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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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Strategies for Keeping Students Engaged at the End of the Year

May 8, 2019

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In the Classroom
Strategies for Keeping Students Engaged at the End of the Year

The countdown has officially begun: we’re in the final stretch until summer! As anxious as everyone is for that final bell to ring on the last day of school, there are a lot of instructional days left in the school year. Keeping students on track can be challenging, so we’ve put together some ways to harness your students’ energy and make the most of the final weeks of the year:

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Enter IXL’s 2019 Study in the Sun Summer Contest!

April 29, 2019

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Enter IXL's 2019 Study in the Sun Summer Contest!

Here’s an exciting summer forecast: IXL’s Study in the Sun Contest is almost here! This annual showdown is a fun way to make sure summer break doesn’t include a break from learning. Dive in, challenge yourself, and be one of the winners to receive an awesome prize: an iPad mini!

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2018 Winners

September 7, 2018

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2018 Winners

As we kick off a new school year, it’s time to officially wrap up the Study in the Sun contest! We are over the moon about all the hard work of this year’s participants—it’s clear that you learned a lot and achieved amazing things. And now, it’s time to announce our winners:

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2018: Leaderboard Update #3

August 17, 2018

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2018: Leaderboard Update #3

The end of summer is quickly approaching and so is the end of IXL’s Study in the Sun contest! We’re heading into the final act of this worldwide contest and we’re so amazed by the hard work of all participating students.

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