXL

A Case Study of Freeman Academy in Freeman, South Dakota

June 18, 2018

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In the Classroom
Mastering the Multi-Grade Classroom with IXL

Karla Rupp, an elementary teacher at Freeman Academy, faced a challenge in effectively teaching her multi-grade classroom. She wanted to meet the needs of her first, second, and third graders, but it was difficult to cover all of their curriculum while still meeting each student’s individual needs. Her solution was IXL, which allowed her to differentiate instruction and navigate a myriad of standards – and, within months, Karla’s students were thriving and showed considerable academic growth.

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Make a Great Summer Reading List!

Use IXL’s Continuous Diagnostic to find the perfect books for you.

June 8, 2018

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At Home, In the Classroom
Make a Great Summer Reading List!

You may have heard that we recently added English Language Arts to our Continuous Diagnostic, giving students the power to pinpoint their current learning levels in four key strands: Reading Strategies, Vocabulary, Writing Strategies, and Grammar & Mechanics.

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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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Enter IXL’s Study in the Sun Summer Contest!

June 1, 2018

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At Home
Enter IXL’s Study in the Sun Summer Contest!

Here comes the sun—and IXL’s Study in the Sun summer contest! This highly-anticipated showdown is the perfect way to keep up the learning over summer break. Tackle new challenges, get prepped for next school year, and be one of the winners to receive an awesome prize: an iPad mini!

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The IXL Continuous Diagnostic…now with ELA!

May 24, 2018

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The IXL Continuous Diagnostic...now with ELA!

Can’t get enough of IXL’s Continuous Diagnostic? Then get ready for great news, because the diagnostic you know and love now includes language arts! Now you’ve got a one-stop, multitasking resource for personalized recommendations and insights that will take students’ language arts and math learning up a notch.

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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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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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Calling all science lovers: new science skills available!

Plus, new language arts and Spanish skills

November 14, 2017

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Calling all science lovers: new science skills available!

We’ve just expanded our science offerings with a variety of new skills for elementary and middle school! This content places an emphasis on exploring science in the real world. Topics include ecology, genetics, engineering-design, chemical models, and more. Keep reading for a sampling of the new content, then try out these new skills on IXL!

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Introducing ELA Recommendations!

There’s a new way to explore IXL

October 31, 2017

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
Introducing ELA Recommendations!

IXL Recommendations are now available for language arts! Just like our math recommendations, this personalized feature suggests skills for students to learn in order to target their trouble spots, challenge themselves, and explore new topics. It’s a brand new way for students to explore our language arts offerings and take ownership of their learning—and we can’t wait for you to try it!

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