math

5 classroom community & motivation ideas

November 13, 2019

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In the Classroom, For Admins
5 classroom community & motivation ideas

Whether you have been using IXL for years, or only a couple of days, here are a few ways to get your entire class excited about practicing their skills on IXL!

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Need an easy fundraiser? Run an IXL Math-a-Thon!

A step-by-step guide

November 6, 2019

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Need an easy fundraiser? Run an IXL Math-a-Thon!

Are you a teacher who wants to generate some more classroom funds? Or an administrator who wants to find a meaningful fundraising idea? As educators, you probably don’t have a lot of extra time on your hands, but we’ve come up with something that’s fun and doesn’t require much planning or organizing: a Math-a-Thon!

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News flash! Brand new IXL math skills

New math skills available now!

October 22, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
News flash! Brand new IXL math skills

We’ve recently introduced a variety of new math skills filled with visual models, estimation strategies, and more! Read on to learn about the latest updates to our curriculum for grades 1-2 and 4-7, then try it out yourself on IXL.

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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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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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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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Stay Sharp with IXL Summer Resources!

June 7, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom
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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New IXL skills just in time for summer!

Over 900 new and updated skills to explore

June 1, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
New IXL skills just in time for summer!

Just in time for summer, we’ve added a wealth of new skills to explore! Deepen your conceptual understanding of math, dive into engaging texts, discover new laboratory tools, learn about citizenship, and much more!

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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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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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