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How Is Education Changing? These SF Edtech Companies Offer A Clue
As learning materials, lessons and classroom exercises move online, edtech companies are learning to tailor educational material to the needs of individual students. Such personalization is exemplified by the San Mateo-based IXL Learning platform.
Bay Area tech for education sees boom amid scramble for online learning
IXL poses questions to students in its software. It was serving about 89 million questions a day at the beginning of March. During the first week of April, those numbers jumped to 113 million a day.
Bay Area online learning companies learn a lesson in surging demand
Coursera and IXL Learning are quickly becoming fast learners in dealing with a surge in demand for their online learning tools and coursework following widespread closures of schools and universities as a result of COVID-19.
Home School: Educational Websites To Keep Children Occupied And Learning
The IXL platform is programmed to provide personalized learning by setting questions that are based on the user’s level and understanding and using a Continuous Diagnostic function that assesses the student’s work and then adjusts the programme accordingly.
Elk River teacher wins prestigious IXL award
David Inselmann, a sixth and seventh grade teacher at St. John’s Lutheran School in Elk River, was named a recipient of the IXL Elite 100 Teacher award for the 2018-19 school year out of 400,000 teachers worldwide. Inselmann was recognized for student achievement in the area of language arts.
60+ Awesome Websites for Teaching and Learning Math
IXL Math - Make math about more than numbers! Engaging items, real-world scenarios, and unlimited questions. Individualized math practice. Teachers can choose the strand and set up students to work independently.
IXL Learning Makes Its 3rd Acquisition in as Many Years: Vocabulary.com
IXL Learning, a provider of online K-12 instructional and assessment tools, has acquired Vocabulary.com, which offers exercises and practice materials for its namesake subject.
Buckley teacher honored for commitment to personalized learning
Not every child learns the same way, or even at the same speed, which is why Craig Bishop focuses so hard on individualized education in the classroom. And for his efforts, the Mountain Meadow Elementary fourth grade teacher has been included in IXL Learning’s sixth annual Elite 100 list.
30 Sites for Differentiated Instruction
IXL - A popular site for math that allows for student tracking with detailed reporting. Educators can monitor areas in which students struggle, and then adjust instruction accordingly.
B-A teacher among ‘Elite 100’
Bellwood-Antis fifth grade teacher Christine Gonder is among the “Elite 100” teachers who use an integrated, personalized learning platform called IXL Learning. The sixth annual Elite 100 list recognizes teachers who have demonstrated the highest commitment to personalized learning with IXL during the 2018-19 academic year.
Ridge Park Teacher Recognized in IXL’s Elite 100
Personalized learning makes an effort to tailor education to meet the different needs of students, and two National Heritage Academies (NHA) teachers are being recognized for being champions among the educators using IXL Learning.
IXL Efficacy Research Meets Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Tier 2 Requirements
IXL Learning announced the results of a new research study that demonstrates IXL helps students achieve greater learning gains in both math and reading.
K-12 Dealmaking: IXL Learning Acquires Education.com
IXL Learning announced it has acquired Education.com, an online education digital and printable learning resources provider that serves more than 23 million teachers, parents, and homeschoolers, according to the company.
IXL Learning Buys Education.com to Add More Learning Games and Activities
IXL Learning, a San Mateo, Calif.-based provider of a learning resources platform for K-12 students, has bought Education.com, a similar company based in the same city.
IXL Has New Math Workbooks! & Giveaway
Are you looking for a math program to support your child in growing as a mathematician? If so, you are in the right place! Recently, IXL released a series of math workbooks for offline practice. The workbooks are really fun and vibrant, and they are a great way for students to bolster their understanding of key math concepts.
Eanes takes ‘thoughtful approach’ to iPad program
She said the biggest advantage is the IXL Learning program and its personalization capabilities, which are especially handy for students with disabilities or who may be at a different skill level than their peers. The application allows the teacher to tailor the assignment to each student without making it look dramatically different.
Math Hacks: Products To Help Your Child Master Math
The very best math app/program we have used to-date is IXL Learning. IXL spans a wide variety of subjects – Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and Spanish. It is an amazing resource for homeschoolers, but it works equally well for summer break review or homework help.
Personalized Learning Platform Adds Android App
IXL Learning is announcing the release of the IXL app for Android phones. The company's personalized learning platform designed for Android is now available with IXL's complete curriculum of more than 8,000 skills across math, English language arts, science, social studies and Spanish.
Our Summer Routine to Keep My Children Thinking and Moving
With school programs getting more competitive at a younger age, it’s important to already be thinking ahead to next school year as we create a summer routine. I’m happy that my children want to include IXL in their routine because it’s worked well for them in the past.
How To Use IXL: 8 Tips For Using The K-12 Adaptive Learning Platform
IXL combines curriculum, a Continuous Diagnostic, individual guidance, and real-time analytics to help teachers differentiate instruction for each of their students. IXL has over 7,000 skills covering to support public school or homeschooled learners with a range of needs, abilities, and grade levels.
Cool Tool Awards | IXL Learning
Used by 1 in 9 U.S. students and by schools in 95 of the 100 top districts, IXL is among the best products for online, blended or flipped learning and recently earned top honors in The EdTech Awards 2019 from EdTech Digest, having been named a Cool Tool Award Winner for “Best E-Learning, Blended, or Flipped Learning Solution.”
IXL Selected by the Texas Education Agency for Statewide Blended Learning Initiative
IXL Learning announced that it has been selected by the Texas Education Agency as an approved blended learning program for the statewide Math Innovation Zones initiative. Campuses are using IXL’s personalized learning platform to improve math outcomes.
Immersive, Adaptive Learning Online
IXL Learning, the Homeschool Review Crew’s latest review, is a comprehensive K-12 Curriculum that not only provides a unique immersive learning experience but also boosts motivation through online awards, stickers and certificates for each subject.
IXL approved for adoption across Idaho
IXL Learning, the K-12 personalized learning platform used by 7 million students, announced that the Idaho State Department of Education has approved IXL Language Arts for use in K-5 classrooms statewide. This adoption makes it easier for Idaho schools to implement IXL’s research-backed platform to help learners at all levels make strides in literacy.
Best math homework apps for iOS and Android in 2019
The award-winning IXL app (iOS, Android) adapts to student learning levels depending on your understanding of the material. The app provides recommendations on how to better improve on troublesome areas for K-12.
Education Technology companies to watch for in 2019
IXL Learning creates innovative learning experiences that bring personalizedIXL Learning creates innovative learning experiences that bring personalized instruction to more than 350,000 teachers and 7 million students around the world.
5 edtech tools that take personalized learning to the next level
Teachers use IXL to help students refine their skills across all four subjects offered by the program (math, language arts, science, and social studies). Students enjoy the game-like aspect and the opportunity to earn rewards.
Providence online learning platform ABCya acquired by IXL Learning
ABCya.com LLC has been acquired by San Mateo, Calif.-based IXL Learning, according to a news release. The acquisition will enable IXL to expand its Northeast presence.
K-12 Dealmaking: IXL Learning Makes Acquisition
IXL Learning, a K-12 personalized learning platform, has acquired ABCya, provider of educational computer games and apps for kids, the companies announced in a statement.
IXL Learning Makes Its First Acquisition: ABCya’s Suite of Learning Games
GAME ON: IXL Learning, a San Mateo, Calif.-based provider of online K-12 assessments and instructional exercises, has acquired ABCya and its suite of educational games.
THE Journal Readers’ Choice Awards
Best Math Program, Gold: IXL. In all, 1,109 classroom teachers, IT leaders and staff, administrators, instructional technologists, library and media professionals and other school and district staff voted for their favorite brands and products.
Best math homework apps for iOS and Android in 2018
The award-winning IXL app (iOS, Android) adapts to student learning levels depending on your understanding of the material. The app provides recommendations on how to better improve on troublesome areas for K-12.
IXL Learning Releases New iPhone App
Today, IXL Learning announced the release of its iPhone app, which features more than 5,700 skills in math and English language arts. The app covers math from pre-K to Calculus and language arts from pre-K to 12th grade.
How To Use IXL To Achieve Learning Goals
When summer break started, I wanted to help my children stay on track to achieve their learning goals. To reinforce last year’s concepts, I signed up for an IXL subscription. This gave each child her own account for learning Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Spanish, while I could check their progress with my parent account.
New Efficacy Research Demonstrates IXL's Proven Record of Success
Today, IXL Learning, the K-12 personalized learning platform used by 1 in 9 U.S. students, announced it has conducted research studies in 12 U.S. states that reveal schools using IXL consistently outperform schools using any other program or method.
What Summer Slide Actually Means—and 5 Ways to Fight it
Many of the programs that teachers use in school have versions designed for families. If you use a digital teaching tool that you think moves the needle, see if parents can use a variation of that tool over the summer. Storybots, BrainPOP and IXL Learning are just a few of the tools teachers use, which offer family subscriptions.
IXL Learning Releases Continuous Diagnostic for English Language Arts
Today, IXL Learning announced the release of its Continuous Diagnostic for English language arts (ELA). Available on IXL K-12 personalized learning program, the Continuous Diagnostic simultaneously analyzes students’ language arts and math abilities and provides teachers with next steps to help learners advance.
The EdTech Awards 2018
IXL is a winner in three categories for this year's EdTech Digest Awards. The categories are: E-Learning, blended or flipped solution, Language arts solution, and Mobile app solution - middle, high school.
IXL Math helps elementary students excel
The SEF grant for IXL has allowed us to enhance our curriculum by providing individualized support. IXL has made a difference for teachers because it allows us to monitor progress and understanding while supporting or enhancing the curriculum for the individual child.
The ABCs of Homework You Don’t Have to Do
IXL is not standing still and last fall they added a few new things that brought a whole new level of excitement into our lives. IXL’s Continuous Diagnostic tells you precisely what each student knows, and precisely what to do next, so you can see how they measure up.
How to Achieve Your Child’s Educational Goals This Year with IXL
Today is officially our first day back to school from the winter break, and we’re using IXL! I’m excited to track my kids progress as they go through the lessons. IXL even makes recommendations for parents based on your child’s progress. I’m excited for this school year!
How to Choose the Best Apps for Your Kids
How do you know if an app is appropriate for children, or even educational? Teachers and fellow parents are experts too, and are likely willing to offer their own suggestions. In my network, parents recommended IXL apps...
2017 Readers Choice Awards
More than 1,450 readers participated in this year's Readers' Choice Awards, choosing not only their overall picks, but also their favorites by technology category and content area.
Seeing Math in New Ways
When the school agreed to invest in IXL, [middle school math teacher] Luebke used NWEA data to determine where each student should begin. He’s now able to monitor and provide tailored instruction for every student.
IXL Learning Adds Adaptive Spanish Curriculum
IXL Learning has launched its first world-language curriculum, IXL Spanish, designed to inspire real-life communication by integrating cultural lessons with language learning.
Adaptive Diagnostic Aims to Build Student Confidence in Math
A new adaptive diagnostic for math has been added to IXL, designed to evaluate students on six key strands as well as their overall working grade level.
Cool tool: IXL Diagnostic
The IXL Diagnostic achieves four breakthroughs in assessment: it offers information that is always up to date, requires no class time to be set aside for testing, provides clear next steps and makes the experience a delight for students.
Four tips to prevent the summer slide
Reviewing math concepts from the previous school year helps to minimize loss over the summer... Websites like IXL.com reinforce math skills by grade level.
What's New: New Tools for Schools
IXL breaks every topic down into specific and scaffolded skills, allowing educators to target each step of the reading process and help students build up to fluency.
Oyster River Math Overhaul Leads to Better Test Scores
More students than ever at the middle school level are using the IXL self-paced math program, both during the school year as well as during the summer months to keep the content fresh in their minds.
Edtech Executives Weigh In: Three Conditions for Personalized Learning Success
Jennifer Gu, COO at IXL Learning, says that school leaders have to make data analysis a part of the school routines, and build it into teachers’ weekly schedules.
IXL Expands Phonics Content to Pre-K to First Grade Students
IXL is expanding its phonics offerings for Pre-K to first graders. The new phonics content is aimed at teaching foundational literacy skills.
Minds Versus Financial Matters
The superintendent said data shows that 97.6 percent of students have demonstrated growth through use of IXL methods.
IXL Launches Science and Social Studies Content for Middle School
The content is organized to move students through various stages of a skill; first, students first learn factual knowledge, then they practice by analyzing examples and primary sources.
What is IXL? How IXL Boosts Math Comprehension
IXL offers an interactivity you don’t find with most online learning tools. Although many times you can simply just click on what you think the answer is, IXL also has sections where you drag and drop fractions to put them in order or even put lines on a graph. It’s very interactive.
Help Your Kids Get Ahead With IXL
I work with my kids individually as often as I can, but it can be tricky to know what information I need to cover and whether there are any gaps in their education. Fortunately, IXL came to the rescue.
Readers' Choice Awards 2016: Best Math Program
We also asked readers in an open-ended question to share their three favorite technologies they currently use in their capacity as education professionals.
Class of KidsPost: Halley Elementary Sixth-Graders Know the Three R's Plus One
Debby Goldman’s sixth-grade class at Halley Elementary in Lorton, Virginia, is the October Class of KidsPost. Favorite website: Other mentions were Google, Netflix and the educational site IXL.
S'Cool Tools, Teacher Voice Edition: IXL, Brightspace, Tales2Go
I wanted my students to practice specific leveled skills and I also wanted feedback for both the students and for myself... IXL was great for skill breakdown and practice, easy to find standards based on Common Core.
Kids don't hate math, they hate being frustrated'
If your student is nervous about a new math class, try building up his confidence by revisiting basic concepts, such as addition, subtraction and fractions. Laura Reber, founder of Chicago Home Tutor, suggests parents check out IXL to help their kids at home.
Five Fun and Free Ways to Engage Students with Technology
As a 6th grade English teacher, I want highly engaging online materials that are rigorous enough to challenge my students and enhance their learning. IXL is a great website for challenging and fast practice on various writing skills.
4 Exciting and Engaging Summer Learning Activities for All Students
I use IXL in my classroom as a supplement to our math curriculum. Students get engaged with working towards earning prizes on each grade level game board. It’s easy to differentiate instruction with IXL.
Improving Education With Data
One student posed a challenge for me as a tutor: She occasionally answered questions incorrectly in no discernable pattern. Luckily, I could use data from IXL to learn that she couldn’t add or subtract positive and negative numbers. With targeted support, everything fell into place.
Study: Teachers Report Big Differences with iPad vs. Paper
[Rachael] Schuetz ran an experiment at Miller Elementary last year to see whether using an iPad or paper and pencil to practice math affected student achievement or interest in math. Half of the group used IXL on iPads, the other used worksheets.
Local High Impact Teachers Recognized
The Florida DOE announced the most-impactful teachers in certain grades and subjects, based on FCAT scores... [Eric] Schwalbach made the list by having his students use technologies such as clickers and practice websites such as IXL for 5x better education.
Adaptive Digital Curricula Lagging in Science, Social Studies
Educators have much to choose from when they're looking for digital curricula to personalize learning for math or ELA. But, there is a limited menu of high-quality, adaptive offerings for science and social studies
10 Very Good Educational Websites That Are Now Integrated with Google Classroom
IXL is an immersive K-12 learning experience that provides comprehensive, standards-aligned content for math, language arts, science, and social studies.
Perspective from Edtech Company Expanding from Silicon Valley to Research Triangle
"While we’ve achieved much over the last 17 years, there’s still much for us to do. Gaining a foothold in Raleigh-Durham is an important part of that."
The 20 Websites You Need to Learn Math Step by Step
IXL Learning is another great site to review and practice algebra. Check out the Algebra 1 and Algebra 2 sections.
Supporting Practice With Emerging Technologies
Many emerging technologies are especially helpful in allowing teachers and students to generate, share, and save academic work... One NJ high school teacher asks students to access IXL in class so that it becomes fully integrated into the class routine.
Silicon Valley educational company opens Raleigh office
IXL Learning, an educational technology company based in Silicon Valley, has opened its first East Coast office in Raleigh and is in hiring mode.
The 56 best tablet apps: The Tabby Awards announces 2015 Winners and Users' Choice
The Tabby Awards, the global competition for the best Android and iOS tablet apps and games, has unveiled the 2015 list of Tabby Awards Winners and Users’ Choice winners.
Wadsworth: A Math Attack
The school adopted the IXL Learning program at the beginning of summer last year, and in one school term, the entire school is buzzing about math.
One Family's Journey Exemplifies Anytime-Anywhere Learning
We have had to learn as we go, but in a short time we have witnessed the opportunities, challenges, and surprises that come with learning on the road and in several different countries.
Spring Cleanout: Tidying Up the Mind and the Classroom
Keeping with the cognitive coaching model, I start with the bedrock question for all teachers: How will my students and I grow next year, and how will it show? To build fluency, I’ll subscribe to a website like IXL, plus I'll include puzzles like Sudoku to build grit.
How Delaware Teachers Put a Personalized Framework Into Practice
Middle school teachers discuss the impact of competency-based learning and the best ways for students to track their own understanding, exploring a variety of support programs such as IXL.
Praise adding up for Parkland's new math program
The district's online curriculum, supplemented by the IXL math program and online quizzes, gives students real-time feedback on their results and allows them to access the lesson plans as homework.
New school testing approach starts this week
Wynn strolled around her classroom this week monitoring her students as they worked on Chromebooks shared by the school's three fourth-grade classes. They worked on an online program called IXL — which prepares students for the Smarter Balanced test using Common Core.
Reaching Math Students One by One
New Classrooms has a library of 12,000 lessons, mostly bought from companies like IXL... Each student’s daily exit quiz algorithmically moves them forward if they mastered the previous lesson, or repeats the current lesson, if necessary, through a different modality.
Technology improves individualized learning
With education and technology advancements, some educational websites have successfully taken off and are helping students, teachers and even parents across the world learn math, science and language arts. One is IXL, which has materials for K-12th graders in math and ELA.
How Intrinsic Schools is Breaking the Laws of School Innovation
For those of you wondering what tech underscores these initiatives, here are the brass tacks... Grade level teams choose online content but popular math software includes IXL.
7 Best Test-Prep Apps for Students
IXL Math is a handy tool that makes it easy for kids to practice grade-appropriate math skills. The questions cover numbers and counting, arithmetic, algebra, graphing, geometry and more. IXL takes the frustration out of math and makes it more tangible.
Parents Talk Back: Stir crazy? fun indoor activities for children
Do you have suggestions of indoor activities that do not involve playing board games, video games, or messy craft projects? IXL.com: online math and grammar for pre-K-high school.
Top educational children's websites
Our kids use IXL.com every day to supplement their regular school curriculum.
The Math Lesson
An air of giddiness swept through the room as students fired up their tablets and logged into an interactive program called IXL. IXL is an online, subscription-based program available for preK-high school levels.
6 Year-Old Studies Philosophy, Math, and History at Oxford
In mathematics, Joshua earned a Certificate of Achievement for solving 9,000 math problems on IXL, the online primary mathematics program.