middle school

National Poetry Month: Free ELA Lesson Plans for Grades 3-8, 9-12

grades 3-8, grades 9-12

March 20, 2019

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In the Classroom
National Poetry Month: Free ELA Lesson Plans for Grades 3-8, 9-12

Ready to get poetic? We’ve created a free lesson plan for grades 3-8 and 9-12 just in time for National Poetry Month! Read on for more on our ode to poetry and to download the lesson!

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Enter the 2019 IXL Spring Learning Showdown!

March 13, 2019

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In the Classroom
Enter the 2019 IXL Spring Learning Showdown!

Spring is in the air, which means it’s time for IXL’s annual Spring Learning Showdown! 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. The contest kicks off on April 1!

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Celebrate Success with the IXL Achievement Summary

March 1, 2019

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In the Classroom
Celebrate Success with the IXL Achievement Summary

Want a new reason to brag about your students’ IXL progress? Check out the latest addition to your teacher dashboard: the IXL Achievement Summary! Here’s why you’re going to want to print this valuable resource ASAP:

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Language arts awards are now available on iPad!

On-the-go learning just got even more fun

February 28, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom
Language arts awards are now available on iPad!

Big news: Language arts awards are now available on the IXL iPad app! Now, students can see all the awards they’re earning as they practice on the go.

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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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Introducing what’s new in IXL’s UK edition!

January 14, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
Introducing what’s new in IXL’s UK edition!

We have some exciting news for our friends across the pond: the IXL Continuous Diagnostic and IXL Recommendations are now available for our United Kingdom edition! Keep reading to learn how these tools help teachers outline a unique action plan for each student and encourage students to own their learning.

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Learning activities Inspired by Social Media

January 11, 2019

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In the Classroom
Learning activities Inspired by Social Media

You’ll “like” this: social media can inspire creative classroom activities! From imagining historical tweets to documenting Snapchat-worthy science, these ideas take advantage of students’ familiarity with social platforms and solidify learning in a fresh and fun way.

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It’s history in the making: new social studies skills have arrived!

November 26, 2018

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
It’s history in the making: new social studies skills have arrived!

Take a step back in history with our new middle school social studies skills. Continue reading to learn more about these updates, then visit IXL to try out the new skills!

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Announcing the #IXLEverywhere raffle!

Snap a photo with IXL’s apps for a chance to win fun prizes.

November 12, 2018

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At Home, In the Classroom
Announcing the #IXLEverywhere raffle!

With IXL’s mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android, and Kindle, you can learn everywhere! This fall, we’re hosting a photo contest to celebrate the many ways learners are using IXL on-the-go. The lucky winners will receive a power bank so they can keep the learning going even longer!

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What’s the Main Idea: Free ELA Lesson Plan for Grades 6-8

November 9, 2018

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In the Classroom
What’s the Main Idea: Free ELA Lesson Plan for Grades 6-8

Need some lesson plan inspiration to get you to winter break? Want to expand your cache of ELA lesson plans? We have you covered! We’ve put together a free 3rd-6th grade lesson plan that will help students understand the concepts of main ideas and supporting details. Read on to get the details and download the lesson.

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