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Science Activities to End Your Summer Right

Get hands-on with these ideas

August 1, 2018

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Science Activities to End Your Summer Right

Want to close out the summer with a bang? There’s no better way than with a fun science experiment! These hands-on ideas are a great way to enjoy the last days of the school break and get excited about learning new things. We’ve even included related IXL skills so you can follow your scientific curiosity wherever it takes you!

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New social studies skills have arrived!

Plus, new math and science skills

July 23, 2018

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New social studies skills have arrived!

We’ve expanded our social studies offerings with new middle school skills! Students can also brush up on more science skills for grades 5-8 and new elementary math skills. And for our U.K. users, we’re happy to share that we’ve added new maths skills! Continue reading to sample the new content then head to IXL to try out the new skills yourself.

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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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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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Stay sharp with IXL this summer!

Fight the summertime slump with these fun activities

June 6, 2018

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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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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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Put a spring in your step with new social studies and science skills!

New skills focus on U.S. history, world history, physics, earth science, and more

April 18, 2018

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Put a spring in your step with new social studies and science skills!

Our latest release for social studies and science is here and features expanded middle school skills! Find out all of the details below, then head to IXL to spring into practice.

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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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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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IXL Science in the Flipped Classroom

A case study of Sossaman Middle School in Queen Creek, Arizona

September 29, 2017

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IXL Science in the Flipped Classroom

Nancy Foote teaches 8th grade Conceptual Physics at Sossaman Middle School in Queen Creek, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix. The school district is highly diverse, and her classes have varied science backgrounds and academic abilities. To help all of her students master honors-level physical science concepts, she has flipped her classroom to allow more time in class for individual support and active learning. IXL Science allows her to quickly identify misconceptions and focus her teaching on areas of need for her class and for individual students.

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Head back to school with brand new phonics and reading comprehension skills!

Plus, new science and social studies skills

August 22, 2017

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Head back to school with brand new phonics and reading comprehension skills!

We’ve got lots of new skills to help you get this school year started on the right foot! We’ve just added phonics for grade 2 and reading comprehension for middle school, as well as brand new science and social studies skills. Find all the details on our latest release below, then head to IXL to start practicing!

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