summer

IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2019 Winners

September 6, 2019

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At Home
IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2019 Winners

The 2019 Study in the Sun contest is officially over and we’ve definitely ended on a high note! More than 48,000 students entered this year’s contest and your hard work and dedication were truly impressive. And now, we’ve tallied the results and it’s time to announce our winners!

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2019: Leaderboard Update #3

August 16, 2019

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2019: Leaderboard Update #3

Summer is winding down, and so is this year’s Study in the Sun contest! With just a few weeks left—and so much learning accomplished—we are amazed by all your hard work and determination. 

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Four Things Teachers Can Do in the Summer for an Easier Back-to-School Season

July 31, 2019

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In the Classroom, Back to School
Four Things Teachers Can Do in the Summer for an Easier Back-to-School Season

Summer is a time to relax, recharge, and catch up with friends and family. Be sure to enjoy these months to their fullest, but also consider using a bit of your time to get a jump on the upcoming school year. Tackling these four tasks now will set you up for a smooth transition into fall:

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2019: Leaderboard Update #2

July 26, 2019

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At Home
IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2019: Leaderboard Update #2

It’s almost August, which means it’s time for the second leaderboard of our Study in the Sun contest. With more than 44,000 students participating in this year’s contest, the competition has sparked a lot of learning!

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2019: Leaderboard Update #1

June 28, 2019

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At Home
IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2019: Leaderboard Update #1

The Study in the Sun contest is off to a flying start! The effort so far* has been stellar and we can’t wait to see what else you’ll accomplish in the coming months. And now, it’s time for the first leaderboard update!  

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How to beat the summer slide

June 26, 2019

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At Home
How to beat the summer slide

Whether you call it the summer slide or summer brain drain, many parents worry that summertime is a prime time for kids to forget what they’ve learned during the school year. But how do you balance the bliss of summer vacation with brain-boosting activities? The good news is that there are plenty of fun ways to help your child keep up their learning over the break!

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Tips for making screen time valuable

Check out these smart screen time strategies

June 17, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom
Tips for making screen time valuable

It’s no secret that kids are spending more time looking at screens than ever before. But never fear—you can still make sure your child’s time is productive and educational!

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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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5 Ways to Keep Students Learning this Summer

May 15, 2019

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In the Classroom
5 Ways to Keep Students Learning this Summer

The summer is a time for students to celebrate their accomplishments and rest up for the year ahead. But even though the school bells have stopped ringing, students can continue learning all summer long! Read on for some fun ways to keep your students learning over the summer so that they return to school ready to take on the new year.

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