summer

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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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2017 Winners

September 8, 2017

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At Home
IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2017 Winners

Drumroll, please! The Study in the Sun contest has officially come to a close. We’re so impressed by all the hard work of this year’s participants. Your dedication to learning was off-the-charts amazing and you should be proud of all that you achieved! Now, it’s time to announce the winners of our drawing.

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2017: Leaderboard Update #3

The final update before the contest ends!

August 18, 2017

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At Home
IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2017: Leaderboard Update #3

You’re in the home stretch now! Summer’s drawing to a close and so is the Study in the Sun contest. Once again, we’re in awe of the number of questions students have answered and the amount of hard work put into learning on IXL this summer.

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2017: Leaderboard Update #2

Halfway there! Check out the second set of results now.

July 28, 2017

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At Home
IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2017: Leaderboard Update #2

The midway point of the Study in the Sun contest has arrived, and with a whopping 60,000+ participants, things are really heating up. Congratulations to everyone on your hard work so far. We’re amazed by your progress and can’t wait to see what else you accomplish!

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Summertime Self-Care for Teachers

July 27, 2017

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In the Classroom
Summertime Self-Care for Teachers

August is quickly approaching, which means that many teachers have back-to-school prep on the brain. And while it’s a good idea to get ready for the coming school year, it’s also important to take time for a bit of pre-school self-care. To help you cultivate the right emotional and mental mindset, we’ve gathered up a list of ideas that will help you indulge, reflect, and relax—so you can make this the best year yet.

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Seize the Summer with these Family-Friendly Apps

July 20, 2017

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At Home
Seize the Summer with these Family-Friendly Apps

Summer vacation is in full swing! To celebrate, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite apps that will help you make the most of the season, whether you’re heading off on a vacation, hanging out with friends, or looking for some good eats.

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4 Ways to Keep Busy During the Summer

July 12, 2017

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At Home
4 Ways to Keep Busy During the Summer

The start of summer is filled with exciting opportunities, but students are probably  also familiar with the feeling of becoming bored in the middle of July. What happens when your kids have nothing to do and registration for camps and summer classes has already ended? Here are some great ideas to keep them busy until school starts!

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2017: Leaderboard Update #1

Ready for the first set of results?

June 30, 2017

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At Home
IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2017: Leaderboard Update #1

It’s official: the Study in the Sun contest is off and running, and it’s time for our first leaderboard update! We’re blown away by all the hard work from kids all over the world—and we know you’re just getting started.

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