Social studies content that brings history to life

Through IXL's in-depth content, students will develop the critical reasoning skills needed to be great thinkers and citizens.

Skills for a new era of learning

IXL makes learning social studies fun through compelling historical narratives, thoughtful visuals, and primary source materials. Interactive questions invite students to interpret information and consider a variety of perspectives.

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Everything you need to support social studies learning

  • Hundreds of social studies skills for grades 2–8 take students far beyond memorizing facts and dates.
  • Following meaningful progressions, IXL introduces new concepts in just the right way and tailors question difficulty to fit every student's learning.
  • The perfect complement to language arts instruction, IXL's social studies content improves reading comprehension, exposes students to primary source materials, and develops critical thinking skills.

What teachers are saying about IXL Social Studies

IXL Social Studies was the missing puzzle piece for my classroom. Students are driven by technology, and IXL is the happy medium between tech and textbooks. IXL has made it easier to meet the needs of each student where he or she is—and my students love it.
Cassidy Cathey, 4th grade teacher, Brunson New Vision Charter, Warren, Arizona

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