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National Poetry Month: Free ELA Lesson Plans for Grades 3-8, 9-12

grades 3-8, grades 9-12

March 20, 2019

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In the Classroom
National Poetry Month: Free ELA Lesson Plans for Grades 3-8, 9-12

Ready to get poetic? We’ve created a free lesson plan for grades 3-8 and 9-12 just in time for National Poetry Month! Read on for more on our ode to poetry and to download the lesson!

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Enter the 2019 IXL Spring Learning Showdown!

March 13, 2019

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In the Classroom
Enter the 2019 IXL Spring Learning Showdown!

Spring is in the air, which means it’s time for IXL’s annual Spring Learning Showdown! 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. The contest kicks off on April 1!

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Join us at IXL Live this spring!

Discover how to truly personalize learning with hands-on workshops in 40+ locations

January 25, 2019

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Join us at IXL Live this spring!

Haven’t been to IXL Live yet? Never fear, our workshops are headed to a city near you this spring! In these engaging half-day sessions, you’ll learn how to effectively use IXL’s Continuous Diagnostic, curriculum and guidance, and Analytics to truly personalize learning for every student.

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Introducing what’s new in IXL’s UK edition!

January 14, 2019

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At Home, In the Classroom, For Admins
Introducing what’s new in IXL’s UK edition!

We have some exciting news for our friends across the pond: the IXL Continuous Diagnostic and IXL Recommendations are now available for our United Kingdom edition! Keep reading to learn how these tools help teachers outline a unique action plan for each student and encourage students to own their learning.

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Learning activities Inspired by Social Media

January 11, 2019

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In the Classroom
Learning activities Inspired by Social Media

You’ll “like” this: social media can inspire creative classroom activities! From imagining historical tweets to documenting Snapchat-worthy science, these ideas take advantage of students’ familiarity with social platforms and solidify learning in a fresh and fun way.

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IXL’s 2018 Year in Review

What a year!

December 28, 2018

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At Home, In the Classroom, IXL Insights
IXL’s 2018 Year in Review

Happy New Year from IXL! December is winding down and we’re excited to ring in a new year! But before we do, we want to take a moment to reflect on our 2018 milestones and how you made them possible!

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Announcing the 2018 Elite 100!

IXL reveals annual list of top teachers from around the world

November 15, 2018

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Announcing the 2018 Elite 100!

Congratulations to all teachers in the 2018 IXL Elite 100! We recently celebrated our fifth annual Elite 100 list, which honors educators from around the world who have shown the highest commitment to using IXL during the 2017-2018 academic year. Our Elite 100 teachers continue to blow us away, and for the second consecutive year, nearly one-third of Elite 100 teachers are repeat winners!

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Helping Special Education Students Soar with IXL

A case study of Black Canyon High School in Emmett, Idaho

November 14, 2018

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Helping Special Education Students Soar with IXL

Annette Lutes, a high school special education (SPED) teacher at Black Canyon High School, needed to find an easier way to assess student learning and deliver personalized instruction in a classroom with a broad range of ability levels. She turned to IXL, which helps her meet students where they are and empowers them to work independently. As a result, Annette’s students are achieving multiple-grade level gains and are dedicated to learning and making progress.

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What’s the Main Idea: Free ELA Lesson Plan for Grades 6-8

November 9, 2018

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In the Classroom
What’s the Main Idea: Free ELA Lesson Plan for Grades 6-8

Need some lesson plan inspiration to get you to winter break? Want to expand your cache of ELA lesson plans? We have you covered! We’ve put together a free 3rd-6th grade lesson plan that will help students understand the concepts of main ideas and supporting details. Read on to get the details and download the lesson.

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Five research-based strategies for success with IXL

Explore simple ways to maximize student learning

October 5, 2018

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In the Classroom, For Admins
Five research-based strategies for success with IXL

The research is in, and 12 statewide studies prove that schools using IXL consistently outperform schools using any other product or method. Take a closer look at the findings here! The research also revealed simple ways you can maximize student growth with IXL. Try one—or all!—of these strategies to strengthen The IXL Effect at your school.

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