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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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At Home
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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At Home
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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At Home
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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Science Activities to End Your Summer Right

Get hands-on with these ideas

August 1, 2018

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At Home
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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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2018: Leaderboard Update #2

Ready for the second set of results?

July 27, 2018

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At Home
IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2018: Leaderboard Update #2

Time flies when you’re learning new things on IXL! Can you believe it’s time for the second leaderboard of our Study in the Sun contest? There are more than 26,000 students participating in this year’s contest (so far!) and with two months down and one to go, the competition is really taking off.

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IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2018: Leaderboard Update #1

It's time for the first set of results!

June 26, 2018

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At Home
IXL Study in the Sun Contest 2018: Leaderboard Update #1

The Study in the Sun contest has officially kicked off and there’s so much learning happening all over the world! We’re oh-so-impressed by all your effort and want to give a fun shoutout to the students who have practiced the most—it’s time for the first leaderboard update!

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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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