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IXL is an award-winning learning program that motivates more than 7 million students to explore new concepts, master foundational skills, and build confidence.
Five Questions With Jennifer Gu, COO of IXL Learning
"With each new feature or product launch at IXL, we challenge ourselves to create things that nobody else could create. I believe this approach and commitment to making high-quality products... has helped us be successful."
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.
The Big List of the Best Websites for Teaching Math
Make math about more than numbers! Engaging items, real-world scenarios, and unlimited questions...Teachers can choose the strand and set up students to work independently.
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.
Five Questions with Jennifer Gu, COO of IXL
"Seeing the students who use IXL build confidence in the classroom and being able to help out our amazing teachers is what makes this job fulfilling."
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.
Yesterday Math, Tomorrow the World: IXL Learning Evolves to Offer More Subjects, for More Ages
Once known for their math activities, IXL now offers a wide array subjects. IXL has leveraged teacher feedback and lots of data to add effective instruction, one subject at a time.
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.
IXL Online Practice for Math, English Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies
The biggest perk to IXL that really captured my interest are the analytic reports. I love being able to at a glance tell what they have been practicing and what they need a little extra help with.
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.
Software helps personalize math, English language arts lessons in the classroom
Math can be hard for some students, and easy for others. This year, [Mr. Fuglsang's] able to give his students more of what they need through a software program called IXL.
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.